STL OPERATOR SUCCUMBS TO SIX GUNSHOT WOUNDS: Police remains helpless on Aguilar’s ambush

FOR four days he battled for his life, butit was all in vain as businessman Samuel Aguilar died 11:18 pm March 17 while undergoing treatment at The Medical City in Molo, Iloilo City. Aguilar was the operator of Small Town Lottery (STL) in Iloilo province. Mayor and Doctor Dennis Superficial, one of Aguilar’s attending physicians, […]

Mayor happy over Sandigan decision

MAYOR Rosario Mediatrix “Trixie” Fernandez of San Enrique, Iloilo said she is relieved with the decision of the Sandiganbayan as it puts closure to their case. Fernandez along with former municipal accountant Imelda Mecisamente Celebrar were penalized by the Sandiganbayan Second Division with a fine totaling P700,000 due to delayed remittances of the town employees’ […]

PRO-6:Rejectbrgy officials not supporting drug drive

THE Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) on March 14, 2018 urged the public to reject barangay officials who don’t support the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign. Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, PRO-6 spokesman, said they support PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa who earlier slammed barangays officials who continue to defy the law mandating the formation of […]

GSIS, PAG-IBIG ISSUE: Court fines Iloilo mayor, treasurer

THE Sandiganbayan imposed fines on the mayor and municipal treasurer of San Enrique, Iloilo for the delayed remittance of the employees’ Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Pag-IBIG contributions. In a decision promulgated on March 1, 2018, the anti-graft court’s Second Division found Mayor Rosario Mediatrix “Trixie” Fernandez and Imelda Mecisamente Celebrar guilty of 16 […]

Kite flying, drones banned at Roxas City airport

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz—The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has banned flying of kites, drones, captive balloons and similar devices without the permission from authorities. Arjay Villarde, CAAP Air Traffic Management and Public Information Officer, said the ban covers barangays Baybay, Dumolog, Gabuan, Banica, Mongpong, Inzo Arnaldo and nearby villages. Villarde […]