Suspect in Gabio slay try identified

Suspect in Gabio slay try identified By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE ILOILO City Police Office (ICPO) said they have pinpointed one of the suspects who allegedly tailed a radio blocktimer weeks before he was shot on March 2. S/Supt. Marietto Valerio, ICPO director, said relatives of Fernando “Kapid” Gabio identified a certain Eliseo “Magkal” […]

Policemen face blank wall on Gabio slay try

Policemen face blank wall on Gabio slay try By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE ILOILO City police is nowhere near solving the shooting of a radio blocktimer last week despite the 48-hour deadline set by the Iloilo City government. S/Supt. Marietto Valerio, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director, said they have reached some witnesses in the […]

US GOV’T CITES CITY’S GROWTH POTENTIALS

US GOV’T CITES CITY’S GROWTH POTENTIALS By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE UNITED States government believes in the growth potentials of Iloilo City and its suburbs. This is the main reason why the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its five-year Cities Development Initiatives (CDI) in the city over the weekend. USAID Mission Director […]

Bassett: America in 3D strengthens US-PHL ties

  Bassett: America in 3D strengthens US-PHL ties By: Tara Yap THE THREE-DAY road show of the United States Embassy—Manila in Iloilo is a means of strengthening Filipino-American friendship. Leslie Bassett, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission, underlined in her message during the opening program of America in 3D at SM City Iloilo the already existing ties […]

RADIO BROADCASTER SURVIVES SLAY TRY Mayor condemns radio blocktimer’s shooting

  RADIO BROADCASTER SURVIVES SLAY TRY Mayor condemns radio blocktimer’s shooting By: Tara Yap ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog condemned the attempt on the life of radio blocktimer Fernando “Kapid” Gabio Friday morning. “I condemn in the strongest possible term the violence committed against an Ilonggo mediaman,” Mabilog said. Gabio was cleaning his car […]

Defensor pleased with BJMP’s greyhound operations, but…

Defensor pleased with BJMP’s greyhound operations, but… By: Tara Yap WHILE expressing approval on the greyhound operations, the Defensor administration is closely monitoring the management of the Iloilo Provincial Integrated Jail (IPIJ) within a two-week period. “I have given them 15 days.  I’ll wait for 15 days before I’ll make the necessary evaluation,” said Iloilo Gov. […]

PEDC deal best for Capitol – GSO chief

PEDC deal best for Capitol – GSO chief By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE PRESENT deal of the Iloilo provincial government with an independent power producer is still advantageous compared to its previous supplier. This was the explanation of the General Services Office (GSO) following a report (not in this paper) that the Capitol’s electricity […]

Plunder case vs Arroyo junked

Plunder case vs Arroyo junked   By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has dismissed the plunder case filed against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo relative to the sale of the old Iloilo airport in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. In a 19-page resolution, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales approved the recommendation of the Office of the […]

Break drum mistaken as bomb at Kalibo airport

Break drum mistaken as bomb at Kalibo airport By: Francis Allan L. Angelo THE ALLEGED improvised explosive device (IED) found inside the Kalibo airport in Aklan was a break drum of a golf cart, latest police probe indicated. S/Insp. Sally E. Manuel, public information officer of the Police Regional Office (PRO-6), corrected earlier reports that an […]

3 guards sacked over smuggling in Iloilo jail

  3 guards sacked over smuggling in Iloilo jail By: Tara yap THREE jail guards were relieved over the reported smuggling of alcoholic beverages inside the Iloilo Provincial Integrated Jail (IPIJ) in Pototan town. JO3 Jodan Clavaton, JO2 Melicio Montejo and JO3 Eleuterio Quimpo were temporarily transferred to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP […]

Guimaras mangoes as registered trademark set

Guimaras mangoes as registered trademark set By: Tara Yap THE SWEET mangoes from the island province of Guimaras are set to become a registered trademark. Guimaras Gov. Felipe Hilan Nava disclosed that the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is eyeing to make the province’s mangoes one of the country’s eight native products to […]