DENR-6 chief calls for ban on plastic products

DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-6 Regional Director Jim O. Sampulna asked the public to avoid using plastic products, especially single-use plastic. “We will avoid using plastic bottles. If only all plastics are recovered, or if only local government units, national government agencies, and even the president himself, would issue a decree or law […]

TUPAD workers get pays, BEEP-AMP beneficiaries receive cash cards

LAST July 8, 2018, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) paid the last salary of 630 emergency employment beneficiaries under the DOLE Emergency Employment Program or Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) in Boracay. The salaries paid amounted to P2,035,785.50. The 630 beneficiaries were informal sector (IS) workers and indigenous people (IP) affected […]

Youth commission pilots NYC-HAPPY

THE National Youth Commission (NYC) pilot tested the National Youth Commission-HIV and AIDS Prevention Program for the Youth *NYC-HAPPY) program in Guimaras State College (GSC) with 120 student participants on June 11, 2018. NYC-HAPPY aims to engage youth organizations, schools, communities and agency partners with the technical support of Project Red Ribbon for HIV awareness, […]

Accessibility Audit marks NDPR week

By: Pilar S. Mabaquiao SAN JOSE Antique – The Provincial Disability Affairs Council conducted an accessibility audit on various buildings and offices in San Jose, Antique in celebration of the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week on July 17-23, 2018. The accessibility audit on July 19 is a joint undertaking of the Provincial […]

DENR-6 relocates sub-office to Lambunao

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 has temporarily relocated its Community ENR Office Barotac Nuevo Sub-Office Janiuay to Poblacion, Ilawod, Lambunao, Iloilo. The move is due to the renovation of the Sub-Office in Janiuay. The CENRO Sub-Office services include: filing of requests for clearance to cut trees and transport permits, […]

Hiyas sang Villa 2

“HIYAS sang VILLA II”, an Art for a Cause for Arevalo, is a joint effort of the Volunteer Ilonggos for the Love of La Villa Rica de Arevalo (V.I.L.L.A.), HIMBON (a group of prominent, award-winning contemporary Ilonggo artists) and SM City-Iloilo. V.I.L.L.A. is a non-profit NGO that envisions a “Matahum, Mahumot kag Matinlo nga Arevalo” […]

DOST, DSWD train food makers in Iloilo

THE Department of Science and Technology Region (DOST)-6, partnered with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-KALAHI-CIDSS in a training on food safety and seminar-workshop on packaging and labeling for Balasan Food Makers SLP Association in the Barangay Sub-Project Committee of Lawis village, Balasan, Iloilo on July 2 to 3, and 5, 2018, respectively. […]

DOST trains Ilonggo minorities on STARBOOKS

AS part of its Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Project dubbed “Enhancement of Coffee Production of Nagpana Minorities Association,” the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-6’s in partnership with the Taytay saKauswagan, Inc. (TSKI) conducted a training on Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) for Nagpana Primary School teachers at Sitio Nagpana in […]