DENR-6 backs clearing of Dungon creek, lawsuit

THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-6) supports the Iloilo City government’s efforts to clear Dungon Creek of obstructions. “We laud the action of the Iloilo City government which promoted clean environment and ensuring the safety and happiness of its constituents,” said Jim Sampulna, DENR-6 regional executive director. Sampulna was referring to the plan […]

Blue guard killed in bike crash

A SECURITY guard became the latest fatality in road accidents involving motorcycles. Bernardo Sayco died after his motorcycle overshot a sharp turn at Barangay Barrido, Ajuy, Iloilo around 8:50 p.m. of Feb. 23, 2017. Sayco, , 47, a resident of Soledad St., Poblacion, Ajuy, failed to maneuver his motorcycle back to designated lane and rolled […]

PSA: Unauthorized person not allowed to get birth certificates

THE PHILIPPINE Statistics Authority (PSA)-Aklan said persons requesting birth certificates in behalf of other persons must secure an authorization letter from the owner. According to Provincial Statistics Officer Antonet Catubuan, birth records of a person are considered confidential information as provided by Article 7 of the Presidential Decree No. 603 (Child and Youth Welfare Code). […]

MGB6 to assess towns most vulnerable to risks

By: Elsa S. Subong FOURTEEN towns in Western Visayas will undergo vulnerability and risk assessment, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB)-6, an attached agency of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. These municipalities are Cabatuan, Guimbal, Tigbauan, Miagao, New Lucena and Mina in Iloilo; Banga, Batan and New Washington in Aklan; Belison […]