The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency 6 has confirmed that the hiring of domestic helpers for Hong Kong continues in Western Visayas despite the hostage-taking tragedy in Manila that claimed the lives of eight Hong Kong tourists and put the Philippines in a bad light.
Cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Western Visayas have reached 11,896 as of August 21, records of Department of Health 6 show.
An estimated 100,000 Ilonggos from all over the province yesterday joined the massive clean-up to destroy the breeding places of dengue-carrying mosquitoes in their respective communities.
Two metropolitan areas in China are interested to sign sisterhood agreements with Iloilo City after Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog met its officials during his recent trip to an East Asian economic forum.
The Iloilo provincial government is promotes its “chemical-free tilapia project” that would produce the first organic tilapia fingerlings in the province.
A lending company collector was robbed by two men in Iloilo City Tuesday night.
The Iloilo City Government has created a rabies control committee in response to the spread of deadly disease that commonly infects humans through dog bites.
ROXAS CITY – Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas of Roxas City was elected president of the Vice Mayors’ League of the Philippines-Capiz Chapter during the league’s meeting on August 30 at the Lake House, San Antonio Resort here.
ROXAS CITY – Indigent families in villages with high dengue cases will receive mosquito nets as part of the initiatives to contain dengue in the city, Mayor Angel Alan Celino said.
ROXAS CITY – A birthing clinic will be launched at the Rural Health Unit of Mambusao, Capiz on September 4 to formally provide quality and affordable maternal health care services to the town’s residents.
The Iloilo Provincial Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative yesterday started the operations of the cafeteria inside the Capitol building.
The Energy Regulatory Commission will hold this month the public consultations on the proposed “Rules for the Calculation of Senior Citizen Discounts and Subsidies on Electricity Consumption” under Section 4 and 5 of Republic Act 9994, also known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act.
The Department of Agriculture is keen on improving its various information, education and communication materials to better serve its target clients.
/ Ted Aldwin
/ Maria Reylan M.
/ Engr. Herman M.
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/ Dr. Cesar
Sightings have been reported: Women walking around with scrapbooking trolleys in tow; Children dashing to the activity center with their parents struggling to keep up; People of all ages armed with the latest art tools and paraphernalia.
It was a historic night for the Rotary Club of Iloilo South when it held its 40th induction of officers and new members. Dialita Jardeleza, the newly-inducted and first lady president of the Rotary Club of Iloilo South embarks on the Rotary Year 2010-2011 theme, “Building Communities and Bridging Continents.”
ASSUMPTION Iloilo celebrated its centenary last August and one of the events organized by its alumni was an exhibit of memorabilias at SM City Iloilo. The Photo and Memorabilia exhibit was a labor of love by Grade School batch ‘87
THE search for contenders in ABS-CBN’s ‘Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition’ has reached Iloilo City, with the directors themselves coming over to search for the city’s heaviest men and women. Directors Laurenti Dyogi and Reilly Santiago