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Man shoots wife, child dead before committing suicide
By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Angelica L. Tapalla
TRAGEDY STRUCK Valentine’s Day in La Paz, Iloilo City after a man shot dead his estranged wife and their 5-year-old daughter before killing himself at about 11 a.m. of Feb. 14, 2016.
Senior Inspector Edgar Anonoy, La Paz police chief, said Jessica Cuales, 45, her daughter Jecca, and her niece Inday, 15, were riding a pedicab when suspect Eduardo Cuales, 40, casually approached them near their store and eatery at Aguinaldo village.
Gonzalez to sue mayor for libel
By: F. Allan L. Angelo
THE FAMILY of the late justice secretary Raul Gonzalez Sr. will file a libel suit against Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog for insinuating that the former was linked to the illegal drug trade.
Dr. Pacita Gonzalez, widow of Sec. Gonzalez, went to the Iloilo City Prosecutor’s Office Feb. 12, 2016 to file the case but she was advised by City Prosecutor Peter Baliao to complete certain attachments first.
Anti-illegal drugs unit chief cheats death
By: Dolly Yasa
BACOLOD City – A police officer in charge of the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office’s (NOPPO) anti-illegal drugs task force escaped an assassination attempt morning of Feb. 14, 2016 while he was about to attend his law classes at a university here.
Supt. Rico Santotome, head of NOPPO’s Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group, told reporters that this was the first attempt on his life since he joined the PNP.
Port task forces mulled in Estancia, Barotac Nuevo
By: Louine Hope Conserva
THE ILOILO Police Provincial Office (IPPO) is mulling the creation task forces to guard the ports of Estancia and Barotac Nuevo towns.
Senior Supt. Roderick Augustus Alba, IPPO OIC-director, said the task forces are similar to Task Force Puerto deployed to Dumangas port.
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Is love forever?
February 13, 2016 02:24 AM
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
LOVE WITHOUT question is the most abused word. Saying “I love you” is already a cliché and people utter the word “love” even if they don’t actually mean it. In a highly commercialized world, love has become a cheap word. As people celebrate Valentine’s Day today, love is on everybody lips. Read more...
Divine Mercy meet
February 13, 2016 02:14 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
THE DIOCESE of Bacolod will host the 3rd Philippine Apostolic Congress on Mercy that will be held on March 8 to 11, 2016 at the SMX. The Congress theme is “Mercy and the Holy Eucharist in the Filipino Family.” The theme is timely and a continuance of the thrust of the Church this year. Read more...
Seeking and finding God
February 13, 2016 03:06 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
WE NORMALLY look for something before we can find it. But there are instances when without looking, we find something. In these cases, we usually call the person involved as a lucky finder, or someone enjoying a windfall or some manna from heaven. Read more...
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