‘Don’t abuse issuance of PWD, senior citizen IDs’

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 6 cautioned local government units against wanton issuance of identification cards to Persons with Disability (PWDs) and Senior Citizens. Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, DSWD-6 regional director, said LGUs should ensure that only eligible PWDs and senior citizens are given the ID cards. Macapobre issued the […]

‘FUND MISUSE’ Ex-capitol exec mulls suits vs guv, mayor over financial aid

FORMER Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada said he is preparing fresh criminal and administrative cases against Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. and the mayor of Lemery, Iloilo for alleged technical malversation of public funds and falsification of public documents. Mejorada said the latest case stemmed from the P1,480,015 released to the Lemery municipal government under Mayor […]