Amid the enforcement of the Commission on Elections gun ban, Chief Supt. Samuel Pagdilao Jr., police regional director, has reminded the public against buying toy guns or gun replicas as possession of such items could constitute violation of the gun ban.
The re-testing of the 164-megawatt coal-fired power plant of the Panay Energy Development Corp. in Brgy. Ingore, La Paz, Iloilo City set yesterday has been moved to October 14 and 15.
The organizer of the 2011 Dinagyang Festival is looking forward to raise some P14 million to finance the staging of Iloilo’s world-class festival slated on January 21 to 23.
The Iloilo City government yesterday started its inventory of the assets of the P130-million abandoned housing project in Brgy. Ungka, Pavia town.
Director General Raul Bacalzo, chief of the Philippine National Police, has asked the cooperation of all community stakeholders in the fight against all forms of illegal gambling.
An octogenarian died in an early morning fire yesterday in his house in Villa Carolina Subdivision in Arevalo district, Iloilo City.
The Iloilo City Government gave out cash assistance to families of the children who died in the fire last week at Brgy. Rizal Ibarra in City Proper district.
The tourist arrivals in the island-resort of Boracay in Aklan province registered a 19.85 percent increase as compared to last year’s months of January to September.
European tourists got the chance to tour Iloilo City and province during their visit Saturday after their cruise ship docked in Loboc port, La Paz district, the City Information Office said.
ROXAS CITY – The Bureau of Internal Revenue in Capiz has surpassed its tax collection goals in the past nine months.
ROXAS CITY – There is a need for the Department of Health and Philippine Health Insurance Corp. to reconcile the conflict in their guidelines on the granting of the 20 percent discount for senior citizen patients admitted in private hospitals, said Jessie Contreras, vice president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines.
ROXAS CITY – Capiz First District Rep. Antonio del Rosario turned over P2.5 million worth of check grants to 640 scholars for second semester of school year 2010-2011, last Saturday at Espacio Verde Resort in Dayao.
ROXAS CITY – There is a significant decrease in the number of dengue cases in Capiz in September.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is calling on all stakeholders to begin seriously identifying alternative and contingency measures while calling on government to review the regulatory framework, the current true market/supply structure, and the effectiveness of applicable current legislation that will encourage more private sector investments in the power generation sector.
MANILA – The Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) said it has submitted a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) to the management of the Asia’s first airline carrier for the first time after a moratorium that started in 1998.
MANILA – The Department of Energy targets to become the regional hub for renewable energy technologies in the next five to seven years that is expected to spur the growth of the country’s renewable energy manufacturing sector, a government official said over the weekend.
MANILA – A ceremonial turnover of fertilizer from the Government of Japan (GOJ) to the Government of the Philippines (GOP) is slated today at the Port of Poro Point in La Union, the Department of Agriculture said yesterday.
It is done! The Crossing Bridges Program for the Philippines is a go! This program is about photography that “crosses bridges” wherein 80 photographers from Southeast Asian nations, will go to the Philippines.
SOME 34 medical and dental doctors from Seoul, South Korea came to Iloilo City last September 19 and held an outreach activity at the Dep-Ed Social Hall last September 20. They were equipped with an X-ray machine, ultrasound machine,
The 3rd 3rd Indigenous Fiber Fashion Week held at SM City Iloilo recently was not just limited to Iloilo City’s young designers but to those from Aklan as well. After all, Aklan is a haven of good quality hablon (woven cloth).
The collection of Dodi Vril Tan, Iloilo City’s young designer, was the third feature at the 3rd Indigenous Fiber Fashion Week held in SM City Iloilo recently. Tan said that his inspiration was an old town girl and the dying industry of weaving.