• In this blurred video grab from the security camera of the Roxas City Hall, Councilor Julius Abela (back against the camera) and his guard (in yellow shirt) appear to be ganging up on Gerry Ledesma, a staff of Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas. On Feb. 6, 2015 Dadivas filed charges of usurpation of authority, grave misconduct, conduct unbecoming of public officials, and dereliction of duty against the nine councilors before the Department of Interior and Local Government regional office in Iloilo City.


    GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - Summer is the season of singkamas or turnips – a perfect timing for its thirst-quenching quality. Turnips are a root crop vegetable that provides low calories. It is therefore the perfect substitute meal for people who want to attain a physically fit body without sacrificing the need for energy for performing strenuous activities.


    PHOTO BY KRIS FRANCIA A. LAJERA - A man (foreground) comes to the rescue of Shaina Loniego who fell on the road after being hit by a motorcycle in Jaro, Iloilo City. The man wearing the red helmet is Jomarie Cabal, driver of the motorcycle. Loniego was taken to the Western Visayas Medical Center for treatment. She had cuts and bruises.


    JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - If there’s a will, there’s a way, says Marjo “Popong” Lardera of Concepcion, Iloilo. He works in an electronic repair shop using his feet. He works hard for his family, he says.


    ARCHIE REY ALIPALO/PN - After long hours of working under the sun, street sweepers cleaning Libertad Extension Road in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City take a rest under a tree.





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