World News

World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

The World Wildlife Fund, in a press release, revealed that 166,000 square miles – roughly the size of California - have been lost to deforestation worldwide, between 2004 and 2017. “More than 166,000 square miles of forest habitat—an area roughly the size of California—were lost to deforestation in the tropics and subtropics between 2004 and… Continue reading World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

Local News

USAID ReachHealth Project in Iloilo City Turned Over 14 Handwashing Station

The USAID ReachHealth sub-grant project implemented in Iloilo City has turned over a total of 14 handwashing stations to various community-based beneficiaries. The handwashing facility is one of the components of a 3.5-month project, entitled: “Technical Assistance to the City of Iloilo in Various Capacity Building Interventions to Support LGU Community-Based COVID-19 Response.” The project… Continue reading USAID ReachHealth Project in Iloilo City Turned Over 14 Handwashing Station

Local News

Court Sheriff Serves Supplemental Writ of Possession to PECO

Iloilo City Court Sheriff serves supplemental writ of possession covering Panay Electric Company Building located at General Luna, Iloilo City. In the order, it is written that the Court ‘grants the supplemental Writ of Possession pertaining to Category C assets’ while the ‘Order of Expropriation pertaining to all the assets is held in abeyance’. (Source… Continue reading Court Sheriff Serves Supplemental Writ of Possession to PECO

Local News

MORE: Prevention is Necessary

In an update, More Electric and Power Corporation has announced that all feeders are now online at the La Paz Substation, after a scheduled power interruption last Sunday from 6am to 8am. More Power Iloilo emphasized the importance of prevention by showing faulty lines that may possibly cause future outages. “Did you know that this… Continue reading MORE: Prevention is Necessary

Local News

More Wild Fishes for Iloilo River

In a social media post, the Iloilo City Government shared that more wild fishes have been released to the Iloilo River – 786 managat, 168 lapu-lapu, 125 kikiro, and 90 saguisi. The local government revealed that the initiative is part of the rehabilitation efforts to improve biodiversity in waterways. “The initiative is part of continued… Continue reading More Wild Fishes for Iloilo River

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Iloilo City Infra Projects this 2021

The Iloilo City Government mentions some of its infrastructure projects this 2021. One is the Php 400 million legislative cum parking building that will rise near the Iloilo City Hall. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas reveals that the Department of Budget and Management has already approved the loan. “Plazas also have funds and we are… Continue reading Iloilo City Infra Projects this 2021

National News

Sotto: Duterte Wants Party-List System Removed

President Rodrigo Duterte, according to Senate President Vicente Sotto III, does not want a term extension. Rather, the president wants an amendment to the party-list system under the 1987 Constitution. "Ang sinabi niya, 'I want this problem with the CPP-NPA solved... The best way is we remove the party-list system or change it in the… Continue reading Sotto: Duterte Wants Party-List System Removed

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Feast of the Black Nazarene a ‘Go’ Amid Pandemic; Manner of Celebration Altered

The Feast of the Black Nazarene is a highly anticipated event in Manila, celebrated every year on January 09. Devotees gather to join in the procession of the Black Nazarene from Rizal Park to Quiapo, a 6.5-kilometer route. However, due to the pandemic, the manner of celebration will be altered. One of the event’s highlights,… Continue reading Feast of the Black Nazarene a ‘Go’ Amid Pandemic; Manner of Celebration Altered

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Sotto Pushes ABS CBN Franchise Renewal

Senate President Vicente Sotto III moves for the franchise renewal of ABS CBN Corporation, which legislative franchise has been denied six months prior. Read more: Sotto moves for ABS-CBN's franchise renewal, an article by GMA News. Senate Bill No. 1967, authored by Sotto, aims to renew the franchise of the media giant to construct, install,… Continue reading Sotto Pushes ABS CBN Franchise Renewal

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Oil Price Hike on First Week of 2021

Gasoline prices have increased by Php 0.45 per liter, diesel by Php 0.030, and kerosene by Php 0.40. In separate advisories, the oil price hike has taken effect at 6am today, January 05. This is according to Petro Gazz, Petron Corp., Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. and Seaoil Philippines. Unioil implemented the increase at 6:01am while… Continue reading Oil Price Hike on First Week of 2021