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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Close to 6,000 businesses get renewal permits from city government

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Close to 6,000 businesses get renewal permits from city government 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 23 — The city government’s business process and licensing office (BPLO) here has already issued more than 5,600 business renewal permits as of Thursday.

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19 schools to vie for Dinagyang’s ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 19 schools to vie for Dinagyang’s ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Jan 13 (PNA) — Nineteen schools here have confirmed their participation to the annual ‘Tambor Trumpa Martsa Musika’ competition, one of the events preceding the highlights of the Dinagyang Festival.

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BFAR to disperse high saline tilapia, bangus to Iloilo River

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR to disperse high saline tilapia, bangus to Iloilo River 

ILOILO CITY, Jan 12 — Some 20,000 high saline tilapia and 20,000 bangus fingerlings will be dispersed by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) here to the Iloilo River in 2015.

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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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