‘BLACKMAIL’: MORE Power slams PECO’s plan to stop operations in January 2019

A POWER distribution firm called as blackmail the statements of a lawyer of Panay Electric Co. (PECO) that the latter will stop operating in January 2019 if it fails to renew its congressional franchise to distribute electricity in Iloilo City. In a statement, MORE Power and Electric Co. said PECO created its own problems “because […]

STL firm rues bookies operations in Iloilo

THE authorized Small Town Lottery (STL) operator in Iloilo province said it is about to stabilize its operations one month after it began running the legalized numbers game. But Red Subay Gaming Corp. said bookies or illegal STL operations still persist despite their operations. Rommel Duron, Red Subay’s legal counsel and incorporator, said their “operation […]

20 JobStart completers for 2018

By: Gail T. Momblan TWENTY individuals completed the full cycle of the JobStart Philippines Program 2017, Public Employment Service Office (PESO-Iloilo) Chief Francisco Heler said. JobStart is a youth employment facilitation program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Government of Canada. The graduates underwent career coaching […]

Task Force Infra revamped, opposition councilor axed

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III reorganized a task force handling various infrastructure projects by ousting an opposition councilor as co-chairman. The reorganization took effect after Espinosa issued on October 30, 2018 an executive order streamlining Task Force Infra and removing Councilor Ely Estante Jr. as co-chair. The mayor said that the […]