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Iloilo mayor Mabilog charged with graft over towing project

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The Ombudsman also indicts former Iloilo City Councilor Plaridel Nava II, who allegedly connived with the mayor to set up a towing firm that would bag a government contract

SICK LEAVE. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog goes on sick leave after President Rodrigo Duterte repeats his accusation against the mayor for having drug links in the city the President calls the 'most shabulized' in the Philippines. Photo from Mayor Mabilog's Facebook page

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Abu Sayyaf | Midday wRap

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:56 PM

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Duterte himself cancelled Espenido’s Iloilo assignment – Dela Rosa

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:28 AM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says President Rodrigo Duterte himself revoked his own order assigning Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido to Iloilo City

DUTERTE'S ORDER. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa faces the media after their flag raising ceremony in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Espenido's reassignment to Iloilo City cancelled – PNP

Sep 02, 2017 - 12:43 PM

2ND UPDATE Senior Superintendent Henry Biñas will take over the Iloilo City post according to Chief Superintendent Cesar Binag

APPOINTMENT CANCELLED. Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido talks to reporters after receiving a medal for his efforts on the administration's war on drugs. Rappler screengrab.

Iloilo's 'most wanted drug personality' killed in police raid

Sep 02, 2017 - 8:59 AM

The Philippine National Police has marked Richard Prevendido as a national target while the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency has tagged him as a high value target

DRUG LORD. Richard Prevendido is blacklisted by the PNP, PDEA, and the local government unit of Iloilo City. File photo from PNP

Drilon says no talks of protection for Iloilo Mayor Jed Mabilog

Sep 01, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says he only talked to his second cousin to inform him of the news that Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido has been reassigned to Iloilo City

Aguirre, Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth, Duterte | Evening wRap

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:10 PM

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Mayor Jed Mabilog on lifestyle check: 'I have nothing to hide'

Aug 30, 2017 - 6:29 PM

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog assures President Rodrigo Duterte that not a single centavo of dirty money was spent on building his dream home

NO DIRTY MONEY. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog disputes allegations of ill-gotten wealth. Photo from the Facebook page of Jed Patrick Mabilog

Duterte says lifestyle check shows Jed Mabilog lives in 'palace'

Aug 30, 2017 - 4:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog wants to meet with him

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows the updated list of those involved in illegal drugs in his speech during the 19th founding anniversary of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) at the Malacañan Palace on August 16, 2017. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Dela Rosa: Espenido should be in Ozamiz, not Iloilo

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Top cop Ronald dela Rosa says Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido has not finished his job in Ozamiz City

POLICE CHIEF. Ronald dela Rosa faces media after a command conference in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Espenido on Mabilog, Robredo, Kim Jong-Un | Midday wRap

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

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Duterte, Aguirre, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Narcopolitician or 'best' mayor? Who is Iloilo City's Jed Mabilog?

Aug 28, 2017 - 4:51 PM

Aside from his drug links Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog has been accused of having unexplained wealth by former allies

Iloilo mayor welcomes Espenido: ‘We can learn something from him’

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:39 PM

UPDATED Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog is unfazed despite Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido s history of having two mayors dead under his watch

WELCOME. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog says Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido will greatly contribute to the war on drugs in his city. Photo from Mabilog's Facebook page

WATCH: #MoveSessions features Ilonggo band Pretzels

Jul 28, 2017 - 7:50 PM

MoveSessions is an online live jam that showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to catch Pretzel s performance at 7pm on Friday

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo band The Nephrons

Jul 27, 2017 - 7:44 PM

MoveSessions showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to watch the live jam at 7pm Thursday July 27

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo band Ember

Jul 26, 2017 - 6:42 PM

MoveSessions showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to watch the live jam at 7pm Wednesday

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo artist Aenri

Jul 25, 2017 - 7:10 PM

MoveSessions is an online live jam that showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools

Tour on two wheels: Seeing Iloilo City's historic sights by bike

Jul 25, 2017 - 1:40 PM

A local biking community hopes to promote cycling by holding visi tours – a tour by bike to the famed tourist spots of the city

NIGHT RIDE. Members of the iFOLD biking group regularly hold night rides to explore the city. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Iloilo officials share new plans to ensure road safety

Jul 23, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Projects include the Iloilo City traffic handbook and the intelligent traffic system

PROJECTS. Local officials shares projects in Iloilo City aimed at ensuring road safety. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

Why are road projects scheduled during rainy season?

