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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

Tarlac no. 2 drug pusher killed in clash; 10 collared in Angeles

CAMP Gen. Francisco Macabulos, Tarlac -- A notorious drug dealer was killed in an encounter with policemen during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Bacuit, Bgy. Tibag, Tarlac City, late Sunday night. Senior Supt. Ritchie Medardo Posadas, acting Tarlac police provincial director, identified the suspect as Rodel Espinosa, alias “Deydey”. Posadas….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

No help for ‘narco’ kaps – mayor

ILOILO CITY Mayor Joe Espinosa III stressed that he will not extend help to barangay captains who are involved in illegal drug trade. “For my constituents, ari lang ko. Pero kung drugs, I will not lift a finger. Indi ko magbulig,” he said. Espinosa issued the statement days after his niece-in-law, Punong Barangay Keith “Dabing” […] The post No help for ‘narco’ kaps – mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Mayor calls for enhanced police presence

MAYOR Joe Espinosa III said police visibility in Iloilo City should be enhanced following the murder of an egg trader at the Iloilo Terminal Market on July 13, 2018. While the victim is from Tigbauan town, Espinosa said the death of Ranny Bibangco is still a concern as the crime happened in the city, thus […] The post Mayor calls for enhanced police presence appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

GENERAL SHUNS KAPITANA: Top cop thumbs down talks with ‘narco-village officials’

WITH her young children and mother in tow, controversial Barangay Captain Keith “Dabing” Espinosa showed up at the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) headquarters at Camp Delgado, Iloilo City. Espinosa and her family, together with some supporters, arrived at the lobby of the camp’s administration building at past 2 p.m. of July 11, 2018. Espinosa, […] The post GENERAL SHUNS KAPITANA: Top cop thumbs down talks with ‘narco-village officials’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Free civil service review for city hall employees

THE Iloilo City Government, through the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), provides free review sessions to its employees for the upcoming Civil Service Eligibility Examination on August 12, 2018. Mayor Jose Espinosa III encouraged employees to avail of the free review every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. “The City Government would like the employees to pass […] The post Free civil service review for city hall employees appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Mayor brings Iloilo to World Cities Summit

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III is one of the selected mayors all over the globe who are attending the 6th World Cities Summit and Mayors Forum 2018 in Singapore July 8-12. Espinosa has always prioritized innovations in enhancing the delivery of services of the City Government. He initiated the “Pag-ulikid” or Care Program which […] The post Mayor brings Iloilo to World Cities Summit appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Makati presses plastic ban compliance

Total fines paid by some 70 errant establishments to the city amounted to P350,000. Makati Mayor Abby Binay today called on food and retail businesses in the city to comply with the citywide plastic ban and to use environment-friendly packaging and dining utensils. The mayor cited a report of the Department of Environmental Services (DES) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

China presses Europe for anti-US alliance on trade

BRUSSELS/BERLIN — China is putting pressure on the European Union (EU) to issue a strong joint statement against President Donald Trump’s trade policies at a summit later this month but is facing resistance, European officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Joe is my priority – Jerry

IT’S A waiting game, too, for former city councilors Julienne “Jamjam” Baronda and Nielex “Lex” Tupas. Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas said the two are aware that he is still waiting for the decision of Mayor Joe Espinosa III to run for congressman under his ticket. Treñas earlier declared he will reclaim the office of […] The post Joe is my priority – Jerry appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Jam-Jam to step aside if Jerry, Joe settle conflict

FORMER Iloilo City councilor Julienne “Jam-Jam” Baronda said she is willing to step aside from the congressional race if lone district Rep. Geronimo “Jerry” P. Treñas and Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III mend their estranged relations. In an interview with The Daily Guardian on Air on June 30, 2018, Baronda said while Treñas offered his […] The post Jam-Jam to step aside if Jerry, Joe settle conflict appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

City gov’t earmarks P22 million for police

THE Iloilo City government has earmarked P22 million to acquire patrol cars and other equipment to boost the capability of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO). During his regular press conference Monday, Mayor Jose Espinosa III said he wants police officers to sustain their visibility as there has been reported spate of hold-up incidents victimizing […] The post City gov’t earmarks P22 million for police appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Iloilo City to launch mobile app June 29

THE Iloilo city government will launch on June 29, 2018, its own mobile application to make its services more accessible to the public. Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the ‘Iloilo City Mobile App’ will make a great impact on the city as citizens can access its services online. “We are one of the priorities of […] The post Iloilo City to launch mobile app June 29 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

City mayor appoints new set of MIWD directors

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III has appointed a new set of Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) board of directors. Based on documents secured by The Daily Guardian, Espinosa appointed Felicitu H. Tiu (business sector representative); Rebecca L. Maravilla (women’s sector); Ray L. Celis (civic sector); Antonio C. Sangrador (professional); and Ronald Raymund L. […] The post City mayor appoints new set of MIWD directors appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Joe III a victim of ‘broken promises’?

ILOILO City Mayor Jose “Jose” Espinosa III lamented that lone district Rep. Jerry Treñas “broke his promise” when the latter decided to run for mayor in the 2019 midterm elections. Espinosa said his brother-in-law (bilas) did not honor their agreement with former mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog as to their political direction for 2019. He said […] The post Joe III a victim of ‘broken promises’? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the 51-year-old construction worker from Butuan City. “We extend our deepest….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

City college eyes DRRM course

THE Iloilo City Community College (ICCC) plans to offer a four-year course on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) in School Year 2019-20. Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the proposed program would enable students to help Iloilo City strengthen its DRRM initiatives. “We are looking forward to this new program because we know that anything […] The post City college eyes DRRM course appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Mayor celebrates 62nd birthday with mass wedding

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III celebrated his birthday on June 20, 2018, with a mass wedding for 62 couples at the Ker Building beside City Hall a day before. Espinosa officiated the matrimonial rites to couples from as young as 19 to 66 years old who are beneficiaries of the program “Pag-ulikid sa Kasal […] The post Mayor celebrates 62nd birthday with mass wedding appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Iloilo city eyes US-based bizmen

FOLLOWING the successful First Iloilo City Trade Mission and Investment Forum in United States of America (USA), Mayor Jose Espinosa III is positive that they will attract more investors to the metropolis. Espinosa and First Lady Gina led a delegation of City Hall officials, business, fashion, and academe representatives to the series of fora in […] The post Iloilo city eyes US-based bizmen appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

No proof linking Kerwin Espinosa to drugs after Leyte buy-bust, cops say - Inquirer.net

No proof linking Kerwin Espinosa to drugs after Leyte buy-bust, cops say - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

No proof linking Kerwin Espinosa to drugs after Leyte buy-bust, cops say

There is no known proof that the drugs recovered in the buy-bust operation in Albuera, Leyte was connected to self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, two policemen admitted as they took the witness stand before a Manila court. In a hearing before the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 26, PO3 Neil Radin and PO1 Winefredo Guiron testified over the drug charges filed against Kerwin Espinosa, the son of the late Albuera, Leyte mayor Rolando Espinosa. Defense lawyer Jesus Obrero Jr. asked Radin if he had any proof, aside from prosecution witness Marcelo Adorco's testimony,that the drugs came from Espinosa. Radin said, "Wala na po (Nothing else)." Meanwhile, Guiron was the...Keep on reading: No proof linking Kerwin Espinosa to drugs after Leyte buy-bust, cops say.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018