Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6)

15 firms in WV regularize workers

More than a hundred contractual workers in Western Visayas have already been regularized, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6). Salome Siaton, DOLE-6...
The province of Aklan and Panay Island, collected P6.395 billion in taxes in the January-July period this year.

BIR collects P6B from Panay, Guimaras in Jan-Jul

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Region No. 11, which covers the province of Guimaras and Panay Island, collected P6.395 billion in taxes in...

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.

3-day Trade Fair set in Jaro

The Iloilo City Government is set to hold a Trade Fair in Jaro district on May 25-27. Local Economic and Investment Promotions Office (LEIPO) head...
Two drones that cost P5.8 million pesos will be used to monitor the construction of the P11.2 billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP II) in the town of Calinog, Iloilo

Iloilo mega dam groundbreaking set in May 2018

The construction of the P11.2- billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project II (JRMP II) is expected to kick off in the second quarter of 2018. The...
The Philippines is the fifth top bamboo exporter in the world next only to China, EU, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Based on data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), woodcrafts and furniture exports which include Bamboo products amounted to $254 Million solely for the month of August 2016. Photo from www.technotebamboophil.com

Ilonggo solon wants to boost bamboo industry

An Ilonggo lawmaker is pushing for a bill that aims to boost the country’s bamboo industry. House Bill 3357 or the Philippine Bamboo Industry Development...
APEC Philippines 2015: “Fostering APEC’s Infrastructure through Long-Term Investment and Capital Market Development”

Iloilo City lauded for booming infra sector, good governance

Infrastructure development in Iloilo City served as a “very good backdrop” to the first APEC meeting in the city, titled “Fostering APEC’s Infrastructure through...
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo. Photo form APEC 2015's Facebook account

‘Growth can’t be inclusive without MSMEs’

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo pointed out the importance of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the realization of...

Transpo workshops among drivers to strengthen tourism dev’t

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 gathered tourism-related agencies and public organizations to come up with better and profound ideas on the new...
Acting City Mayor Joe Espinosa III signed yesterday an executive order forming Task Force Infra.

MORE Power franchise awaits Duterte’s signature – Espinosa

The bill granting MORE Electric and Power Corp. (MORE Power) a legislative franchise to distribute power in Iloilo City is now awaiting...