Despite the possible damage of the prolonged dry season due to El Niño, there’s no need to declare a state of calamity in Western Visayas.
Department of Tourism 6 (DOT) Regional Director Edwin Trompeta yesterday said the 38th Iloilo Paraw Regattta is very successful. The event capped without any serious problems or challenges.
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The Police Regional Office (PRO) VI is planning to recommend the municipality of Pulupandan in Negros Occidental to be placed under the control of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
After conducting a trial-run for water rationing, the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) has started implementing the scheme February 19, likewise urging the consumers to cooperate and understand the inconvenience caused by the El Niño phenomenon.
The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division is not discounting the possibility that the New People’s Army would hype their existence if only to show that they are still a force to reckon with.
Tigbauanons have proven their seamanship in maneuvering the engine-less paraws (sail boats) as they swift the major prizes in the Paraw Slalom contest in the 38th Iloilo Paraw Regatta.
ROXAS CITY — Blocktime commentator Abe Ballos asked the court that the P2 million libel suit filed by former Agriculture Usec. Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante against him be dismissed for it is obviously baseless and for lack of merit.
ROXAS CITY – A total of 110 policemen in Capiz were promoted to the next higher rank. Information Officer Pablito Silvestre of the Capiz Police Provincial Office disclosed that both commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the Philippine National Police here were recently recognized at the Camp Apil Provincial Office.
ROXAS CITY – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraging all local chief executives (LCE) to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the EDSA Prayerful and Peaceful People Power Revolution.
The Bacolod City Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD) served a total of 35,593 Bacoleños with different services and programs implemented in the year 2009.
BACOLOD CITY — Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson confirmed recently that Riverside Medical Center Incorporated already started last week the construction of the Lying In and Birthing Home Center to provide basic health services of all indigent and pregnant mothers ready to give birth.
The year 2009 has witnessed a big boost in agri-tourism with the highest number of agri-tourists to Negros Occidental recorded so far, Provincial Agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan said.
The men and women of Iloilo Prima Galaw Incorporated work and live from the inside. They drive themselves constantly producing a glow that lights not only themselves but audience after audience. This is them.
EVEN complex mathematics are a piece of cake to these three Math wizards of Solomon Integrated School de Iloilo. For Leo Emmanuel Occeno-Sombiro, 11; Vincent Jaime AC Benitez,12 and Niel Marc Dasas, 10; the subject which most people shy away from, is their favorite.
Many moons ago, Katherine Anne Sarabia and Robert Babst, met, fell in love, and became a couple. Even if they had preferred a small wedding, Katherine and Robert had to perish the thought.
Attending the Salakayan Festival of Miag-ao was such an experience. Although the Salakayan Contest, a street drama, took place at a somewhat narrow road in front of the Miag-ao Church, the performers fared well and delighted the crowd.