September 05, 2015 04:46 AM
B: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog filed a P3-million libel suit against a defeated City Council candidate for linking him to the illegal drug trade.
Mabilog filed the case against Bryant Zulueta with the City Prosecutor’s Office 3:30 p.m. of September 4.
September 05, 2015 04:42 AM
By: Angelica L. Tapalla
ILOILO Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. warned chiefs of offices at the provincial capitol to promptly settle their utility bills after several offices “lost” internet connection due to unpaid bills.
Defensor said the person's in charge of the affected offices immediately paid the bills.
September 05, 2015 04:36 AM
By: Lara Jeunesse I. Villaruel
ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. vowed to “cause trouble” if the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) grants the franchise to operate Small Town Lottery (STL) in the province to a firm with dubious background.
Defensor also warned PCSO that it should give the franchise to the firm which secured the provincial government’s endorsement.
September 05, 2015 04:34 AM
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
LOCAL Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO) head Ariel Castañeda laughed off the threat of Iloilo Central Market vendors’ leader Rex Donasco to sue him for failure to submit documents the vendors requested from City Hall.
September 05, 2015 04:26 AM
By: Angelica L Tapalla
POLICE and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) rounded up 18 suspected drug users in Molo, Iloilo City September 4.
Members of the Molo police, Iloilo City Police Station, and PDEA led Operation Oplan Katok sa Barangay at San Juan village, Molo as part of drug clearing operations of the PNP-Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC).