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CHED-6 silent on 7 SUCs  funded by DAP

CHED-6 silent on 7 SUCs funded by DAP

“No comment,” Dr. Isabel L. Mahler, regional director of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region VI told Iloilo Metropolitan Times when asked about the seven state universities and colleges (SUCs)in Western Visayas (WV) funded by the  Development Acceleration Program (DAP). Department of Budget and Management (DBM) data showed that seven SUCs in the region […]

DOLE-6 funds P78-M projects  in WV

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region VI funded a total of 212 projects worth almost P78 million in the first half of 2014, higher by 65 percent compared to the same period last year. Regional Director Ponciano M. Ligutom said the figure includes the 147 projects under the Yolanda Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Program […]

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PH population now at 100 million

There are now 100 million Filipinos living in the country, the Commission on Population (POPCOM) in Western Visayas said. The 100-millionth Pinoy was born on July 27 at 12: 06 in the morning. POPCOM-6 based its declaration on the 2010 population projections set by the Philippine Statistics Authority. According to the commission, the birth of the 100-millionth […]

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Iloilo City gov’t regulates ‘professional squatting’

Iloilo City’s Urban Poor Affairs Office (Icupao) said that it has tightened its watch over those squatting syndicates or “professional squatters” occupying the city’s relocation sites. Icupao Chief Wilfredo Jurilla said their strict validation of applicants and occupants of each granted lot including regular site visit of a detailed supervisor per site area is helping […]

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No retrenchment of college professors in WV, says CHED

There will be no retrenchment of professors and non-teaching personnel of higher education institutions (HEIs) in Western Visayas once the K-12 commenced two years from now, Dr. Isabela L. Mahler, regional director of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region VI said. “Walang retrenchment ang mga teachers. Walang retrenchment doon,” Mahler said. The commission, together with […]

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‘Courier services’ supply drugs

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency PDEA Region VI revealed that domestic drug smugglers have a new shipment trend using the ‘courier services’ in delivering their supplies. PDEA-6 Director Paul Ledesma admitted they have already confiscated millions worth of shabu which were shipped through different couriers in Western Visayas. To stop this illegal activity, Ledesma has […]

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IMT launches book drive

With the aim of eradicating illiteracy, different communities will benefit from the book donation event by Metropolitan Global PH Communications Co., the publisher of Iloilo Metropolitan Times. The company plans to collect at least 200 new or gently-used story books or academic books and donate them to charity. The objective in forming a book donation […]

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Ilonggo solons back  PNoy’s explanation on DAP

Four Ilonggo lawmakers concurred with the explanation of President Benigno Aquino III on the implementation of the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Trenas,Iloilo 3rd District Representative Arthur Defensor Jr., 2nd District Representative Arcadio H. Gorriceta and 5th District Representative Niel Tupas  upheld the president’s pronouncement during his July 14 national address that […]

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P650-M in DAP funds went to Iloilo

Over half billion Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund went to various infrastructures projects in the province and city of Iloilo. The list of DAP-identified projects released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), as of July 14, showed that Iloilo benefited from DAP with a total of P550-million worth of projects. These  projects are […]

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“Be proud in speaking Kinaray-a”

“It happens because we allow them to do that to us, and it shouldn’t be. That’s why we have this book, Padya Dungug Kinaray-a. The language meaning indi sa mga sulugu-on, sa mga sagada, sa mga imol. Kami mga tao, mga dunganon. (We are honorable).” That’s what Emmy L.Masola, treasurer of Dungug Kinaray-a (DK) said […]

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