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Ludabi talents perform today

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — Talents of the cultural organization Lubas sa Dagang Bisaya (Ludabi) will perform and show their brand of entertainment today. In the show, half-forgotten Visayan songs like “Ampinging Mga Bulak” and “Lagkaw” will be among its repertoire. Expectedly, they will be ...

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Four more holidays in Iligan before month ends

ILIGAN City–The city will be observing four more holidays before this month is over. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the city will observe the “Pagpakanaug,” a procession around the city of the statue of St. Michael. The next day has been declared by Malacanang as a regular holiday — the commemoration ...

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Iligan pays tribute to its heroes

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Jun Enriquez Correspondent Iligan City — This city paid tribute to its heroes consisting of entertainment from the Buhanginan voices, selected government employees for the Iligan March, cultural dance of the Kalimulan Dance troupe of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, ...

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Construction workers drown off Iligan coast

Iligan City — Two construction workers, who decided to go fishing after a drinking spree here, drowned off the coast of Iligan City. The fatalities were identified as siblings Fernando and Candido Mendoza Tonghay, both hail from Zamboanga City. Numerano, who is a brother of the two fatalities, said Fernando ...

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Iligan city fisherman goes missing

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City–A fisherman went missing in the waters off Dalipuga, this city, on Wednesday. Rafael Sabellano, a fisherman, said his friend Warlito Dimaluna of Zone 2 Bagong Silang, went fishing at around 8 am near a fish sanctuary and did not return home that ...

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Iligan task force move to implement smoking ban

By NORA SORIÑO GSD-Iligan bureau chief ILIGAN City–Officials here moved to fully implement the smoking ban in the streets and other public places in the city. Sean Actub, the chairman of the city’s Anti-Littering Task Force, said the group would go strict in the enforcement of President Duterte’s executive order. ...

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Man commits suicide

Iligan City — A reportedly depressed man was found hanging outside his residence. Police Station 4 under Police Senior Insp. Oswaldo Reotita Tongson Jr. identified the fatality as George Embalsado, Jr. 32, single, jobless and  resident of Purok 6-A, Tambacan, this city. A report from said station at Tubod, this ...

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Police warn evacuees: Don’t sell illegal drugs in Iligan

By NORA SORINO Correspondent ILIGAN City–Police yesterday warned displaced Maranaos who have sought refuge in this city against engaging in the distribution of illegal drugs here. The warning came even as Iligan police director Supt. Leony Roy Ga claimed that some Maranao evacuees have brought their “illegal activities” into the ...

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Gang banger shot dead in Iligan

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief, Ric Palahang and Nene Lachica Correspondents / Iligan City — A member of a notorious criminal gang was shot dead Monday evening. Police Station 4 at Tubod under Station Commander Senior Insp. Oswaldo Reotita Tiongson identified the victim as Joey Bagares Canalita, 33, ...

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Iligan city bags best city police office fete

Iligan City — In a speech, during the flag raising ceremonies Monday, Mayor Celso Regencia announced that the city police office here won the “Best City Police Office” award. This is the second time that the office bagged the title under City Police Chief Leony Roy Ga, the mayor said. ...

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