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Espinosa presses innocence

CONFESSED drug lord Kerwin Espinosa yesterday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dismiss the drug complaint filed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) against him for lack of evidence. In his nine-page counter-affidavit, Espinosa said the PNP failed to prove that he had drugs in his possession at the….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 16th, 2018

Palace urges Lim to yield

Malacañang yesterday urged businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim to surrender to authorities and prove his innocence in court. Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos of the Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 65 has ordered Lim’s arrest after she found probable cause to put him, self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa, and their….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

ICCC probe must observe due process, mayor says

MAYOR Jose Espinosa III advised the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) to observe due process and fair play in investigating the alleged controversies hounding the Iloilo City Community College (ICCC). Espinosa, a lawyer by training, said all complaints should be validated and confirmed. “In dispensing justice, we have this rule on presumption of innocence. Everyone is presumed […] The post ICCC probe must observe due process, mayor says appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

JED FOR JOE III?: Espinosa seeks support of Mabilog, ex-barangay leaders

ILOILO City Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III clarified that the recent gathering of former barangay captains in the city was only a “social event.” The mayor confirmed that he gathered the former kapitans in a hotel on the evening of Sept 19. “It was a social event,” he told the City Hall beat reporters. Espinosa […] The post JED FOR JOE III?: Espinosa seeks support of Mabilog, ex-barangay leaders appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News20 min. ago

New QRT will monitor traffic-related incidents in the city

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Quick Response Team (QRT) will monitor and respond to traffic-related incidents in Iloilo City, especially after 5 p.m. According to Mayor Jose Espinosa III, one of the two brand-new patrol vehicles will be used to apprehend traffic violators. “Ang isa ka unit sa quick response team gamiton para mangdakop kag mag-tow sang mga salakyan nga naga-illegal parking. […] The post New QRT will monitor traffic-related incidents in the city appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News20 min. ago

City government unveils two response teams

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Iloilo City Government will soon deploy two quick response teams in the city to address various problems and concerns, especially in the wee hours of the day. During the flag ceremony on Sept 17, 2018, Mayor Jose Espinosa III unveiled two brand-new patrol vehicles for the response teams. Espinosa said […] The post City government unveils two response teams appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

'ChalkGen18: Louis Espinosa On Making A Difference Through Visual Arts

This young artist is all about sharing his craft to the world......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

CITY COLLEGE HEAD AXED

MAYOR Jose Espinosa III has temporarily relieved Iloilo City Community College (ICCC) administrator Maria Mathilde Treñas-Octavio pending the investigation on the alleged anomalies at the school. The relief took effect on Sept 12, 2018 following the executive order issued by the mayor on Sept 11. Octavio was likewise relieved as administrator of the Technical Institute […] The post CITY COLLEGE HEAD AXED appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Mayor mulls liquor ban to prevent drowning incidents

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MAYOR Jose Espinosa III plans to issue an executive order that will temporarily suspend the sale of liquor in the city as a precautionary measure as Typhoon “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) passes through the country. According to Espinosa, he will consult with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) before issuing the […] The post Mayor mulls liquor ban to prevent drowning incidents appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

City gov’t supports new ICPO chief

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MAYOR Jose Espinosa III expressed full support to the new Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) chief, Senior Supt. Martin Defensor. “Ga-expect kita full partnership between the police the new ICPO chief and we assure you that we are always in constant communication with them,” said Espinosa. Defensor assumed the ICPO helm replacing […] The post City gov’t supports new ICPO chief appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Political updates

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III remains mum on his slate for the 2019 elections. All we can get from him are bits, pieces, and hints to his candidates for congressman, vice mayor, and councilors. The mystery gets deeper as other parties like the Gonzalez group also offer an alliance with Espinosa. Talks of councilor […] The post Political updates appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Nightclub curfew selective?

A BUSINESS owner at Iloilo City’s nightlife capital Smallville Complex complained that the Executive Order (EO) imposing curfew on bars and nightclubs is “selective.” Councilor Joshua Alim said he received complaint from an anonymous person who claimed that the EO does not go after all violators. EO 146-2017 issued by Mayor Jose Espinosa III directs […] The post Nightclub curfew selective? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

City placed under Blue Alert status

MAYOR Jose Espinosa III ordered the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) to raise the Blue Alert status in Iloilo City as Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) makes landfall Wednesday afternoon. In a memorandum issued on Sept 12, 2018, Espinosa, who also chairs the CDRRMC, ordered the activation of the Barangay Disaster Risk […] The post City placed under Blue Alert status appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

CITY PREPARES FOR ‘MANGKHUT’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO CITY Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) head Darwin Papa assured Ilonggos that the city government is preparing for a potential super typhoon through a Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment. “As the directive of our CDRRMO, Chairman, Mayor Jose Espinosa III maga-conduct kami subong sang Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment. The City Engineers Office (CEO) will be looking into their […] The post CITY PREPARES FOR ‘MANGKHUT’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Joe III open to coalition

WITH two weeks before the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC), Iloilo City Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III said he still welcomes possible alliances for his mayoral bid in the 2019 elections. Earlier, the group of Councilor Joshua Alim, dubbed as the “third force,” said they are open to forming a coalition with Espinosa. “If […] The post Joe III open to coalition appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Iloilo City bags two national awards

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City topped the recently concluded National Literacy Awards and Philippine Bike Awards 2018. The city was adjudged second runner-up in the 2018 National Literacy Conference and Awards (NLCA) of the Department of Education (DepEd) under the Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly Urbanized City Category. Mayor Jose Espinosa III received the […] The post Iloilo City bags two national awards appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

New case? De Lima is summoned by NBI for a drug investigation

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Senator Leila de Lima has been served a subpoena by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for a drug-related probe connected to “the extrajudicial confession” of alleged Visayas drug lord Kerwin Espinosa. According to the subpoena received on September 7, NBI agents ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

U.S. presses ahead with Mexico trade pact, talks with Canada resume next week

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The United States is pressing ahead with a free trade pact with Mexico , but whether Canada will join depends on a new round of talks next week, after negotiations ended Friday, August 31 without an agreement. Officials had appeared to be on track to reach a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Espinosa pleads not guilty to murder

Kerwin, son of the late mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., is the primary suspect in the killing of Vicente Jabon on 31 May 2006 outside the barangay hall of Doña Maria. Kerwin’s co-accused were a certain Max Miro and Stephen Bobares. The Manila Regional Trial Court set the next hearing on 30 November and targets to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Kerwin Espinosa pleads not guilty in murder raps

Self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa yesterday pleaded not guilty to the murder of a barangay chairman in Albuera, Leyte in 2006......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Espinosa pleads not guilty

CONFESSED drug lord Kerwin Espinosa yesterday entered a not guilty plea at the resumption of the hearing of his murder case at the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 40. Espinosa stands accused of the murder of Barangay Captain Vicente Jabon outside a barangay hall of Doña Maria on May 31,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018