JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Before boarding a bus or jeepney for your Holy Week trip, make sure it has a legit franchise. Photo shows a traffic officer inspecting a bus at the transport terminal in Barangay Balantang, Iloilo City.
GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - A kiosk at the Iloilo Terminal Market is “blooming” with all sorts of fruits, vegetables and condiments, among others. The Iloilo City government has vowed to restore order at the market, starting with a review of the legitimacy of all kiosk occupants.
GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - A boy flies his kite above the Iloilo Strait separating Iloilo City and the island province of Guimaras. Flying kites is one of the favorite pastimes of children during summer.
PROUD TO BE PINOY
PHOTO BY PATRICIA BUYCO, INTERN - This biker attracts attention in downtown Iloilo City with his Philippine flag. Republic Act 8491 or the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines requires Filipinos to, at all times, accord reverence to the Philippine flag.
FIRE AND RESCUE DRILL
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - What should doctors and nurses do if fire hits a hospital? Iloilo Mission Hospital’s medical personnel hold a fire and rescue drill in La Paz, Iloilo City. The Bureau of Fire Protection facilitates the drill. March is Fire Prevention Month.
PHOTO BY PATRICIA JEANNE B. BUYCO, INTERN - A vagrant in tattered clothing tries to take a nap while sitting on a bench outside a store in Iloilo City. He and many others are often neglected by society.