Local News

Treñas to National Government: ‘Prioritize COVID’

In a social media post via the Iloilo City Government page, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas appealed to the national government to prioritize COVID, and to not get distracted with ‘other matters’. It may be recalled that he recently issued safety protocols imposed in the City of Iloilo to aid in the prevention of COVID.… Continue reading Treñas to National Government: ‘Prioritize COVID’

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Are we going back to ECQ? More Areas Under Lockdown

Are we going back to ECQ? Just yesterday (August 09), the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development recorded 115 confirmed cases in Western Visayas with Iloilo City leading with 69 confirmed cases. COVID cases in Iloilo City have increased at an alarming rate and have even caused hard lockdowns in several areas… Continue reading Are we going back to ECQ? More Areas Under Lockdown

Local News

Guimaras Tightens Border Controls

In a recent update, Guimaras tightens border controls due to the increasing number of COVD cases in the region. Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin recently issued Executive Order No. 63 imposing the enhanced Level 2 Response of the Guimaras COVID19 Response Initiative effective August 10, 2020. In a social media post by the Province of Guimaras,… Continue reading Guimaras Tightens Border Controls

Local News

Several Areas in Iloilo City Under Extended Lockdown

In an update, the Iloilo City Government extends the lockdown on several Iloilo City areas for another three days. IQOR, Super/Terminal Market, Pala-Pala 1, Pala-Pala 2, Tanza Baybay, San Juan, North Baluarte, and Cuartero are on extended lockdown for three days. The announcement was made, via social media, yesterday (August 08). “We are extending for… Continue reading Several Areas in Iloilo City Under Extended Lockdown

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Iloilo Fishing Port to Remain Closed

In an update, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announces that the Iloilo Fishing Port shall remain closed until it has sufficient compliance officers on its own. Moreover, Treñas will not allow fishing boats to dock and sell fish at Muelle Loney. “The Iloilo Fishing Port will remain closed until they have sufficient compliance officers on… Continue reading Iloilo Fishing Port to Remain Closed

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Treñas Issues Safety Measures for COVID

In a recent social media post, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas enumerates the safety protocols imposed in the City of Iloilo to aid in the prevention of COVID. In a recent update by the Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development, 93 confirmed cases in Western Visayas has been added (as of August… Continue reading Treñas Issues Safety Measures for COVID

National News

Janette Garin Talks About Next Steps in the Fight Against COVID

Former Health Secretary Rep. Janette Loreto-Garin recently released a statement detailing the next steps in the fight against COVID. It may be recalled that, as of August 08, there are a total of 57,559 active cases in the country. Moreover, there are +4,226 confirmed cases out of the total tests done by 82 out of… Continue reading Janette Garin Talks About Next Steps in the Fight Against COVID

Local News

‘No to power fixers’ says Iloilo City Gov

In a recent post by the Iloilo City Government, it warns the public to not deal with power fixers, also reiterating that the local government, together with new distribution utility MORE Electric and Power Corp. (MORE Power), has launched iKonek. iKonek is a program aiming to address the power needs of the masses, especially of… Continue reading ‘No to power fixers’ says Iloilo City Gov

National News

“There are many good people at PhilHealth” – Morales

‘You know, there are many good people at PhilHealth,” begins Ricardo Morales, President and CEO of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in a bid to defend the individuals working at the institution from corruption allegations, as PhilHealth is currently under Senate probe. ‘You know, there are many good people at PhilHealth. These are the people… Continue reading “There are many good people at PhilHealth” – Morales

World News

‘Immediate humanitarian assistance’ for Beirut, Lebanon

An article by United Nations reveals that - ‘reiterating the Secretary-General’s commitment to assist Lebanon’ – has released $ 9million from the Lebanese Humanitarian Fund to aid in the immediate needs following last Tuesday’s ‘horrific explosion’. Moreover, UN Emergency Relief Chief Mark Lowcock will also be releasing additional funds from the Organization’s Central Emergency Response… Continue reading ‘Immediate humanitarian assistance’ for Beirut, Lebanon