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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo hostage taker slainIloilo City — A four-hour hostage drama in the northern Iloilo town of Estancia
Iloilo hostage taker slain
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
Iloilo City — A four-hour hostage drama in the northern Iloilo town of Estancia ended when an ex-drug convict was shot dead by the police Thursday evening. Chief Inspector Aron Palomo, spokesman of Iloilo Police Provincial Office, identified the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte administration urged to support Iloilo’s progress Iloilo City – Despite differences in political affiliations, Senate President
Duterte administration urged to support Iloilo’s progress
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Iloilo City – Despite differences in political affiliations, Senate President Franklin Drilon remains hopeful the administration of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to support the ongoing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Hostage taker’ in Iloilo shot dead by cops after 4-hour standoffILOILO CITY— Police said they shot dead a hostage-taker in Estancia town in Ilo
‘Hostage taker’ in Iloilo shot dead by cops after 4-hour standoff
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ILOILO CITY— Police said they shot dead a hostage-taker in Estancia town in Iloilo after a four-hour standoff at the municipal police station Thursday afternoon. A policeman was also wounded while three hostages, including two police civilian... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Honeymooner cleared over bullets in bag at Caticlan airportCouple Jerome and Rochelle Sulit with PAO chief Persida Rueda-Acosta CONTRIBUTE
Honeymooner cleared over bullets in bag at Caticlan airport
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Couple Jerome and Rochelle Sulit with PAO chief Persida Rueda-Acosta CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ILOILO CITY—The Aklan Regional Trial Court (RTC) has dismissed the criminal charge for lack of probable cause against a honeymooner on Boracay Island believed to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ayala launches P656-M affordable housing projectlow as P450,000. Abadia added that BelleVista’s housing site in San Miguel tow
Ayala launches P656-M affordable housing project
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
low as P450,000. Abadia added that BelleVista’s housing site in San Miguel town is very ideal with its close proximity to Iloilo City, the regional capital of Western Visayas. BelleVita is one of the latest housing projects of Ayala Land in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pregnant teen mom killed in Iloilo trike-SUV collisionIloilo, a pregnant teen mother and a trike driver were killed when the tricycle
Pregnant teen mom killed in Iloilo trike-SUV collision
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Iloilo, a pregnant teen mother and a trike driver were killed when the tricycle collided with an SUV. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ILOILO CITY, Philippines — An 18 year-old pregnant mother and a tricycle driver were killed past 1 p.m. on Tuesday when the... Read more
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Sun Star
BPO is Davao's Economic DriverEnglish speaking and expanding facilities to cater the incoming potential BPO l
BPO is Davao's Economic Driver
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
English speaking and expanding facilities to cater the incoming potential BPO locators. Davao City was awarded along with Iloilo City. Other areas that were previously recognized were Cebu, Clark and Bacolod. Giving emphasis on addressing the... Read more
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The Manila Times
16 test positive of HIV-AIDS in IloiloJune 20, 2016 10:37 pm ILOILO CITY: The Family Planning Organization of the Ph
16 test positive of HIV-AIDS in Iloilo
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
June 20, 2016 10:37 pm ILOILO CITY: The Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP) reported virus upsurge of the dreaded human immuno virus (HIV) among the male young people aged 17-33 years old. A... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Region 6 farmers to get vulnerability map Iloilo City — With the onset of the rainy season, a vulnerability map is bein
Region 6 farmers to get vulnerability map
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Iloilo City — With the onset of the rainy season, a vulnerability map is being created for farmers in Western Visayas region. “This will specifically identify areas that are prone to flood and even... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo hails 150 years of the finding of much-loved Marian icon Iloilo City – The Redemptorist religious congregation in Iloilo is joining th
Iloilo hails 150 years of the finding of much-loved Marian icon
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Iloilo City – The Redemptorist religious congregation in Iloilo is joining the 150th year celebration of the Mother of Perpetual Help, which is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary... Read more
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The Manila Times
100 WVisayas areas high risk for landslide, floodsJune 18, 2016 9:33 pm by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Mine
100 WVisayas areas high risk for landslide, floods
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
June 18, 2016 9:33 pm by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) regional office here has identified about 100 cities and municipalities in Western Visayas... Read more
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Balita
DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH)
DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH) here is calling for stepped up cleanup drive as dengue cases continue to increase in Western... Read more
