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ILOILO CITY OBSERVES ASEAN DENGUE DAY

COMMITTED. Pupils in elementary schools in Iloilo City on Friday (June 14, 2019) pledge their commitment to end dengue. Dr. Rose[...]

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DEPED CEBU LAUNCHES IC CEBU

June 3, 2019 - 9:10 PM

THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday, May 30, launched a new program called Integrated Curriculum for Cebuano Learners to Engage for Better Understanding (iC Cebu), which will serve as an intervention to address the least-learned competencies of the Cebuano students. The Cebu Provincial Government, through Provincial Information Officer Ainjeliz Dela Torre-Orong, joined the launching […]

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SOLO PARENTS ORDINANCE APPROVED

June 3, 2019 - 9:00 PM

SINGLE parents in Iloilo City can now enjoy benefits and services from the city government with the approval of the “The Solo Parents Ordinance of Iloilo City”. The Sangguniang Panlungsod on Friday approved the ordinance institutionalizing the program and services to solo/single parents and their children in lloilo City. The ordinance is anchored on Republic […]

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ILOILO BAGS WHO PLUM FOR TOBACCO CONTROL INITIATIVES

June 3, 2019 - 8:59 PM

THE World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region cited Iloilo City as one of the five recipients of their World No Tobacco Day Awards for its outstanding work in tobacco control. Iloilo City was the only local government unit (LGU) in the country to receive the award. Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Taskforce (ICAST) Director Iñigo Garingalao, […]

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BFAR STARTS RECONSTRUCTION OF ‘YOLANDA’-HIT BLDG

June 1, 2019 - 8:33 PM

SOON TO RISE. An architect’s perspective on the new five-story regional office building of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Tacloban City. The fisheries bureau is eyeing the completion of its five-story disaster-resilient building by mid-2020 after it was delayed for several years due to bureaucratic hurdles. (Photo courtesy of BFAR) TACLOBAN CITY — […]

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NEW WATER SYSTEM TO BENEFIT HOUSEHOLDS IN ILOILO TOWN

June 1, 2019 - 8:27 PM

WATER SUPPLY. Governor-elect and 3rd District Rep. Arthur Defensor, Jr. tests the water supply from the newly-inaugurated water system in Tinio-an village, Cabatuan town on Friday (May 31, 2019). A total of 89 households in the said village will benefit from the water system project implemented under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project of the Iloilo provincial government. (Photo […]

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25 NABBED IN 8 DRUG OPS IN NEGOCC CITIES

May 31, 2019 - 6:09 PM

SHABU SEIZED. Operatives of Police Station 7 in Bacolod City seized  21 sachets of shabu valued at PHP120,000 from a street level target. The suspect was among the 17 persons arrested during the buy-bust at Purok Pili, Barangay 8 on Wednesday afternoon (May 29, 2019). (Photo courtesy of Bacolod City Police Office) BACOLOD CITY — A total of […]

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NEGOCC FARMERS, FISHERFOLK LOSE P124-M DUE TO DRY SPELL, PESTS

May 31, 2019 - 5:57 PM

DRY SPELL. A rice farm in Cauayan, Negros Occidental dries up due to extreme heat associated with weak El Niño last month. The rice sector in the province incurred a total of PHP94.018 million in losses from January 1 to May 27 this year. (Contributed file photo) BACOLOD CITY — Farmers and fisherfolk in Negros Occidental have suffered […]

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BRIGADA ESKWELA RAISES P334-M DONATION IN EASTERN VISAYAS

May 31, 2019 - 1:04 AM

BACK TO SCHOOL. Soldiers of the 20th Infantry Battalion join the Brigada Eskwela at Las Navas National High School in Las Navas, Northern Samar. Public schools in Eastern Visayas has generated PHP334 million worth of donations from stakeholders during the week-long Brigada Eskwela. (Photo courtesy of Army 20th Infantry Battalion) PALO, Leyte — Public schools in Eastern Visayas has […]

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DINO EYES MONORAIL SYSTEM FOR METRO CEBU

May 31, 2019 - 1:02 AM

NEW TRANSPORT PROJECT. Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino , Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas chief, supports the monorail project proposed by the Udenna Infrastructure Corporation in a statement released on Thursday (May 30, 2019). The Davao-based corporation was granted the original proponent status for the Cebu Rail Project through its unsolicited proposal submitted to […]

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DOJ TO START PROBE OF SAGAY MASSACRE IN BACOLOD CITY

May 31, 2019 - 12:54 AM

MANILA — State prosecutors will hold a preliminary investigation hearing in Negros Occidental in connection with the 2018 Sagay City massacre case. “We might go to Bacolod City on the first week of July to hold a preliminary investigation,” Assistant State Prosecutor Ferdinand Fernandez confirmed to reporters Thursday, after noting that none of the respondents appeared […]

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W. VISAYAS COPS ARREST 889 DRUG SUSPECTS IN FIVE MONTHS

May 30, 2019 - 12:37 AM

STRONGER ANTI-DRUGS CAMPAIGN. The Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 (Western Visayas) arrested 889 drug suspects from 713 operations conducted from January to May 20 this year. Lt. Col. Joem Malong, PRO 6 spokesperson, said Tuesday (May 28, 2019) the arrested persons are result of the intensified anti-drugs campaign, with the commitment and dedication of Brig. Gen. […]

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CASH PERKS FOR NONAGENARIANS PUSHED

May 30, 2019 - 12:35 AM

Iloilo City elderly who will celebrate their 90th and 95th birthday will soon receive cash incentives from City Hall. During its regular session on Tuesday, the Sangguniang Panlungsod approved on first reading a proposed ordinance granting benefits and privileges to senior residents of Iloilo City celebrating their 90th and 95th birthdays. The proposed measure pushes for cash incentives of […]

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DRUG SUSPECT NABBED, P340-K ‘SHABU’ SEIZED

May 28, 2019 - 11:01 PM

DUMAGUETE CITY – Anti-illegal drug operatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) units in Negros Oriental have arrested a suspected drug pusher in an entrapment operation Monday night in Barangay Talay here. A report from the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) identified the suspect as Ronald Vendiola Patrimonio, […]

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LGUs URGED TO STEP UP PATROL OF MUNICIPAL WATERS

May 28, 2019 - 11:00 PM

MONITORING MUNICIPAL WATERS. Red marks as shown in this image are commercial fishing boats with fishing activities in municipal waters in some parts of Samar and Masbate provinces. This image was captured through the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite deployed by Oceana Philippines. (Photo from FB page of Karagatan Patrol) TACLOBAN CITY — An environmental group has asked all […]

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3 DEFEATED NEGOCC MAYORAL BETS FILE POLL PROTEST

May 28, 2019 - 10:58 PM

POLL PROTEST. Moises Padilla mayor-elect Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo (left), who took her oath of office before Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. (right) on May 16, is the subject of the election protest filed by outgoing Mayor Magdaleno Peña before the Regional Trial Court in La Carlota City. Garcia-Yulo obtained 13,056 votes while Peña got 5,493 […]

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CEBU LIGHT RAIL OPERATIONAL BY 2022

May 28, 2019 - 10:56 PM

UNITED AND SOLID Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Lloyd Dino (seated center), leads the group handshake with Cebu Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia (left) and Cebu City Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella during the Unity and Solidarity Meeting held in Cebu City on May 25, 2019. (Photo courtesy of OPAV Facebook page) CEBU CITY — The top presidential aide for […]

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