Mangrove planting in Leganes, Dumangas

By: Sonnet John Llaguno WVSU Intern IN CELEBRATION of the Ocean’s Month, the Iloilo Provincial Government held a mangrove-planting today, May 19, 2018, at Barangay Bigke in Leganes and Barangay Ermita, Dumangas, Iloilo. Atty. Arturo Cangrejo, OIC-Head of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), they aim to plant 10,000 Pagatpat and Bungalon mangrove species […]

Road project completed for Manggahan Festival

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region VI has completed the road re-blocking along San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras section of the Guimaras Circumferential Road, in time for the province’s Manggahan Festival. According to District Engineer Rhodora B. Nuñal of DPWH-Guimaras District Engineering Office, the project will provide better traffic access considering the […]

IACM day to be filled with songs, prayers

THIS YEAR’S observance of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (IACM) in Iloilo City will be filled with songs and prayers, according to the Department of Health (DOH)-6. Christine Mosqueda, DOH-6 Regional Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Nurse Coordinator, said that aside from the traditional candle lighting ceremony, one highlight for this year’s commemoration is an “evening […]

Globe At Home features Kiray in new #PlayItRight video to combat piracy

GLOBE AT HOME launched recently a new educational video under its #PlayItRight campaign to increase public awareness against the dangers of consuming pirated movies, whether through video streaming or downloading via torrent from websites that are not authorized to distribute copyrighted content. Martha Sazon, Senior Vice President for Globe Broadband Business, said that internet users […]

Boracay folks train on ‘puto pao’ making

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Aklan Provincial Office trained residents, displaced workers, and local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan on Puto Pao Making. DTI Aklan Senior Trade Industry Development Specialist Rosalie Panganiban facilitated the skills training to 41 participants at the Tindahan it Boracay on May 11. […]

KOICA-DA project hold Marketing System Workshop

By: James Earl E. Ogatis THE Panay Island Upland Sustainable Rural Development Project (PIU-SRDP), a five-year (2015-2019) collaborative rural development project of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office VI, held the third phase of the marketing system improvement project action planning workshop. The three-day workshop on […]

NEDA-6 leads meeting on Boracay rehab, recovery

THE National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)-6 regional office, in coordination with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), spearheaded the first meeting for the formulation of the Boracay Comprehensive Ecosystem Rehabilitation and Recovery Program (CERRP) on May 3, 2018 at the Jalaur Conference Room of NEDA-6 office in Iloilo City. As Vice Chairperson of the […]

Capiz guv wants 3ID a tourist site

By: Alex A. Lumaque ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Gov. Antonio Del Rosario said the 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) camp in Jamindan town could be among the tourist destinations of the province if only there are no restrictions. Del Rosario, who was the guest of honor and speaker of the 3ID’s 44th founding anniversary last May […]