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NEDA-6 keeps positive outlook for WV economy despite challenges

NEDA-6 keeps positive outlook for WV economy despite challenges

The outlook for Western Visayas (WV) economy remains “positive” for 2015 despite the separation of…

Iloilo City pitches potentials to Chinese markets

Iloilo City pitches potentials to Chinese markets

Close to a decade, Iloilo City is renewing its closer ties with Qingdao City in…

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DSWD releases P5.8-B shelter aid for Yolanda victims in WV

DSWD releases P5.8-B shelter aid for Yolanda victims in WV

A total of P5.8 billion worth of emergency shelter assistance (ESA) has been released by…

DOT-6 urges WV LGUs, accredited suppliers to join PHITEX 2015

DOT-6 urges WV LGUs, accredited suppliers to join PHITEX 2015

Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, regional director of the Department of Tourism (DOT-6), urged local government…

Effects of NIR to be felt starting next year – NEDA

Effects of NIR to be felt starting next year – NEDA

The effects of the separation of Negros Occidental province from Western Visayas will be felt starting…

Iloilo, Guimaras seek exemption from zero wooden boats policy

Iloilo, Guimaras seek exemption from zero wooden boats policy

Associations of boatmen in the provinces of Guimaras and Iloilo joined the Caticlan-Boracay Transport Multi-Purpose…

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DENR to update coral reef ecosystem of Boracay Island

With the recent environmental issues besetting the country’s premier tourist destination, the island of Boracay, on the perceived severe depletion and degradation of its coral reef ecosystem, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje had instructed Regional Director Jim Sampulna to immediately conduct continuous monitoring and coral reef assessment on the…

DENR to update coral reef ecosystem of Boracay Island

Antique guv mulls closure of Panian pit

The provincial governor of Antique will recommend for the closure of a particular section of Semirara Mining Power and Coal Corporation’s  Panian pit due to the dangers it caused to its workers. Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao said that the the Panian mine has caused several fatalities already to its miners, with the first accident in…

Antique guv mulls closure of Panian pit

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

The local Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organizing committee visited Guimaras on Wednesday to take a look at what Guimaras has to offer in line with the holding of the APEC ministerial meetings in this city in September. Junel Ann Divinagracia, Executive Director of the APEC organizing committee for Iloilo led the ocular team who inspected…

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

Students and out-of-school youth (OSY) have been the focus of capability training of an international humanitarian organization helping Capiceños. Education Officer Rommel Acejo of ChildFund disclosed that in the aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda that heavily hit Capiz, ChildFund has been extending their support to children through various activities in the community and schools. Acejo said…

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

Paperless Business Permits Pushed

The city’s Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) wants the registering and securing of business permits to be processed online by 2016 through the Business Permits and License Unified System, Business PLUS, City Councilor Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue said. The goal of the Business PLUS is towards having a streamlined and standardized business permits and license…

Paperless Business Permits Pushed

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Iloilo teen center finalist in 2015 Galing Pook

Iloilo teen center finalist in 2015 Galing Pook

The Iloilo School-Based Multipurpose Teen Center, an innovative program that helps empower and develop teenagers into productive individuals, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2015 Galing Pook Awards for Outstanding Local Governance Program. Provincial Population Officer Ramon Yee…

Maternal Care survey book unveiled

Maternal Care survey book unveiled

A book on provincial, inter-local health zone and municipal Maternal Neonatal Child Health and Nutrition…

OCD donates vehicle lifting device

OCD donates vehicle lifting device

Mrs. Irma Villanueva (right), representing Office of Civil Defense (OCD) regional director Rosario Cabrera, turns…

Campus writers urged to spread info on geohazards

Campus writers urged to spread info on geohazards

Campus publications can be effective channels in disseminating vital information on geological hazards in Western…

Cock Fighting

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Effective February 2014, the Municipality of Cabatuan started to collect a fee of P300.00 for…

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

The recently held 7 cock Candelaria International Derby followed by the Passi 5 Cock Big…

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Upholding its name as one of the best and toughest cockfight derbies in the whole…

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Cockfighting, the traditional Sunday afternoon pastime of Asians has evolved into a multi-billion peso industry in the country. With legal cockpits all over the country and with the majority of them concentrated in metropolitan areas, cockfights are held regularly and…

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