Easter Sunday at Robinsons

Easter Sunday at Robinsons March 23,2013 12:16 AM HOORAY it’s Easter Sunday! Celebrate a fun and colorful Easter Sunday at the fun mall on March 31. Let your kids join the excitement of hunting for Easter eggs and get loads of toys and goodies! Be eggs-tra creative by joining the Easter egg painting contest and […]

3 DTI offices get ‘Seals of Excellence’

3 DTI offices get ‘Seals of Excellence’ March 22,2013 12:10 AM THREE PROVINCIAL offices of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) were conferred the “Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence” by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for garnering excellent marks in their Report Card Surveys (RCS). CSC Commissioner Robert S. Martinez handed the award […]

New computers for ICT upgrading

New computers for ICT upgrading March 22,2013 12:08 AM THE POLICE Regional Office (PRO) 6 received Tuesday a donation of 50 new computer sets with printers to help upgrade its Information and Communication Technology capabilities. The donation is courtesy of the Public Safety Savings and Loans Association, Inc. (PSSLAI), a non-stock, non-profit savings and loan […]

PhilHealth intensifies pro-women benefits

PhilHealth intensifies pro-women benefits March 22,2013 12:06 AM In line with the National Women’s Month celebration, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reinforced its expanded benefits designed for women members and dependents. Although many diseases plague both men and women alike, there are other diseases that exclusively affect women such as Cervical and Breast cancer. […]

Cleanup highlights World Water Day 2013

Cleanup highlights World Water Day 2013 March 21,2013 12:20 AM   THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-6) through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) will conduct an orchestrated cleanup in 10 sites Saturday, March 23, in celebration of 2013 World Water Day. Themed “Tubig para sa lahat, lahat para sa tubig”, the celebration gives […]

Iloilo has 16 devcom awardees

Iloilo has 16 devcom awardees March 21,2013 12:18AM By: Elsa S. Subong SIXTEEN campus paper writers from Iloilo colleges, universities and high schools have qualified as recipients of the IWAG Award 2013 given by the Philippine Information Agency in the region. These awardees are graduating editors of their respective publications who have written good developmental […]

Ilonggo volunteers to join ‘Bayanihan Challenge’

Ilonggo volunteers to join  ‘Bayanihan Challenge’ March 21,2013 12:16 AM By: Lilibeth A. French MORE THAN 2,000 volunteers have signified commitment to join the “Bayanihan Challenge 2013” in New Lucena, Iloilo Saturday, March 23. The town’s information officer Analyn Constantino said all systems are ready for the activity. New Lucena, the country’s most child friendly […]

NGP complements ‘kurambos’ initiatives

  NGP complements ‘kurambos’ initiatives March 19,2013 12:10 AM   A NUMBER of participants from the different national government agencies and local government units in Capiz joined efforts to address the living condition of communities living in insurgency-affected areas. DENR-PENRO Capiz took part in the Strategic Planning Workshop for “Kurambos” Project at the Social Hall […]

PAF to conduct entrance exam

PAF to conduct entrance exam March 19,2013 12:08 AM THE PHILIPPINE Air Force will conduct a nationwide entrance examination to all qualified PAF Officer Candidate (PAFOC) on April 2, 2013 at the West Visayas State University (WVSU), LaPaz, Iloilo City. The qualifications: a natural born Filipino citizen, single and never been married nor have an […]

DENR, San Carlos City ink FLUP pact


March 18,2013 12:20 AM

THE DENR represented by regional executive director Adeluisa G Siapno and the local government of San Carlos City, Negros Occidental represented by Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr., recently inked an agreement for the formulation of the LGUs forest land use plan (FLUP).

Under the memorandum of agreement, both parties shall undertake the forestland use planning within the context of sustainable forest management, biodiversity management, vulnerability assessment/climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and management and reducing emission from deforestation and forest degradation in order to provide environmental, social and economic benefits for the society.