Pontevedra residents avail of emergency employment

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, ROXAS CITY, Capiz, May 23 – Residents in some barangays in Pontevedra town benefited from the short-term emergency employment program   of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Recently, DOLE Capiz was able to release P291,150.00 in check to the beneficiaries of th... Read more

Measures to curb timber poaching up

ILOILO CITY, 23 May (PIA)—The Regional Anti-Illegal Task Force is proposing measures to regulate forest products that are consigned to furniture establishments in Western Visayas.   This, according to the task force, in the wake of timber poaching and illegal transport of forest products to fur... Read more

DSWD releases P2.2M for Antique’s centenarians

SAN JOSE, ANTIQUE  (PIA) - - A total of 22 centenarians in the province received P100,000 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in compliance to Republic Act 10868 or the “Centenarians Act of 2016.” The turn over ceremony was led by Regional Director Rebecca Geamala of D... Read more

Hiligaynon news:  DENR nagbukas sang  Museum sang  Philippine Biodiversity

QUEZON CITY, Mayo 23 (PIA6) – Ang Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) paagi sa iya  Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) nagbukas sang Lunes sang madugay na nga ginahulat nga  museum nga ginahalad sa pagpaayo sang  mangaranon nga biological diversity sang pungsod. Si BMB Dir... Read more

DTI Capiz rolls out 'Kapatid Mentor ME'

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, May 22 (PIA6) -- About 120 Capiznon entrepreneurs are expected to join and witness the KapatidMentor Me (KMME) kick off Program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Provincial Office on May 23, at the Gerry Roxas Training and Convention Center here.   “The progra... Read more

Nine Antique municipalities have anti-smoking ordinance

SAN JOSE, Antique May 22 (PIA) - - Of the province’s 18 municipalities, nine have already passed an Anti-smoking ordinance,  a positive step to educate the public that exposure to smoke can cause serious damage to health.   Information Officer Irene Dulduco of the Provincial Health Office said... Read more

Kinaray-a News: Siyam ka mga municipalidad may dyan ron nga anti-smoking ordinance

SAN JOSE, Antique, Mayo 22 (PIA6) - - Siyam sa napulo kag walo (18) ka mga municipalidad kang probinsya ang may rudyan ron nga Anti-smoking ordinance, isara ka makabig nga positibo nga lihuk para ma-edukar ang publiko bahin sa halit nga matuga kang  aso sa ikaayong-lawas kang tao.   Suno  kay I... Read more

Breakfast is important for better school performance

ILOILO CITY, May 22 (PIA6) ---  Children who eat nutritious breakfast have better performance in school, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-6.   With the school opening fast approaching, DSWD-6 nutritionist Girl Ley Arroyo emphasized for school children to e... Read more

PRO6: Smoking ban needs multi-sectoral support

ILOILO CITY, May 22 (PIA6) ---  The Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 will tap multi-sectoral support for the effective enforcement of the nationwide smoking ban.   In a media interview, PRO-6 spokesperson Superintendent Gilbert Gorero said that they will be coordinating with concerned agenci... Read more

Hiligaynon News:' Crowdsourcing technologies’ sa panguma ginatun-an sa PH

MANILA, Mayo 22 (PIA6) – Ginatun-an sa karon sa Pilipinas ang paggamit sang “crowdsourcing technologies” particular na ang text messaging/short messaging system sa pagtagna sang mangin produksyon sa humay bilang bahin sang market information system.   Ang ini nga proyekto ang ginapatiga... Read more

NIR Peace Council urges more security measures

NEGROS OCC., May 22 (PIA6)--The Negros Island Regional Peace and Order Council recently approved a resolution urging LGUs in the Negros Island Region to pass a resolution installing CCTV cameras and employing K9 dogs.   During its recent meeting in Bacolod City, it was proposed that the K9 do... Read more

Out-of-town Diskwento Caravan nets P338T in sales

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, May 21 (PIA6) – The two-day Diskwento Caravan staged by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Provincial Office in Pres. Roxas and Mambusao towns last week generated a total of P338,570.94 in sales.   DTI Provincial Office Public Information Officer Merian Asas said that... Read more

Local tourism czars invite Capiceños to experience the 'kiosk'

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, May 20 (PIA6) – City Tourism Officer Dr. Bryan Mari Argos is inviting the public to learn and know more about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) thru the information kiosk put up by Philippine Information Agency (PIA) at Robinsons Place – Roxas in Pueblo de Pan... Read more

Text drug trade to PNP hotline

NEGROS OCC, May 22 (PIA6)—Police Regional Office 18 –Negros Island Region Regional Director Chief Supt. Renato Gumban is urging the public to continue texting him of drug activities taking place in their area.   Gumban is appealing to the public to report to him through hotline text numbe... Read more

WV LinGaP sa Masa program gets P138M

ILOILO CITY, May 21 (PIA6) ---  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-6 said that Western Visayas has been allocated P138 million for the agency’s newly implemented program ‘Libreng Gamot Para sa Masa' (LinGaP sa Masa).   LinGaP is a project of President Rodrigo D... Read more