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Preventing domestic violence, child abuse in bunkhouses
by Wenna Berondo - May 24, 2014 - 12:00am
"Being a father is not just a term. Fathers are partners in running the households and bringing up the children," said Ronnie Fuentes, 36, father of three children.
Yolanda survivors in Passi City get cash-for-work pay
by Wenna Berondo - January 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Edgar Janeo beamed as he signed the cash assistance payroll for him to finally receive the fruit of his 10-day labor through the DSWD's Cash-for-Work Program. He may have lost his entire dwelling and all his family's...
Human trafficking victims get fund, livelihood aids
by Wenna Berondo - January 14, 2014 - 12:00am
At least 47 victims of  human trafficking in Western Visayas were provided with financial assistance totaling P423,500 last year from the DSWD-Region 6.
After 16 years, missing relative located via DSWD’s Listahanan
by Wenna Berondo - January 9, 2014 - 12:00am
 Poverty and family misunderstanding prompted her to leave home. Sixteen years later, Jenaline Antipatia Burgos returned home with no memory of what happened years back.
'Cruise and Drive' New tourism program to bring in more tourists to W. Visayas
by Wenna Berondo - September 4, 2013 - 12:00am
The regional office of the Department of Tourism here will be implementing a new tourism promotion program to entice more tourists to visit Western Visayas.
Iloilo City LGU's website hacked
by Wenna Berondo - August 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Regular online visitors of the www.iloilocity.gov.ph, website of the Iloilo City government, were stunned yesterday upon reading the message, "This account has been suspended," on their computers' screens.
Labor problem at beach resort resolved
by Wenna Berondo - August 4, 2013 - 12:00am
Employees of a Japanese-owned five-star luxury beach resort in southern Cebu will no longer pursue their plan to stage a strike after a peaceful resolution of their notice of strike was reached with the resort’s...
Neda-6 reports: Employment rate in W. Visayas rising
by Wenna Berondo - August 4, 2013 - 12:00am
More and more Ilonggos have gained access to employment opportunities, according to the National Economic Development Authority-Region 6, as it revealed an increase in employment rate in the region during the past...
DSWD to LGUs: Implement projects, KALAHI-CIDSS way
by Wenna Berondo - February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Local government officials are encouraged to solicit participation of their community when they implement projects to ensure the target beneficiaries will really get to use them and government funds will not be...
DA promotes planting of crops resistant to drought
by Wenna Berondo - December 20, 2012 - 12:00am
In preparation for the possible long drought episode, the Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers in this province dubbed as the “rice capital of the Visayas,” to plant drought-resistant crop...
Iloilo has enough electricity supply during Christmas
by Wenna Berondo - November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Electricity consumers need not worry about brownouts this Christmas season, according to the Panay Electric Company, Inc (PECO).
Visayas faces critical power supply in 2015
by Wenna Berondo - November 5, 2012 - 12:00am
The Department of Energy assured there is enough power supply for the Visayas. For now.
FEATURE: Lack of sanitary toilets, unsafe water threaten the poor
by Wenna Berondo - November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
A DSWD field worker arrived in the community for a special meeting with beneficiaries.
Guimaras to produce wind energy soon
by Wenna Berondo - October 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Tourists flock to the island province of Guimaras because of its sweet mangoes and white sand beaches. Soon it will have another tourist attraction: wind turbines.
Region 6 LGU officials told: Use geo-hazard maps
by Wenna Berondo - January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Region 6 urged local government officials to use their respective geo-hazard maps, provided them in 2009, to guide their preemptive actions on flooding and landslides.
Guimaras seas now fit for fishing, swimming
by Wenna Berondo - January 1, 2012 - 12:00am
More than five years after the oil spill off Guimaras, the island’s coastal areas and surrounding waters have been declared safe for fishing and swimming.
Bulig Sendong launched
by Wenna Berondo - December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council and the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Region 6 launched the other day “Bulig Sendong,” a massive relief campaign for typhoon victims...
Iloilo puts up firecracker areas
by Wenna Berondo - December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
The selling of firecrackers in this city started yesterday, and the city government announced selling of firecrackers should only be done in designated areas in the different districts.
Climate Risk Study WWF head to Iloilo: Reinvent yourself
by Wenna Berondo - December 8, 2011 - 12:00am
A top official of the World Wildlife Fund of the Philippines yesterday said Iloilo has to reinvent itself to be able to reduce business risk and manage the effects of climate change.
Iloilo farmers want SDO scheme nixed
by Wenna Berondo - December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Following the Supreme Court decision junking the Stock Distribution Option (SDO) at Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac, local farmers are asking the haciendas here to revoke this scheme.
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