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Global-Estate Resorts Records Php 365M Q1 Profit

Global-Estate Resorts, Inc. (GERI), the Philippines’ leading developer of master-planned tourism and leisure townships and integrated lifestyle communities, recorded a net profit of P365 million in the first quarter of 2020. Excluding non-recurring gains in 2019, net profit grew 3% year-on-year. Consolidated revenues reached P1.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020 fueled by Real… Continue reading Global-Estate Resorts Records Php 365M Q1 Profit

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BFP Headquarters to Investigate Iloilo BFP Protocol Breach

In an update posted by the Iloilo City Government, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) National Headquarters sent an investigating team to Iloilo City to take a look at the incident that involved BFP officers and personnel. It can be recalled that personnel from the BFP Regional Office had reportedly violated COVID19 precautionary measures provided… Continue reading BFP Headquarters to Investigate Iloilo BFP Protocol Breach

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Iloilo City on Mental Wellness of Ilonggos

Just recently, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas lauded the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Mental Wellbeing and Resilience for initiating “Dagyaw: Activation of Multiple Creative Hubs in the City of Iloilo for Mental Health Wellbeing and Resilience. In a social media post by the Iloilo City Government, it defined ‘Dagyaw’ as a Hiligaynon term for… Continue reading Iloilo City on Mental Wellness of Ilonggos

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“We are with you, Alimodian” – Vice Gov Garin

After recent news that 20 individuals from Alimodian tested positive for Coronavirus, Vice Governor Christine ‘TingTing’ Garin shared an official statement showing support for Alimodian. In a report by RMN, it has been said that the Rural Health Unit of Alimodian has been placed under quarantine and that 20 individuals, including frontliners, are now positive… Continue reading “We are with you, Alimodian” – Vice Gov Garin

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DILG Secretary Año: ‘Cebu is New Epicenter of Pandemic’

With the spike of COVID cases, Cebu City has been labeled the ‘new epicenter of COVID-19 in the country’. In an announcement made by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año via ANC, he revealed that much has to be done to control the outbreak in Cebu. “Somehow we’re able to… Continue reading DILG Secretary Año: ‘Cebu is New Epicenter of Pandemic’

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26 New Confirmed Cases Today

Just in: The Department of Health Western Center for Health Development reports 26 new confirmed cases as of today, June 28. This totals to 138 active cases (274 total confirmed cases). Moreover, it may be recalled that Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced earlier today that there have been six (6) local physicians who have… Continue reading 26 New Confirmed Cases Today

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J&T Express Issues Statement Regarding Viral Video

After a video of J&T personnel mishandling parcels has gone viral online, the company issued an official statement. J&T Express is a cargo and freight company, an Indonesia-based firm, which opened business in the Philippines last March 2019. Here is J&T Express’ official statement: “We have received complaints on the mishandling of parcels as shown… Continue reading J&T Express Issues Statement Regarding Viral Video

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Ilongga to Face Charges for Breaching Quarantine

A 34-year-old woman, a repatriated overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Hong Kong, is facing charges for breaching quarantine. The repatriate hailing from Leganes, Iloilo arrived last June 14 and was swabbed for reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). The Ilongga was quarantined in a hotel pending her test result. “June 23, she arrived in Leganes… Continue reading Ilongga to Face Charges for Breaching Quarantine

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How Mercado del Rio Saved Hotel del Rio

One of the forerunner hotels in Iloilo City, Hotel del Rio remains strong amid the recent public health emergency. It may be recalled that the coronavirus disease has immensely crippled the economy and has forced industries to shut down. One of the most affected industries is the hospitality sector. Here, Hotel del Rio spawns ‘Mercado… Continue reading How Mercado del Rio Saved Hotel del Rio

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Treñas: “I can’t understand why they would violate protocol”

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas took to Facebook to air his sentiments regarding locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who has failed to follow protocols. It may be recalled that have been reports of LSIs violating the mandatory 14-day quarantine – varied media outfits reported violations from LSIs in Ingore, Lapaz and Camalig, Jaro. Here, the Iloilo… Continue reading Treñas: “I can’t understand why they would violate protocol”