STRICTER ANTI-SMOKING LAW: Reeking with smoke? Don’t ride the elevator

PERSONS reeking with cigarette smoke will soon be banned from riding elevators, particularly at the City Hall. Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) executive director Iñigo Garingalao said he wants amendments to the Iloilo City Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance that will prohibit persons who had just puffed cigarettes from riding elevators. “It was not part of […]

NACIONALISTA TIES UP WITH HUGPONG: NP-HNP alliance will change political landscape

THE alliance between Nacionalista Party (NP) and regional party Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) founded and led by presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte will have an impact on local politics, according to Iloilo fourth district Rep. Ferjenel Biron. Biron, NP’s provincial chairman for Iloilo, said Duterte herself chose to align with NP and […]

Pa kills drunk son

A 64-year-old father killed his son early evening of August 12, 2018 in Maasin, Iloilo. Eduardo Miranda of Barangay Siwalo claimed that he has had enough of his son’s unruly and violent ways. The victim Felimon, 37, met his end when he went home drunk yet again and pelted his parents’ house with stones. Eduardo, […]

Panayanon’s Aliwan subsidy sufficient – Iloilo City council

THE Iloilo City Council resolved that the subsidy for Tribu Panayanon for its participation in the 2018 Aliwan Fiesta is sufficient. This was the stand of the council when it adopted the fact-finding investigation report of the Committee on Chair, Tourism, Culture and Historical Affairs headed by Councilor Candice Magdalane Tupas. The investigation, which commenced […]