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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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ILOILO CLEAN UP DRIVE

May 28, 2019 - 10:53 PM

Iloilo City police officers join a clean-up drive at Aurora Subdivision, Barangay Aurora in City Proper District. The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) advised the public to keep surroundings clean to minimize dengue-carrying mosquitoes that bite during the daytime and breed in clear and stagnant water. City Health Officer Dr. Bernard Caspe stressed that cleanup […]

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CAPITOL PROVINCE DONATES LOT FOR NEW DILG-6 REG’L OFFICE

May 28, 2019 - 10:52 PM

Capsule-laying led by Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. and DILG-6 OIC regional director Engr. Ariel Iglesia. Capitol THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-6) is expected to transfer to its new regional office in Brgy. Bolong Oeste, Sta. Barbara, Iloilo before the year ends. The P47.2-million building is situated in a lot donated by […]

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CITY HALL CHILDREN’S CENTER TO SELL CRAFTS

May 27, 2019 - 5:41 PM

THE Iloilo City Government Children’s Learning Center (ICGCLC) will hold an open house event on May 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p. m. to feature the arts and crafts made by pupils and staff out of trash. Dubbed as “Trash to Cash,” the funds collected from the activity will be used to buy children’s […]

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ARMY, COPS TO STAY IN MOISES PADILLA TOWN

May 27, 2019 - 5:38 PM

BACOLOD City – Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the Army’s303rd Infantry Brigade, said that police and soldiers deployed to Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental during the election period will be retained in the area. He said the PNP also agreed to retain the troops in the area even after the Comelec control over the town […]

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3,000 CHICKEN ‘INASAL’ FEATURED AT BACOLOD FEST

May 27, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Vendors grill chicken inasal in a 300-meter grilling station along Araneta Street in Bacolod City during the 2nd Chicken Inasal Festival Saturday. (G. Masculino photo)   A TOTAL of 3,000 chicken “inasal” were simultaneously grilled at the 2nd Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival on May 25, 2019 that also featured a number of special events. Bacolod City […]

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KIDAPAWAN CITY ELECTED OFFICIALS TAKE OATH

May 25, 2019 - 3:07 PM

OATH-TAKING. Reelected Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista (center) took his oath Friday with his family in attendance. Other elected officials also took their oath before Judge Arvin Sadiri Balagot of the Regional Trial Court – Kidapawan City in ceremonies held at the city gymnasium. (Photo courtesy of Kidapawan CIO) KIDAPAWAN CITY – Mayor-elect Joseph Evangelista and vice mayor-elect […]

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250 KIDS FINISH CITY LIBRARY’S SUMMER WORKSHOP

May 25, 2019 - 2:37 PM

STUDENTS of the voice and guitar classes showcase their talents during the culminating activity of Bacolod City Public Library – Summer Workshop for Kids 2019, held at the Bacolod City Government Center lobby on May 21, 2019. (PIO)   A TOTAL of 250 schoolchildren, aging 6 years old and above, have finished the Summer Workshop for […]

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BACOLOD HOSTS 8TH REGIONAL COOPERATIVE CONVENTION

May 25, 2019 - 2:32 PM

THE Bacolod City Government, thru the City Cooperative and Livelihood Development Office and the Bacolod City Cooperative Development Council (BCCDC), is currently hosting the 8th Regional Cooperative Convention and 2nd Visayas Climate Change Summit slated May 23 to 26, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center. More than 400 participants from Regions 6, 7, and 8 […]

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RICE BLACK BUGS HIT NINE ILOILO TOWNS

May 23, 2019 - 12:07 PM

PEST ATTACK.  Photo shows rice black bugs,  locally known as ‘atangya’,  taken from Banate, Iloilo. Nine towns in Iloilo province, including Banate, has sightings of the sap-feeding insects, the Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office reported. (Photo courtesy of Iloilo PAO) ILOILO CITY — Rice black bugs or locally known as “atangya” were monitored in nine towns in Iloilo province, […]

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ANTIQUE GUV SUPPORTS DOH ZERO OPEN DEFECATION PROGRAM

May 23, 2019 - 11:35 AM

MORE  SANITARY TOILETS NEEDED. Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao commits to support the zero open defecation program of the Department of Health by purchasing more sanitary toilets. Mostly poor households in far-flung barangays have no toilets. (Photo by Annabel J. Petinglay) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao has vowed to support the zero […]

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DOT TRAINS YOUTH TOURISM LEADERS IN WESTERN VISAYAS

May 21, 2019 - 6:13 PM

TOURISM CAMP. The participants of the Future Tourism Leaders Camp initiated by the Department of Tourism, with (from left, front row) Bacolod City tourism officer-in-charge Sandra Ruth Sycip and councilor Em Ang, Tourism Assistant Secretary Ma. Rica Bueno, DOT-6 Regional Director Helen Catalbas, and Negros Occidental Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Cristine Mansinares during the opening program […]

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NFA RICE SOLD AT P27 PER KILO IN NEGOR

May 21, 2019 - 6:09 PM

DUMAGUETE CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) in Negros Oriental is still selling affordable government rice at PHP27 a kilo even with the rice tariffication law allowing more rice importation in the country. NFA-Negros Oriental general manager Hilaria Ganzon said Tuesday that they still have until August this year to unload their rice stocks before […]

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WOMEN DOMINATE LEYTE PROVINCIAL BOARD

May 20, 2019 - 8:49 PM

The Leyte provincial board presided by Vice Governor Carlo Loreto. (Photo from FB page of Leyte’s Sangguniang Panlalawigan) TACLOBAN CITY — The Leyte provincial board welcomes the election of more women into the local legislative body.  Aside from re-elected board members Gina Merilo (first district), Trinidad Apostol (second district), and Maria Corazon Remandaban (third district), two more […]

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DEPED-ANTIQUE KICKS OFF BRIGADA ESKWELA

May 20, 2019 - 8:40 PM

‘BRIGADA ESKWELA’ IN ANTIQUE. Students perform a dance number during the kick-off program for “Brigada Eskwela” at the Antique National School in San Jose de Buenavista town on Monday (May 20, 2019). The school cleanup program’s launch was held simultaneously in schools nationwide. (Photo by Annabel J. Petinglay) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique — The Department of Education […]

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WESTERN VISAYAS COPS REMAIN ON FULL ALERT FOR SCHOOL OPENING

May 20, 2019 - 8:39 PM

ILOILO CITY – The Police Regional Office in Western Visayas (PRO 6) remains on full alert status after the mid-term elections last week to secure the school opening next month. Brig. Gen. John Bulalacao, PRO-6 Regional Director, said he will not downgrade the alert status of the police because of the overlapping missions for the opening […]

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EL NIÑO HITS HIGH VALUE CROPS IN GUIMARAS

May 19, 2019 - 9:16 PM

EL NIÑO LOSSES. Ronnie Morante, Guimaras Provincial Agriculture Office head, says El Niño left the island province with PHP11 million agricultural losses. He, however, assured on Saturday (May 18, 2019) that El Niño is a favorable weather for mangoes.  (File photo) ILOILO CITY — The Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) of the island province of Guimaras has reported losses […]

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