Another drug personality killed in ‘riding-in-tandem’ shooting

BEFORE a single case of recent riding-in-tandem killing could be solved, another similar incident happened in Iloilo City late afternoon of Nov. 7, 2018 in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Just like the previous victims, the latest fatality was allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade. Marvin Vasquez, 34, of Zone 3, Barangay Bakhaw, Mandurriao, was sitting […]

Ilongos ‘emerged better’ five years after Yolanda

By: Gail T. Momblan ILONGGOS are more resilient after Super Typhoon Yolanda struck in 2013. “Five years ago, we were devastated but Ilonggos are very resilient,” Iloilo Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said. Banias said Iloilo has “recovered quite well” from infrastructure and livelihood damages left by the typhoon. But post-Yolanda restoration and rehabilitation continues. The Department […]

20 JobStart completers for 2018

By: Gail T. Momblan TWENTY individuals completed the full cycle of the JobStart Philippines Program 2017, Public Employment Service Office (PESO-Iloilo) Chief Francisco Heler said. JobStart is a youth employment facilitation program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Government of Canada. The graduates underwent career coaching […]

Man hangs self

A 22-YEAR-OLD man died in an apparent suicide case inside his boarding house in City Proper district, Iloilo City late evening of Nov. 6, 2018. Police identified the fatality as Dennis Lequip, a resident of Barangay San Gregorio, Lambunao, Iloilo, but was temporary staying at Flamingo Boarding House in Barangay Inday, City Proper. Before his […]