Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘La Paz Batchoy and Pancit Molo Festival’ celebration in Iloilo pushed

Councilor Joshua Alim is proposing to stage a festival that intends to put the spotlight on Iloilo City's La Paz Batchoy and Pancit Molo. The...

2 WVSU grads in Top 10 of forester board exam

Two West Visayas State University (WVSU) graduates garnered highest places in the July 2018 Forester Licensure Examination. Francis Ben Lorana Berja of Lambunao and Melissa...
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the new mayor of Leganes, Jose Romi Marañon. Witnessing Marañon's oath taking are (from left) his daughter Frances Anne, wife Edith and Second District Board Member Demy Sonza.

Marańon is new mayor of Leganes

The new mayor of Leganes, Iloilo took oath this morning. Vice Mayor Jose Romi "Dodong" Marańon was sworn into office by Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr....
Barotac Viejo Mayor Niel "Beng" Tupas III (left) and Representative Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr. (right)

Defensor Jr.- Beng Tupas tandem for 2019 elections pushed

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. on Friday said he invited Barotac Viejo Mayor Niel "Beng" Tupas III to be the running mate of his son,...

Class suspensions in Iloilo, Friday, Sept. 14

Here are the towns, cities and schools in Iloilo where classes for Friday September 14, have been suspended: Leganes - all levels San Enrique - all...

DPWH urged to start construction of Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge

Congressmen from the Visayas have urged the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to start the construction of a bridge that will link the...

Iloilo City gets new police chief

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) has a new head. Senior Supt. Martin Defensor assumed on Wednesday, Sept. 12, as director of ICPO. The former Regional...

P225 thousand for deportation of Badjaos from Iloilo City

The Iloilo City Government is spending P225 thousand for the deportation of Badjaos begging and staying in the metropolis. Public Safety and Transportation Management Office...
Danny Fajardo

Panay News founder Danny Fajardo dies at 72

Panay News founder Daniel “Danny” Fajardo Sr. passed away Monday night, Sept. 1. Fajardo, 72, was declared dead at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center...

WV prepares for potential super typhoon

Members of the regional disaster council in Western Visayas will hold a Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in preparation for...