Search for outstanding volunteers launched

THIS March 2017, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) kicks off its annual nationwide Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV). The SOV aims to pay tribute to the unsung and ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations whose services contribute to the country’s development priorities. “With the full implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the […]

SSS supports mandatory display of Filipino artworks in businesses

THE Social Security System will support the call for mandatory display of Filipino artworks in business establishments, Social Security Commission (SSC) Chairman Amado D. Valdez said Mar. 24, 2017. During SSS’ 152nd art exhibit, Art Discovery and Learning Foundation, Inc. President Fernando B. Sena has called for the mandatory display of artworks of Filipino artists […]

‘No to stigma of being anti-development’

    JOHN Edward G. Gando, acting governor of Guimaras, stressed on the significance of taking actions on the concerns that affect the people without being branded the stigma of being anti-development during the Regional Development Council (RDC) Meeting on March 23, 2017 at the Guimaras Mountain Resort in Buenavista town. “We will never be […]


In making real changes work for Juanas, we need to foster an environment that enables women to pursue their passion and be able to meaningfully engage in whatever endeavor she hopes to achieve. The photo depicts a woman, and at the same time a barangay tanod of Brgy. Lampaya, Leon willingly participates in the conduct […]

P35 million for DOLE-6’s summer job program

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 6 allotted P35,329,000 for the implementation of the 2017 Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) in Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental. The SPES is a short-term employment program of the DOLE which provides an opportunity to poor but deserving students to be employed during […]

Guimaras to create ICT Council

THE provincial government of Guimaras made the first step towards becoming an ICT (Information, Communications, Technology) ready local government unit by holding a Capability Development Workshop on March 21, 2017 which was attended by various stakeholders from the public and private sectors. Director Frederick D.C. Amores of the Department of Information and Communications Technology – […]

CENECO sets power interruptions on Mar. 25-26

CENTRAL Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers connected to Alijis Feeders that maintenance activities will be conducted on March 25 (Saturday) and 26 (Sunday). This is to ensure stability of distribution lines and avoid further serious damages that will result to major interruptions. Details of these outages are as follow:   Date:                           March 25, 2017 – Saturday Reasons: Tapping […]

UAP hosts art fest

THE United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Iloilo Chapter will hold an art festival on March 25, 2017, at the Megaworld Festive Walk in Mandurriao, Iloilo City from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. JAMpstART is UAP Iloilo Chapter’s celebration of its yearly Art Jam. This year, the chapter collaborated with IMPEI (Iconic Media Productions & Events, […]

Iloilo artists collaborate in ‘Artivism’ on Mar. 25-26

ILOILO artists are set to mount a gigantic collaborative artwork depicting social issues in “Artivism” on Mar. 25-26, 2017 in Robinsons Place Iloilo. Marrz Capanang, Artivism Iloilo project manager, said the event is in partnership with British Council Philippines, an international organization that runs programs on culture, education and the arts. Capanang explained that “artivism”, […]

Earth Hour celebration at SM Malls

ON March 25, Saturday, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm, all SM Malls will once again celebrate Earth Hour together with the communities and their local government unit partners, to take a stand against the indiscriminate threat of global warming and a make a commitment to a low-carbon lifestyle by switching off their lights. This […]