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February 28,2015 01:34 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

A GROUP of animal welfare advocates called the attention of the Iloilo City government on the “inhumane way of killing” of stray animals in the city.

The Animal Welfare Association (AWA) of Iloilo headed by Anna Marie Rivera Wharton slammed the use of carbon monoxide poisoning via the “tambutso” or car exhaust in exterminating stray dogs and cats.

In her letter dated Feb. 23, 2015, Wharton noted that City Veterinarian Tomas Forteza confirmed the practice in a radio interview.

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February 28,2015 01:32 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Iloilo Police Provincial Office vowed to stop the series of robberies that hit a bus company.

Two consecutive robberies of Ceres buses owned by Vallacar Transit, Inc. happened this week in the towns of Dingle and Pototan.

“There should be no third incident of robbery holdup on board Ceres bus. I called an emergency conference last Wednesday with our central bus lines in Pototan, Dingle, Duenas and Passi,” said IPPO Director Cornelio Salinas.

Salinas said the police should be equipped to respond to the situation.

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February 28,2015 01:30 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo will also investigate the alleged delay in the release of the Emergency Shelter Assistance to Typhoon Yolanda survivors.

In a privilege speech, Board Member Shalene Palmares-Hidalgo of the 4th district questioned the delay in the assistance from the national government through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6).

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February 28,2015 01:28 AM

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) approved on Thursday a resolution adapting the Barangay Drugs-Clearing Operations in Iloilo towns.

Senior Supt. Cornelio Salinas, Iloilo Police Provincial Director, said the resolution is aimed at institutionalizing the drugs-clearing operations, especially in the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC).

“We do not want the operation to only last for two to three years. We want it to be sustained,” said Salinas.

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February 28,2015 01:26 AM

By: Wenceslao E.Mateo Jr.

PANAY Electric Company (PECO), the sole power distributor in Iloilo City, is amenable to the proposed amendments to the City government’s  Low Load Electrification Program which will cover more homes.

The proposed amendments will be included in the existing Memorandum of Agreement of the City Hall and PECO.

Engr. Randy Pastolero of PECO said the city government can set the standards for the homes which will be covered by the low load program.

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Recipe for anarchy

February 28,2015 01:06 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

POWER is the most potent drug and the craving for power is the ultimate addiction.  Power addicts are the worst and most dangerous kind of addicts. To satisfy their addiction for power, they will destroy lives, wreck the future and raze down society. Read more...

Student activism

February 28,2015 01:04 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

THERE is a general feeling that students today are indifferent to the political malaise that the nation is undergoing. The mismanagement of the Mamasapano massacre, the PDAP, the DAP and many other issues of national import have not touched the fiber of the students and faculty in the campuses. The mass protests against so many things amiss in government are left to the so-called militants who are mostly left-leaning or rural folks mobilized for specific interests. Read more...

Rivals admit: Pacquiao is a ring monster

February 28,2015 01:02 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

“I'm just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.” – Manny Pacquiao

IS EMMANUEL “Manny” Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) really an extra-ordinary human being?

Did God create him for a purpose? Read more...

Duterte and federalism 2

February 28,2015 12:58 AM

By: Limuel S. Celebria

“IF THE BBL fails, then what? “

This is the dilemma, nay, the fear that bugs Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as government appears to be losing the peace initiative and running out of options as Mindanao teeters and threatens to tailspin into more of the same bloody confrontations that have bedeviled its history. Read more...

Common good

February 28,2015 12:56 AM

By: Labay2x

THE group of former mayor now Association of Barangay Captains President Ronaldo “Onal” Golez at the Sangguniang Bayan of Dumangas, Iloilo only wants to protect public interest and even their political opponents.

This is relative to the housing project initiated by the national government for residents in hazard prone areas of the town.

Mayor Rolando Distura hit the so-called obstructionist stance of Golez and company for delaying the project to the detriment of the beneficiaries. Read more...

The law of love

February 28,2015 12:54 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

TO be sure, that’s the law that should govern us who, being created in the image and likeness of God who is love, are meant to love and for love. In short, love is the be-all and end-all of our life and our whole being. Short of that, we are actually not living as we ought to live. Read more...

Unity of the two Testaments in Jesus

February 28,2015 12:52 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA

2ND SUNDAY OF LENT

Gospel Reading: Mark 9,2-10

ONE of the controversial issues concerning the Sacred Scripture during the early centuries was the relationship between the Old and the New Testaments. The Good News preached by Jesus Christ appears very revolutionary and led many believers to question the validity of the content of the old faith. Read more...

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