Regional Director Edwin Trompeta of the Department of Tourism 6 said actions are now being put in place to mitigate the effects of the hostage-taking incident in Manila, which claimed the lives of eight Hong Kong tourists, to the country’s tourism industry.
An Army detachment commander was killed after rebels who posed as policemen attacked his Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Units Active Auxiliary station in Sitio Polopangyan, Brgy. Bug-ang, Toboso, Negros Occidental Saturday afternoon.
Two schools in Iloilo City were among the top performers in the Nurse Licensure Examination held last July 3 and 4, according to the Professional Regulation Commission, which released the results last Friday.
A 22-year-old woman from Iloilo committed suicide after she failed to pass the Nurse Licensure Examination, whose results were announced by the Professional Regulatory Commission last Friday, according to a police report.
A multi-sectoral summit organized by the Iloilo City government Friday was able to draw up concrete steps to combat the dengue hemorrhagic fever.
A taxi driver was found dead early morning of Saturday by the roadside of Namucon village in Tigbauan, Iloilo.
The Iloilo City Government has activated two hotline numbers for the public. The hotline PLDT number 3333-533(JED) is now open for inquiries, feedbacks, complaints, suggestions and recommendations during office hours, from 8 .a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.
One of the suspects in the P1.-1 million robbery in Pototan town Friday afternoon has been arrested, police said.
ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz on its regular session last Thursday approved resolution expressing deepest sympathy to the bereaved family of former Board Member Winston Advincula and commending him for the genuine public service he offered to the Capiceños.
ROXAS CITY – Former Roxas City Mayor Vicente Bermejo, Liga President Wilson Acervo, and Olutayan Brgy. Captain Manuel Aninang are facing criminal and administrative charges for allegedly taking the logs impounded beside the city hall for their personal use.
ROXAS CITY – The Capiz provincial government launched the Family Health Month celebration on August 26 at the Gerry Roxas Foundation Resource and Convention Center in Brgy. Dayao here.
Director Janet Mesa of the Philippine Information Agency 6 said the media, government and other sectors should sit down to a dialogue and come up with a protocol for media coverage when covering a crisis situation.
Agrarian Reform Secretary Gil de los Reyes said he will deploy more field implementers in priority areas with big balances with personnel from other regions to expedite the distribution of the remaining 1.034 million hectares of farm lands.
There are brighter employment opportunities for Filipino jobseekers in the fourth quarter of the year and into 2011, a labor official said.
The National Wages and Productivity Commission is introducing modifications to its service quality program to boost the hotel and restaurant sector.
MANILA – Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said the continued higher-than-expected growth of the domestic economy can be sustained through the government’s bid to encourage entry of more investments and infrastructure projects.
Tattoos have varied purposes. One, is its decorative and spiritual use. They were symbols of status, religious and spiritual devotion, pledges of love (like writing your lover’s name on your skin), and more.
A gathering is never fun without some competition. For ABE International Business College, the varied contests lined-up for their Acquaintance Party at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, really made the celebration festive.
Mothers and their children trooped to the Balantang Gym in order to take part in the Supplemental Feeding and Contest that was held in celebration of July as Nutrition Month.
PANITAN, CAPIZ – The Global Reunion, “Gab-i Sang Pagpasidungog” and Coronation Night of the Fiesta Queen and King were the highlights of this town’s recent celebration of its annual fiesta last August 7-10.