DENR halts forestland works in Boracay Island

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued stoppage orders to forestland works of two developers in Boracay Island which is currently undergoing 6 months of rehabilitation works. DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna said they conducted an investigation on May 16, 2018, after receiving reports on the alleged leveling or flattening of the mountain […]

Youth leaders rue lack of SK bets

By: Sonnet John Llaguno WVSU intern ARE young people disinterested in leading their communities? This question arose after the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14, 2018, which saw some barangays lacking candidates for the youth council. The shortage of candidates even forced the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the filing of the certificates of […]

JUSTICE FOR ANGELO: SP calls for speedy trial on death of Ilongga OFW

THE Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo filed a resolution requesting the South Korean government to resolve with haste the killing of an Ilonggo Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The provincial board also sought the assistance of the foreign government to gather evidence against the perpetrator in the killing of Angelo Claveria, a […]