Thursday, February 21, 2019
Panay Electric Company, Inc.

‘No citywide blackout’:PECO to continue operations

Panay Electric Company (PECO), the sole power distributor in Iloilo City, said it would continue operating even if its franchise expires.

Iloilo City biz operators reminded of Jan. 20 deadline for renewal of permits

Business establishments in Iloilo City have been reminded that the deadline for the renewal of permits is on January 20.

Who’s the mastermind? Investigation still ongoing, says ICPO

Rey Julius "Tata" de los Reyes, and his brother, Roy de los Reyes What is next after the...
Dr Jessie Glen Alonsabe, regional epidemiologist, said unlike Zika, dengue claimed many lives. Photo from Reuters

Dengue cases in Iloilo spike by 65%

The number of dengue cases in the province of Iloilo went up by 65 percent in 2018. The Provincial Health Office...

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...

Snake blamed for WV-wide blackout on Friday

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the country's grid operator, blamed a snake for the Western Visayas-wide power outage Friday...

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,...

Police investigate Garins’ alleged links to rebels

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) is now investigating the Garins' alleged connection with communist rebels. Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao,...
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.

Defensor saddened by alleged mauling incident involving Garins

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. expressed sadness over the alleged mauling incident involving First District Rep. Oscar "Richard" Garin Jr. and his...

Sea travel in Iloilo may resume on Dec. 30

Sea travel in areas affected by Tropical Depression “Usman" may resume on Sunday, Dec. 30. The Philippine Coast Guard...