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Iloilo City Issues Protocols for Returning Residents

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government issued Executive Order No. 96, implementing the mandatory protocols for returning residents (both locally stranded individuals and overseas Filipino workers) and authorized persons outside residence coming from the National Capital Region, Cebu City, and Talisay City, arriving at Iloilo City, and other persons tested for COVID-19. The EO enumerates… Continue reading Iloilo City Issues Protocols for Returning Residents

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City Health Office Spearheads Anti-Dengue Drive

Just recently, the Iloilo City Health Office in Jaro II conducted a series of community based anti-dengue awareness campaign. Personnel from the agency went around barangays to remind residents of preventive measures in combating dengue. It may be recalled that Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas has previously shared literature about dengue disease in a bid… Continue reading City Health Office Spearheads Anti-Dengue Drive

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Emperador Inc. Steadfast in the First Quarter of 2020

Emperador Inc. – the world’s largest brandy company owning the iconic Emperador Brandy and Fundador Spanish Brandy de Jerez – registered revenues of Php10.7 billion in the first three months of 2020 versus Php11-billion in the same period of last year, down 3% even with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) pandemic in the offing. The… Continue reading Emperador Inc. Steadfast in the First Quarter of 2020

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AGI Accelerates Digitalization Efforts

Andrew Tan-led conglomerate registers record profit of P27B in 2019, gives back more than P1-B to the community during the pandemic. Andrew Tan-led Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) is accelerating its innovation and digital transformation strategies, as the conglomerate braces for the ‘new reality.’ “This pandemic is accelerating our digitalization efforts across our businesses. These… Continue reading AGI Accelerates Digitalization Efforts

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Mayor Treñas Pleads for Public Cooperation

Just recently, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas posted his sentiments via social media, asking for the public to cooperate as the city continues to battle the coronavirus disease. As the city transitions to the new normal, the city has been aggressive in reminding the public to practice health protocols such as wearing of facemask, washing… Continue reading Mayor Treñas Pleads for Public Cooperation

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25 New Confirmed Cases in WV Today

The Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development recently released COVID-19 Case Bulletin #90. The bulletin revealed 25 new cases in the region just today, June 24. This totals to 96 active cases being managed (with an overall total of 228 COVID cases). Among the 25 new cases, mostly Locally Stranded Individuals (LSI)and… Continue reading 25 New Confirmed Cases in WV Today

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Singapore-Based BPO Firm Hiring WFH Staff in Philippines

Singapore-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Everise Holdings recently revealed that it is looking to hire around 2,000 work-from-home individuals in the Philippines to boost its Manila operations. According to the company, it needs to boost its Manila headcount, currently standing at 3,000. It’s global headcount at 12,000. "We are a people-first company who has… Continue reading Singapore-Based BPO Firm Hiring WFH Staff in Philippines

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MORE Cancels Scheduled 13-Hour Brownout

Iloilo’s new distribution utility MORE Electric and Power Company, locally referred to as MORE Power, recently announced that it will be cancelling its 13-hour brownout, originally scheduled to happen on June 28 (Sunday), particularly in areas serviced by the Mandurriao Substation. “Indi madayon ang natalana nga 13-hour maximum shutdown sang Mandurriao Substation sa Domingo, 28… Continue reading MORE Cancels Scheduled 13-Hour Brownout

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City Gov Orders Closure of Molo PUV Terminal

Iloilo City Government issues Executive Order 95, directing the closure of the Molo PUV Terminal in Barangay San Pedro in Molo. In the EO, it was stated that the Molo PUV Terminal was “cited by the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Region VI for not complying with LTFRB Memorandum Circular 2017-030, 2017-010, and… Continue reading City Gov Orders Closure of Molo PUV Terminal

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IATF Now Allows Mass Gathering in University/College

In an article by Inquirer, it was reported that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease now allows mass gathering in higher education institutions in areas under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). The announcement was affirmed by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. “Pinayagan na rin ang mass gatherings sa higher educational institutions,… Continue reading IATF Now Allows Mass Gathering in University/College