DA aims to lessen rice wastage in PHL

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 6 – Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is calling all Filipinos to be responsible rice consumers to prevent wastage. DA Regional Executive Director Remelyn Recoter said that the DA is aiming to curb rice wastage in the country through its “Be RICEponsible Campaign.” “We want to […]

PRO-6 reshuffles key posts

A SHAKEUP in key positions of the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) took effect following the relief of one of its ranking member. The reshuffling was implemented Nov. 9, 2018 as Chief Superintendent Carlito Feliciano, the PRO-6’s second highest ranking personnel, was reassigned to Mindanao. Feliciano, the outgoing PRO-6 deputy regional for administration, is now […]

Army soldiers, rebels clash anew

AFTER A short lull, Army soldiers and suspected New People’s Army (NPA) clashed again on Nov. 12, 2018 in Igbaras, Iloilo. Two platoons under the Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion traded shots with more ro less 20 rebels at Sitio Butuan, Barangay Igcabugao around 11:20 a.m. Colonel Alberto Desoyo, 301st Infantry Brigade commander, said the firefight […]

Girl, 5, killed in fire

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl was killed after a fire razed their house in Lambunao, Iloilo, morning of Nov. 12, 2018. Reza Alogon, who was suffering from poliomyelitis or polio (infantile paralysis), failed to get out of their burning house. Initial reports indicated that the victim’s grandmother, Enriqueta Alagon, was cooking a meal at their makeshift kitchen […]