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ILOILO CITY MAYOR’S CUP: City Hall, BFP top inter-agency cage tilt

POWERHOUSE teams fortify their campaign in the ongoing Iloilo City Mayor’s Cup Basketball Tournament 2018 as they pulled off victories in various game categories at the LaPaz Plaza Gym. As of May 15, the Iloilo City Government and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are the leading teams in the Inter-agency category (Bracket A) with three […] The post ILOILO CITY MAYOR’S CUP: City Hall, BFP top inter-agency cage tilt appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 16th, 2018

US, Iloilo City bask in development partnership

THE United States ambassador to the Philippines hailed Iloilo City’s development during his visit to the City Hall on April 19, 2018. Ambassador Sung Y. Kim and officials of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) were welcomed by Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III and other city officials. Kim said he was pleased […] The post US, Iloilo City bask in development partnership appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

City Hall employs indigent students for summer jobs

THE Iloilo City Government through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) has made available the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) that aims to employ indigent students this summer. Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the program is City Government’s way to help beneficiaries generate income. “They can use their salary to either pay […] The post City Hall employs indigent students for summer jobs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

No politics in meeting with kaps, volunteers – mayor

ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III denied that his meetings with various sectors in the metro are a form of politicking. Espinosa said he holds meeting with constituents, particularly the senior citizens, the persons with disability, the street sweepers, the barangay officials, and the city hall employees and community volunteer workers to learn of their […] The post No politics in meeting with kaps, volunteers – mayor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

‘FAKE NEWS’: City Hall denies sacking job hires

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III denied terminating City Hall “job hires” because of their political affiliations. “Waay ko ya gapahalin job hire halin sa una,” said Espinosa, Mar. 26, 2018. Espinosa clarified that matters pertaining to the human resources and administration of the City Hall is the job of City Administrator Hernando Galvez. Espinosa […] The post ‘FAKE NEWS’: City Hall denies sacking job hires appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Mayor wants space for blind masseurs

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III is planning to provide a cubicle at the city hall for a group of blind masseurs. Espinosa, who met with the group on Mar. 13, 2018 at the city hall, said the blind masseurs asked for space because they are presently cramped in the back of the Jaro gym. […] The post Mayor wants space for blind masseurs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

City’s drug problem remains unabated

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa wants a better and tougher anti-illegal drugs program as drug peddlers and users continue with their illicit activities. Espinosa said he discussed the matter with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) after he received reports that the illegal drug problem remains unabated “I have talked with PDEA as I need […] The post City’s drug problem remains unabated appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 12th, 2018

Councilor lauds Espinosa for ‘standing up to Treñas’

OPPOSITION Councilor Plaridel Nava lauded Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III for standing up against Rep. Jerry Treñas. “That’s normal,” Nava said when asked for his reaction as regards the supposed “loyalty check” at the Iloilo City Hall, Mar. 11, 2018. “I commend Mayor Joe for that because he has already cut the strings that […] The post Councilor lauds Espinosa for ‘standing up to Treñas’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 12th, 2018

City Hall execs quitting because of politics?

SEVERAL Iloilo City Hall executive assistants and aides have resigned or will soon resign because of politics, sources told The Daily Guardian. The exodus happened a week after Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas declared that he might run for mayor upon the prodding of barangay captains. City Hall sources who sought anonymity for lack of […] The post City Hall execs quitting because of politics? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

Employees rewarded for good governance

REGULAR employees of Iloilo City Hall get a bonus for passing the good governance standards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Mayor Jose Espinosa III announced the good news on March 5. “You can receive the bonus starting this week,” he said. Espinosa said the permanent employees will get their Performance […] The post Employees rewarded for good governance appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Mayor says he needs prayers, lots of it

OVERWHELMED by criticisms, Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III has turned to City Hall employees for support. “Buligi lang ang mayor n’yo, dal-a lang ko sa pangamuyo n’yo. I need it very much, buligan n’yo man ako,” Espinosa said during the flag-raising ceremony at Plaza Libertad on Mar 5, 2018. Espinosa said he needs advice […] The post Mayor says he needs prayers, lots of it appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

