Chicken Deli’s new two piece Chicken Barbecue!

CHICKEN Deli, your authentic inasalan at iba pa, now offers 2-pc Chicken BBQ with Unli-Rice for P99 – available for a limited time. Chicken Deli’s Chicken Barbecue is rich in flavour and priced reasonably – skewed and charcoal-grilled chicken cuts marinated in citrusy soy sauce. So hurry, go to your nearest Chicken Deli restaurant or visit their website at, […]

Review of wage order sought as inflation spikes

BACOLOD City – Labor leader Wennie Sancho is seeking a review of the daily wage rates in Western Visayas in the wake of higher inflation. Sancho, representing the workers in the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) of Western Visayas, said he made the manifestation during the board’s meeting in Iloilo City on Thursday. […]

Megaworld to build Belmont Hotel-Iloilo

SUITES for persons with disabilities (PWDs), anyone? Property giant Megaworld has apparently found answers for travelers who are considered physically-challenged. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, Megaworld announced that it is building its fourth Belmont Hotel inside its 72-hectare township in Mandurriao, Iloilo. And yes, it will have executive suites dedicated for PWDs. Seven of Belmont Hotel […]

Guimaras’ inflation plunge to 6.2%

ANNUAL headline inflation in Guimaras in September 2018 recovered as it plunged to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent in August, translating to a 1.0 percentage point decrease. The island province’s headline inflation is better compared to other provinces of Western Visayas region. This signifies that the commodity prices in Guimaras province increased at a slower […]

Silk Road Chamber offers funding for PH projects

ZHIANGJIAJIE, China – The Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce (SRCIC) is offering RMB50-billion funding (USD7.3 billion) for projects in the Philippines, its chairman Lu Jianzhong said. Lu told reporters here that the SRCIC will make the Silk Road Development Fund available to different countries, particularly the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations. “We hope to […]

SSS reminds self-employed, voluntary members to pay contributions using PRN

THE Social Security System (SSS) has reminded self-employed and voluntary members to pay their monthly contributions using the Payment Reference Number (PRN) to ensure instantaneous posting to their accounts. SSS clarified that it will only accept payments without PRN only on exceptional basis like in cases of members who have limited access to the internet. Members paying without PRN will be asked to […]

What is wrong with ‘tamudyos’ imports?

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Department of Agriculture (DA) emphasized that there is nothing wrong with importing galunggong (Round Scad) or tamudyos from other neighboring countries. “There is nothing wrong with importing. Every country which produces less of everything actually imports so what’s wrong with that,” Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said. Piñol added that the importation […]

CARD adds P100-M fund for P3 program

THE Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) Inc, pledged another P100 million fund as it renewed its partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on October 5, 2018, in support to the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) program. The renewed commitment will benefit at least 20,000 micro, small, and medium enterprises […]