RPA-ABB men in illegal cockfight operations?

MEMBERS of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) were tagged in the alleged illegal cockfight operations in Pandan, Antique. But such allegations remain uncorroborated as local police failed to arrest the suspects and their alleged cohort during an anti-illegal gambling operation at around 11:30 a.m. on April 15, 2018 at Barangay Sta. Ana, Pandan […]

Guimaras ready for summer tourists

THE island-province of Guimaras is ready to receive tourists this summer especially now that Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan is set for closure this Apr. 26, 2018, said provincial tourism officerLiberty Ferrer. Ferrer said the Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) recently convened the owners of accommodation establishments, boat operators, and municipal tourism officers of Jordan, Buenavista, […]

Boy, 14, stabs 51-year-old man

A 14-YEAR-OLD lad was held after stabbing a 51-year old man Sunday afternoon (April 15) at Libacao, Aklan. Jojo (not his real name) allegedly got irked after the victim, Rey Zorca, teased and blocked his path. Senior Police Officer 3 (SPO3) Anita Zausa, chief of the Libacao PNP Women and Children’s Desk, said the victim […]

Depressed man commits suicide in Maayon

ROXAS CITY, Capiz—A 22-year-old man committed suicide by hanging inside a nipa hut in Maayon, Capiz. Benjie Baliguat of Sitio Minoro,Brgy. Alayunan,Maayon was found hanging inside the hut by his uncle Antonio Baliguat morning of April 15, 2018. Police investigation indicated that Baliguat was suffering from a mental illness after a freak accident several years […]

59 nabbed in illegal gambling drive

THE Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) may be serious in its announcement that it will intensify its anti-illegal gambling campaign. From April 9 to April 14, it conducted at least 19 operations resulting to the arrest of 59 persons. Butseveral of those arrested were playing games, which many consider as pastime likebug-oy, a game similar […]

Iloilo Provincial Hospital gets a facelift

PATIENTS and their folks can expect better facilities and improved services from the Iloilo Provincial Hospital in Pototan town after undergoing a P100-million upgrade. On April 12, 2018,the provincial government inaugurated a new two-storey building which houses the surgical ward, medical ward, Out Patient Department (OPD), operating rooms that are twice larger than the previous […]

Sapian has new vice mayor

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The town of Sapian, Capiz has new vice mayor following the untimely death of Vice Mayor Cris Marcelino Obordo due to cardiac arrest in Iloilo City on April 6, 2018. On April 10, Sapian Mayor Arthur John Binas administered the oath of senior Sangguniang Bayan (SB) member […]

Three fall in Roxas City drug busts

ROXAS CITY, Capiz—Three suspected drug peddlers were arrested by police in two drug buy-bust operations on April 14, 2018. Members of the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit(PDEU) led by Senior Insp. Hilbert Gervero first conducted a buy-bust operation near a hardware store at Barangay 7 here which led to the arrest of Restituto Oquendo Jr., 41, […]