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Defensor says alliance with Garin still intact

ILOILO Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. stressed that the alliance between the Defensor and the Garin political clans remain intact. Both political families are members of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan. “Waay ya sang deperensya ang amon ya… Wala pagbag-o,” he said. Defensor issued the statement to downplay insinuations that 4th district Rep. Ferjenel […] The post Defensor says alliance with Garin still intact appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 11th, 2018

House speaker to swear in Iloilo barangay captains

HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will administer the oath of incoming barangay captains from Iloilo City and the 1st to 3rd districts of Iloilo province on June 24, 2018, at the Iloilo Convention Center. Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said he already met with congressmen Jerry Treñas of Iloilo City, Oscar Garin Jr. of the 1st district, […] The post House speaker to swear in Iloilo barangay captains appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

BAC HEAD SAYS: SP blameless on lack of Capitol janitors

By: Gail T. Momblan DISABUSE your minds of the perception that the lack of janitorial services at the Iloilo provincial capitol is a result of the non-approval of the 2019 budget. This was the call of the Sanguniang Panlalawigan, particularly the committee on appropriations, which is being blamed by Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. for the botched janitorial […] The post BAC HEAD SAYS: SP blameless on lack of Capitol janitors appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

‘STOP FUND TRANSFERS’ COA: Defensor admin lacks sports dev’t investment plan

By: Francis Allan L. Angelo and Gail T. Momblan ANOTHER day, more “scare tactics,” arm-twisting, and propaganda. After the contractual workers, job hires, and janitors, the administration of Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. is now using young athletes to force the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) to approve the 2019 budget. This time, the governor’s son, Board Member […] The post ‘STOP FUND TRANSFERS’ COA: Defensor admin lacks sports dev’t investment plan appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Lea Salonga breaks leg while skiing

Lea Salonga broke her leg while skiing in Japan with her husband, the actress-singer announced in a video posted Wednesday on her website and social media pages.   View this post on Instagram   An announcement! But know that I’m okay, sense of humor intact. See you all soon, sitting down! A post shared by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Policeman-turned-lawmaker backs cop vs Garins | Inquirer News

ILOILO CITY --- A legislator and former police official has thrown his support for an Iloilo policeman allegedly mauled by Iloilo Rep. Oscar "Richard" Garin Jr. In a privilege speech on Mon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Policeman-turned-lawmaker backs cop vs Garins

ILOILO CITY --- A legislator and former police official has thrown his support for an Iloilo policeman allegedly mauled by Iloilo Rep. Oscar "Richard" Garin Jr.   In a privilege speech on Monday, Pangasinan Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil, a former Philippine National Police (PNP) official, also condemned "in the strongest terms" the attack on PO3 Federico Macaya Jr.   "My heart bleeds for PO3 Macaya and many others who, like him, are all but nameless men and women in uniform quietly serving, and even dying, albeit some of them being subjected as well to assault, disrespect and abuse by persons in high elective office -- the so-called mighty and powerful," said Bataoil, o...Keep on reading: Policeman-turned-lawmaker backs cop vs Garins.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 23 min. ago

Lack of janitors due to bidding failure

By: Gail T. Momblan ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. earlier blamed the delayed approval of the 2019 budget for the lack of janitorial services at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Without the janitors, Defensor said Capitol employees and officials, especially opposition board members who “stalled the budget,” should take the cudgels of cleaning their offices, particularly the comfort […] The post Lack of janitors due to bidding failure appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Big-time oil price hike set for January 15 | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Fuel prices spike Tuesday as oil-producing countries like Saudi Arabia cut their output to prevent oversupply. Outsourced contractor APO Production Unit says contrary to the claim of Foreign Secretary Teddyboy Locsin, passport data of Filipinos remain intact and accessible to the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs. Prince Harry's wife Meghan , Duchess of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

PH financial system seen intact amid Hanjin default

THE Philippine financial system is unlikely to be shaken by the loan default of a bankrupt Korean-owned shipbuilder, a Fitch Group unit said, but warned of challenges moving forward due…READ The post PH financial system seen intact amid Hanjin default appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

After cop mauling, lawmaker reminds Garin: ‘We are not high and mighty’

MANILA, Philippines – A cop turned congressman reminded his colleague, Iloilo 1st District Representative Oscar “Richard” Garin Jr, not to use his position to abuse the police. Pangasinan 2nd District Representative Leopoldo Bataoil said in a privilege speech on Monday, January 14, that his “heart ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

500K bounty for Bolivar’s arrest

By: Gail T. Momblan ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. said the province is “prepared” to give a P500,000 bounty for the arrest of suspected drug lord sErnesto “Erning” Bolivar. Bolivar, who had been considered as Western Visayas’ top suspected drug personality, used to operate in Iloilo province. “Ginreiterate ko nga the province of Iloilo is prepared to give […] The post 500K bounty for Bolivar’s arrest appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Old plastic wrappers discovered in closed landfill spark concern

Concerns about plastic waste re-emerged when a social media user found out that wrappers of food and basic household necessities remain physically intact years after they were disposed of in a now-closed landfill. Facebook user Rory Caguimbal narrated that he and his colleague conducted a “waste characterization study in one of the closed dumpsite or […] The post Old plastic wrappers discovered in closed landfill spark concern appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Teachers protest against PNP profiling, threats

Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers protest against the government's harassment of its members and efforts to vilify the organization on January 11. The PNP Intelligence Directorate ordered the profiling of ACT members in different schools in the country. Its secretary general and regional coordinator for Central Luzon also received death threats on January 11 and 12, respectively. ACT leaders across the country were in Bagui City on Juanuary 11-13 for its 5th National Leadership Training......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Alliance calls on Filipino people to act amid bleak situation under Duterte - Bulatlat

Alliance calls on Filipino people to act amid 'bleak situation under Duterte' Bulatlat Dr. Carol Araullo, chairperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, calls on the people to unite and fight the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

House memorial service for Batocabe

A memorial service for the late Ako Bicol partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe will be offered by members of the House of Representatives to be held at the plenary hall at 10 a.m. today. The eulogy will be led by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Hon. Michael Angelo Rivera, Justice […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

[ANALYSIS] Global threat forecast 2019

The global terrorist and extremist threat is likely to persist in 2019 as the Islamic State (ISIS) goes through a phase of readaptation and decentralization. The group has established clandestine and underground structures to survive in Iraq and Syria. Its ideology is still intact and continues to be propagated ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

NCA WC final today at Ynares

The National Cockers Alliance World Championship final will be held today at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

ACT official gets death threat during PNP profiling presscon

The secretary general of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) received a death threat during a press conference on the profiling of teachers being conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) this afternoon, January 11 at Teachers Camp here......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Need to rethink EO 70, ‘National Peace Framework’

The bungled witch hunt by intelligence units of the Philippine National Police (PNP) against the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) only reflects – in their implementation – the brutish style with which the government’s counterinsurgency policies and directives are issued by the highest level of command. ACT is the sole accredited teachers’ union in the country.The bungled witch hunt by intelligence units of the Philippine National Police (PNP) against the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) only reflects – in their implementation – the brutish style with which the government’s counterinsurgency policies and directives are issued by the highest level of command......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Duterte: Philippines will not buy weapons from US | Philstar.com

Duterte: Philippines will not buy weapons from US Philippine Star A chance to renew the US-Philippines defense alliance Nikkei Asian Review Duterte says Philippines won't buy US arms NEWS.com.a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019