SLOW, INEFFICIENT: COA calls out Defensor for ‘clumsy’ handling of development fund

THE administration of Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has dangled the fear of uncertainty and lack of projects amid the purported prospect of the non-approval of the P3.7-billion annual budget for 2019. Aside from the purported standstill in the operations of district and provincial hospitals, the Defensor administration claimed that projects funded by the 20 […]

‘No anniv celebration for CPP’

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion will deny the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) the chance to commemorate its 50th founding anniversary on Dec 26, 2018. “Di natin sila bibigyan ng pagkakataon na ma-celebrate nila ang 50 years of atrocities nila at terroristic activities na ginagawa nila,” said Lieutenant Colonel Sisenando Magbalot […]

130 hired-on-the-spot at PESO job fair

By: Gail T. Momblan A TOTAL of 130 applicants were hired-on-the-spot during the Provincial Employment Services Office’s (PESO) job fair on Dec 7 and 8, 2018. PESO-Iloilo Chief Francisco Heler said that applicants who were hired-on-the-spot secured jobs in malls, supermarkets, pharmacy, food stalls, Business Process Outsourcing and even overseas posts. All in all, 2, 346 job seekers […]

Free HIV testing available in Capiz

By: Alex Lumaque ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Anti-retroviral drugs, care and other needed support will be accorded by the government to people living with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)  or PLWHA who have been confirmed through free HIV test. This was disclosed by Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC) director Dr. Jojo Feliciano during a recent […]

Region 6’s Top cop scolds, punishes ‘sleeping’ cops

POLICE officers who were relieved from the town of Anilao, Iloilo for allegedly sleeping while on duty reported to the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 headquarters in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City on Dec 10, 2018. As the 27 officers arrived at the administration building, Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, PRO-6 director, personally met and gave them a […]