Green Core Geothermal Inc., a subsidiary of geothermal leader Energy Development Corp., yesterday said it will ensure that the provinces of Capiz, Iloilo and Aklan benefit from clean and affordable power for the next 12 years, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.
Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. has proposed the immediate organization of a Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT) team that will respond to crisis situations in the province.
The Iloilo provincial government has no plan yet to lift the state of calamity declared after the dengue outbreak in the province although cases have decreased in recent weeks.
Sixty out of 90 provincial jail guards of the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo are not qualified to join the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, which will takeover the IRC management following a two-year transition period.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has raised concern over the discovery of a fetus in the city last week and the abandonment of an infant at the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral on Tuesday.
Candidates for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October 25 are expected to troop to the Office of the Election Officer of their respective cities, districts or municipalities starting today, the first day of filing of Certificates of Candidacy (CoC).
Gloria Diaz, actress and 1969 Miss Universe, has praised Iloilo City for its cleanliness during her visit yesterday.
Two employees of a lending institution lost some P20,000 to two robbers Wednesday noon in a secluded portion of Gaub village in Cabatuan, Iloilo.
A college student stabbed his girlfriend and himself inside a motel in La Paz, Iloilo City yesterday morning, police said.
ROXAS CITY – The provincial government of Capiz has formed the Task Force “Waya-waya” or planthopper to initiate mitigating measures to prevent and control the rice pest.
ROXAS CITY – Provincial Prosecutor Rodolfo Beluso has welcomed the administrative case with disbarment filed against him before the Supreme Court by media blocktimer Abe Ballos, who has been charged for libel by former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn Bolante.
ROXAS CITY – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz has approved a resolution declaring the month of October of every year as Provincial Indigenous Peoples’ Month.
Roxas City–The province of Capiz has created the Provincial Tourism Council after a meeting called by Gov. Victor Tanco Sr. on September 28.
The Maybank Iloilo Branch and Maybank Iloilo Lending Center are among the top awardees in the recent Star Awards 2010 of Maybank Philippines held at the Grand Ballroom of Marriott Hotel Manila, a press release from the bank said.
Socio-economists based at the Philippine Rice Institute are asking for policies that would increase the price of palay as a way to help improve the living condition of the farmers.
The 6th Tumandok Festival was held last September 22 to 24 at Robinsons Place Iloilo. The activity center of the said mall was surrounded by booths of the different municipalities of the Province of Iloilo.
The Iloilo City Metro Lions Club held a Fun Fishing Contest for the out-of-school youth last Sept. 18, 2010 at the Efraim Treñas Boulevard, Molo, Iloilo City. The event was co-sponsored by Lions District Deputy Governor Rolando Layson.
Central Philippine University will hold a memorial service and joint wreath laying ceremonies on Friday, October 1 at 6:30 a.m. at the Philippine American Cemetery, Commission Civil St., Jaro – to honor the American Baptists Missionaries who founded the institution more than a hundred years ago.
A PEEK into the colonial Spanish life–this was how everyone felt as historians and cultural workers gathered to celebrate the Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day at UP Visayas last September 17, 2010.