MIWD board okays P12.349-B water deal with MetroPac

THE METRO Iloilo Water District (MIWD) Board of Directors approved on Dec 15, 2017 the water utility’s P12.349-billion distribution joint venture with MetroPac Water Investments Corp (MWIC), according to MIWD legal counsel Roy Villa. “Now we are working out and preparing the papers and the documents towards issuance of the Notice of Award to MetroPac […]

DENGVAXIA FIASCO: Syjuco raps Aquino, Garin for murder, plunder

FORMER Iloilo second district congressman Augusto “Boboy” Syjuco filed complaints for mass murder and plunder against former president Benigno Aquino III and then Department of Health Secretary Janette Garin relative to the Dengvaxia controversy. Syjuco, who is also a former chief of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), filed the complaints he titled […]

Antique gears up for airport revival

By: Dimple Rios, Paul Stanley Kilayko, Juliana Rose Pagador THE province of Antique is preparing for the resumption of commercial flights at Evelio B. Javier (EBJ) Airport. “The Provincial Planning and Development Office (PDDO) submitted a resolution to the Regional Development Council (RDC) for the EBJ airport. So with that resolution, they alloted a budget for […]