Comelec explains new voting system for SK polls

By: Carlson B. Alelis SAN JOSE, Antique – The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) here has been conducting voter’s education campaign emphasizing the new format for the May 2018 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec holds voter’s education in various municipalities, particularly in barangays, according to lawyer Roberto Salazar, provincial election supervisor. “As much as possible we would […]

1,500 youth to join housing project

ABOUT 1,500 Filipino youths from eight cities and municipalities of the country, including 200 from Silay City, Negros Occidental, will gather today, April 21, 2018 to lend a hand to the synchronize activity to build decent shelter and sustainable communities. According to Jamie-Santos-Sugay, communications director of Habitat for Humanity Philippines, the Filipino youth volunteers are […]


IN THE banner story of our Business Section (April 20, 2018 issue) headlined “DOT-6 sets new 2018 target for Boracay”, the  Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region VI clarified that Boracay Island accounted for “34% or 2,001,974 (not 2,220,821 as reported earlier) of the total tourist arrivals in the region in 2017.” The DOT said […]

National Museum assumes operation of Regional Museum

THE National Museum of the Philippines assumed on April 11, 2018, the full operation of its Western Visayas Regional Museum after undergoing rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the former Iloilo Prison, which was built in 1911 and later rechristened the Iloilo Rehabilitation Center (IRC).National Museum Director Jeremy Barns, with Assistant Director Ana Labrador and other […]