AmeriCorps Day, 2016

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ICPO: Full steam ahead in Dinagyang security preps

first_imgThe two-day highlights of the festivalare on Jan. 25 (Dagyang sa Calle, religious sadsad,sponsors’ mardi gras) and Jan. 26 (atitribes competition). The judging areas are the Iloilo CityFreedom Grandstand, corner Iznart-Solis streets, corner Ledesma-Valeriastreets, and Ma. Clara Street. If approved, the cancellation willtake effect two days before the two-day festival highlights, said Duero. Duero said the police will be strictlyenforcing, too, the curfew on minors. Of the 4,000 personnel, 2,292 arepolicemen. The rest are force multipliers (from the Philippine Army andPhilippine Coast Guard). The ICPO will also be prohibiting thecarrying of backpacks and bringing of glass bottles, pointed, sharp and bladedobjects. Over 4,000 security personnel would bemobilized, according to Lieutenant Mercylin Duero of the ICPO’s OperationsDivision. According to Duero, permits to carryfirearms outside of residences will likely be cancelled.center_img The ICPO already made such a requestto the Philippine National Police national headquarters in Camp Crame but isyet to receive a reply, said Duero. ILOILO City – Thousands of securityforces. Gun ban. Mobile phone signal shutdown. The Iloilo City Police Office(ICPO) is not leaving anything to chance in its security preparations for theDinagyang Festival 2020. Also for security reasons, there wouldbe a temporary shutdown of mobile phone signals within three-kilometer radiusof the judging/performance areas on Jan. 26. Police personnel will be divided into11 sectors, six of which will be stationed in the City Proper, and specificallyalong the Dinagyang ati tribes’ parade routes and judging areas. Drinking binges along sidewalks andstreets will be disallowed. Duero said there are specific kiosks for theseregulated by the Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc. which the city government ofIloilo tasked to organize this year’s edition of Dinagyang. Terrorists could detonate improvisedexplosive devices using cell phone signals, explained the NationalTelecommunications Commission and Philippine National Police./PNlast_img read more

Golden game

first_imgStudents attending the USC vs. UCLA basketball game Sunday afternoon at the Galen Center wearing all gold to support the team. To sit in the lower bowl of the student section, students were required to wear yellow shirts. USC Spirit Leaders and members of Trojan Pride led the student section in cheers, although Trojans lost to UCLA, 75-69.Ralf Cheung | Daily Trojanlast_img