PHINMA University of Iloilo lauds winners in this year’s sports fest

ILOILO CITY, Philippines – PHINMA University of Iloilo (UI) congratulates the winners of its annual PHINMA UI Sports Fest competition held last November 27-29, 2018, at the PHINMA UI Gym. Jalandoni Memorial National High School remained the undefeated Champions in the Basketball Category, in exciting, head-to-head playoffs with Alimodian National Comprehensive High School (1st runner […]

ICFAS highlights sustainable management in fisheries industry

By: Lenilyn B. Gallos THE 4th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS) organized by the University of the Philippines Visayas through the College of Management focused on building, bridging, and driving the fisheries industry forward. Held at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City on November 15-16, 2018, ICFAS 2018 was themed “Resilient and sustainable […]

BTC recipients in Tubungan train on quality assurance, marketing operations

ILOILO CITY – Members of the Male Farmers’ Association in Tubungan town in Iloilo underwent training on quality assurance and marketing operations for the recently completed Bayanihan Tipon Center (BTC) on Dec. 3, 2018. The BTC is a ­­­­P2,134,000-worth marketing structure funded under the Panay Island Upland Sustainable Rural Development Project (PIU-SRDP) of the Department […]

TESDA trains 349 IPs in Antique

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Various skills trainings available at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) have benefited 349 Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in this province. Karyn Mae n. Duay, Supervising TESDA Specialist in Antique, said in an interview Monday that the IPs were trained by TESDA-accredited Golden Heroes School of Trade, Inc. […]

Port road in Sagay City widened

ILOILO City – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Negros Occidental 1st District Engineering Office allocated P74.11-million for the widening of the 2.42-kilometer Vito Port Road in Brgy. Andres Bonifacio, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Jaime SJ Javellana, district engineer, said that the road widening project, which started in April this year, is expected to […]

149 farmers receive livelihood projects

ANINI-Y, Antique – One hundred forty farmers here are recipients of various livelihood projects, amounting to P1,493,000, under the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Program (DILEEP). The financial assistance, which was received by Mayor Maxfil B. Pollicar of the Municipality of Anini-y, will fund the cattle and poultry raising projects […]

60K jobs up for grabs in PESO fair

By: Gail T. Momblan OVER 60, 000 job opportunities are available during the jobs fair on Dec 7 and 8, 2018, according to the Provincial Employment Services Office (PESO). PESO-Iloilo Chief Francisco Heler said that 135 companies had already confirmed their participation. The companies include 7, 506 with local employment vacancies and 53, 201 for overseas employment. […]

Expanded primary care benefits launched in Visayas

THE expanded primary care benefits (ePCB) of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. will allow more members to avail of preventive services, PhilHealth officials said here Thursday. Dr. Israel Francis Pargas, acting senior vice president for PhilHealth’s Health Finance Policy Sector, said the ePCB will cover more illnesses, disabilities, and maintenance medicines of members. It includes […]