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The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is urging the people in Antique not to panic with the reported death of a three-year-old boy due to a suspected case of meningococcemia. Dr. Leoncio Abiera Jr., IPHO Health Officer, in a press conference Wednesday appealed for calm regarding information circulating in the social media about the death of a three-year-old boy who...
Around 90 percent of sidewalks and public roads in the city’s downtown had been cleared of obstructions in the continuing crackdown against encroachers. The Traffic Operations Management Enforcement and Control Office (Tomeco) reported on Wednesday that getting rid of the streets from illegal occupants is a continuing activity in the city that started August last year, heeding President Rodrigo Duterte’s...
The central government will need over PHP300 billion to build a long span bridge linking Allen, Northern Samar and Matnog, Sorsogon, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) said on Tuesday, citing the newly-completed feasibility study. The study has identified two feasible options to construct Sorsogon-Samar Link Bridge. The first is the construction of a 24-kilometer crossing bridge with an estimated...
The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has indefinitely postponed its National Executive Board (NEB) meeting in Manila on Wednesday due to the Taal explosion. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, national president of LCP, said some 80 city mayors were supposed to attend the meeting to be held at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. “With what happened, we thought it...
The presiding officer of the City Council here on Tuesday underscored the need to enhance the capability of police authorities in intelligence gathering to quell threats during the Sinulog 2020 on January 19. Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he supported the decision of Cebu City Police Office chief, Col. Engelbert Soriano to beef up other security arrangements but forego with...
The local chief executive of this highly urbanized city is urging residents to pray for those who have been affected by the eruption of Taal volcano in the province of Batangas. This was the appeal of Mayor Jerry P. Treñas during Monday’s regular flag-raising ceremony at Plaza Libertad here as he noted that some of his friends were in the...
The national government will invest about PHP56.07 billion to improve the management of two major river basins and several watersheds in Leyte and Samar provinces in the next 15 years. Of the amount, some PHP19.15 billion is required for the Binahaan, Daguitan-Marabong, Palo principal river basin, and four minor watersheds in Leyte province. The basins cover three cities and...
The Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG) has asked the mayor of Malay town to stop the collection of pontoon (floating bridges) payment from Boracay Island visitors. BIARMG chief Natividad Bernardino sent a formal communication to Malay Mayor Frolibar Bautista on Thursday to stop the collection of PHP30 per person for the use of two pontoons. He said the fee collection...
Residents of Villaba, Leyte and nearby towns no longer have to travel far to avail of quality health services provided at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC) in this city with the soon-to-open extension of the regional hospital. The Department of Health (DOH) inaugurated on Jan. 4, 2020, PHP25-million primary health care facility that will soon cater to outpatient...
The national government has approved a PHP1.03-billion fund to finance the construction of roads leading to tourist destinations in Eastern Visayas in 2020, more than double than last year's allocation. The Tourism Road Infrastructure Program (TRIP) will provide funding to 29 new and ongoing road projects in the bid to improve access to identified tourism sites, said Department of Tourism...
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