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PDEA undertakes drug ‘harm reduction’ efforts

By: Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 6 (Western Visayas) has emphasized the role of harm reduction efforts in curbing illegal...

5-star hotel seen to spur development in western Pangasinan

By:  Liwayway Yparraguirre   ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan – A five-star hotel with 100 rooms, a roof garden with an infinity pool overlooking the Hundred Islands National Park...

Another congressional district proposed for NegOr

By: Juancho Gallarde   DUMAGUETE CITY – Representative Manuel Sagarbarria of the second district of Negros Oriental is optimistic about his proposal to create an additional congressional...

Stay humble, PRRD tells children

By: Herry Mhae Palicte   DAVAO CITY -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has advised his children to stay humble and not to flaunt the power given to...

PNP to build P15-M reg’l office in Koronadal

By: Alejandro Saludo   GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- The Philippine National Police's Internal Affairs Service (IAS) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) is set to construct a PHP15 million...

Police to file raps vs. driver over shabu worth P1.5-M

By: Rhoda Grace Saron   DAVAO CITY -- Authorities are set to file a case against a public utility vehicle driver who yielded more than PHP1-million worth...

Zambo City to build 12 evacuation centers

By:  R. G. Antonet Go   ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The city government is eyeing to build 12 evacuation centers to shelter displaced families in times of calamities,...

Outgoing police director leaves core reminders

By: Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY -- Outgoing Police Regional Office 6 (Western Visayas) director, Brig. Gen. John Bulalacao thanked the men and women of the Iloilo...

Iloilo university continues to produce medical top-notchers

By:  Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY -- Staying true to its branding of “where excellence is a tradition,” the West Visayas State University (WVSU) La Paz Campus,...

Iloilo village declares state of calamity due to dengue

By: Gail Momblan   ILOILO CITY -- The island village of San Fernando in Carles, a northern town in Iloilo province, has been placed under a state...

Zambo task force seizes canned meat from AFRICAN SWINE FEVER (ASF)-affected countries

By: Teofilo Garcia, Jr.   ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The city government, together with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has conducted “strike inspections” to ensure that the...

6 more drug peddlers nabbed in Maguindanao

By: Edwin Fernandez COTABATO CITY -- Six suspected drug peddlers were arrested during anti-drug operations in Datu Odin Sinsuat (DOS), Maguindanao Saturday afternoon, raising the number...

1st Camiguin Dive Festival kicks off

By:  Ercel Maandig CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Dubbed as the "island born of fire" because of its active volcanoes, the province of Camiguin is holding...

Mayor Sara hails opening of DFA’s authentication center in Davao

By: Digna Banzon DAVAO CITY -- Mayor Sara Duterte hailed the opening of the first Authentication Services Center of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on...

Dela Rosa hopes Kapa returns members’ money

By:  Rhoda Grace Saron DAVAO CITY -- Senator-Elect Ronald Dela Rosa lamented the anguish of the people who invested hard-earned money to investment schemes as he...