DOLE settlement thru SEnA amounts to P2.6 Million

WITH 39 Request for Assistance (RFAs) handled in November 2018 under the Single Entry Approach (SEnA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Iloilo Field Office achieved an 89.7% settlement rate which resulted in the total settlement amount of P2,595,685.89. The amount benefited 192 aggrieved employees from various sectors in Iloilo such as security agencies, […]

1st WV Botika ng Bayan opens in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz — Indigent and marginalized residents of Sigma, Capiz can now avail free essential and basic medicines when needed. This, after the Botika ng Bayan (BnB) of the Department of Health (DOH) was already opened in the town on Dec 18, 2018. The Botika ng Bayan in Sigma is the first in Western […]

DOLE allocates P7.2M, sets target early for SPES

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Iloilo Field Office allocated a P7.2 million for the implementation of the 2019 Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). SPES is an employment bridging program during Summer or Christmas Vacation that aims to augment the family’s income of poor but deserving students, out-of-school youths (OSY) or […]

WV strengthens advocacy to prevent corruption in barangays

BY: JUDY MAE MAGDATO To support and ensure the effective implementation of the advocacy on the prevention of corruption at the barangay level, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 conducted a Regional Roll-out Orientation on Barangay Advocacy on the Prevention of Corruption. The orientation was held for members of selected Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) […]

DENR to renew services of ex-rebels as forest guards

ONE HUNDRED members of the Kapatiran Para sa Progresong Panlipunan, Inc. will continue to serve as forest guards with the approval of the PHP9.6 million intended for their salaries in 2019. The Kapatiran is an association of former rebels, particularly of the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa Pilipinas-Revolutionary Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPM-P/RPA-ABB). Under the Payapa at Masaganang […]