JARO ROAD KIOSKS TO STAY – Joe III asks critics: what’s your alternative?

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III will not recall his executive order allowing the use of a portion of the busy Rizal Street near Jaro Plaza for the annual Jaro Agro-Industrial Fair. “As I have said, that (area) is the best alternative according to recommendations (of office I tasked to study it),” Espinosa said. The […]

MINORS USED IN DRUG TRADE: Teens nabbed with P300K worth of ‘shabu’ peddled by inmate

TWO MINORS believed to be employed as “runners” by an inmate running an illegal drug trade were arrested in a police anti-narcotics operation evening of Jan. 20, 2018 in Arevalo, Iloilo City. Jepoy and Angel, both 17 years old, were arrested at Project 5, Barangay Sooc, where they also reside. Members of the PNP Regional […]

FAIR OR CASINO?: Gambling in ferias illegal – DILG

BARANGAY officials will be held accountable if they tolerate gambling in their villages or in events they organize, such as the Jaro Agro-Industrial Fair in Iloilo City. Lawyer Ferdinand Panes, Department of the Interior and Local Government-Iloilo City director, issued the warning following reports of betting in some feria games in Jaro Agro-Industrial Fair. The […]