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Outgoing village chief kills brother, sisters after losing in elections


An outgoing village headman shot dead his younger brother and two sisters early Tuesday after he and his teenage daughter lost in Monday’s barangay elections on the island of Manapao in the municipality of Pontevedra, police said.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Complaint filed vs Capiz bet

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Police have filed an obstruction of justice complaint against a congressional candidate in Capiz and a businesswoman for allegedly aiding a fugitive mayoral candidate escape arrest.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

State of calamity declared in 11 Capiz towns


A state of calamity has been declared in 11 towns of Capiz that suffered from flooding at the height of Typhoon “Quinta.”

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 17; crop damage placed at P124M

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The death toll from Tropical Storm “Quinta” that hit central Philippines on Christmas Day climbed to 17 on Friday as authorities began surveying the damage to thousands of hectares of farmlands.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas City, 3 Capiz towns cut off from water source as silt sets into Panay River

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Roxas City

The residents of Roxas City and three nearby municipalities have difficulty getting their potable water requirement as the water from Panay River, the only water source, has been contaminated with silt.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Soldier killed in gov’t troops’ clash with NPA in Capiz


A soldier was killed in an encounter between Army soldiers and communist rebels in Barangay Tacayan in Tapaz town, Capiz, on Saturday.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gunman drank coffee before shooting restaurant owner dead

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A businessman was shot dead last Saturday inside his restaurant on Kilometer One Street in Roxas City, Capiz.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Capiz archbishop’s aunt, 3 others found hacked to death

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An aunt of Capiz Archbishop Jose Advincula and three other persons were found dead in a house in the town of Dumalag in Capiz with their bodies hacked and their throats slashed, police said Wednesday.

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Not welcomed by Roxas allies, Binay gets Capiz backing


Vice President Jejomar Binay should wonder no more why this city is named Roxas. That this is turf of his bitter rival, defeated candidate for vice president Manuel Araneta Roxas II, became clear as Binay stepped out into the streets.

Posted: June 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

VP decries disrespect in Roxas turf by allies of bitter rival


The office of Vice President Jejomar Binay Wednesday reacted strongly to what the vice president’s spokesperson said was disrespect for the position of vice president shown by this city’s mayor who refused to allow Binay’s supporters to put up welcome streamers for the second highest official of the land.

Posted: June 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Capiz town vice mayor shot dead

Vice Mayor Abel Martinez. INQUIRER file photo

Vice Mayor Abel Martinez of Mambusao town in Capiz was shot dead by a lone gunman in front of his house on Rizal Street, Poblacion proper, Mambusao, about 6 a.m. Friday.

Posted: May 4th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

8 now dead in Capiz floods; damage totals P35.5 M in one town alone


The death toll from floods in Capiz climbed to 8 on Tuesday as the authorities reported that agricultural losses totaled P35.5 million in the town of Panay town alone.

Posted: April 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

New archbishop of Capiz installed


The new archbishop of Capiz, the Most Rev. Jose Advincula, was installed at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in a Eucharistic celebration at the Roxas City Metropolitan Cathedral.

Posted: January 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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