2 Capitol employees face suspension over alleged irregularities at Sports Complex

TWO Capitol employees are facing suspension of two months relative to alleged irregularities at the Iloilo Sports Complex, particularly the non-remittance of collection users’ fees. The employees are Norlie Dela Peña, administrative officer 1; and Randy Olmido, administrative assistant 1, who are both assigned at the ISC. The fact-finding committee created by the Provincial Legal […]

Two hanging bridges, access roads up for construction in Calinog

TWO hanging bridges and two access roads will be constructed in Calinog, Iloilo as part of the Forestland Management Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). DENR-PENRO Iloilo head Raul Lorilla said the bridges will be located at Barangays Hilwan and Aglonok. The access […]

City, province eye investors from China

THE CITY and province of Iloilo are eyeing trade and investment opportunities from China, particularly Hong Kong, Guangdong, and Hainan. A delegation from the city government, provincial government, and the Iloilo Economic Development Foundation (ILED) representing the private sector attended the Iloilo Investment Roadshow organized by the Association of Hong Kong in coordination with the […]

4,000 hectares in 3 Iloilo towns up for reforestation

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has identified 4,000 hectares of land in Iloilo province for its reforestation program worth P200 million to be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). DENR-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Iloilo head Raul Lorilla said it is part of DENR’s forestland management project (FMP). […]

Registration for barangay, SK polls until April 29

QUALIFIED voters for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections only have until April 29, 2017 to register, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Comelec Chairperson Andres Bautista appealed to the public to avoid beating the deadline before registering for the polls scheduled on Oct. 23, 2017. Local election offices in cities and municipalities will […]