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Drug trade linked to Munti inmate

DRUG LORD Peter Co appears before investigators with a wad of cash in his hands after his prison suite was raided. RAFFY LERMA

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Western Visayas has received information that illegal drug traders or conduits linked to convicted drug trafficker Peter Co are among the main suppliers of drugs in the region.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Christmas spirit alive–even in cemetery

Christmas lights and decor brighten  a public cemetery in Barangay Tanza-Timawa Zone II in Iloilo City,  drawing  visitors and the curious. Nestor P. Burgos Jr.

Despite the creepy, gray landscape of tombstones and graves, Christmas is very much alive at a public cemetery in Iloilo City.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Anomalies in Iloilo med deals probed


The Ombudsman is investigating former Iloilo Gov. Niel Tupas and other provincial officials for alleged irregularities in the purchase of P5.3-million worth of medicines given to typhoon survivors.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ombudsman orders Drilon, 8 others to respond to cases over ICC contract


The Ombudsman has directed Senate President Franklin Drilon and other top government officials to respond to criminal and administrative complaints in relation to the construction of the controversial Iloilo Convention Center (ICC).

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New bidding for ICC canceled


The second phase of the controversial Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) has been delayed anew after officials canceled a new bidding to allow a review of its scope of work, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »