Man strafes police checkpoint

Man strafes police checkpoint By: Francis Allan L. Angelo A MAN strafed a police checkpoint in Arevalo, Iloilo City Wednesday evening due to personal grudge with a PNP official. S/Insp. Learose Peña, Arevalo police chief, said they were conducting a checkpoint at Brgy. Dulonan, Arevalo past 11pm when suspect Michael Angki, 30, of Tigbauan, Iloilo […]

Defensor downplays Biron political split

Defensor downplays Biron political split By: Tara Yap ILOILO governor Arthur Defensor Sr. downplayed reports that there is a split of political alliance with Iloilo Fourth District Rep. Ferjenel “Ferj” Biron. But Defensor could not directly react to reports that Biron may soon announce his candidacy for governor, disclosing that he and Biron were together […]

Bacolod solon denies role in Koko-Jewel breakup

Bacolod solon denies role in Koko-Jewel breakup By: Dolly Yasa BACOLOD City – This city’s lone district representative Anthony Golez yesterday categorically denied any role in the marriage breakup of Senator Koko Pimentel and beauty queen Jewel Mae Lobaton. Golez said he took time out from a very important conference to deny a report in […]

COMMERCIALIZATION OF ILOILO RIVER OPPOSED

COMMERCIALIZATION OF ILOILO RIVER OPPOSED By: Tara Yap A WEEK prior to the 1st Philippine International River Summit, environmental and cause-oriented groups expressed opposition to any plans that will commercialize Iloilo rivers. The Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) and Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya-Panay) claimed that the continuous rehabilitation and development of […]

Avoid HIV/AIDS, practice safe sex

Avoid HIV/AIDS, practice safe sex By: Tara Yap THE Department of Health (DOH-6) reiterated its call for the practice of safe sex as a means of curbing the growing cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Western Visayas. “Irresponsible sexual behaviors can easily lead to acquiring HIV and eventually […]

Vice Mayor Rojas murder suspect falls

Vice Mayor Rojas murder suspect falls By: Francis Allan L. Angelo A SUSPECT in the killing of Vice Mayor Ramon Rojas of Ajuy, Iloilo was arrested in Metro Manila Friday by intelligence operatives of the National Capital Region PNP. Based on information from the NCR command relayed through Supt. Noel Lamsis, Lindsey Buenavista was arrested […]

Spurned soldier kills self after shooting inamorata

Spurned soldier kills self after shooting inamorata By: Francis Allan L. Angelo A SPURNED Philippine Army soldier committed suicide after shooting the object of his love, a teacher in Miag-ao, Iloilo Monday morning. Teachers and students of Palaca-Damilisan Elementary School preparing for the annual Brigada Eskwela school cleanup were shocked to hear gunshots ring inside […]