CHAMPIONs still. The two Iloilo teams that represented the Philippines to the 2013 Little League Softball World Series and the 2013 Junior Softball World Series in the US are back in Iloilo. Majority of the players are from Zarraga, Iloilo. (Tara Yap)
PARKING LOT.The City Council of Iloilo has passed an ordinance banning provincial jeepneysin the city to ease traffic congestion. But the city government closed De La Rama Street, which is a national road, in front of City Hall and used it as a parking lot. (Tara Yap)
SECRETARY to the Cabinet Jose Rene Almendras talks to Janet Lim-Napoles (sitting), husband Jimmy (right) and lawyer Atty. Lorna Kapunan (standing beside Napoles) at the receiving hall of the President’s Hall in Malacañan Palace after surrendering to President Benigno S. Aquino III Wednesday night. The surrender feeler was sent by Atty. Kapunan to Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda hours after President Aquino announced a P10-million reward to anyone who can give information for the immediate arrest of the alleged brains behind the P10-billion pork barrel scam. (Rodolfo Manabat/MPB/NPPA Images)
COURTESY CALL. Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella (center) with the 2013 MassKara Queen Candidates (from left) Joy Jontilano, Lady Ann Alquizar, JessaCostelo, HoneylenGarde, Indy Caroline Yu, Roselyn Corilla, ChinkyCantere, CharlynSabio, Rhea Mansueto and FranchetteLaguda.
MASSKARA LAUNCH. (From left) Roderick Samonte, MassKara Festival director; Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella; Councilor Jocelle Batapa-Sigue; and Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya. (D Yasa)
REP. Alfredo Benitez bares to the media where is pork barrel went.
(From left) REP. Alfredo Benitez, Barangay Captain Benjamin Parreno of Cansilayan, Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano and Vice Governor Eugenio Lacson lead the inauguration of the P2.5-million multi-purpose building.