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Negros sugar workers seek gov’t help to cope with lean season

A progressive workers group in Negros Occidental is asking the government to institutionalize mechanisms that will help sugar farm workers cope with the difficulties...
Senior Superintendent Khasmir Discomangcop, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director, said the number of arrests related to illegal drugs in 2015 was six percent higher compared to 2014’s 172.

600 drug personalities submit to Capiz cops

Nearly 600 individuals have voluntarily surrendered themselves to the Capiz cops in view of the Oplan Tokhang drive of the Philippine National Police. Capiz PNP...
Former Aklan Representative Allen Quimpo

Aklan’s Allen Quimpo dies of cancer

Former Aklan Representative Allen Quimpo succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, December 14, around 2 a.m. at a hospital in Manila. He was 71. According...

‘Patilaw sa Manggahan’ in Iloilo today

The Guimaras Provincial Government will hold today Patilaw sa Manggahan, a sneak peek of the celebration of this year’s Manggahan Festival. Activities in line with...
The Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (PAFC) Guimaras conducted a Beekeeping Training in support to Guimaras Mango Industry and Organic Farming last December 19-21, 2017

PAFC holds beekeeping training

The Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (PAFC) Guimaras conducted a Beekeeping Training in support to Guimaras Mango Industry and Organic Farming last December 19-21,...
Boracay Island (Photo by Philip Familara Photography)

Boracay to hold 2-day eco-fair

Businesses and groups that promote sustainable solutions to preserve the environment will gather for a two-day eco fair in Boracay on December...
Yellow and green mangoes of Guimaras.

Iloilo gets a taste of Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival

Known for its sweetest mangoes, the province of Guimaras again brought its Manggahan Festival to Iloilo City through the “Patilaw sa Manggahan”...
Left: Bacolod City Lone District Rep. Evelio R. Leonardia. Right: Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella

Monico hits Bing anew

Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella couldn’t help but again blame the past administration of former Mayor now Bacolod City Lone District Rep. Evelio...

Negros launches P2-M Insurance Program

The province of Negros Occidental launched the P2-million Insurance Program for the benefit 5,555 barangay health workers (BHWs). The program has a provision for life...
Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin Delivers his State of the Province Address (SOPA) on November 10.

Guimaras on track to becoming ‘Agri-Tourism Capital of WV’

The island province of Guimaras is on its way to becoming an “Agri-Tourism Capital of Western Visayas”, said Governor Samuel Gumarin in his State of...