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City Council failed to divine legal issues in GIFT

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos

IS THE Iloilo City Council partly to be blamed for the approval of the P125-million Joint Venture Agreement (JVA)

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19 drug users yield in Carles

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

ALLEGED drug personalities continued to come out of the woodwork and surrender to authorities.

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City jail clogged with inmates

By: Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon

EXPECT jails to burst to the seams what with the successive arrests of suspected drug peddlers and other criminals nowadays.

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Bids committee face raps over P2.4-M transaction

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos

THE ILOILO City Council is not taking the P2.4-million Holland Water deal sitting down.

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Ombud raps Syjuco for malversation, graft

By: Louine Hope Conserva

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge former second district congressman Augusto Syjuco Jr.

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By: Venus G. Villanueva

KALIBO, Aklan – Physically and mentally fit Aklanons who wish to work with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) can now have their chance to do so by taking the Penology Officer Examination on August 12, 2012 in Iloilo City.

According to Ma. Cynthia P. Aranas, Director II of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Field Office-Aklan, the examination is open for incumbent personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, personnel of Provincial and Sub-Provincial Jails and other interested applicants.

Aranas said successful examinees will be conferred the Penology Officer Eligibility, considered appropriate to second level ranks in the jail management and penology and functionally related services only, except for ranks under the Philippine National Police (PNP).

To pass the test, the examinee should get a grade of at least 80, according to Aranas.

Aranas said interested applicants can now file their applications at the CSC Regional or Field Officers.

Incumbent employees of the BJMP, on the other hand, may file their applications at the BJMP Regional Office.

“Application forms are available at the CSCROs/FOs and can also be downloaded at

To qualify, applicants must be a Filipino citizen; must be of good moral character; must be mentally and physically fit; must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs and must not have been dishonorably discharged from the service.

A waiver for height requirement will be granted to applicants belonging to cultural communities, subject to submission of certification of membership to a cultural community issued by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), the CSC emphasized.

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Ensouling the world

June 29, 2016 02:38 AM

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala

THAT IS, to endow the world with a soul, a living soul. We usually understand the world and everything in it as Read more...

Ilonggo unsung heroes of 'Dinagyang Sa New York'

June 29, 2016 02:21 AM

By: Alex P. Vidal

NEW YORK CITY – Unknown to many people, several New York-based Ilonggos silently did a yeoman's job to Read more...

Easing the snarl

June 29, 2016 02:14 AM

By: Modesto P. Sa-onoy

IN ALL MY meetings during the last two weeks with friends and officials of the city, the number one problem that Read more...

The Prez and the Press

June 29, 2016 02:09 AM

REGRETTABLY, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned Read more...

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