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President’s drug list should silence critics, Belmonte says

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief Iligan City — A former representative here expressed his elation to media yesterday over President Duterte’s list of drug personalities in the country. Ex-congressmman Vicente Belmonte, Jr. called the list “down to earth.” Belmonte said the list should put to rest all of ...

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Girl dies in dawn fire

By Nora C. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — A young girl was trapped to her death when fire engulfed their house early morning Wednesday. Firefighters came in too late and were not able to rescue six-year-old Trisha Mae Lloren who was trapped in ...

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Live-in couple found dead

Iligan City — A  live-in couple were discovered shot dead inside their home at Brgy. Roosevelt this city Wednesday. Responding operatives from Police Station 5 found the lifeless bodies of Elena Dunting Acuram, 46, and her live-in partner known only as “Danny.” Acuram was discovered on the couple’s stairs while ...

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COA inaugurates provincial satellite office in Iligan

By Hermie Arcilla, Contributor ILIGAN City — The Commission on Audit (COA) recently inaugurated its newly constructed provincial satellite office in Del Carmen, this City. The building is built on a piece of land owned by the city government. In the past, the COA audit teams in the city and ...

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Cops raid two pension houses in Iligan city

By Hermie Arcilla, Nene Lachica, Correspondents  and Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Iligan City — Operatives of Police Station 1 in Tambo, Hinaplanon, this city raided two pension houses and nabbed four drug suspects on Wednesday morning. Senior Insp. Felix Nuevo Rabago, Jr. identified the suspects as Ricky Claro Quilantang, 35, married, body ...

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Belmonte challenges Regencia’s ‘authority’

By Nora Soriño, Iligan Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — In its regular session of the 16th Sangguniang Panlungsod, Councilor Queenie Belmonte questioned the status of city mayor Celso G. Regencia. This was in connection with the request for authority of Regencia to enter into and sign the Memorandum ...

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Seven arrested in Saray buy-bust op

By Hermie Arcilla, Sita Asequia, Correspondents and Nora Soriño, Iligan Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — Six men and a woman were arrested late in the afternoon Tuesday in a buy-bust operation conducted by the National Police-Iligan City Public Safety Company, this city. Police report stated that the said police unit ...

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Iligan dads name executive staff heads

By Nora C. Sorino, Iligan Bureau Chief  Iligan City — In its first regular session, the 16th Sangguniang Panlungsod of this city presided over by Vice Mayor Jemar Vera Cruz confirmed the appointment of Atty. Rafael Benedictos as Mayor Celso Regencia’s Chief of Staff, Atty. Dexter Rey Sumaoy as City ...

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Regencia case slated next week in Manila

By Nora C. Sorino, Iligan Bureau Chief and Tomasita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — In a statement to media yesterday, former Representative Vicente Belomonte, Jr. said the hearing of re-elected Mayor Celso Regencia frustrated murder case is scheduled on July 13 and it will in Quezon City. Belmonte added they are doing ...

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