FILTHY FUTURE FOR REGION 6 – WV to churn out 1,000 tons of garbage daily by 2025

WESTERN Visayas (WV) is developing and its population increasing. Sadly, with the continuous spike in population, it is projected that the region will produce a total of 471,808.48 metric tons (MT) of garbage per year, or 1,292.62 MT a day, by 2025. Arjunn Calvo, EMB-6 Planning, Programming, Environmental Education and Special Concerns Section (PPEESCS) chief, […]

ART OR VULGARITY? – There’s a thin line between art and pornography

WHEN does art become pornography? Can pornography be disguised as art? These questions dominated the mainstream and social media after photos of a nude woman believed to be taken by Ilonggo photographers in Bucari village of Leon, Iloilo received various reactions from netizens and the public. The photographers were identified as Steve Francis Quiatchon and […]

Yes, even card games in funeral wakes are illegal

THERE’S no law exempting card games played during wakes from anti-illegal gambling operations, according to the spokesperson of Police Regional Office (PRO-6). Superintendent Gilbert Gorero said card games during funeral wakes are covered by the PNP’s all-out war against illegal gambling. While it has been a Filipino tradition to play card or dice games during […]

‘Strict’ police station chief faces admin raps

THREE administrative charges were filed against the chief of the Iloilo City Police Station 1 (ICPS1) in Iloilo City for various complaints by his subordinates. The National Police Commission 6 (Napolcom-6) confirmed the filing of charges against Chief Inspector Aldrin Lamera for grave misconduct, conduct unbecoming of a police officer, and oppression. May Flor Fernandez, […]