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Balita
Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficia
Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficiaries of the supplemental feeding program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOH raises alert on dengue upsurge in WVJune 18, 2016 2:00 am by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Depa
DOH raises alert on dengue upsurge in WV
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:00 am by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas raised the alert level against dengue fever in the region, following the alarming upsurge... Read more
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Balita
Guimaras files case vs property developer, Iloilo City June 18, 2016 1:40 am JORDAN, Guimaras, June 17 — The Provincial Government
Guimaras files case vs property developer, Iloilo City
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 1:40 am JORDAN, Guimaras, June 17 — The Provincial Government of Guimaras led by Governor Samuel Gumarin filed Friday morning a case against Iloilo City Government with regard to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
At least 12 mixed-use projects in 10 years Megaworld spending P180 B for new townshipswith residential, office and commercial spaces. The 12 provincial townships are
At least 12 mixed-use projects in 10 years Megaworld spending P180 B for new townships
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
with residential, office and commercial spaces. The 12 provincial townships are the Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao, Iloilo City; The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu; Davao Park District in Lanang, Davao City; Northill Gateway in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PDIC urges depositors to always keep records of their bank transactions ILOILO CITY, June 17 — The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) wi
PDIC urges depositors to always keep records of their bank transactions
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
ILOILO CITY, June 17 — The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) will be embarking on more advocacies following the signing of the Deposit Insurance Law by President... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ambulant juice vendor found dead at vacant lot in IloiloILOILO CITY—The body of an ambulant vendor was found curled inside a big sando
Ambulant juice vendor found dead at vacant lot in Iloilo
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
ILOILO CITY—The body of an ambulant vendor was found curled inside a big sando bag at the grassy lot in Barangay Balabago in Jaro District in Iloilo City early dawn Friday. Jalil Abu Bakr, a native of Marawi City who was temporarily living in La Paz... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tribal lands in W. Visayas mapped Iloilo City — For the first time, a technical map has identified and defined
Tribal lands in W. Visayas mapped
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Iloilo City — For the first time, a technical map has identified and defined lands of native tribes or indigenous peoples in Western Visayas region. The technical ancestral domain map is a collaboration between... Read more
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The Manila Times
17 villages in Guimaras found with sinkholesJune 16, 2016 9:59 pm by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Mine
17 villages in Guimaras found with sinkholes
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
June 16, 2016 9:59 pm by LYDIA C. PENDON, CORRESPONDENT ILOILO CITY: The Mines and Sciences Bureau (MGB) regional office here has found a significant number of sinkholes and caves in at least 17 villages... Read more
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Sun Star
E-commerce forum set in DavaoGeiserMaclang, PanahonTv, PLDT Smart SME Nation and Shopinas. Earlier this yea
E-commerce forum set in Davao
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
GeiserMaclang, PanahonTv, PLDT Smart SME Nation and Shopinas. Earlier this year, Ureka Forum was held in Baguio City and Iloilo City. A total of 300 SMEs participated in forum, 120 of which signified to have a website for their business... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo ferry terminal project provisions challengedgovernment of Guimaras wants the court to declare invalid certain agreements in
Iloilo ferry terminal project provisions challenged
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
government of Guimaras wants the court to declare invalid certain agreements in the P135-million ferry terminal in Iloilo City. Guimaras Provincial Board Member John Edward Gando said Governor Samuel Gumarin has been given the authority to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Suspect in slaying of 2 ice cream vendors in Iloilo, killedILOILO CITY — A man tagged in the killing of two ice cream vendors last January
Suspect in slaying of 2 ice cream vendors in Iloilo, killed
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
ILOILO CITY — A man tagged in the killing of two ice cream vendors last January, was found dead on Tuesday, hogtied and with slash wounds in the chest and throat, in Barangay Dawis in Pototan town in Iloilo province. The victim was identified as... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P6.6-B Western Visayas infra projects underway Iloilo City – The Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Visayas
P6.6-B Western Visayas infra projects underway
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Iloilo City – The Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Visayas (DPWH-6) is currently implementing infrastructure projects worth at total of P6.6 billion in the region. DPWH-6 Regional... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Faster rescue, sea patrol made possible in Guimaras“Allowing free use of the wharf is our modest contribution to that effort,” the
