Teen hurt in slay try

A TEENAGE boy was shot by three unidentified men at NHA Village in Barangay Pili, Ajuy, Iloilo. Ramon Articulo, 18, also a resident of Pili, survived a gunshot injury on his elbow even after the gunmen shot him thrice around 8:50 p.m. of Feb. 15, 2017. Chief Inspector Charlie Sustento, Jr., Ajuy police chief, said […]

BECAUSE OF GALE WARNING – Iloilo-Bacolod ferry trips cancelled anew

TRIPS of fast crafts from Iloilo to Bacolod and vice versa were cancelled Feb. 15, 2017 due to a gale warning, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Gale warnings are raised when very strong winds batter the sea. Lieutenant Ramil Palabrica, PCG-Iloilo commander, said the warning was raised by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and […]

P33.874 M worth of projects for 119 schools

THE ILOILO provincial government released on Feb. 15, 2017 more or less P33.874 million worth of projects to 119 public schools in 32 municipalities. The amount allocated by the Provincial School Board is meant for repair of school buildings (P16.495 million), construction of school buildings (P3.910 million), construction of facilities (P12.820 million), and procurement of […]

Iloilo’s top cop up for full directorship

ILOILO Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. recommended that Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) acting director Harold B. Tuzon be appointed as full-fledged police provincial director. In a Feb. 7, 2017 letter addressed to Police Regional Office (PRO-6) Director Jose Gentiles, Defensor endorsed the upgrading of Tuzon’s designation to full capacity provincial director. Tuzon was appointed acting […]