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Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift

REP. Raul Tupas (5th district, Iloilo) refused to comment for now on the rift between the House of Representatives and the Senate on Charter change (Cha-Cha). Tupas said he cannot comment on the claim of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that congressmen can continue amending the 1987 Constitution sans the participation of the Senate. While the […] The post Iloilo lawmaker mum on Cha-cha rift appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJan 24th, 2018

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 NewsJan 16th, 2019

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 NewsJan 16th, 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

PNP: Garins’ security agency not licensed to deploy bodyguards

Security guards at the agency owned by the family of Iloilo lawmaker Oscar Garin Jr. cannot be hired as bodyguards, records at the Philippine National Police Regional Civil Service Unit showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Iloilo lawmaker Oscar Garin Jr. surrenders 2 more guns

Iloilo Rep. Oscar Garin Jr., who along with his father Mayor Oscar Garin of Guimbal town were accused of beating up a police officer, surrendered two more guns yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Iloilo lawmaker Oscar Garin Jr. surrenders 2 more guns

Iloilo Rep. Oscar Garin Jr., who along with his father Mayor Oscar Garin of Guimbal town were accused of beating up a police officer, surrendered two more guns yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Duterte orders filing of cases vs lawmaker, father for mauling cop

By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Francis Allan L. Angelo PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año to file charges against Iloilo 1st district Rep. Richard Garin and his father, Mayor Oscar Garin of Guimbal, Iloilo for allegedly mauling a police officer. In an interview after visiting […] The post Duterte orders filing of cases vs lawmaker, father for mauling cop appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Duterte orders DILG to file charges vs Iloilo lawmaker, mayor | The Manila Times Online

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte asked the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to file charges against a lawmaker and his father for allegedly mauling a police officer in a townREAD The post D.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker apologizes for mauling police officer | The Manila Times Online

ILOILO 1st District Rep. Richard Garin apologized for mauling a municipal police officer in his town last Wednesday. I reiterate my apologies for my actions, which I take full responsibilityREAD The p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker apologizes for attacking cop

Iloilo first district Rep. Oscar Garin Jr. has apologized for an incident wherein he and his father beat up Police Officer 3 Federico Macaya of the Guimbal police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker apologizes for attacking cop

Iloilo first district Rep. Oscar Garin Jr. has apologized for an incident wherein he and his father beat up Police Officer 3 Federico Macaya of the Guimbal police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker apologizes for attacking cop

Iloilo first district Rep. Oscar Garin Jr. has apologized for an incident wherein he and his father beat up Police Officer 3 Federico Macaya of the Guimbal police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker, son face raps for mauling police officer

A police officer in Guimbal, Iloilo will file charges against a lawmaker and his son for allegedly mauling him on Wednesday. PO3 Federico Macaya will file charges of physical injuries,…READ The post Iloilo lawmaker, son face raps for mauling police officer appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Iloilo lawmaker, mayor face raps for beating up cop

A congressman of Iloilo and his father, a town mayor, are in hot water for allegedly beating up a police officer yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Youth leaders trade brickbats over duties

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE rift between the two youth leaders in Iloilo City continues as Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation president and City Councilor Leila Luntao slammed the statements of the chairman of the Local Youth and Development Office (LYDO). According to Luntao, LYDO chair Jason Gregorio does not communicate with her and fails to attend […] The post Youth leaders trade brickbats over duties appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Bill seeks to end ‘endo’ in government

A LAWMAKER was in Iloilo City to consult Ilonggos on a bill which seeks to give security of tenure to non-regular government employees. Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate, author of House Bill 7415 or the Security of Tenure for Non-Regular Employees in Government Act of 2018, appeared during the regular session of the […] The post Bill seeks to end ‘endo’ in government appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

JOE III DOWNPLAYS RIFT AT CITY HALL

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City Mayor Jose Espinosa III assured the public that the city government remains united despite exchanges between department heads. “It is part of being in government. We are big happy family, I don’t promote animosity,” said Espinosa. Recently, City Administrator Hernando Galvez criticized the delayed implementation of the truck ban ordinance […] The post JOE III DOWNPLAYS RIFT AT CITY HALL appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Tupas mum on Jerry-Joe feud; mulls running for congressman

FORMER Iloilo City councilor Nielex “Lex” Tupas is no stranger to the situation where politics divided a closely-knit family. But the youngest of the Tupas political clan is not about to take advantage of the rift between Iloilo City lone district Rep. Jerry Treñas and Mayor Jose Espinosa III to advance his political career. To […] The post Tupas mum on Jerry-Joe feud; mulls running for congressman appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

‘I’M STILL CONGRESSMAN’: Suspended lawmaker defends use of office, public hall

ILOILO City lone district Rep. Jerry P. Treñas said he does not see anything wrong if he uses his office for gatherings and meetings while serving the 90-day preventive suspension meted by the Sandiganbayan. Treñas issued the statement after his arch critic, Iloilo City Councilor Plaridel Nava, asked Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to take legal action […] The post ‘I’M STILL CONGRESSMAN’: Suspended lawmaker defends use of office, public hall appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Ex-Iloilo lawmaker, Maguindanao mayor face graft raps

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against a former congressman of Iloilo and a former mayor of Kabunt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018