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The 13th Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Iloilo has started implementing its paperless legislation system during its regular session on Tuesday afternoon. Through the system, board members and officers of the SP secretariat used laptop computers to browse the session agenda, Vice Governor Christine Garin said in an interview. Paperless sessions were pushed during the previous provincial board but Garin said it...
Commuting experience has never been dignified for Gerry Montellano until after the central government piloted the public utility vehicles (PUV) modernization program in this city. For over a year now, Montellano, 25, has been taking a 40-minute trip daily from a relocation site in Suhi village to the city’s downtown, where he works as a goldsmith to support his family. “I...
City Councilor Joel Garganera formally assumed his post in the City Council as the No. 8 councilor in the North District after being sworn in by Mayor Edgardo Labella at the latter’s office at the Cebu City Hall. Garganera, a reelectionist councilor who only placed 10th after the canvassing of votes in the May 2019 mid-term elections, was proclaimed as...
The Roman Curia named a 50-year old head cleric of a regional seminary in Iloilo City, as new auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cebu. Rev. Fr. Midyphil Bermejo Billones, the current Rector of the St. Joseph Regional Seminary based in Iloilo City, was appointed to assist Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma in overseeing the 164 Roman Catholic parish churches,...
The City Health Office (CHO) has appealed anew to Bacolodnons to bring their children to health centers for measles immunization as reported cases increased by 614.3 percent from January 1-July 6 this year. As of Tuesday, 14 out of the 200 cases recorded since the start of 2019 have been confirmed as measles by the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine...
The Iloilo provincial government collected 103 bags of blood to respond to the needs of the increasing number of dengue patients. In an interview, Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, provincial health officer, said the collected blood bags will be of help, especially that dengue patients will need blood transfusions. She said around 170 individuals have shown their intention to donate blood. Some,...
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has one hundred and sixty remaining hectares in the province of Antique to be distributed to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) this year, an official said. DAR Western Visayas Regional Director Stephen Marfil Leonidas said Antique hopefully could become land acquisition and distribution (LAD)-free within the year with the very little area left for distribution. “Antique...
Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson has advised all disaster risk reduction and management councils (DRRMCs) in Negros Occidental to intensify readiness as heavy rains continue to pour across the province due to Tropical Depression Falcon on Tuesday. “All city/municipal DRRMCs are advised to heighten your preparedness for response measures and take precautionary measures for moderate to heavy rains that may bring...
The Regional Development Council (RDC) has formed a technical working group (TWG) to lead the planning and implementation of a tourism development plan for San Juanico Strait. The Department of Tourism (DOT) leads the newly-formed group to consolidate development efforts planned for the San Juanico Strait that separates the islands of Leyte and Samar. “The TWG, chaired by DOT,...
With the continuing rise of dengue disease in the province, a group of Ilongga mothers on Monday urged fellow mothers to breastfeed their infants for the first six months. Breastfeeding is a preventive practice to combat rising numbers of diseases like dengue, said Adhara Sebuado, co-founder of Breastfeeding Ilonggas, a non-government organization (NGO) that supports and promotes breastfeeding. “All...
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