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IP beneficiaries get health insurance
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - July 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Households belonging to Indigenous People or Ips, who are living in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas (GIDA) could now avail themselves of the National Health Insurance Program benefits from the Philippine...
For Yolanda victims DSWD-6 releases P59.2M livelihood assistance fund
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - November 12, 2014 - 12:00am
The Department of Social Welfare and Development-Region 6 released a total of P59.2 million in livelihood assistance to typhoon Yolanda-hit families in Western Visayas, especially to the beneficiaries of the Pantawid...
54 windmills to rise in Guimaras
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - October 16, 2014 - 12:00am
The private investor of windmill project in Guimaras Island is eyeing to construct more units in the neighboring towns of Sibunag and Nueva Valencia to complete its 54 target units by next year after the 27 units...
4 counts of libel: Drilon sues journalist
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - October 3, 2014 - 12:00am
Senate President Franklin Drilon filed four counts of libel against his former staff Manuel “Boy” Mejorada, who is also a columnist of a newspaper in this city.
Iloilo PB OKs mayor’s 3-month suspension
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - September 18, 2014 - 12:00am
The Provincial Board of Iloilo, in an 8-2 vote with two abstentions, has approved the three-month suspension of Maasin town Mayor Mariano Malones after it found him guilty of simple misconduct for failure to re-instate...
Boracay loses P165M from China travel ban
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - September 17, 2014 - 12:00am
The most renowned island of Boracay in Aklan is now reportedly losing around P165 million from booking cancellations by more or less 7,000 Chinese nationals almost three days after China issued a travel ban.
Iloilo Gov. Defensor’s SOPA highlights 3 foreign donors
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 30, 2014 - 12:00am
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Tuedsay delivered his state of the province address, or SOPA, and recognized three foreign aids received by the Iloilo provincial government for health, infrastructure, agricultural...
Drug raid nets kagawad, wife plus cache of firearms
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 27, 2014 - 12:00am
A drug den, allegedly operated by a councilman (kagawad) of Barangay Pulao in Dumangas, Iloilo was raided by the police, which resulted also in his arrest and that of his wife and the confiscation of several guns...
Sex workers prohibited in public places, streets
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 23, 2014 - 12:00am
The so-called freelance sex workers, either female or male, are no longer allowed to ply their trade in public places, plazas or streets in this city where they solicit money in exchange for sex.
Igbaras village put under ‘state of calamity’
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 21, 2014 - 12:00am
A remote village in town of Igbaras, Iloilo has been placed under the state of calamity due to outbreak of chikungunya, a water-borne disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
Iloilo fears flooding
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
The Iloilo City government is now apprehensive of more flooding this rainy season because almost 80 percent of the residents and establishments here are extracting water from the ground for their daily needs, as...
Solon seeks privatization of MIWD
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Representative Jerry Treñas of the city’s lone district has urged the privatization of the Metro Iloilo Water District to discontinue the experimental and costly mistake of its water supply system, which...
Oil spill victims demand P405M in compensation
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Eight years after the country's worst oil spill disaster in the island of Guimaras and the P405 million in compensation for the more than 1,000 affected fishermen and 97 employees of Nueva Valencia town here has...
WV's airports monitored for Ebola virus
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Two international airports in Western Visayas, particularly in Iloilo City and Kalibo in Aklan, are now being monitored by the Department of Health-Region 6 to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering the region,...
Documents falsification by Capitol workers probed
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Several Iloilo Capitol employees will be placed under investigation for alleged falsification of documents in the release of vouchers for the payment of medical supplies of provincial and district hospitals in the...
Families of 83 Yolanda casualties get cash aid
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - August 7, 2014 - 12:00am
The Office of the Civil Defense-Region 6 released a total of P830,000 in financial assistance to 83 families whose immediate members were among the 264 casualties recorded in Western Visayas when super typhoon Yolanda...
Yolanda recovery, rehab plan budget cut by P10B
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - July 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. said that the original budget of P27 billion for the proposed recovery and rehabilitation plan over damages inflected by typhoon Yolanda in the province was drastically reduced...
AIDS kills 2 in Iloilo
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Two persons in Iloilo died this month due to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Iloilo City LGU acts vs “squatting” syndicates
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
The Iloilo City’s Urban Poor Affairs Office has implemented measures against syndicates behind illegal settlers or the so-called professional squatters at the city’s relocation sites.
Boarding houses warned vs cybercrimes
by Montesa Griño Caoyonan - July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog told boarding house owners to be vigilant in choosing their boarders to prevent their facilities being converted into cybersex dens and charged with cyber crimes.
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