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:13 AM

According to Engr Ray Macalalag the procurement process and budget season prevent them from ensuring the timely implementation of road projects

ILOILO ROADS. On Saturday, July 22, MovePH conducts a #SaferRoadsPH forum to talk about making Iloilo roads safer. All photos by Vee Salazar/Rappler

#SaferRoadsPH: What factors affect road safety in Iloilo?

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:49 PM

In Rappler’s SaferRoadsPH Forum local officials discuss the factors that affect the road conditions of Iloilo and what can be done to prevent accidents

ROAD SAFETY. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog says the LTO should be stricter in issuing driver's license

With nearly 5,000 crash incidents, how do we make Iloilo roads safer?

Jul 21, 2017 - 9:52 PM

The province of Iloilo home to 1 81 million people records nearly 5 000 road crash incidents in the first half of 2017

LIVE: #SaferRoadsPH on making Iloilo roads safer

Jul 20, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Sign up if you want to join the SaferRoadsPH activity at the Nursing Review Center University of San Agustin in Iloilo City on July 22 from 12 pm to 5 pm

Long way to go for Iloilo City's speeding ordinance

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:03 PM

The Iloilo city government temporarily suspends the enforcement of the speed limit ordinance

GUN POINT. Traffic personnel has been using a newly-procured speed gun by the Iloilo City Government to monitor speeding vehicles at the Diversion Road since June 1, 2017. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/Rappler

#NotOnMyWatch Iloilo: Stop corruption, big or small

Nov 23, 2016 - 9:48 PM

UPDATED This is about restoring the trust and confidence of the general public to the government and the agencies that serve the people says one panelist in Rappler s anti corruption forum in Iloilo

FIGHTING CORRUPTION. JC Alejandro of Kabataan party list, JJ Cordova of the Jaro Archdiocese Social Action Center, and Rex Donasco of the Association of Stall Owners and Transient Vendors share their anti-corruption efforts during the #NotOnMyWatch forum at the PHINMA University of Iloilo on November 19, 2016. Michael Bueza/Rappler

#NotOnMyWatch: List of Iloilo execs punished for corruption

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:51 PM

The NotOnMyWatch anti corruption caravan heads to Iloilo City

#NotOnMyWatch anti-corruption caravan goes to Iloilo

Nov 14, 2016 - 3:55 PM

How can the public use technology and social media to fight corruption? Find out as the NotOnMyWatch caravan runs in Iloilo City from November 18 to 19

How can we use technology to fight corruption? Find out by joining the #NotOnMyWatch caravan in Iloilo City on November 18 to 19!

2 more people tested positive for Zika virus in Iloilo City

Sep 13, 2016 - 12:05 PM

UPDATED Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial: All 3 cases have since recovered from their very mild illness and did not require hospitalization

Iloilo woman tests positive for Zika virus

Sep 05, 2016 - 4:47 PM

UPDATED The case of this married woman who is in her 40s is the first confirmed local transmission in the Philippines this year Doctors have been dispatched to Iloilo to look for other cases

ZIKA VIRUS. Aedes aegypti mosquitos are seen in containers at a lab of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the Sao Paulo University, on January 8, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal are in Brazil to train local researchers to combat the Zika virus epidemic. / AFP / NELSON ALMEIDA

‘Underperforming’ police nab drug suspects on day of Dela Rosa visit

Aug 26, 2016 - 6:38 PM

Western Visayas police nab two suspects with supposed links to the so called Prevendido Gang

DRUG SUSPECTS. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa speaks to two drug suspects in Iloilo City on August 26, 2016. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

'Most 'shabulized' province?: Ilonggos shocked over Duterte's claim

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Alleged narco politicians judges and police personnel from Western Visayas are named for the magnitude and extent of shabu use in the region

SMD 2016: #TayoPH calls for positive conversation in Iloilo

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:59 AM

On June 30 Ilonggos will share experiences of how social media has become an instrument for social change at Dojo 8 Coworking Space

Old names rule: LP bets dominate Iloilo City polls

May 12, 2016 - 11:23 AM

This will be the Trenas Mabilog Espinosa team’s third win since they formed a coalition in 2010

