Iloilo city eyes US-based bizmen

FOLLOWING the successful First Iloilo City Trade Mission and Investment Forum in United States of America (USA), Mayor Jose Espinosa III is positive that they will attract more investors to the metropolis. Espinosa and First Lady Gina led a delegation of City Hall officials, business, fashion, and academe representatives to the series of fora in […]

DOT slates inter-agency meet on tourism measures

TOURISM Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on Friday, June 22, 2018, hosts an inter-agency meeting with top officials of at least four Cabinet departments to tackle comprehensive measures to sustain tourism growth. Puyat points out that it is imperative to fully engage the other agencies concerned with the implementation of the objectives of the National Tourism Development […]

FastCat: Serving you better with new and improved vessels

THE Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corp’s FastCat continues to operate the largest fleet of internationally classed catamaran Roll-On Roll-Off passenger and rolling cargo ferries in the Philippines, staying true to its core values of being Focused, Accountable, Safety conscious, Team player, Committed, Attentive to customer expectations and to be a Trendsetter. This year, FastCat added two […]

OFW remittances rise 12.9 percent

PERSONAL remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) increased by 12.9 percent year-on-year to reach US$2.6 billion in April 2018. On a cumulative basis, personal remittances for the first four months of the year totaled US$10.4 billion, 4 percent higher than the level recorded in the comparable period in 2017, BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. announced […]

Senior citizens seek SSS pension loan

FEDERATION of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines (FeSCAP) President Jorge Banal Sr. on Thursday urged the Social Security System (SSS) to heed the clamor of pensioners for a pension loan. “We urge SSS to provide pension loans to help us in our present financial needs. I know how much SSS loves us, so we […]

61 Bacolod village heads take oath

BACOLOD City – All 61 newly elected barangay captains in Bacolod City attended a mass oath taking held at the SMX Convention Center over the weekend. The city government, in coordination with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), facilitated the activity. But Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran noted that a few barangay kagawads […]

Federalism regional gab in Dumaguete today

BACOLOD City – Mayor Joselito Malabor of Isabela said that the first regional consultation on the proposed federal form of government will be held at the Negros Oriental Convention Center in Dumaguete City, 8 a.m. today, June 18, 2018. Malabor said he is among the mayors invited to attend the activity. The event will gather […]

Lady solon shares close encounter with the Pope

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental 6th District Rep. Mercedes Alvarez– Lansang shared to netizens her close encounter with Pope Francis. In a social media post on Friday, Lansang recounted her brief talk with Pope Francis at the St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican City during the church leader’s general audience. In her post, Alvarez said […]

Megaworld Bacolod Welcome Park groundbreaking

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City is set to celebrate its 80th Charter Day today, June 18, 2018, to be highlighted by the groundbreaking of the Bacolod City Welcome Park by property developer Megaworld Corp. Mayor Evelio Leonardia earlier said Megaworld allotted 6,000 square meters in its development site along the airport access road at the […]

Search for 10 outstanding kasambahays of the year is on

THE Junior Chamber International Senate Philippines, Inc., or JCISP led by 2018 National President Cocoy Enriquez in partnership with Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala led by President & CEO Bobby L. Castro, recently launched the 2018 nationwide search for 10 outstanding domestic helpers as part of its Kasambahay, Kasambuhay Pilipinas Awards, which is now on […]