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AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

Just recently, AC Energy Philippines submitted its environmental management plan (EMP) to the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) detailing the plans to address the environmental impact of the oil spill. It may be recalled that nearly 48,000 liters of oil spilled into Iloilo waters after an incident at the… Continue reading AC Energy Philippines Submits Environmental Management Plan

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‘Public Responsibility’: Garin Decries Willful Misrepresentation, Fake News on Franchise Hearing

“My intentions for raising certain issues I mentioned on Monday during the ABS CBN hearing have been questioned. I have received both praises and flak for my interpellation and I welcome that - that is the price we have to pay as public servants.” Official reaction from Iloilo First District Representative Janette Loreto Garin following… Continue reading ‘Public Responsibility’: Garin Decries Willful Misrepresentation, Fake News on Franchise Hearing

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Iloilo 406% COVID Cases Spike – DOH

In an article by GMA Network, it was revealed that eight provinces, including Iloilo, recorded a 100 to 4,000% spike in new cases of COVID, in a data from the Department of Health. Moreover, in a report by 24 Oras, the DOH presented data to local government units comparing new cases recorded from June 08… Continue reading Iloilo 406% COVID Cases Spike – DOH

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Ilonggos at the Forefront of the New Normal

In a recent social media post by the Iloilo City Government, 2020 will mark the city’s 83rd Charter Day Celebration slated August 25. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas revealed this year’s theme “Ilonggos at the Forefront of the New Normal”, recognizing the unified efforts in battling COVID. The culmination program will highlight ‘Pasidungog’ to honor… Continue reading Ilonggos at the Forefront of the New Normal

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Palawan Voted 2020 Best Island in the World

In a social media post by the Department of Tourism – Philippines, Palawan reclaimed its title as the ‘Best Island in the World’, as voted in a poll by Travel + Leisure, a renowned travel publication. “Palawan reclaimed its rightful place in the World’s Best Awards. The citation as the Best Island in the World… Continue reading Palawan Voted 2020 Best Island in the World

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Iloilo City Continues to Revive Local Economy

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas recently stated that the city has ‘to go on’ with reviving the local economy amid public health threat brought by COVID. Treñas reckons that Ilonggos ‘have to live with this’. "As far as I am concerned ... the virus will stay with us for some time. There will always be… Continue reading Iloilo City Continues to Revive Local Economy

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Iloilo Gov Lifts Travel Restrictions

Iloilo Governor Arthur R. Defensor, Jr. recently issued Executive Order No. 128-F, lifting the restriction on travel of persons into the Province of Iloilo through the provincial borders with the Provinces of Capiz, Antique and Negros Occidental, effective immediately. “A restriction on travel of persons into the Province through the provincial borders with the Provinces… Continue reading Iloilo Gov Lifts Travel Restrictions

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Lazada: Biggest Bounce Back Sale

Just recently, Lazada announced that it will be having the biggest bounce back sale this July. Dubbed ‘Mid-Year Bounce Back Sale’, it highlights a sale schedule such as ‘Flash Sale’, ‘Laz Live’, ‘Price Slash’, ‘Brand Mega Offer’, and ‘Mega Price Drop’ distributed from July 08 to 15. “Lazada Continues to Bounce Back This Mid-Year Sale!… Continue reading Lazada: Biggest Bounce Back Sale

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DOH Confirms WV ‘Low Level’ Community Transmission

The Department of Health Region VI confirms that Western Visayas has an ongoing ‘low-level’ community transmission of COVID. Dr. Glenn Alonsabe, an epidemiologist of Region VI, cites the influx of repatriated locally stranded individuals from other areas. However, he clarified that not all areas of the region have a community spread but only areas that… Continue reading DOH Confirms WV ‘Low Level’ Community Transmission

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Iloilo Oil Spill Cleanup to Last 10 to 15 Days

In a statement issued by AC Energy, an Ayala Company, cleanup is estimated to be completed in 10 to 15 days. It may be recalled that nearly 48,000 liters of oil spilled into Ilolio waters after an ‘explosion’ happened at a power barge. Authorities estimated an area of 1,200 square meters was affected by the… Continue reading Iloilo Oil Spill Cleanup to Last 10 to 15 Days