Mother, daughter charged with estafa and anti-graft: Mayor denies accusations

GRAFT and estafa charges were filed against Valderrama, Antique mayor Jocelyn Posadas and her daughter for allegedly using her position and influence as former Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) lawyer to secure a private deal for the conversion of an agricultural land in Iloilo to industrial and for subsequent failure to account for funds amounting […]

More city college officials face ax

MORE officials involved in the alleged anomalies at the Iloilo City Community College (ICCC) might be removed depending on the result of the investigation, according to the City Legal Office. Atty. Ruledo Dela Cruz, officer-in-charge of the City Legal Office, said that aside from ICCC Administrator Maria Mathilde Treñas-Octavio who was already relieved from her […]

Parishioners seek action vs priest

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo TWENTY worshippers of St. Anne’s Parish sought immediate action from the Iloilo City government on the alleged illegal renovations initiated by their parish administrator, Monsignor Maurillo Silva on the decades-old convent of the Molo parish church. According to Atty. Ruledo Dela Cruz, officer-in-charge of the City Legal Officer, the parishioners wanted to […]

Mayor mulls liquor ban to prevent drowning incidents

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MAYOR Jose Espinosa III plans to issue an executive order that will temporarily suspend the sale of liquor in the city as a precautionary measure as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) passes through the country. According to Espinosa, he will consult with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) before issuing the […]