MARAWI SPILLOVER – ‘Secure coastal barangays’

ILOILO City Council members asked the PNP to brief local officials on security preparations amid the possibility of a spillover of the Marawi City conflict. The council unanimously approved on June 13, 2017 a resolution authored by Councilor Joshua Alim requesting Supt. Remus Zacharias Canieso, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director, “to give a briefing […]

‘Uncooperative’ landowners hamper line-clearing works

THE National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) appealed to the landowners to provide their line personnel access to their properties in order to cut and trim trees which obstruct power lines. Michelle Visera, NGCP-Western Visayas corporate communications officer said the issue with uncooperative landowners has been a nationwide problem faced by the transmission firm. […]

Budget for free meds underutilized – DSWD

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-6 called on the public anew to avail of free medicine assistance for indigent inpatient and outpatient of Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC). May Rago-Castillo, DSWD-6 regional information officer, said Region 6 has a P138-million budget for free medicines this year under the Libreng Gamot sa Masa (Lingap […]

DPWH: SARGASSO LACKS WORKERS, EQUIPMENT – Contractor told to explain delayed project

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) claimed that the agency is not remiss in ensuring that contractors comply with the timetable of their projects. Engr. Jose Al Fruto, DPWH-6 assistant regional director, also said that they already asked Sargasso Construction Development Corp., contractor of the Detention Tank project along Delgado-Jalandoni-General Luna Streets in […]