Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) is aiming to lure 5.5 million tourists by the end of 2017.

Antique overtakes Iloilo in terms of foreign arrivals

The province of Antique has overtaken the province of Iloilo in terms of foreign tourist arrivals. Based on partial data from the Department of Tourism...

2018 target: 6M tourists in Western Visayas

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Western Visayas region is targeting to record six million tourists by the end of 2018. DOT-6 Regional Director...
TESDA-6 Regional Director Toni June Tamayo said that majority of the scholarships and trainings now offered by TESDA are related to the construction sector. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera/IMT

TESDA gears trainings to meet construction needs

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-6 is focused on generating the needed number of highly skilled workers amidst the growing infrastructure development...
Securities and Exchange Commission

Construction company in Iloilo City tops list of new businesses in WV

A construction company in Iloilo City topped the list of Top 10 New Businesses in Western Visayas in the 3rd quarter of 2015. Data from...

Megaworld H1 profit up 12% to P7.51B

Megaworld, the Philippines’ biggest developer of integrated urban townships, achieved a net income of P7.51 billion during the first half of 2018, 12% higher...
Guimaras: Bike Paradise of the Philippines Project

Guimaras bike project eyes stronger SMEs

Guimaras' tourism project, Guimaras: Bike Paradise of the Philippines, is now widely supported by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) throughout the island-province since its...
Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)

BIR reminds taxpayer of April 15 tax deadline

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminded taxpayers to file their income tax returns (ITRs) on or before the deadline on April 15. The BIR...
NEDA-6 Regional Director Ro-Ann Bacal said coffee and cacao have a lot of potentials in terms of by-products.

NEDA-6 official wants Iloilo to diversify, urges planting of high-value crops

The demand for high-value crops, like cacao and coffee, is "insatiable." NEDA-6 Regional Director Ro-Ann Bacal said coffee and cacao have a lot of potentials...
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6)

Job losses in WV up

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) said 10 business establishments in Western Visayas closed down in the first quarter of 2016. The figure went...
Global Business Power (GBP)

PEDC syncs 150-MW expansion to Visayas grid

Global Business Power Corporation, one of the largest power producers in the Visayas, has reported that its subsidiary Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC) has...