Search for outstanding volunteers on

Search for outstanding volunteers on

July 12,2013 12:17 AM

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNSCA) announced the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) for 2013.

It aims to recognize exemplary performance and dedication of Filipino volunteers who are instrumental in building strong communities across the country.

Silay City TB Center gets P200,000 aid

Silay City TB Center gets P200,000 aid

July 12,2013 12:15 AM

 

By: Carolina A. Dionela

BACOLOD City – The Center for Health Development in Region 6 of the Department of Health gave P200,000 to the Silay City government recently as funding assistance for its Directly-Observed Treatment Short course,or DOTS, a press release from the city said.
Ma. Leonora Mina, coordinator, said that the grant will be used for the improvement of the Tuberculosis DOTS Center National Tuberculosis Program.

Stakeholders to green workplaces in Boracay

Stakeholders to green workplaces in Boracay

July 11,2013 12:14 AM

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos

Stakeholders from both the public and private sectors in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan are gearing to green their workplaces to help protect and preserve the environment.

According to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 , about 70 members of the Boracay Beach Resorts Management participated in the “Green My Enterprise (Green ME) Productivity Seminar” conducted by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board held in the resort-island recently.

Agribusiness, ICT top job-generators in Region 6

Agribusiness, ICT top job-generators in Region 6

July 11,2013 12:12 AM

By: Karen Bernadette Vergara

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 listed agribusiness and fisheries and information and communication technologies as among the top job-generators in Western Visayas.

Other major sources of employment in the region include health, manufacturing, tourism, hotels and restaurant management, construction and real estate development sectors.

Volunteers to renovate more public school libraries in Passi

Volunteers to renovate more public school libraries in Passi

July 10,2013 12:12 AM

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos

Volunteers from non-government organizations, Department of Education – Division of Passi Cit, 61st Hunters Battalion – Philippine Army and stakeholders are gearing for the renovation of four more public school libraries in Passi City to encourage early childhood development among elementary pupils.

Iloilo family represents WV in 4Ps family search

Iloilo family represents WV in 4Ps family search

July 10,2013 12:10 AM

By: Lilibeth A. French

Another family from Iloilo will represent the province in the national search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya.

The family of Danilo and Sally Miaque of Brgy. Dungon B, Jaro, Iloilo City bested nine other candidates from other provinces in the region.

Dungon B Punong Barangay Irene Sumindol said the Miaque family deserves the award because they are good people, responsible, industrious and cooperative.
Sumindol describes Sally as a dedicated mother to her children especially to her child with special needs.

Iloilo to relaunch reforestation program

Iloilo to relaunch reforestation program

July 9,2013 12:20 AM

The provincial government of Iloilo will hold its annual synchronized tree planting activity on July 27 in Barangay Vista Alegre, Barotac Viejo.

The activity dubbed “Action for Re-greening and Transformation (ART) Program” aims to cushion the impact of climate change by boosting the province’s forest cover.

Bacolod to host PRISSAAP nat’l youth confab in Visayas

Bacolod to host PRISSAAP nat’l youth confab in Visayas

July 9,2013 12:18 AM

By: Blessed Bea Plondaya

The Private Schools and School Administrators Association of the Philippines (PRISSAAP) will launch the 11th National Youth Congress in the Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao chapters.
​With the theme “PRISSAAP’s Legacies: Beyond Limits, Beyond Time”, the PRISSAAP will kick off its journey in the Visayas on July 17 to 19, 2013 at the University of St. La Salle Coliseum, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.

SM City names qualifiers in Dancefest 2013

SM City names qualifiers in Dancefest 2013

July 9,2013 12:16 AM

Dancefest 2013, a project of SM City Iloilo together with GMA Network Inc, embarks on a journey to find the best hip-hop dance crew in Iloilo City.

The project kicked off July 6 at the Event Center with a dance off in the School and Open Categories. After the showdown, qualifiers were chosen to vie for the eliminations.

Search for Best Public Sector projects on

Search for Best Public Sector projects on

July 8,2013 12:18 AM

THE Regional Development Council (RDC) 6 launched this year the ‘Best Public Sector Projects Award’ (BPSPA) to showcase and recognize the various government projects that significantly contributed to the attainment of inclusive growth and poverty alleviation.

First started in 2006, the award was also conferred in 2007 and 2009. The last awarding ceremony was graced by President Gloria M. Arroyo in Bacolod City.

BCPO holds market clean-up activity

BCPO holds market clean-up activity

July 8,2013 12:16 AM

BACOLOD City – Personnel of Bacolod City Police Office led by Sr. Supt. Edgardo Ordaniel launched a clean-up drive at the Libertad South Public Market here yesterday.

The activity was part of the observance of 18th Police Community Relations Month themed “Serbisyong Makatotohanan at Matatag na Ugnayan ng Pambansang Pulisya at Mamamayan Tungo sa Tuwid na Daan,” and of the National Disaster Consciousness Month with the theme “Ligtas na Bayan, Maunlad na Pamayanan.”

GMA, SM Supermalls partner for Visayas’ Dance Fest 2013

GMA, SM Supermalls partner for Visayas’ Dance Fest 2013

July 8,2013 12:14 AM

GMA Network, Inc., through its regional arm GMA Regional TV, partnered with SM Supermalls in bringing Dance Fest 2013, the biggest and most exciting dance competition in the Visayas area.

The Dance Fest 2013 competition is mounted by SM Supermalls in Iloilo, Consolacion, and Bacolod, in partnership with GMA’s TV stations in the Visayas: GMA TV Iloilo, GMA TV Cebu, and GMA TV Bacolod.