880 kiosks will be selling food and beverages around metro downtown during the three-day highlights of 51st Iloilo Dinagyang Festival on Jan. 25-27. “We already marked the areas where these kiosks will be put up and we will provide them with electricity lines for their light only,” said Joeffrey Agilles, kiosk-in-charge of Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation, […]

City Hall gives livelihood aid to PWDs

THE Iloilo City Government gave P5,000 livelihood assistance each to six persons with disabilities (PWDs) during the flag ceremony Jan 14, 2019. “This is Iloilo City Government’s way of supporting PWDs. We hope it helps in some ways for their daily expenses,” Mayor Jose Espinosa III said. The beneficiaries were Catherine Baloloy from Barangay Calumpang, […]

DPWH widens Iloilo-Antique Road

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Iloilo First District Engineering Office is widening various sections of the Iloilo-Antique Road, hence motorists and traveling public are advised to be more understanding for the inconvenience these road works may bring. District Engineer Nonie A. Viyar said they are undertaking the widening from two lanes to […]

Capiz TOEs,TREs urged to undergo DOT-accreditation

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) Region VI’s Accreditation Team conducted a brief discussion and ocular inspection of Tourism-Oriented Establishments (TOEs) and Tourism-Related Establishments (TREs) in Capiz on January 8, 2019. The Inspection Team headed by Tourism Operations Officer II Artemio Ticar was invited to the Provincial Tourism Officers Meeting held at the New Tourism Information […]

Barangay summit on good governance set in Antique

TO encourage barangays and other stakeholders to be active partners in the implementation of the national government’s programs, a Barangay Summit on Good Governance for over 600 barangay and government officials will be held on Jan 16, 2019 at the EBJ Gymnasium, Binirayan Hills, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique. Department of Interior and Local Government […]

DSWD-6 eyes 5K cash-for-work beneficiaries in Antique

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional (DSWD) Office 6 (Western Visayas) is coordinating with the Antique government for the implementation of the cash-for-work program for the first semester of the year. DSWD-6 Disaster Response and Management Office Division chief Luna Moscoso said in an interview Thursday that she is currently coordinating with the […]

Aklan roads prepared for Ati-Atihan 2019

THOUSANDS of foreign and local tourists are expected to flock the town of Kalibo for the 2019 Ati-Atihan Festival, hence, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Aklan District Engineering Office ensured that major roads are ready for the expected huge volume of traffic all over the province. District Engineer Noel L. Fuentebella said they […]