Saturday, 28th November 2015

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November 28, 2015 04:52 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE CHAIRMAN of the appropriations committee of the Iloilo City Council shot down insinuations that the P1.816-billion budget for 2016 will give the administration an oversized army of casual and contractual workers.

Councilor Eduardo Peñaredondo said the City Hall’s casual workers are minimal in number compared to those in other cities.

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November 28, 2015 04:48 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

ILOILO City Councilor Eduardo Peñaredondo said while he is also interested to know how the city government’s intelligence fund is spent, it is impossible to pry into the said budget.

Peñaredondo was reacting to the call of opposition Councilor Plaridel Nava to scrutinize the intelligence fund and how it is spent in the light of the spate of criminalities in the city.

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November 28, 2015 04:44 AM

By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.

THE EXISTING resolution requiring taxicabs to log in police stations before taking passengers outside Iloilo City is considered inadequate to check crimes against cabbies.

An improved version of the resolution passed in 1996 will come to fore with the looming passage of an ordinance on the log in-log out system.   

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November 28, 2015 04:38 AM

By: Angelica L. Tapalla

MEMBERS of the Jaro PNP Station are seriously looking at the inside job angle in the burglary that was committed in the house of a businessman at LJ Ledesma Village, Brgy. Buhang, Jaro, Iloilo City last November 25.

Senior Insp. Herbert Ballego, Jaro police chief, said they are focusing their probe on the possible involvement of members of the village’s security force as well as the persons working inside the Celiz family abode.

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November 28, 2015 04:32 AM

By: Angelica L. Tapalla

A MAN claiming to be a security guard was nabbed by authorities after he was found carrying an unlicensed firearm and several pieces of ammunition in Molo, Iloilo City evening of November 26.

Elements of Molo PNP led by Chief Insp. Rio Maymay collared Jimmy Braga, 37, of Brgy. Bonco, Pototan, Iloilo, and a security guard in the said place. He was reportedly driving a red motorcycle when flagged down in a police checkpoint along North Baluarte, Molo for driving without a helmet. He later turned out not having a valid driver’s license too.

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Poe leading, Duterte running

November 28, 2015 03:34 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

IT HAS BEEN almost two months since the day candidates for local and national positions in the 2016 election filed their certificates of candidacy. The scenes on the political front since then had taken an interesting twist. Read more...

Letting Monico be

November 28, 2015 03:26 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

ON TWO press conferences held by Monico Puentevella, misty eyes were the common denominator. The message is clear: sympathize with our plight. It is a plea for critics to let the Puentevellas be. It is an effort to gain public understanding of their situation and perchance for the public to vote for Puentevella in the 2016 elections.  Read more...

Where divine providence would take us

November 28, 2015 03:16 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

WE have to be ready for wherever divine providence would take us. We have to be open to it all the time. Even as we make our plans and pursue them truly as our own, we should not forget that nothing in our life is actually outside the providence of God who can adapt Himself to us, even in our worst situations and predicaments, and still lead us to Himself. Read more...

Why we remain “third world”

November 28, 2015 03:10 AM

By: Lucell Larawan

THE ANSWER: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” says Peter Drucker.

He could not more emphasize the role of a country’s beliefs, values and norms that downplay our best efforts to move us from the backseat into the limelight. Unless we understand what holds us back, our government can only make ostensible programs while the citizenry continuously becomes recalcitrant towards change.  Read more...

Peaking at the right time

November 28, 2015 03:02 AM

By: Norwin L. dela Cruz

After opening the season by dropping three of their first four games – their only win a 93-92 squeaker over the Alaska Aces in faraway Dubai, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Gin Kings were given up for lost, an apparent victim of failing to adapt to the new system introduced by two-time grandslam coach Tim Cone as well as of the constant roster changes in the squad. Read more...

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