Panay-Guimaras-Negros up for Chinese loan financing

THE Panay-Guimaras-Negros Interisland Bridge project in Western Visayas are two of the bridge projects that might be funded by the loans from China. In a statement on Wednesday, Department of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the likely source of funding for the interisland bridge is an official development assistance (ODA) loan from China. The […]

Best performing police stations, cops cited

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) commended units, police stations, and individuals for administrative and operational accomplishments. Senior Supt. Canilo Fuentes, Capiz police director, led the recognition rite during the Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremonies morning of March 18, 2019 at Camp Apil, Lanot here. The unit […]

‘FERTILIZER SCAM’ CASE: Ombud reverses dismissal order vs 3 town officials

THE Office of the Ombudsman ordered the reinstatement of three local officials of Guimbal, Iloilo who were earlier dismissed relative to the fertilizer fund scam. Finding merit in the Motions for Reconsideration of the trio, Ombudsman Samuel Martires granted the plea, reversed, and set aside the July 2017 ruling. As such, back wages and all […]

U.S.-PHL cooperation leads to arrest of fugitive

MANILA – U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents, the Philippine National Police (PNP) Manila Police District/Special Operations Unit (SOU), and the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI)/Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) arrested a U.S. fugitive wanted on child pornography-related charges in Angeles City, Pampanga on March 16. The successful operation was a result of close cooperation between […]

NIA implements water delivery closure for irrigation repair, rehab

By: Danielle P. Pijuan, Public Relations Officer – NIA R6 The National Irrigation Administration, Region VI under the leadership of its Regional Manager Engr. Gerardo P. Corsiga, is the agency responsible for major irrigation projects in Western Visayas. In the province of Iloilo, JalaurSuageRivers Irrigation System (JSRIS) under Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office (IGIMO), is the […]