YELLOW. Liberal Party wins big in the local elections in Iloilo City. Photo by Russel Patina/Rappler

538 Ilonggo inmates to cast votes in prison

May 08, 2016 - 11:45 PM

Some 459 male and 79 female inmates imprisoned in Iloilo City are allowed to vote for all national positions in the May 9 polls

Photo of inmate voting from Agence France-Presse

Iloilo City ready for May 9 polls

May 08, 2016 - 2:33 AM

All systems go for Iloilo City as the local election officials finalize their preparations for the elections on Monday May 9

LP bets in Iloilo hope to deliver for Mar, Leni

May 05, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Iloilo City considered a Liberal Party bailiwick was a driving force in the ruling party s victory in the 2010 national elections

YELLOW. Liberal Party Iloilo, city councilor slate promises to continue 'Daang Matuwid' in the city. Photo by Russel Patina/Rappler.com

How Ilonggos take online political chatter to real-life engagement

May 03, 2016 - 1:38 PM

In the age of opinionated bots and contemptuous online memes is it possible to bring political dialogue offline and foster accountability?

Image courtesy Move Iloilo

Duterte attracts large crowd in Iloilo despite 'rape joke'

Apr 20, 2016 - 9:50 PM

In Western Visayas where Rodrigo Duterte campaigned Tuesday rival Manuel Roxas II is overwhelmingly the top candidate in recent surveys

Protest greets Bongbong Marcos in UP Visayas

Apr 14, 2016 - 1:17 PM

We can’t believe that UP Visayas is hosting Bongbong Marcos in UP This goes against the very core of our history and what the university stands for says a UP History teacher

People's project: How Ilonggos turned a road into a riverside park

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Iloilo City s Esplanade a linear park by the river was born out of the Ilonggo people s desire for a walk friendly road – and the government listened

RIVERSIDE PLAZA. A group of students hold a dance rehearsal at the entrance of the Iloilo Esplanade. All photos by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

LIVE: Dinagyang Invasion Tour 2016

Jan 23, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Check out what happened at the Invasion show at the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City

Spectrum to hold last leg of Invasion Tour in Dinagyang 2016

Jan 20, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Be part of one of the biggest parties at the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo

Putting museums at the core of sustainable dev't

Dec 21, 2015 - 8:09 PM

Iloilo hosts the International Council of Museum Asia Pacific Conference 2015 which focuses on how museums can adapt to the changes in today’s social environment

(R-L) ICOM-APAC Chair Dr Song Xianchao, ICOM-Philippines Chair Gina Barte, ICOM-Korea Vice-Chair Professor Inkyung Chang and ICOM Executive Council member Dr An Laishun discuss how museums should contribute to sustainable development. Photo by Russel Jude Patina Mendez/ Rappler

#StayNegatHIVe: Iloilo, 4 other cities UNICEF models for HIV services

Oct 13, 2015 - 1:18 PM

Globally UNICEF is working with partners towards revitalizing global response to HIV

Participants of the UNICEF workshop on HIV services come from various organizations working on HIV/AIDs prevention. Photo courtesy of Family Planning Organization of the Philippines

Understanding APEC and disaster preparedness

Sep 17, 2015 - 1:09 PM

Do you know how APEC helps the Asia Pacific community respond to natural and man made disasters?

#StayNegatHIVe: HIV/AIDS still on the rise in Western Visayas

Sep 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Among the 682 total newly reported cases in the Philippines 31 cases have been attributed to Western Visayas which accounts 5 of the total population

Roxas' pitch to mayors in Iloilo: I'll give you a Visayas president

Sep 04, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas goes all out in the Visayas but reportedly evades questions about post Yolanda shelter

VISAYAS PRESIDENT? Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and President Benigno Aquino III during an event in Cebu. File photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Iloilo City reroutes traffic for August 25 charter day parade

Aug 24, 2015 - 3:11 PM

A press release from the city government of Iloilo says traffic closes at 6 am as festivities begin at 7:30 am

Iloilo pitches massive infrastructure plan for the city

Jul 24, 2015 - 11:10 AM

A seamless railway an intelligent transport system and a government center may soon be built in Iloilo City through public private partnerships