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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Mar’s cat-and-mouse with media

September 05, 2015 03:26 AM

By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada

MAR A. ROXAS knows he has to build mileage in his home region to make a formidable fortress that would deliver to him millions of votes in next year’s presidential elections. Read more...

False charity-3

September 05, 2015 03:26 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

LAST SATURDAY, I quoted Fr. John Perricone who wrote that “the obligations of charity are always discharged within an exquisite order, principally stamped by humility.” Read more...

Having ears to listen and mouth to proclaim our faith

September 05, 2015 03:22 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA


Gospel Reading: Mark 7,31-37

TOWARDS the end of the baptismal rites in the Roman Catholic Church we have the so-called “Prayer over Ears and Mouth” or “Ephphethah.” The celebrant touches the ears and mouth of the child (or of the adult candidate to be baptized) with his thumb, saying: “The Lord Jesus made the deaf hear and the dumb speak. Read more...

First-hand account of corporate misbehavior

September 05, 2015 03:12  AM

By: Lucell Larawan

THE New Technology, Work and Environment journal by Wiley & Sons Ltd. published an explosive case of suicide survivor Tian Yu, a victim of an unconscionable workplace. In an article entitled, “A Suicide Survivor: The Life of a Chinese Worker.” Read more...

The losers

September 05, 2015 03:02 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

LAST WEEK, millions of commuters in Metro Manila, already groaning at the terrible traffic situation of the metropolis, further suffered traffic torture when thousands of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) members(20,000 at its peak) staged a protest action at EDSA.  Read more...

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