• Taxis wait for passengers in front of a mall on Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City. In 2010 in the wake of a series of robberies victimizing drivers, taxi operators and the police agreed to observe the “log in, log out” system. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • Chief Superintendent Bernardo Diaz, Western Visayas police director, administers the oath-taking of 35 newly hired non-uniformed personnel of the Police Regional Office 6 in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City on Oct. 5, 2015. The Philippine National Police is hiring civilians to do administrative tasks so that more police officers can do police-related work in the field. PRO-6 PHOTO

  • Invoking divine protection and guidance, the chaplain of Police Regional Office 6, Superintendent Ronilo Datu (right), sprinkles with holy water a brand new police patrol car at the Iloilo provincial capitol grounds. It is one of 42 new patrol cars that the Philippine National Police has given to police stations in Iloilo province in a bid to improve their mobility and efficiency in maintaining peace and order. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN


    Local government and police officials, members of the Responsible Dog Owners of Bacolod, and other dog owners join the 1st MassKara Night Dog Walk from Barangay Villamonte to the People’s House on Sunday, Oct. 4. ARCHIE REY ALIPALO PHOTOS/PN

  • Colorful tropical fishes for sale attract a passersby’s attention on Valeria Street, Iloilo City. Haggling with vendors is not uncommon for those interested to buy. These fishes can be expensive. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • “Spaghetti wires” uglify Iloilo City’s skyline. This one is on Quezon-Delgado streets. A lineman is seen fixing this tangled mess courtesy of cable television, telephone and electricity companies. There have been proposals to place all these cables underground but nothing has been done. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN





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