Senate President Franklin Drilon (left) and Iloilo 2nd District’s Rep. Arcadio Gorriceta pose beside a marker at Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California, USA, indicating that Philippine national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal stayed at the hotel from May 4 to 6, 1888 during his only visit to the United States.
Start the day right
For these pupils of Tacas Elementary School in Barangay Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo City, it means being industrious. They are seen here cleaning the porch of their classroom. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
The weather’s getting fine, according to these teenagers playing volleyball on the shores of Arevalo, Iloilo City. Tropical storm “Egay” has left the country. But there’s another one coming, according to the state weather bureau. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
Colored chicks and ducklings as pets, anyone? These animals with dyed plumage are being sold near a university and a public market at Iloilo City proper. Animal rights advocates are urging the city government to regulate the breeding and sale of all animals in the metro. GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN
The Capiz Provincial Health Office recently conducted a day-long medical and dental mission at the Mambusao District Jail in Barangay Bula, Mambusao, Capiz. The team also distributed 150 reading glasses to all inmates of the jail facility. Photo shows a dentist checking a female inmate’s teeth. JIMMY BRITANICO, BJMP-6 PHOTO