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Fishermen get new pump boat engines, materials
A TOTAL of 130 fishermen, who were affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda , on Monday received engines and other materials for the construction of their new pump boats.
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NBI set to exhume teacher's remains
THE National Bureau of Investigation will conduct an autopsy on the remains of the 32-year-old teacher who died after giving birth at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital last February 12. NBI-Bacolod special investigator Syrus Aluzan said on Monday that Dr. Nicasio Butin, medico-legal officer of their regional office in Iloilo ... (more)
Sun Mar 09, 2014
1,500 MW committed by end of Aquino's term
Committed power capacities will reach 1,500 megawatts nationwide by the end of the Aquino administration's term, Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla said.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
P3.9B rehab funds up for electric coops
ELECTRIC cooperatives in Yolanda-stricken areas in the Visayas are enjoined to apply for rehabilitation funds at the National Electrification Administration .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sun Life offers incentive promo
Aimed at encouraging investors to invest, SLAMCI president Valerie N. Pama, during a press briefing at Bistro Rosario on Thursday, said the incentive program will be a good for two-stay vacation or offshore travel in 14 cities in the Philippines and around the world.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
1,000 set to join bike festival
MORE than 1,000 bicycle riders from different local government units in Iloilo province is set to join the 1st bike festival on March 30, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Maternity clinic up as RH city hospital
THE Iloilo City Council is amenable to a proposed ordinance renaming the La Paz Maternity and Reproductive Health Center into Iloilo City Maternity and Reproductive Health Hospital.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Pacete: Ten datus of Madiaas: mythology or history?
I WAS confused by a piquant thought when Erlyn Alunan, the tourism officer of San Joaquin in Iloilo and my good friend, confirmed that she belongs to the royalty and she is a descendant of Datu Sumakuel.
S nchez: Negros for the Negrenses
NEGROS for the Negrenses. And Cebuano Senator Serge Osmena agrees. Mr. Osmena says that he will author a counterpart bill in the Senate seeking the creation of a one-island region for Negros.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Ayala Land starts using Wellworth brand
Property developer Ayala Land Inc. will use the Wellworth department store brand, a joint venture with the Rustan's group, in its new malls to compete with those of the SM Group and Robinsons Land Corp., both of which operate their own retail stores within their facilities.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Tieza funds city tourism projects
TOURISM Infrastructure Economic Zone Authority Administrator Mark Lapid said Friday that Tieza will support the tourism projects in Iloilo City.
Tourism office to offer city tours through Iloilo River
Department of Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said Friday that DOT will implement projects composed mostly of city tours that will showcase the Iloilo River.
Groundbreaking of Iloilo convention center held
SENATOR Franklin Drilon graced the groundbreaking of the P700-million worth Iloilo Convention Center and bared other projects for the province on Friday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pacete: Philippine Arts Festival 2014
THE month of February is almost over. It is our Philippine Arts Festival Month. It is the only national arts festival that cuts across architecture, cinema, dance, literature, music, theater, and visual arts.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
67 gov't agencies fail anti-red-tape test
The Civil Service Commission said 67 government offices failed in the anti-red-tape test it conducted in 2013.
Visayas Newsbits for February 27, 2014
Baybay City, Leyte - Some 3,000 residents from the various barangays of this city benfited from the one day medical and dental mission the other day held at the Baybay City gym and City Hall grounds.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
DOT launches tourism campaign
THE Department of Tourism in Western Visayas region will launch a grand home-grown tourism attraction campaign in Iloilo City on Sunday, March 2, 2014 as it unfolds the "Experience Western Visayas First" tourism drive for local and national tourists especially the Ilonggos.
Work on Iloilo Convention Center starts...
CONSTRUCTION of the Iloilo Convention Center, a multi-million peso government project in Iloilo City that aims to serve as an international venue for world-class conventions, is on time and ready to host the Asia Pacific Economic Council Ministerial Meetings in October 2015.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Media Mindset' is back
Gathering the experts in journalism and media profession, the Graduate School of the College of Communication of West Visayas State University will again host the Media Mindset this year following its inception in 2006.
Honeyman: Regionally elected senators
"DO I pray for the senators? No, I look at the senators and pray for the country."