Faster rescue, sea patrol made possible in Guimaras
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
“Allowing free use of the wharf is our modest contribution to that effort,” the company said in a statement. Based in Iloilo City, the LFUGC is a diversified business conglomerate engaged in trading of agricultural products and production and... Read more
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Rappler
Jerry Vaflor, ex-Mr Football of PH, dies at 76the best central defenders in Philippine football in the 1960s, died Sunday aft
Jerry Vaflor, ex-Mr Football of PH, dies at 76
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
the best central defenders in Philippine football in the 1960s, died Sunday afternoon, June 12, at the St Paul Hospital in Iloilo City, a family friend said. Cynthia Gencianeo told Rappler.com that Vaflor, 76, died of pneumonia after being rushed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Partnership boosts sea rescue, patrol in Guimaras“Allowing free use of the wharf is our modest contribution to that effort,” the
Partnership boosts sea rescue, patrol in Guimaras
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
“Allowing free use of the wharf is our modest contribution to that effort,” the company said in a statement. Based in Iloilo City, LFUGC is a diversified business conglomerate engaged in trading of agricultural products and production and sale... Read more
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The Manila Times
Low enrolees for WV senior highJune 12, 2016 1:03 am ILOILO CITY: Days before the opening of classes on Monda
Low enrolees for WV senior high
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
June 12, 2016 1:03 am ILOILO CITY: Days before the opening of classes on Monday, the Department of Education (DepEd) regional office here reported a low turnout of enrollment in both public and private high schools for... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo Comelec bares candidates’ SOCEJune 10, 2016 11:10 pm ILOILO CITY: The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here
Iloilo Comelec bares candidates’ SOCE
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
June 10, 2016 11:10 pm ILOILO CITY: The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here bared the Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) of local candidates in the May 8 polls with Liberal Party (LP)... Read more
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Sun Star
700 join 2nd Walk a Mile with seniorsinstill the importance of healthy and active lifestyle among seniors," Garcia s
700 join 2nd Walk a Mile with seniors
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
instill the importance of healthy and active lifestyle among seniors," Garcia said. A similar activity was also held in Iloilo City, Vigan City, Manila Cioty, Silay City, Naga City, and Cebu City. The Davao City event was held in coordination... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Iloilo executions: Torture also usedILOILO CITY—If this is how brutal President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s war on crim
Iloilo executions: Torture also used
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
ILOILO CITY—If this is how brutal President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s war on criminality would become, then criminals and crime suspects have reason to fear. Lou Facto bore 18 gunshot wounds—10 in the thighs and eight in the head and chest. Sherwin... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Carbon neutral program launchedin Western Visayas (EMB-6), said thousands of bikers intensified the Share a Ro
Carbon neutral program launched
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
in Western Visayas (EMB-6), said thousands of bikers intensified the Share a Road Movement during a June 3, 2016 ride in Iloilo City. The activity was in partnership with the Iloilo Bike Council, Iloilo city and provincial governments, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Proposed Boracay bridge ‘harmful’for tourists to gather and wait for picture-perfect sunsets on Boracay Island i
Proposed Boracay bridge ‘harmful’
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
for tourists to gather and wait for picture-perfect sunsets on Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province. ROBERT ABAÑO ILOILO CITY—A plan by one of the country’s biggest companies to build a 1.9-kilometer bridge to make it easier to go to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PNP-6 claims 80% success rate increase in anti-illegal drugs drive Iloilo City – The Philippine National Police in Western Visayas says in May t
PNP-6 claims 80% success rate increase in anti-illegal drugs drive
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
Iloilo City – The Philippine National Police in Western Visayas says in May this year alone, it has clinched an 80 percent increase in its efforts to combat illegal drugs in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Water station may be blacklisted in IloiloJune 8, 2016 6:59 pm ILOILO CITY: If found dishonest in its dealings with the
Water station may be blacklisted in Iloilo
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
June 8, 2016 6:59 pm ILOILO CITY: If found dishonest in its dealings with the city government through non-delivery of water to drought-stricken villages, Holland Water Corporation, a water refilling station,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Victims of summary killings in Iloilo suffered before death—post-mortemILOILO CITY, Philippines—Lou Facto had 18 gunshot wounds including 10 in both t
Victims of summary killings in Iloilo suffered before death—post-mortem
