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Pre-registration for Labor Day job fair in Iloilo starts April 25

Pre-registration for Labor Day job fair in Iloilo starts April 25

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) will conduct a pre-registration for the upcoming Labor Day Job and Livelihood Fair starting this Saturday, April 25. The pre-registration desk at SM City Iloilo will be opened from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. until April 30. DOLE 6 Information Officer Amalia Judicpa said the pre-registration shortens the […]

‘No sanitary permit, no business permit’

All businesses and institutions in the province of Iloilo are required to secure a sanitary permit. Based on the newly-approved Sanitation Code of the province, the sanitary permit “shall be a prerequisite to the issuance of the business permit and license to operate.” Provincial Board Member Carmen Rita Monfort-Bautista said Iloilo is the first province […]

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5,800 schools ready for full implementation of K to 12

The Department of Education (DepEd) has identified and mapped public schools in the country that are ready for the full implementation of the K to 12 program next year. A total of 5,800 public schools nationwide are set to offer Senior High School (SHS) in 2016, according to the education department. “Over the last several […]

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Carles fishermen sued for illegal fishing

Seventeen fishermen, including their boat captain, who were caught engaging in Danish Seine fishing, were slapped with criminal charges in the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office this week. The charges for the violation of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 246 (Banning of Danish Seine and Modified Danish Seine) were filed against Boat Captain Ruel Andres, Boat Mechanic Vicente […]

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MIWD lacks water tankers for water rationing

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) asked the help of a private water distributor against water crisis in Iloilo City. Dr. Teodoro Robles, MIWD Board chairman, said they have tapped Maynilad Water Services Inc. for water supply augmentation in their service areas. Maynilad is supplying water to Metro Manila. According to Robles, MIWD is in […]

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Performing Iloilo health units named

In recognition of their efficient delivery of childcare services, the provincial government of Iloilo named the top performing rural health units here in a ceremony held at Regatta Residence Hotel in Iloilo City on Wednesday, April 22. Organized by the Provincial Health Office, the awards were meant for health units which excelled in the implementation […]

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87,000 vacant gov’t positions up for grabs

A total of P30.8 billion has been allotted by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to fund 86,994 vacant positions in government. The figure comprises the Staffing Summary of the 2015 National Expenditure Program (NEP), which shows the number of permanent positions per agency and the amount required for these positions. The 2015 NEP […]

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Iloilo to receive P57-M shelter assistance

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Western Visayas (WV) said it is set to release an additional Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) to the province of Iloilo. Rebecca Geamala, assistant regional director of the DSWD-6, said a total of P56.8 million will be disbursed for San Rafael, one of the Iloilo towns affected […]

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DoubleDragon stops construction of GIFT Project

Works on the Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) Project at the Parola area in Iloilo City have been stopped by DoubleDragon Properties Corporation. This after the property firm, owned by Ilonggo businessman Edgar “Injap” Sia, received a copy of resolution approved by the Iloilo City Council asking the contractor to attend the Council meeting for questioning […]

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WV athletes ready for 2015 Palarong Pambansa

A total of 481 athletes from Western Visayas are set to compete in the 2015 Palarong Pambansa at Tagum City, Davao del Norte from May 3 to 9. Department of Education (DepEd)-6 Officer-in-Charge Ma. Gemma M. Ledesma said that the student athletes from Region 6 will participate in 15 events in the elementary level, 17 […]

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