Visayas

The development efforts of the provincial government in the upland village of Kagbana come as a big relief to abaca farmers who have been suffering the brunt of a decade-long disease infestation. Resident Reyniel de Paz, 32, said the ongoing road project and the recently completed hanging bridge funded by the local government are very helpful in bringing the abaca...
The Office of the Civil Defense in Western Visayas (OCD 6) has initiated the repainting of fire hydrants in this city to become more visible and accessible to disaster response. Together with the Bureau of Fire (BFP) and fire volunteers in this city, the OCD 6 was able to repaint a total of 14 fire hydrants, Cindy Ferrer, OCD 6...
The 75th Leyte Gulf Landings commemoration highlighted the gallantry of World War II heroes that led to the liberation of the Philippines from the three-year Japanese occupation. In a low-key celebration at MacArthur Landing Memorial Park in this town, officials honored the bravery of Filipino guerrilla fighters and Allied Forces. US Embassy Chargé D' Affaires John Law called for reflection and...
Senator Nancy Binay stressed the need to ensure a stricter implementation of the carrying capacity of Boracay amid the expected influx of tourists of the island in the coming months. In a statement, Binay said the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) should give an update on the status of the framework they have established in monitoring the number of tourists...
Bohol Governor, Arthur Yap said he is willing to open up his province to pork and pork products from Luzon under certain conditions. In a statement, Yap said he will only allow pork products from Luzon to enter the province “as long as I have a guarantee letter that the government will compensate Bohol for the culling and disposal of...
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Negros Occidental reminded establishments in the province, including those in this capital city, to comply with the new suggested retail prices (SRPs) of basic and prime goods. Romel Amihan, the senior trade and industry development specialist of DTI-Negros Occidental, said they received on Tuesday the memorandum from the central office on the...
Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon, was named as the head of the Police Regional Office-7 (Central Visayas). PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac confirmed Wednesday that de Leon will assume his new post in a turnover ceremony to be led by PNP officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa in Cebu City Thursday. De Leon replaces Brig. Gen. Debold Sinas, who was...
Mayor Sara Z. Duterte highlighted the growth of investments in the city during her State of the City Address (SOCA) on Monday at the Sangguniang Panlungsod building. She reported a 3-year accomplishment under the "Byaheng Do30" project which she said has "capped a healthy economy". She said the investments have continued to grow in the past three years with a total...
The Joint Task Force (JTF) Buglasan 2019, chaired by Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo, has deployed around 340 security forces here and nearby areas, for the Buglasan Festival, which runs for 13 days this October. Bimbo Miraflor, director of the Joint Operation Center of JTF Buglasan 2019, said on Tuesday that the security forces include personnel from the Philippine National...
The Philippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade (303 IBde) awarded Military Commendation Medals to 33 soldiers and policemen who engaged Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) rebels in a series of encounters in southern Negros last week. The medals were conferred by Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of 303 IBde, to the soldiers and policemen in rites held at...
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