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.

63rd Palanca Awards now accepting entries


March 18,2013 12:18 AM

NOW ON its 63rd year, the country’s premier and longest-running literary contest, the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature or Palanca Awards, has once more opened its doors to both amateur and seasoned writers who wish to showcase their talent in crafting beautiful literature.

Its organizer and sponsor, the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., (Palanca Foundation), has announced that it is now accepting entries for the Awards’ regular categories, as follows:



March 18,2013 12:16 AM

In observance of Women’s Month Celebration this March, the Iloilo Police Provincial Office under its SSupt Gil Lebin Jr. held a forum on women empowerment and a gift-giving activity in the remote barangay of Garita, San Enrique, Iloilo.

Supt. Ruby Gumban, Police Community Relations Section chief, the group proceeded to Brgy. Garita to give gift packs for mothers and senior citizens and were welcomed by the barangay officials led by Punong Barangay Romy Palencia.

Online classroom makes education accessible

    Online classroom makes education accessible   March 16,2013 12:20 AM RECENTLY launched in Malta and featured in a Malaysian tech news site, Eliademy has officially launched its service in the Philippines last February 19, 2013. Eliademy is a free online classroom that supports educators and students, enabling them create, share and manage courses. […]