For the second time, the Sangguniang Panlungsod deferred the approval of a resolution declaring Iloilo City under the state of imminent danger of a calamity. The non-approval prevents the chief executive from spending the proposed P4.5 million calamity fund.
With two months to go before the May 10,2010 national elections, teachers who will serve as board of election inspectors (BEIs) are yet to be oriented of how the automated system of voting works.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) regional director Atty. Dennis Ausan said that 19,221 BEIs who will serve in 6,407 clustered precincts all over Western Visayas will start their training on March 8.
Several days before his high school graduation, a 16-year old student would not be there to witness it.
This, as Van Ricrey Gallardo of Brgy. Tuburan, Zarraga, Iloilo succumbed to heat stroke.
City Mayor Jerry Treñas said he is amenable to sign a peace covenant with his political foes to maintain honest, peaceful and clean elections in the city.
With only three barangays left, Western Visayas will attain 100% electrification this year. This was disclosed by Engr. Rey Maleza of the Department of Energy-Visayas during the PIA-Cable Television program, recently.
Two-motorcycle riding persons held-up a lone man who just withdrew from a roadside ATM booth at Gen. Luna St., Iloilo City.
Buses fueled by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is expected to operate in the Visayas by 2015 bolstering the government’s effort to attain energy sufficiency and independence from imported fuel.
The regional entries to the 2010 Red Orchids Awards sponsored by the Department of Health are already identified, according to DOH-6 director Dr. Ariel Valencia.
ROXAS CITY – The Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO) has designed a security plan for the 2nd One Visayas One People One Destiny celebration from March 11 to 14 at the Villareal Stadium here to ensure a safe, orderly and incident-free festival.
ROXAS CITY – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue District Office (RDO) No. 72 has formally started its 2010 tax campaign with a caravan around the city to drum up the Income Tax filing season.
ROXAS CITY – A member of Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Dumarao survived from a serious condition after his elder brother shot him last Wednesday night in Poblacion Ilaya, this municipality.
Agriculture Acting Secretary and chair of task force on mitigation measures on El Nino Bernie Fondevilla ordered the fast tracking of the distribution and delivery of aid particularly palay and corn to farmers in Isabela, Cagayan and to other vulnerable provinces in the country.
BACOLOD CITY — About 320 midwives from health centers, government and private hospitals in Negros Occidental attended the one day Scientific Seminar held yesterday (March 4) at the Provincial Social Hall, with the theme “Midwives: Frontliners in Obstetric Emergencies.”
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia enjoins all Bacoleños to rally behind and support the “Street Rhythm” – winners of the last Electric MassKara – who have joined the TV program, “Showtime”, at ABS-CBN, Channel 4, on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
Robinsons Design Lab now on its 4th Run, is again in search for talented young designers who will carry on the torch to represent Iloilo in the fashion design world. 19 out of 40 applicants made it to the 1st Elimination Round
St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo (SOHI) launched its centennial celebrations with the promise of continuous compassionate service to Iloilo and the neighboring provinces. The opening program was held last March 2, 2010 at the Marian Theater, SPHI.
Spa Riviera launched its coffee table book “Naked for Wellness” at SM City Iloilo recently. Featured on its pages are the varied services they offer and of course, being enjoyed by its company model, Ria Bolivar.
LAST February 14, 2010 Heart’s Day, the Artekalye Art Festival had their first and only “Kasal sa Kalye” or wedding on the street wherein the union of Mary Jane Calvario and Rodel Sequijor was done artistically.