MA OWNS UP TO CHILD’S ‘CRIME’: Mother faces obstruction raps for ‘covering up’ son

INDEED, a mother’s love is like nothing else in the world. A 60-year old mother was charged for obstruction of justice after she owned up to the legal woes of her son. SPO2 Julius Uy, investigator of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Section (TIES), said they filed a case against […]

MARAWI WAR ABOUT TO END: Three Iloilo-based Army troopers injured, no KIA

AFTER months of fighting, the government is about to end the armed conflict between government troops and Islamic State-linked rebels in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. And so far, the Philippine Army’s 82nd Infantry Battalion, the Iloilo-based troops sent to Marawi City, suffered three injuries, said Major Gen. Jon Aying, commander of the 3rd Infantry […]

NO TRANSPORT STRIKE IN WV

By: Louine Hope Conserva and Dolly Yasa TRANSPORT groups in Western Visayas are not joining the nationwide strike today, Oct 16, 2017. Edgar Salarda, president of the Pinag-isang Samahan ng nga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide in Panay Island (PISTON-Panay) said there are activities in Bacolod City and Cebu which transport groups decided to support. Bacolod City […]

‘Strict admission, retention in SUCs’

STATE colleges and universities (SUCs) are expected to implement stricter admission and retention policies to ensure quality education as some quarters worry that students will flock SUCs because of the free college education policy to be implemented starting next year. “Congestion sa SUCs, hindi mangyayari ‘yan…We will make sure that SUCs will implement strict admission […]

2 houses destroyed, 5 families evacuated in rainy Iloilo City

TWO houses were destroyed while five families were evacuated to safer place as heavy rains battered Iloilo City and Guimaras islands over the weekend. In a report, the Iloilo City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office said moderate to occasional heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm Odette brought roughly 70.46 mm of rainfall as of Oct. […]