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October 24,2014 01:12 AM

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon and Angelica L. Tapalla

OPERATIVES of the Iloilo City Police Station (ICPO) arrested four suspected illegal drug peddlers in three separate operations.

The City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (CAIDSOTG) and the Iloilo City Police Station 1 arrested Rex Arellano, 29, of Brgy. Wilson, City Proper for possessing five sachets of suspected shabu.

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October 24,2014 01:10 AM

VICE PRESIDENT Jejomar C. Binay hit the poor performance of some government agencies and said several sectors in government have failed in delivering basic services to the people.

“Four years into this administration, several sectors have fallen embarrassingly short on performance,” Binay said in a speech at the opening of the 40th Philippine Business Conference and Expo early this week.

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October 24,2014 01:08 AM

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

TWO cousins died Wednesday evening after their motorcycle collided with an Asian Utility Van in Cabatuan, Iloilo.

The victims are Mark Jeril Adelantar, 21, who drove the motorcycle driver; and his back rider, Dennis Romero, 20. Both are residents of Barangay Guadalupe, Janiuay, Iloilo.

The two were rushed to the nearby Ramon Tabiana Memorial District Hospital but died due to severe head injuries. 

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October 24,2014 01:06 AM

By: Felipe V. Celino

ROXAS City, Capiz – Two persons were arrested in separate drug buy-bust operation here and in Mambusao town Wednesday evening.

The team from the Roxas City police station arrested Irvin Klien Maglantay, 19, of  Barangay Tanque here.

The police recovered from the suspect three sachets of suspected metamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu and drug paraphernalia.

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October 24,2014 01:04 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE chairman of the committee on transportation of the Iloilo City Council has made peace with a transport group leader.

After weeks of trading barbs over the media, Councilor Plaridel Nava confirmed that he has settled his dispute with Edgar Salarda, president of the Pinag-isang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston)-Panay.

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Ilonggos fear poverty more than Ebola

October 24, 2014 02:04 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

“Given the scale of issues like global warming and epidemic disease, we shouldn't underestimate the importance of a can-do attitude to science rather than a can't-afford-it attitude.” – Martin Rees Read more...

Festival notes

October 24, 2014 03:30 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

THERE are several observations in the holding of the MassKara Festival culled from talks with friends, mostly in media. The intent is not to criticize Read more...

Unnoticed crisis

October 24, 2014 03:21 AM

By: Juan L. Mercado

IN OUR national fixation over Vice-President Jejomar Binay’s crumbling stature, we overlook a vital concern: In next door Malaysia, the opposition is Read more...

Blind idolatry and the irrational elites

October 24, 2014 03:08 AM


(The author is a former dean of De La Salle University. He is currently a full professor of political science at De La Salle University.) Read more...

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