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RUMBLE STRIPS INSTALLED ALONG DIVERSION ROAD PEDESTRIAN LANE

ALERT STRIPS. Personnel of the City District Engineering Office (CDEO) of the Department of Public Works and Highways install rumble[...]

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GUIMARASNON IS THE OLDEST ALS PASSER IN PH

October 18, 2018 - 6:36 PM

A 90-YEAR-OLD Guimarasnon was the oldest passer of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Philippines.   Mr. Jose Gandecela of Barangay Dolores in the town of Nueva Valencia finished the 10-month curriculum last October 2017 and passed the examination given last March 11, 2018. In October this year, […]

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OTOP HUB OPENS IN VISAYAS

October 17, 2018 - 9:30 PM

DTI Bohol brings the first OTOP Hub in Visayas to Life. The OTOP Philippine Hub Can be found in Island City Mall, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. The best of the regions quality products such as souvenir items, wearables, home furnishings, fashion accessories, processed food, gifts and decors, and health and wellness goods from all over the region […]

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REP. CORTES RUNNING FOR MANDAUE MAYOR ANEW

October 16, 2018 - 6:28 PM

Cebu 6th District Representative Jonas Cortes (Photo courtesy of Rep. Jonas C. Cortes) CEBU CITY – Cebu 6th District Representative Jonas Cortes and other candidates of his “Kaabag Anak sa Mandaue” (KAM) party filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COC) on Monday before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Mandaue City. Cortes, who is supporting the candidacy of […]

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PLAN REVISIONS DELAY RECONSTRUCTION OF YOLANDA-HIT DTI OFFICE

October 16, 2018 - 6:30 PM

UP FOR RECONSTRUCTION. The Department of Trade and Industry regional office here damaged by super typhoon Yolanda in 2013 at the Government Center in Palo, Leyte. (Photo by Sarwell Meniano)  PALO, Leyte — The reconstruction of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) regional office here, which was destroyed by the super typhoon in 2013, may not push through […]

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OCT 19 STILL NON-WORKING HOLIDAY IN BACOLOD CITY

October 16, 2018 - 6:31 PM

The façade of the Bacolod City Government Center. (PNA Bacolod file photo)   BACOLOD CITY – October 19 will remain a special non-working holiday in this city while the bill which changes the Charter Day of Bacolod to June 18 has yet to be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. City Legal Officer Joselito Bayatan announced this on […]

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DENR: BORACAY NO LONGER A CESSPOOL

October 16, 2018 - 6:14 PM

RESIDENTS of Boracay Island, journalists and officials join the Aklan Day Salubungan on Oct 15, 2018, which marked the start of the 10-day dry run for the island’s re-opening on Oct 26. (Contributed photo)   SIX months into its massive rehabilitation, the world famous white-sand destination Boracay Island has been declared fit for swimming.   […]

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ILOILO GOV’S SON EYES CONGRESS SEAT

October 16, 2018 - 6:23 PM

First-termer board member Lorenz Defensor eyes a seat in the House of Representatives for the third disrict of Iloilo.   ILOILO CITY – First -termer board member Lorenz Defensor, youngest son of Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., on Monday filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for a seat at the House of Representatives in the 3rd district […]

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BORACAY GRANTED WITH 200 E-TRIKES

October 16, 2018 - 4:42 PM

BORACAY E-TRIKE: Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi (center) together with Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade (L) and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo M. Año (R) displayed the signed Memorandum of Agreement, marking the donation of 200 energy efficient electric tricycles to Boracay Island. Witnessing the signing ceremony are Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force members (L-R) […]

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TODAY IN PICTURES: PARTNERS IN BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION

October 16, 2018 - 4:46 PM

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu shakes hands with Michael Martillano of the Boracay Business Administration of Scuba Shops (BBASS) following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the DENR’s Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) in Aklan and BBASS for the protection of the biodiversity of Boracay Island. BBASS will, among others, assist the […]

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PPOC, PADAC CREATE AUDIT TEAM FOR TOWN COUNCILS

October 15, 2018 - 7:10 PM

GOV. ANTONIO Del Rosario presides the joint meeting of the Capiz Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) that approved measures to strengthen the local councils and the campaign for peace, security and development in the province. (PIA-Capiz)   ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The Capiz Provincial Peace and Order Council […]

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DOH SCALES UP HIV AWARENESS CAMPAIGN THRU ‘LHIVE FREE’

October 15, 2018 - 7:06 PM

The Department of Health (DOH) is strengthening its campaign to combat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) through “LHIVE FREE.”   Caroline Tumabotabo, DOH-6 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Nurse Coordinator, said LHIVE FREE is a campaign created by the DOH and Integrative Competitive Intelligence Asia (ICI Asia).   “There is a need […]

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ILOILO CITY VILLAGES TO ADOPT NCD SERVICES

October 15, 2018 - 11:05 PM

ILOILO City Councilor Candice Magdalane A. Tupas authors the ‘PhilPEN Ordinance’ of Iloilo City that institutionalizes the Philippine Package of Essential Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Services. (PNA photo)     THE Philippine Package of Essential Non-Communicable Disease Services (PhilPEN) Ordinance will soon be adopted in barangays in Iloilo City.    Councilor Candice Tupas chairman on Health, Sanitation, and […]

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P163M MUSEUM TO RISE IN BACOLOD CITY

October 15, 2018 - 11:04 PM

SENATOR Juan Miguel Zubiri turns over the architectural design and perspective of the P163-million museum for Bacolod City to City officials headed by Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran with Councilors Em Legaspi, Caesar Distrito, and Bart Orola on Oct 14, 2018 at the L’Fisher Hotel. (Dolly Yasa)   BACOLOD City – Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Miguel […]

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RIVER DEV’T PROJECT BAGS 2018 GALING POOK AWARD

October 15, 2018 - 11:02 PM

THE Iloilo-Batiano River Development Project was one of the top ten recipients of the highly coveted Galing Pook Awards 2018.   Mayor Jose Espinosa III received the plaque together with other city officials at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center in Quezon City on October 11, 2018.   The Iloilo-Batiano River Development Project was in collaboration […]

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LAMBUNAO TOWN TO PRODUCE ‘CHAMPION FARMERS’

October 13, 2018 - 10:17 PM

ILOILO CITY — The local government unit of Lambunao in lloilo province is targeting to produce a thousand “Champion Farmers” by next year to provide employment to other land tillers. Mayor Jason Gonzales bared this plan in his keynote speech during the local entrepreneur workshop “Road to Open Collaboration with East Asian Network (OCEAN18) in this […]

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ILOILO CITY BAGS GALING POOK AWARD FOR CLEANING RIVER

October 13, 2018 - 10:20 PM

ILOILO CITY — Iloilo City, for the second time, has been conferred the Galing Pook Award, which recognizes best local government practices in the country worthy of replication by other local government units (LGUs). Its entry, the Iloilo Batiano River Development Project, joined the rest of nine other LGU awardees conferred in a ceremony held in […]

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