SCARE TACTIC : Defensor resorts to ‘fear-mongering’ over 2019 budget

THE administration of Iloilo Gov. Arthur D. Defensor Sr. has been raising many issues if the Sangguniang Panlalawigan fails to pass P3.7-billion budget for 2019 before Dec. 30, 2018. Under budgetary rules, failure to pass the 2019 budget would mean reenactment of the appropriations act for 2018. A reenacted budget would mean that new programs […]

Campus journalists told to uphold truth to fight wrong info

PHILIPPINE Information Agency (PIA) Director-General Harold Clavite said campus journalists play a significant role in the fight against misinformation and disinformation. In a video message shown during the recently concluded College Press Conference and Awards 2018 held at The Mansion Hotel in Iloilo City, Clavite said campus journalists have more knowledge on social media, which […]

Eat moderately this Christmas

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) advised the public to eat moderately during Christmas parties. “Eating your favorite food is not prohibited, like if you want to eat lechon, but you should eat moderately,” said  Dr. Bernard Caspe, CHO chief. Caspe said persons who were told to avoid food that would trigger hypertension and diabetes […]

MIWD CAUGHT IN LEGAL BIND: Water district submits board nominees to both guv, city mayor

THE Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) now finds itself in a legal bind over the appointment of a new director in January 2019. Lawyer Cyril Regalado, MIWD corporate secretary, he submitted to both Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. and Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III the names the possible replacements of MIWD Director Josephine Abad-Caram […]