Wednesday, January 16, 2019
A fierce look of warriors of Dinagyang Festival. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

‘All systems go for Dinagyang 2017’

It’s all systems go for the two-day highlights of the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City on Jan 21-22, according to the Tourism and Development...
Left: Representative Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr.; Right: Vice Governor Christine “Ting-Ting” Garin

Defensor Jr. teams up with Garin in 2019 elections

Representative Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr. is the official candidate of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in the 2019 gubernatorial race. This was...
Akbayan Representative Barry Gutierrez on coal mining in Caluya, Antique

‘Full’ investigation into Antique coal mine landslide sought in Congress

A lawmaker is pushing for a “full” investigation into the recent landslide incident at a coal mining site in Caluya, Antique. Akbayan Representative Barry Gutierrez...
“The region should not just depend on tourism and business process outsourcing (BPO),” Iloilo Business Club (IBC) Executive Director Lea Lara said

WV needs to ‘diversify’

Iloilo Business Club (IBC) Executive Director Lea Lara said Western Visayas needs to “diversify” to ensure its long-term survival under a federal form of...
The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO), as of January 2, 2017, recorded a total of 18 firecracker-related, lower compared to 39 in the same period last year. Photo by AP

Police: Fewer firecracker injuries in Iloilo

There were fewer people in the province of Iloilo injured by firecrackers during the 2017 New Year celebration. The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO), as...
2014 Outstanding Volunteers of Western Visayas

Search is on for Outstanding Volunteers of WV

The search is on for 2014 Outstanding Volunteers of Western Visayas (WV), the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) 6 announced. NEDA-6 is now accepting...
Jose Al V. Fruto, DPWH-6 assistant director, said these landscaped riverside parks are set to be constructed next year.

DPWH-6 gears up for two new esplanade projects in Iloilo City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-6) is gearing up for the implementation of Esplanade 4 and 6 projects in Iloilo City. Jose Al...
Global Business Power Corporation (GBPC), assured consumers in Panay and Guimaras of a P5.05 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) power rate in 2016.

PEDC gets P11-B loan for project expansion in Iloilo City

Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), a power generation company owned by Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC), announced on Wednesday, April 8, that it has...
‘The fight of the Century’ between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on May 3 (manila time) in Iloilo

No power interruptions in Iloilo during Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

There will be no power interruptions during ‘The fight of the Century’ between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on May 3 (manila time) in...
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Dinky Soliman holds a press conference on Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) in Iloilo City on Wednesday, November 11.

DSWD disappointed over P8-B 4Ps budget cut

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is disappointed over a Senate-initiated cut of P8 billion from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program budget...