ASSASSINS IN ILOILO: Top cop confirms presence of gun-for-hire group

CHIEF Supt. John Bulalacao, Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 director, confirmed the existence of a group of assassins in Iloilo. The disclosure came in the heels of murder incidents in the city and province of Iloilo involving riding-in-tandem gunmen. “I believe there is a group,” Bulalacao said, referring to an organized group of hired killers. Investigation […]

OVERTIME, OVERPAID: COA questions Capitol’s overtime work policies

THE Commission on Audit (COA) called out the Iloilo provincial government for its lack of clear-cut policies on overtime work which led to unnecessary expenses. In its 2017 annual audit report on the provincial government, COA said: “the Iloilo Provincial Government does not have overtime work program nor written internal procedures on the rendition of […]

TO AVOID DELAYS: DPWH exec mulls database of contractors’ equipment

The Iloilo City District Engineering Office (ICDEO) proposed the creation of a database of construction equipment owned by contractors in a bid to avoid delays in government projects. ICDEO head Engr. Rodney Gustilo made the proposal during one of their recent meetings with the undersecretaries of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). What […]