STL OPERATOR SUCCUMBS TO SIX GUNSHOT WOUNDS: Police remains helpless on Aguilar’s ambush

FOR four days he battled for his life, butit was all in vain as businessman Samuel Aguilar died 11:18 pm March 17 while undergoing treatment at The Medical City in Molo, Iloilo City. Aguilar was the operator of Small Town Lottery (STL) in Iloilo province. Mayor and Doctor Dennis Superficial, one of Aguilar’s attending physicians, […]

Mayor happy over Sandigan decision

MAYOR Rosario Mediatrix “Trixie” Fernandez of San Enrique, Iloilo said she is relieved with the decision of the Sandiganbayan as it puts closure to their case. Fernandez along with former municipal accountant Imelda Mecisamente Celebrar were penalized by the Sandiganbayan Second Division with a fine totaling P700,000 due to delayed remittances of the town employees’ […]

PRO-6:Rejectbrgy officials not supporting drug drive

THE Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) on March 14, 2018 urged the public to reject barangay officials who don’t support the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign. Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, PRO-6 spokesman, said they support PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa who earlier slammed barangays officials who continue to defy the law mandating the formation of […]

One year closure for Boracay mulled

THREE national government agencies recommended the total closure of Boracay Island in Aklan province for one year to give way to its rehabilitation. The Departments of Environment and Natural Resources, Interior and Local Government, and Tourism made the recommendation to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, Interior officer-in-charge Eduardo Año, and Tourism Secretary Wanda […]

Only 98 barangays in Iloilo City complied with inventory edict

Only 98 of the 180 barangays in Iloilo City completed the inventory of barangay properties as of Mar. 14, 2018. Lawyer Ferdinand Panes, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Iloilo City director, said the remaining 82 barangays have until today, Mar. 16, 2018, to submit their inventory forms to the Commission on Audit, City […]