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RICE BLACK BUGS HIT NINE ILOILO TOWNS

PEST ATTACK.  Photo shows rice black bugs,  locally known as 'atangya',  taken from Banate, Iloilo. Nine towns in Iloilo province, including[...]

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Global bidding for $5.5-M fish port project starts soon

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Artist’s perspective of the proposed rehabilitation of the Concepcion Fish Port to be called as Northern Iloilo Fishery Rehabilitation Development Project to be funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).   The much-awaited rehabilitation and improvement of the Concepcion Fish Port or the Northern Iloilo Fishery Rehabilitation Development Project will start very soon.   […]

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84 schools participate in Iloilo task force’s anti-smoking drive

September 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM

THE Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) conducted a two-day awareness campaign at Jalandoni Memorial National High School from Sept. 4-5, 2018   The Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) conducted an anti-smoking awareness campaign in 84 public elementary and high schools, and private schools in the metropolis.   ICAST director Iñigo Garingalao said the initiative […]

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Iloilo City prepares for Typhoon ‘Ompong’

September 12, 2018 - 11:59 PM

The Iloilo City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) led a Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment in preparation for super typhoon ‘Ompong’ (international name “Mangkhut”) which entered the Philippine area of responsibility Wednesday.   CDRRMO head Darwin Papa assured Ilonggos that the city government is preparing for the super typhoon.   “As the directive of our CDRRMO chairman, Mayor Jose Espinosa […]

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Estancia claimants receive over half a million for oil spill

September 12, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Photo By Jonathan Jurilla The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) resumed on 03 September 2018 the distribution of compensation checks to the families and enterprises in the Municipality of Estancia, Iloilo affected by the oil spill from Power Barge (PB) 103. Then docked at Barangay Botongon in Estancia, PB 103 ran aground […]

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Senate declares every June 18 as Bacolod City Charter Day

September 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

THE Senate approved on third and final reading on Sept 10, 2018 House Bill No. 7044 declaring June 18 as the Bacolod City Charter Day. Joining the senators in a photo opportunity after the Senate hearing are Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Rep. Greg Gasataya, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Em Ang and Bartolome Orola, […]

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Organizations Regional Summit

September 11, 2018 - 9:37 PM

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 will be gathering hundreds of Peoples’ Organizations (PO) all over Western Visayas for a one-day summit called PO Regional Summit on September 13, 2018 at Diversion 21 Hotel in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. This is the first PO Summit that will gather all the POs […]

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Iloilo City Receives Two National Awards

September 11, 2018 - 9:23 PM

ILOILO City was feted in the recent National Literacy Awards and Philippine Bike Awards 2018. The city was adjudged second runner-up in the 2018 National Literacy Conference and Awards (NLCA) of the Department of Education (DepEd) under the Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly Urbanized City Category. Mayor Jose Espinosa III received the award on […]

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Dayaw’ IP Festival to be held in Capiz

September 11, 2018 - 9:28 PM

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The province of Capiz is hosting the Philippine International Indigenous People’s (IPs) Festival in October 2018. Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Officer Alphonsus Tesoro said the event dubbed as “Dayaw” will attract 400 participants from about 100 ethnolinguistic communities in the country. “This is the second time that Capiz will host […]

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San Carlos City among Green Destinations’ top 100 Sustainable Destinations

September 11, 2018 - 5:19 PM

SAN CARLOS City in Negros Occidental was named one of the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations for 2018 by Green Destinations. “We have been notified that San Carlos City, Negros Occidental made it to the list of selected destinations for the 2018 Sustainable Destinations Top 100 competition. This selection is expected to be officially announced at […]

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Iloilo Farmers Receive Solar-Powered Irrigation

September 11, 2018 - 5:26 PM

THIRTY bulb onion farmers are benefitting from the solar-powered irrigation projects recently installed in the municipality of Miagao here. April Joy Depamaylo, the town’s bulb onion coordinator, said the solar-powered irrigation projects were installed in two sites in the municipality. “One was installed in Barangay Cubay and the other one was in Barangay Guibongan, with 15 […]

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BSP stakeholders awarded in Iloilo City

September 11, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Monetary Board Member Antonio S. Abacan, Jr. led the awards ceremony for the stakeholders of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Region VI during the annual awards and appreciation ceremony held at the Diversion 21 Hotel, Diversion Road Mandurriao, Iloilo City, on 11 September 2018.   Waffle Time, Inc. was the recipient of the […]

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DTI MONITORS PRICES IN ILO-ILO CITY

September 11, 2018 - 5:24 PM

The Department of Trade and Industry-Iloilo headed by Provincial Director Diosdado Cadena Jr. and Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist Ma. Dorita Chavez monitor the prices of basic commodities sold in a major grocery store in Iloilo City, Sept. 6, 2018. The DTI called on establishments to follow the suggested retail price on basic goods […]

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PANAY FOREST AND CLIMATE PROTECTION PROJECT SET TO EXPAND NATIONWIDE

September 11, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hoping to expand nationwide a highly acclaimed forest and climate change protection project, which resulted in the sustainable management of resources in areas surrounding a mountain range on Panay Island. According to DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, the recently completed Forest and Climate Protection Panay Project […]

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MURDERED CEBU TOWN MAYOR TO BE BURIED ON SEPT 16

September 11, 2018 - 10:44 AM

Slain Cebu town Mayor Mariano Blanco III (Photo from his FB Page) CEBU – The remains of slain Ronda Mayor Mariano Blanco will be laid to rest this Sunday, September 16. Except for his daughter who  uses her Facebook account to express a few words of grief on the death of her father, the family […]

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Produce more rice, Piñol tells Ilonggo farmers

September 11, 2018 - 10:57 AM

 Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol told the rice farmers of Region 6 to produce more as the current farm gate price of fresh palay is P20 to P24 per kilo. “Farmers have been suffering for so many years that the price was previously at P8 to P12 per kilo only. I told them, do not blame […]

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Agri Secretary Piñol aims to revive Guimaras mango industry

September 11, 2018 - 10:07 AM

SEEING the high export potential of the Philippine mangoes, especially that of Guimaras, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol planned out strategies to support the local growers and stakeholders. “Let us revive the mango industry in Guimaras and I am here to help you. What do you need is a good market and fair price for your […]

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