Firm starts supplying water in Jaro district

SOUTH Balibago Resources, Inc (SBRI) has started distributing water to several barangays and subdivisions in Jaro, Iloilo City. The P500-million Jaro Water Supply and Distribution Project produces 10,000 cubic meters daily and can supply 12,000 households and establishments. The project includes a 10,000-cubic meter per day water treatment plant sourcing water from the Jalaur River; […]

‘HELP IS HERE’: First mental health summit in Iloilo

By: Angel Margareth C. Arguelles THE Central Philippine University Republic (CPUR) hosted the first Iloilo Mental Health Summit, “Pag-Amliganay”, at the Rose Memorial Auditorium of CPU in Iloilo City, Sept 21, 2018. Pag-Amliganay was the pioneering initiative of the office of CPU Republic President John Michael Suelo. Suelo said that the concept stemmed from the alarming […]

Capitol boosts security

By: Gail T. Momblan THE ILOILO Provincial Capitol imposed tighter security measures after the latest bomb threat reports and bombing incidents in the county. Aaron Reymundo, officer-in-charge of the General Services Unit said on Friday that he issued a memorandum for stricter security measures at the Capitol grounds two weeks ago. Before entering the building, clients […]

Wanted persons arrested

By: Gail T. Momblan POLICE IN netted two wanted persons separate operations. Jestoni Loraňa, 31, of Barangay Panuran, Lambunao was arrested at Barangay Caguisanan by Lambunao police evening of Sept. 20, 2018. Panuran is facing a charge for attempted murder in Criminal Case No. 07-6721. Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 28 Judge Loida Diestro-Maputol issued Panuran’s […]

NO ROAD SIGNAGE: Cop in critical condition after motorcycle crash

A POLICE officer is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident evening of Sept. 20, 2018 at San Miguel, Iloilo. Police Officer 3 Efren Buscar, 40, of San Miguel Police Station’s Advance Security Command Post, suffered head injuries in the mishap. Prior to the incident, Chief Inspector Jojo Tabaloc, San Miguel police chief, said the […]

New QRT will monitor traffic-related incidents in the city

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Quick Response Team (QRT) will monitor and respond to traffic-related incidents in Iloilo City, especially after 5 p.m. According to Mayor Jose Espinosa III, one of the two brand-new patrol vehicles will be used to apprehend traffic violators. “Ang isa ka unit sa quick response team gamiton para mangdakop kag mag-tow sang mga salakyan nga naga-illegal parking. […]