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Grupo Progreso files COC

BACOLOD City – The Grupo Progreso (GP) led by Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia bared its complete line-up and jointly filed their respective certificate of candidacy (COC) on Oct 11, 2018 at the city’s Commission on Election (Comelec) office. The candidates running for mayor, vice mayor, congressman, and councilors were presented to the media in […] The post Grupo Progreso files COC appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 11th, 2018

‘Plundering’ the Bacolod treasury-12

BEFORE we proceed, is it true there is a gag order for media against the P1.7-billion loan? Of course, the “gag” can take several forms but this is not surprising for the government of Mayor EvelioLeonardia and his Grupo Progreso that has now earned a moniker as “Grupo Ingreso”. You know what that means. Since […] The post ‘Plundering’ the Bacolod treasury-12 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2019

Plundering Bacolod’s treasury-5

THE two sides in the controversial proposal of Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia to borrow P1.7 billion from the Development Bank of the Philippines had been published. Councilors Wilson Gamboa and Claudio Puentevella opposed the approval of the authority to borrow while nine councilors from Grupo Progreso that included four lawyers, issued a joint statement in […] The post Plundering Bacolod’s treasury-5 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

GP to announce lineup on Thursday

BACOLOD City – Grupo Progreso (GP) led by incumbent Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia will formally announce its line-up for the 2019 midterm elections on Thursday, Oct 11, 2018. Leonardia said their line-up includes members of national parties such as the Nationalist People’s Coalition, Nationalista Party, and the ruling PDP-Laban. Leonardia added that harmony between […] The post GP to announce lineup on Thursday appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Shoot the Reds if…

No, we do not refer to the red-shirted Grupo Progreso, the ruling political party of Bacolod that must be celebrating because of a disunited opposition that will ensure their victory in May next year. We refer instead to the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to the soldiers of the nation to shoot the Reds, the […] The post Shoot the Reds if… appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Travel bug; bogged down SP

THE travel bug bit the councilors belonging to the majority Grupo Progreso and the Sanggunian business bogged down. GP Chief, Mayor Evelio Leonardia, the sole top city official left behind tried to justify the extended travels but he must have labored a bit too hard that he had to be selective with his facts. So, […] The post Travel bug; bogged down SP appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Vote buying in Bacolod?

WHAT is this report that a candidate for Barangay Chairman in Mansilingan is offering jobs at the Bacolod City Government Center in case he won? It does not challenge basic logic to conclude that the only ones who can offer this prize are associated with the Grupo Progreso that is in control of the City […] The post Vote buying in Bacolod? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Joy Belmonte files libel case vs Manuel Morato, tabloid execs

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday filed a libel complaint against former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office chairman Manuel “Manoling” Morato and 10 others over the publication of an article accusing her of graft......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

QC vice mayor Belmonte files libel complaint vs former gov t officials

MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte filed a libel complaint against two former government officials over an article in a tabloid.  In her complaint, filed with the city fiscal's office on Monday, February 18, she said former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office chief Manuel Morato and former Davao del Norte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 56 min. ago

[OPINYON] Perspirational speaker: Pangkaraniwan ang lahat, maliban sa pagmamahal

  (Inspirational speech na binigkas kamakailan sa Junior Executive Development course graduation ng isang malaking kompanya ng bangko sa bansa) Hinalughog ko ang files ko. Marami-rami na rin pala akong speaking engagements hinggil sa marami-rami na ring topic: leadership, governance, millennial, media, social media, creative writing, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Universities, newsrooms in rare collab to counter fake news before midterm polls

Various news organizations and top universities agreed to collaborate to form the first cross-newsroom fact-checking initiative in the country called Tsek.ph for the upcoming mid-term polls this May. The University of the Philippines’ journalism department as well as Interaksyon, Philstar.com, ABS-CBN News and VERA Files, among others, initiated the project to counter the spread of […] The post Universities, newsrooms in rare collab to counter fake news before midterm polls appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

PNP files assault charges vs taho-throwing Chinese | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Philippine National Police or PNP files assault complaints against Chinese passenger Jiale Zhang who threw taho at a policeman in the MRT. National Enquirer lawyer El-kan Abra-mowitz denies allegations by Jeff Bezos that the National Enquirer tabloid had tried to extort and blackmail him, insisting that embarrassing photographs were obtained from a ‘reliable’ source. Singer ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Mother files raps vs 8 police personnel, doctor in son s death - The Manila Times Online

A mother on Thursday filed a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsmans Military and Other Law Enforcement Offices against eight police officers and personnel and a doctor over theREAD The post Mot.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Ma of 17-year-old ‘Tokhang’ victim files murder raps vs. police

"The person who pulled the trigger is not the only one at fault. The one who ordered the killing is equally guilty." -- Maria Kristina C. Conti, secretary general of the NUPL-NCR The post Ma of 17-year-old ‘Tokhang’ victim files murder raps vs. police appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Mother files raps vs 8 police, personnel, doctor in son’s death

A mother on Thursday filed a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman’s Military and Other Law Enforcement Offices against eight police officers and personnel and a doctor over the…READ The post Mother files raps vs 8 police, personnel, doctor in son’s death appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Suspended Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo files bail petition

A motion to post bail filed by the lawyers of suspended Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo has been raffled to the sala of Regional Trial Court Branch 10 Judge Maria Theresa Loquillano......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

PDEA files charges against parents of children used in illegal drug trade

PDEA has filed charges on Wednesday before the Navotas City Prosecutor’s Office against the parents of the children rescued in an anti-drug operation conducted last January 16 in an ‘Oplan Sagip Bata’ operation in the city. PDEA files charges against parents of children used in illegal drug trade The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has… link: PDEA files charges against parents of children used in illegal drug trade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

PDEA files raps vs parents of minors in drug den

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has filed criminal complaints against parents of minor drug suspects caught in a drug raid in Navotas.   PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said on Wednesday that the parents violated Section 10 (Other Acts of Neglect, Abuse, Cruelty, Exploitation) of R.A. 7610 or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.   He also said that Article 59 (Criminal Liability of Parents) of Presidential Decree 603 was also breached   "Filing the appropriate charges will serve as a warning to parents for their neglect and letting their child roam the streets, ...Keep on reading: PDEA files raps vs parents of minors in drug den.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

ACT Teachers files complaints vs PNP over harassment, surveillance

MANILA, Philippines – The progressive group Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) filed complaints on Monday, January 28, against the Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership, claiming that harassment and surveillance of their members is still continuing. ACT members filed complaints before the Office of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

6 persons of interest in Jolo Cathedral bombing

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is looking at 6 persons of interest in the Jolo Cathedral bombing , National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr said on Monday, January 28. "Dalawang grupo. So far, anim, six of them," Esperon said in an interview with CNN Philippines. (There are two groups. So far, there are ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

Recto files bill that classifies certain types of motorcycles as PUV

A senator is seeking to legalize the operations of motorcycles as a public utility vehicle (PUV). Recto files bill that classifies certain types of motorcycles as PUV A senator is seeking to legalize the operations of motorcycles as a public utility vehicle (PUV). Source link: Recto files bill that classifies certain types of motorcycles as PUV.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019