Re-burial of 10-year-old remains deferred

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The re-interment of the remains of a 74-year-old woman, who was buried ten years ago but remains intact, has been postponed. According to Suzette Dorado, they temporarily deferred the re-interment of her mother Griselda because many people visited the remains at the De Jesus Memorial Home on Roxas […]

Man shot dead by brother-in-law

By: Gail T. Momblan A 42-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a shooting incident at Barangay Balabago, Alimodian, Iloilo, evening of October 13, 2018. Edgar Francisco, a construction firm checker, was shot by his brother-in-law Nilo Amora, 62. Old grudges prompted Amora to shot Francisco, Inspector Danilo Noca, Alimodian police chief said. Reports stated that a conflict […]

‘Stop using refillable butane canisters’

THE Department of Energy (DOE) has called on the public, particularly here in Western Visayas, to stop using refillable butane canisters. Rodela Romero, Assistant Director of DOE’s Oil Industry Management Bureau, made the call during the “Power 101” seminar in Iloilo City on Wednesday. In a follow-up interview, Romero said refillable butane canisters are commonly […]

17 spider derby ‘bettors’ nabbed

By: Gail T. Momblan SEVENTEEN men are currently detained at the police station of Leganes, Iloilo after being caught betting on a spider derby (pa-upas damang). After receiving reports and monitoring the gamblers for months, the Leganes municipal police arrested the suspects in an anti-gambling operation at Barangay Lapayon, Leganes afternoon of October 11, 2018. Senior […]

Groups hit power franchise tug-of-war

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo LABOR and consumer groups marched on the streets of Iloilo City to protest the franchise applications of two privately owned power distribution companies, Panay Electric Company (PECO) and MORE Electric and Power Corp (MORE Power). “Ang PECO napamatud-an naton nga hindi siya efficient magpadalagan sang power distribution kay profit oriented and wala sila naga serve sa interest sang consumers. […]