1,420 TUPAD beneficiaries in Boracay

ON MAY 18, 2018, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) released a total of P5,662,705.50 for the salaries of 1,420 emergency employment beneficiaries under the DOLE’s Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) in Boracay. These beneficiaries are informal sector (IS) workers and indigenous people (IP) who were affected by the closure of the […]

DILG 6 ensures quality SK mandatory training

TWO members of the Regional Management Team (RMT) have been going around the designated Local Resource Institutes (LRIs) in Region 6, to monitor the conduct of the Sangguniang Kabataan Mandatory Training since May 17 until its final run on until May 26, 2018. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 Assistant Regional Director Maria […]

PRO-6 honors first regional director

THE Police Regional Office (PRO-6) dedicated its newest building to its first regional director after the transition from the Philippine Constabulary/Integrated National Police to the PNP. In his speech during the historic event dubbed as Dedication of Building in Honor of Chief Superintendent Frederique Romero held at Camp Delgado on Friday, Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne […]

New research hub opens at ISAT-U

By: Bryan N. Casaig and Carl Angelo S. Narida A NEW science and technology research center established at Iloilo Science and Technology University will house laboratory and research studies on science and technology disciplines. Present in the launching were Commission of Higher Education chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III, Department Of Science and Technology Sec. […]

US partners with the DDB in Drug Abuse Prevention

KALIBO, Aklan—Deputy Chief of Mission Michael S. Klecheski of the US Embassy and Philippine Dangerous Drugs Board Chairperson CatalinoCuy highlighted the U.S.-Philippine partnership in promoting drug abuse prevention at the 26th Annual National Youth Congress. The Dangerous Drugs Board’s annual National Youth Congress brings together more than 200 youth leaders from across the Philippines to […]

CBCP advocates ‘4Ps’ to fight HIV, AIDS

By: Cedie C. Bataga THE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) posed a challenge to some 500 participants who joined in the observance of the 35th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at the University of San Agustin Football Field here, May 20. Fr. Dan Cancino, Executive Secretary of CBCP-Commission on Health Care, said the challenge focused […]