City dad pushes ordinance outlining prohibited acts in handling of relief goods

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on City dad pushes ordinance outlining prohibited acts in handling of relief goods 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 3 — The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has approved on first reading Tuesday an ordinance that outlines prohibited acts in the acquisition, handling and distribution of relief goods, equipment and other commodities intended for victims of calamities and disasters in the city here.

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US Navy hospital ship to visit Capiz

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on US Navy hospital ship to visit Capiz 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 21 — Many residents in Capiz as well as other provinces in Western Visayas would benefit from the expected visit of a hospital ship of the United States Navy sometime in July this year.

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Gun ban starts Jan 22 until March 2

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gun ban starts Jan 22 until March 2 

ILOILO CITY, Jan.21 – The election period for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) runs from Jan. 22 until March 2, 2015 to coincide with the implementation of the gun ban policy during an election period.

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36 villages of Guimaras town to avail of DA's P2.7-M worth of livelihood projects

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on 36 villages of Guimaras town to avail of DA's P2.7-M worth of livelihood projects 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Jan 20 (PNA) -– All the 36 villages of the municipality of Buenavista in Guimaras will benefit from the P2.7-M fund intended for various livelihood projects funded under the grassroots participatory budgeting process (GPBP) and implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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Drowning victim in Capiz found

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Drowning victim in Capiz found 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 19 – The body of a drowning victim was found over the weekend afloat somewhere in the stretch of Pan-ay River in Brgy. Agtambi, Dao, Capiz.

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Defensor lauds BuCor recommendation to give clemency to 200 inmates on Papal visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Defensor lauds BuCor recommendation to give clemency to 200 inmates on Papal visit 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 12 –- Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. has lauded the recommendation of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) to give clemency to about 200 inmates under the Parole and Probation as Pres. Benigno Aquino’s gift to Pope Francis when he visits the country.

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A better IPSEA in future sports competition / Newsfeature

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on A better IPSEA in future sports competition / Newsfeature 

By Virgilio L. Orquiola

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 11 (PNA)- They are trying hard to do better for the future staging of the Iloilo Private Schools Educators Association (IPSEA) Sports and Cultural Integrated Meet held every January of each year.

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Iloilo registers around 112T tourist arrivals for 2014

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iloilo registers around 112T tourist arrivals for 2014 

By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 7 -– The province of Iloilo although still in the process of consolidating reports from the different towns has now registered around 112,000 tourist arrivals for 2014.

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DA 6 hopes to surpass 2.1-M metric ton target on palay production

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA 6 hopes to surpass 2.1-M metric ton target on palay production 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 6 -– The Department of Agriculture (DA) here is optimistic that it could surpass its palay production target in 2014 pegged at 2.1 million metric tons amid challenges caused by the climate change.

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Iloilo rice production nearing 2013 harvest

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iloilo rice production nearing 2013 harvest 

By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 6 –- Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Officer Dr. Ildefonso Toledo said that per their consolidation of reports Iloilo's rice production in 2014 is now nearing the 900,000 metric tons total harvest in 2013.

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