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—Lou Facto had 18 gunshot wounds including 10 in both thighs and eight in the head and chest. Sherwin Taasan was shot eight times and was most likely beaten up before he was killed. His left arm was fractured and had bruises... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo starts probe into P3M water dealJune 7, 2016 9:24 pm ILOILO CITY: Acting as a committee of the whole, the Sang
Iloilo starts probe into P3M water deal
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
June 7, 2016 9:24 pm ILOILO CITY: Acting as a committee of the whole, the Sangguniang Panlungsod here has started its investigation on the alleged anomaly on a water delivery transaction worth P3 million at the... Read more
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Minda News
SouthCot LGU allots P28M for scholarship programState University in Tacurong City while two are enrolled at the College of Medi
SouthCot LGU allots P28M for scholarship program
Minda News / Posted 17 days ago
State University in Tacurong City while two are enrolled at the College of Medicine of the West Visayas State University in Iloilo City. The official said they already conducted the orientation and signing of the memorandums of agreement with the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
President wants you to kill peopledeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
President wants you to kill people
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
President wants you to kill peopledeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
President wants you to kill people
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Perth Now
President wants you to kill peopledeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
President wants you to kill people
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Vigilante killings alarm CHR, church execsILOILO CITY—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the Western Visayas region
Vigilante killings alarm CHR, church execs
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
ILOILO CITY—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the Western Visayas region and the Catholic Church have raised concerns over what appears to be cases of summary executions following the repeated threats of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte that he... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte sparks street executions after public call to armsdeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
Philippines president-elect Rodrigo Duterte sparks street executions after public call to arms
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Perth Now
President who wants you to kill peopledeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
President who wants you to kill people
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
President who wants you to kill peopledeath at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a vi
President who wants you to kill people
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
death at separate locations. The body of Sherwin Taasan, 38, was found by a village watchman at around 5.45am just outside Iloilo City. According to the local police chief, Taasan, a convicted bag snatcher and one-time drug addict, had been shot... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5 dead as street executions startsaw the police raid on Secretaria’s house, demonstrates how law enforcers shot
5 dead as street executions start
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
saw the police raid on Secretaria’s house, demonstrates how law enforcers shot Secretaria. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS ILOILO CITY—Five bodies in three provinces in three days. Five men, including a lawyer, fell victims to what appear to be... Read more
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Sun Star
Lawmaker vows to refile bill expanding PWDs benefitsILOILO City Representative Jerry Treñas will soon refile the bill that will exp
Lawmaker vows to refile bill expanding PWDs benefits
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
ILOILO City Representative Jerry Treñas will soon refile the bill that will expand benefits and privileges of persons with disability (PWDs). Treñas said that House Bill 6470, which provide a monthly stipend of P500 to PWDs to augment their daily... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Toddler drowns, 26 rescued as vessel capsizes off Iloilo Iloilo City– A two-year-old boy perished while 26 others were rescued when a
Toddler drowns, 26 rescued as vessel capsizes off Iloilo
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
Iloilo City– A two-year-old boy perished while 26 others were rescued when a motorized boat capsized off the coast of Banate, Iloilo last Friday. Lt. Jomark Angue, chief of the Philippine... Read more
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Inquirier.net
More LP solons jump ship to join ruling partythe country to the federal system. On Thursday, Alvarez swore in 13 new member
More LP solons jump ship to join ruling party
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
the country to the federal system. On Thursday, Alvarez swore in 13 new members to PDP-Laban, 10 of whom were from the LP—Iloilo City Rep. Jerry P. Treñas, leader of the Visayas bloc and one of the biggest supporters of losing presidential... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Toddler dies when boat capsized in IloiloIloilo City, Philippines—A toddler of barely two years old died after the motor
Toddler dies when boat capsized in Iloilo
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
Iloilo City, Philippines—A toddler of barely two years old died after the motorized outrigger boat that his family boarded from a beach outing capsized before reaching the port of Banate town in Iloilo Province on Thursday afternoon. Fishermen who... Read more
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