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DUMAGUETE ALARMED BY SURGE IN CHILD ABUSE CASES

DUMAGUETE CITY -- The Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the City Social Welfare and Development Office expressed concern on Monday over[...]

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BUSINESS LEADERS LAUD CONG. BIRON BUSINESS ACT

September 24, 2018 - 4:17 PM

ILONGGO business leaders are confident that the Ease of Doing Business Act principally authored by Iloilo fourth district Rep. Ferjenel G. Biron at the House of Representatives will improve the business environment in the city and province of Iloilo.   On Sept 21, 2018, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted a public consultation […]

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DEATH TOLL IN MASSIVE LANDSLIDE IN NAGA CITY, CEBU CONTINUES TO RISE

September 21, 2018 - 7:58 PM

33 have already been confirmed dead and more than 60 are still trapped in their homes already covered by limestone and other debris as a result of the massive landslide that hit early morning of September 20 the slopes where hundreds of homes were located. Local Gov’t. Units (LGU) authorities of the City of Naga, […]

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JAPANESE FIRM, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL RENEW DAIRY PROJECT DEAL

September 21, 2018 - 4:38 PM

TENSHINZAN (Philippines) Inc. director Takahiro Ishii shows the milk produced through the Dairy Development Project at the Negros First Ranch in Barangay Sta. Rosa, Murcia, Negros Occidental. (Contributed Photo via PNA)   BACOLOD City – The Negros Occidental provincial government renewed its partnership with a Japanese firm for the continued implementation of a dairy development […]

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DENR ISSUES LATEST MEMO ON BORACAY ISLAND STPs

September 21, 2018 - 4:21 PM

caption: Cops stroll the beaches of Boracay Island. (Courtesy of Ricky Alejo) THE Department of Natural Resources (DENR) released its recent memorandum order, which detailed the guidelines on the installation or construction of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in Boracay Island.   The Memorandum Order No. 2018-04—dated September 18 and signed by Secretary Roy Cimatu—states that […]

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ILOILO CITY GOV’T UNVEILS TWO RESPONSE TEAMS

September 21, 2018 - 4:06 PM

ONE of the two brand-new patrol vehicles dedicated for the two response teams that will address various problems and concerns in Iloilo City, especially in the wee hours of the day. THE Iloilo City Government will soon deploy two quick response teams in the city to address various problems and concerns, especially in the wee […]

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ILOILO COUNCIL CALLS FOR REPAIRS OF MARKETS, SLAUGHTERHOUSE

September 20, 2018 - 7:21 PM

THE Iloilo City Council passed on Sept 18, 2018 a resolution requesting the finance committee to allocate necessary funds for essential repairs to the Iloilo City public markets and abattoir. Aside from generating revenues, the resolution stated that thousands of ordinary citizens depend on the services offered by the city’s public markets and abattoir, but […]

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CRUISE SHIP TO GRACE DINAGYANG 2019

September 20, 2018 - 6:57 PM

MORE or less 600 tourists and crew of M/V Pacific Venus cruise ship from Japan will witness the 2019 Dinagyang Festival on January 25-27.   “It will be a start. We are looking at Iloilo City as another cruise ship hub,” said Helen J. Catalbas, Department of Tourism (DOT-6) director.   Catalbas said she has […]

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YOUNG ARTISTS DEPICT ZERO HUNGER WORLD IN POSTERS

September 20, 2018 - 6:56 PM

EIGHTEEN pupils from the different public and private schools in Western Visayas created posters adhering to this year’s World Food Day (WFD) celebration theme “Our Actions are our Future. A #ZeroHunger world by 2030 is possible.” Franzene Jae Nobleza, 11, of Ticud Elementary School in La Paz, Iloilo City emerged as champion in the WFD […]

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DENR EYES INVESTMENT BREAKS FOR PEOPLES’ ORGANIZATIONS

September 19, 2018 - 11:19 AM

DENR Undersecretary Rodolfo Garcia leads the signing of the Tayo ang Kalikasan Commitment Wall. Joining him are Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. (3rd from left), Guimaras Gov. Samuel Gumarin (3rd from right); and DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna (right). (Louine Hope Conserva) THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) aims to provide markets to products of […]

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TODAY IN PICTURES: NEW LEGANES TOWN MAYOR TAKES OATH

September 19, 2018 - 11:24 AM

ILOILO Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. administers the oath of office of the new mayor of Leganes town, Jose Romi Marañon succeeding Mayor Adolfo Jaen who passed away last Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Witnessing Marañon’s oath taking are (from left) his daughter Frances Anne, wife Edith and Second District Board Member Demy Sonza. (Capitol photo)

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GUIMARAS PROVINCE REPORTS HIGHER SUPPLY OF CHICKEN

September 19, 2018 - 11:11 AM

THE result of the 2018 April round inventory of chicken in the Province of Guimaras for both farming and non-farming households revealed higher supply of native/improved chicken than layers reaching at 440,407 heads translating to a growth of 9.68 percent over the same period a year ago; the figure is still lower than its level […]

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RCW HEAD CANILLA: STOP ABUSE EARLY

September 19, 2018 - 11:07 AM

  Caption: RCW head HAYDEE Canilla DSWD regional director Rebecca Geamala visits RCW THE head of the Regional Center for Women (RCW) called on Ilonggos to help put a stop to abuses. Haydee Canilla, head of RCW, said that an early stand to say no to abuse usually deters further occurrence. The RCW, a center […]

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DICT-6 SEEKS PARTNERSHIP, COLLABS WITH LGUs

September 19, 2018 - 11:13 AM

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Region 6 is forging stronger partnerships with local government units in the islands of Panay, Negros, and Siquijor to boost digital inclusion and skills, especially in underserved communities.   DICT-6 Director Antonio Edward Padre called on local officials in these islands to welcome and engage personnel of […]

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GUIMARAS EMPLOYMENT OFFICE BEST IN WESTERN VISAYAS

September 19, 2018 - 10:39 AM

THE Guimaras Provincial Employment and Services Office (PESO) is the grand champion of the Regional Search for Best PESO (Fourth Class Province Category) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Guimaras PESO won the award after racking up the highest number of job seekers who landed jobs in Region VI. PESO manager Elena V. […]

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NIA MEETS WITH FAMILIES AFFECTED BY MEGA-DAM PROJECT

September 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Community ENR Office (DENR-CENRO) Barotac Nuevo participated in a consultative meeting conducted by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) with affected residents of the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II). The meeting happened  at Brgy. Guinbunyugan in Calinog town, Iloilo, recently. JRMP aims to usher inclusive development among […]

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CAPIZ GOV: RISE IN TOURIST ARRIVALS DUE TO GOOD PEACE, ORDER

September 18, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Photo Caption: Capiz Governor Antonio Del Rosario attributes the increase in tourist arrivals in the province to the good peace and order situation here as he thanked the laudable leadership and services of former Capiz Police Provincial Director Samuel Nacion during his stint in the province. (CPPO Photo/JBG-PIA) ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Tourist arrivals in […]

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