Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Inflation for the food subgroup increased due to the higher prices of meat, fish, vegetables and corn, which offset the slowdown in prices of heavily-weighted items such as rice, milk, cheese, eggs, and non-alcoholic beverages. Photo by Getty Images

Inflation hits 7-month low of 5.1% in December

The country’s inflation rate fell to a seven-month low of 5.1 percent in December 2018. The Philippine Statistics Authority...

35 WV biz establishments shut down, retrench workers

A total of 353 workers in Western Visayas lost their jobs in the third quarter of 2018 due to business closures and...
Based on the 2016 Annual Financial Report released by the Commission on Audit on October 12, Iloilo ranked 7th with P8.144 billion in assets.

Biz name registrations up in Iloilo

The number of registered business names in the province of Iloilo increased, data from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-6) showed.

Tourist arrivals in WV drop significantly

Tourist arrivals in Western Visayas dropped significantly in the third quarter of 2018. From July to September last year,...
Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin said that Guimaras will have an airport in the future.

Gumarin: Guimaras becoming ‘investment haven’

Governor Samuel Gumarin said the island province of Guimaras is now becoming an "investment haven." The province, known for...

Number of construction projects in Iloilo among highest in PH

The province of Iloilo was among the top  contributors to the boom in the Philippines' construction sector. Based on...

Water firms welcome in Iloilo City

Councilor Plaridel Nava said he would welcome any company that wants to provide water services in Iloilo City. "There...
Productivity bonus of government employees is equivalent to one-month salary

Employers told: Give 13th month pay on or before Dec. 24

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded employers that they have until December 24  to release the 13th month pay of...

BIR warns businesses: Declare correct earnings or face closure

Business establishments must comply with their tax obligations or face closure, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR 11) warned.

Over 2,000 new businesses open in Iloilo City this year

More than 2,000 new businesses opened in Iloilo City this year, according to the Business Permits and Licensing Division (BPLD).