STL firm rues bookies operations in Iloilo

THE authorized Small Town Lottery (STL) operator in Iloilo province said it is about to stabilize its operations one month after it began running the legalized numbers game. But Red Subay Gaming Corp. said bookies or illegal STL operations still persist despite their operations. Rommel Duron, Red Subay’s legal counsel and incorporator, said their “operation […]

Task Force Infra revamped, opposition councilor axed

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III reorganized a task force handling various infrastructure projects by ousting an opposition councilor as co-chairman. The reorganization took effect after Espinosa issued on October 30, 2018 an executive order streamlining Task Force Infra and removing Councilor Ely Estante Jr. as co-chair. The mayor said that the […]

Seven theft, robbery cases since Boracay reopening

THE Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) said it has intensified intelligence operations amid robbery and theft cases in Boracay Island. In a statement, Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Western Visayas police chief, confirmed that they have recorded theft incidents since Boracay reopened on Oct. 26, 2018. On the first day of the reopening, an Italian national […]

DILG holds training for BADACs

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Bacolod conducted a two-day orientation-training for Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) on barangay drug-clearing program, at Middle Town Inn in Bacolod on Nov. 7-8, 2018. The 61 barangays of Bacolod were divided into two days –30 barangays on the first day and 31, the next day. Mayor […]