JERRY LIKELY TO RUN FOR MAYOR AGAIN

ILOILO City lone district Rep. Jerry Treñas wants to reclaim his old post at the City Hall. Treñas officially declared his intention to run for city mayor in 2019 after a so-called consultative meeting with barangay captains at his district office in City Proper, March 2, 2018. The congressman, who is serving his last 3-year […] The post JERRY LIKELY TO RUN FOR MAYOR AGAIN appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2018

Rehabinasyon Roadshow in Iloilo City today

THE Iloilo City Government is hosting today, Feb 9, 2018, the Rehabinasyon Roadshow and Town Hall Meeting at Diamond Jubilee Hall, Gen. Luna St., City Proper. Mayor Jose Espinosa III is leading the city government officials in hosting the roadshow brought to the city by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). “The City Government and […] The post Rehabinasyon Roadshow in Iloilo City today appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

City Hall execs given more time to answer chicken deal raps

FOUR Iloilo City officials were given extra time to answer the show-cause order issued by Mayor Jose Espinosa III as regards their involvement in the P3.4-million chicken dispersal program of the City Agriculture Office and National Anti-Poverty Commission. “They asked for an extension of time to answer, so I gave them an extension,” Espinosa told […] The post City Hall execs given more time to answer chicken deal raps appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

FAREWELL, FREEDOM: City Hall bids historic grandstand ‘goodbye’

THE employees of Iloilo City Government led by Mayor Jose Espinosa III will honor and bid farewell to the historic Iloilo Freedom Grandstand today, Feb 5, 2018. Instead of holding the Monday Flag Raising ceremony at Plaza Libertad, Espinosa issued a memorandum circular dated Feb. 2, 2018 ordering City Hall officials, employees, job hires, and […] The post FAREWELL, FREEDOM: City Hall bids historic grandstand ‘goodbye’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Mayor wants more historical structures

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III welcomed National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Chairman Dr. Rene Escalante during the latter’s courtesy call at City Hall on Jan 26, 2018. Espinosa discussed with Escalante the possibility of rehabilitating some historical statues and constructing new structures for the city. “Representation of history is very important anywhere […] The post Mayor wants more historical structures appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

CHICKEN BROUHAHA: Mayor okays probe on 4 city hall execs

THREE department heads and a supply officer are facing disciplinary action for their involvement in the alleged irregular chicken distribution project of the Iloilo City government and the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC). Mayor Jose Espinosa III approved on Jan 24, 2018 the recommendation of an ad hoc committee to subject City Agriculturist Romulo Pangantihon, General […] The post CHICKEN BROUHAHA: Mayor okays probe on 4 city hall execs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

City Hall employees to return bonus if…

THE Iloilo City government can appeal the Commission on Audit’s (COA) disallowance on the P46 million bonuses or Productivity Enhancement Incentives (PEI) given to city hall employees in 2009. But Mayor Jose Espinosa III wanted to be assured first that the legal remedies they will seek will not be an exercise in futility. “Before we […] The post City Hall employees to return bonus if… appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

City Hall worker caught in drug sting faces dismissal

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III warned city hall employees to avoid dealing illegal drugs lest they suffer criminal and administrative penalties. Espinosa made the appeal after a city hall employee was busted in an anti-drug operation on Jan 2, 2018. “If there are others who are into the same activity, stop it. We will […] The post City Hall worker caught in drug sting faces dismissal appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Ombudsman dismisses ex-city mayor over wheel clamp, towing deal

THE Office of the Ombudsman meted another dismissal order to former Iloilo City mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog relative to the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the city government and 3L Towing Services for the implementation of the city’s clamping ordinance Based on a press statement from the anti-graft and corruption agency, Ombudsman […] The post Ombudsman dismisses ex-city mayor over wheel clamp, towing deal appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

City Hall cites Ilonggo wushu athletes

THE Iloilo City Government honored three Ilonggo Wushu athletes who won international titles during the flag raising ceremony at the City Hall, Dec 26, 2017. Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III gave certificates and cash incentives to Arnel Mandal, Russel Diaz, and Francisco Solis. Mandal bagged the gold medal in Wushu Sanda (52kg) during the 1st […] The post City Hall cites Ilonggo wushu athletes appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017