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Gun rampage in Aklan town fair kills 2 girls

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Tragedy struck on the eve of the town fiesta of Libacao in Aklan province on Monday after a gunman shot dead two girls and wounded six other persons at a fair.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

2 teenagers killed in Aklan town shooting


Two teenaged girls died and six other persons were wounded in a shooting incident Monday evening on the eve of the town fiesta in Libacao, Aklan.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ombudsman probes other Drilon project


A P13.5-million initiative to improve the Iloilo River Esplanade, another pet project of Senate President Franklin Drilon, is under investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman, for alleged irregularities in the procurement process.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Refund of P103M in bonuses ordered


The Commission on Audit (COA) has affirmed an order of its Western Visayas office disallowing yearend bonuses granted to employees of the Iloilo provincial government in 2009 totaling P103 million.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Church execs say visit of Pope is to archdiocese

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SURVIVORS take part in Mass celebrated in commemoration of the first anniversary of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Tacloban City, which is included in the itinerary of Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines in January. RAFFY LERMA

Church officials here want to set the record straight.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »