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Computer gamer shot dead

ILIGAN City — A laborer was shot dead while playing a computer game at Purok 3, Barangay Saray, this city, at 3:30 am, Monday. Police identified the victim as Mark Ipan alias Poko, 37, resident of Santo Rosario, this city. Ipan sustained three gunshot wounds –– one to his head ...

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Ombudsman suspends Iligan’s detained mayor

By Frank Dosdos Jr., Nora Sorino and Sita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau ILIGAN City–Detained Mayor Celso Regencia has been suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman for one month for signing an agreement with a company without authority from the city council, the city’s vice mayor confirmed yesterday. Regencia reportedly ...

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Tension grips Iligan City Jail anew

By Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent Iligan City — As early as dawn Monday, supporters of detained Mayor Celso Regencia blocked city jail again to prevent the latter from being transferred as ordered by the Regional Trial Court-Branch 77 of Quezon City dated Aug. 11. ...

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Siao bill to create Iligan Waterfalls Dev’t Authority

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, andNora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN CITY – This city’s lone district representative has recently filed a bill which seeks to create an office tasked in preserving and protecting the waterfalls and rivers within the city. Authored by Rep. Freddie Siao, ...

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Maria Cristina Falls closes to the public

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, andNora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — The famous Maria Cristina Falls, one of the prides of this city has been closed indefinitely to the public, officials announced over the weekend. In a memorandum signed by Mindanao Generation (Mingen) President ...

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Siao seeks to split annexes from its mother schools

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents, and Nora Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief ILIGAN City — Congressman Frederick W. Siao of the Lone District of this city has filed five bills before the lower house which seek to separate five school annexes from its main school. According to ...

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Siao back from study tour in China

Frederick W. Siao ILIGAN CITY – This city’s lone district Congressman Frederick W. Siao is back from a study tour in China recently. Siao was one of the delegates led by Senator Cynthia Villar of the Nacionalista Party to the China-Asean Expo (Caexpo) at Nanning International Convention Center, People’s Republic ...

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Sister of slain teacher hopes her kids will turn out okay

By Nora c. Soriño, Iligan City Bureau Chief, Nene Lachica, and Sita N. Asequia, Correspondents Iligan City — The sister of murder victim public teacher Vilma Cabactulan hopes that the children she left would turn out okay. Corazon Cabactulan, 52, who lives in barangay Tambacan, this city said that the ...

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Unidentified assailants gun down ‘police asset’

By Sita Asequia, and Adelfa Lachica, Correspondents Iligan City — A group of assailants took turns in shooting a man they suspected to be a police asset in his residence on Thursday afternoon. Police identified the fatality as Rocky Pantollano Bernas, 32, and a resident Barangay Saray, this city. Bernas ...

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Interior Sec fails to extract Regencia

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr., Sita Asequia, Correspondents and Nora Soriño, Iligan Bureau Chief The Secretary of Interior and Local Government (SILG) failed to extract inmate Mayor Celso G. Regencia from Iligan City Jail as ordered by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 77 of Quezon City on Aug. 11. Regencia ...

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