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Defensor pushes for 12-day ‘menstrual leave’

Defensor pushes for 12-day ‘menstrual leave’

Iloilo 3rd District Provincial Board member Lorenz Defensor wants to allow menstruating women employed in…

12 universities, colleges in WV intend to raise tuition

12 universities, colleges in WV intend to raise tuition

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED-6) disclosed that there were higher education institutions (HEIs) in…

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DepEd: Field trips are not mandatory

DepEd: Field trips are not mandatory

The Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded parents, school officials and personnel that while educational…

BFAR opens Visayan Sea for fishing

BFAR opens Visayan Sea for fishing

Fishermen are now allowed to catch fish in the Visayan Sea. This after the Bureau…

Ilongga appointed as new youth commissioner

Ilongga appointed as new youth commissioner

An Ilongga youth advocate was appointed as commissioner of the National Youth Commission (NYC). President…

San Enrique mayor faces charges for not remitting GSIS, Pag-IBIG contributions

San Enrique mayor faces charges for not remitting GSIS, Pag-IBIG contributions

San Enrique Mayor Rosario Mediatrix “Trixie” Fernandez is facing charges at the Sandiganbayan over alleged…

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Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 187

ASEAN meetings in Boracay kick off

The 23rd senior officials meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has officially kicked off Monday in Boracay Island, Aklan. Some 100 delegates coming from the 10 ASEAN countries namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines are participating in the meeting…

ASEAN meetings in Boracay kick off

Antique prepares for investments

Governor Rhodora Cadiao is very positive that the incoming Palarong Pambansa 2017 which the province is hosting will bring good news to the Antiquenos as it will open the gateways of the province to new investments. She said that they are now preparing Northern Antique the tourism hub of the province in order to accommodate…

Antique prepares for investments

Police eyes task groups to help implement ordinances

The provincial government of Guimaras recently met with the chiefs of police of its five towns to check the implementation status of its Anti-Minor on Wheels ordinance, Anti-Plastic ordinance and Curfew Hours on Minors ordinance. The Anti-Minor on Wheels ordinance penalizes any adult allowing minors to drive motorcycles. The Anti-Plastic ordinance regulates the use of…

Police eyes task groups to help implement ordinances

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

After an unforgettable and historic feat in 2014 Robben Island Challenge, the first Asian woman to cross the iconic icy waters in the Cape Town suburb of Bloubergstand Betsy Medalla will take another challenge at the Seafood Trip Tourism Capital of the Philippines, here. The Capiznon pride will lead the launching of Capiz International Triathlon…

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

Uphold Life’s Sanctity,No to Death Penalty

Giving impetus to the celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the prayer rally of Catholic faithfuls rolled off at dusk yesterday to express the strong opposition of the Catholic Church against the proposed death penalty. The activity started with a procession around the Bacolod City public plaza starting from the century-old San…

Uphold Life’s Sanctity,No to Death Penalty

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Palace orders LTFRB to ensure safety of all buses

Palace orders LTFRB to ensure safety of all buses

Following the fatal bus crash in Tanay, Rizal that claimed the lives of 15 people, Malacañang has ordered the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to make sure that all public transportation buses in the country are safe and…

ASEAN determined to finalize COC on South China Sea

ASEAN determined to finalize COC on South China Sea

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is more determined to come up with a…

Iloilo City all set to host 2 ASEAN meetings

Iloilo City all set to host 2 ASEAN meetings

Iloilo is now ready to host 208 delegates who will be attending two meetings of…

DTI, P&G push for micro entrepreneur development through ‘Angat Kita Program’

DTI, P&G push for micro entrepreneur development through ‘Angat Kita Program’

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Procter and Gamble (P&G) signed an agreement…

Sports

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

After an unforgettable and historic feat in 2014 Robben Island Challenge, the first Asian woman…

Capiz inks support with ACS

Capiz inks support with ACS

The Provincial Government of Capiz has struck a partnership with country’s premier-maker of household and…

Eagerness to win keeps Vaughn Donayre motivated in upcoming fight

Eagerness to win keeps Vaughn Donayre motivated in upcoming fight

When Vaughn Donayre directed his career path to ONE Championship nearly three years ago, he…

Capiz launches 1st int’l triathlon

The Capiz Provincial Government has officially launched its hosting of TriAksyon 2017, the first international triathlon event in Western Visayas. Governor Antonio Del Rosario led the launching ceremony held at Baybay Beach in Roxas City on January 27. “This event…

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