Four taxi drivers were arrested yesterday after policemen raided a drug den or “shabu tiangge” in Brgy. Malipayon, City Proper district in Iloilo City.
Police identified the suspects as Anthony Ian Verde, 30, of Villa Carolina Subd., Arevalo, Iloilo City;
Eleven jail guards of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Ungka, Jaro, Iloilo City were relieved from their posts after inspectors discovered illegal drugs inside the jail early this week.
Another gasoline station in Iloilo province was robbed Wednesday afternoon, the second incident in a span of nine days.
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s elder sister Ma. Elena “Ballsy” Aquino-Cruz, will be declared an “adopted daughter” of Iloilo City during the Dinagyang festival, where she will be the guest of honor.
Vice President Jejomar Binay has called on government officials to mainstream climate change adaptation measures at all levels of governance in a manner that is participatory, consultative and engaging.
The Iloilo City Government is proposing the banning of “ground” pyrotechnics starting next year to lessen firecracker-related incidents in the city.
The Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC) is keen on implementing its tourism master plan to boost economic activities in Western Visayas.
ROXAS CITY – The municipalities of Panay and Ivisan in Capiz were named champions in their respective categories in the 2010 Excellence in Local Governance awards in Capiz.
ROXAS CITY – A seminar on fire safety for firecracker retailers will be conducted by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to avoid fire accidents in the trade of firecrackers and related merchandise during the holiday season.
Youth delegates who attended the recent 8th National Youth Parliament have approved 22 resolutions geared towards the advancement and development of the sector, said NYP Regional Representative Daisy Dawn Macahilo.
ROXAS CITY – Roxas City Mayor Angel Alan Celino said he would welcome criticisms from the local media if his administration commits a wrongdoing, however, he appealed to the press to be fair and give him a chance to air his side.
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit 6 has urged the private sector to consider investing in the cassava production industry.
The Iloilo City Government, in partnership with the Technical Educational and Skills Development Authority and Asian Touch International Training Institute, is offering free barista and massage therapy courses.
Aside from the school-on-the-air program, another scheme identified to strengthen the Agri-Pinoy farm extension service delivery is through text messaging.
MANILA – The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) extended for the third time the deadline for submission of feed-in tariff computations for renewable energy projects by the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB).
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On December 18, 2010, Wences Yniego and Chowbar Ace Dumajel will be married before God and man at the St. Clement’s Church. The officiating priests are Rt. Rev Ma. Juanito Y. Tuvilla and Rev Fr. Boy Celiz.
A healthy population contributes to national progress and security. Thus, promoting the welfare of the citizenry should be given priority by the government. We have local government units and stakeholders that, despite limitations in resources,
As the rain poured last December 10 in the city of Iloilo, Ilonggos still flocked to witness the Pyro Musical Showdown 2010 of Iloilo Supermart. When everything was all set, the crowd started to count 5,4,3,2,1!
WVSU-CMC Journalism students and IYO are beneficiaries Journalism students from the West Visayas State University College of Mass Communications (WVSU-CMC) and the Iloilo Youth Orchestra (IYO) are beneficiaries of Handuraw,