Miagao farmers increase production with DA assistance

ILOILO CITY, March 4 (PIA6) - - The interventions provided by the government through the Department of Agriculture have yielded positive impacts for farmer members of a Small Water Irrigation Services Association in Miag-ao town.The association composed of 41 bonafide members is a recipient of a P3 ... Read more

Climate change education tops priority agenda of Negrense women

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, March 4 (PIA6) – Some 300 women from 27 local government units (LGUs) in the province, along with those from various sectoral groups, voted for their five priority agenda for development through a survey conducted by the Provincial Council for Women (PCW). The participants prim... Read more

Panaad now April 15-22

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, March 4 (PIA6) – The twenty-third Panaad sa Negros Festival has been re-scheduled to make way for the province to show its intent in hosting the “Palarong Pambansa” next year.Governor Alfredo Marańon, Jr. will attend this year’s national sporting event which will be held... Read more

COMELEC : Antique Election preparation is on track

SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA) - - Preparations for the May 2016 Elections are on track and activities are right on schedule.Provincial Election Supervisor Atty. Jessie B. Suarez, Commission on Election (COMELEC) said election activities are smoothly going on.In partnership with Philippine National Polic... Read more

Medical roadshow in Hinobaan set

NEGROS OCC., March 4 (PIA6)--The Provincial Health Office will hold medical, dental and health education services to Hinobaan town on March 16.Dubbed Kalusugan Pangkalahatan Roadshow-Universal Health Care High Impact Five (UHC Hi-5), four LGUs have been chosen to benefit under the Accelerated and Su... Read more

NGP generates over 32,313 jobs in WV

ILOILO CITY, March 4 (PIA) --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-6 said that the National Greening Program (NGP) generated a total of 32,313 jobs in Western Visayas in 2015.Bing H. Garnace, NGP Regional Coordinator, said that the number of actual jobs created was 40 percent ... Read more

Student power to help tourism industry

ILOILO CITY, March 4 (PIA) --- Tourism students from Western Visayas will converge in Iloilo City to help empower the tourism industry through a forum.The event dubbed "Student enhancement forum: Empowering Tourism through the Youth,” slated on March 5 at the Iloilo Convention Center is spearheade... Read more

Hiligaynon news: DBM nagpagwa P12-B para sa pagpasangkad sang irigasyon

MANILA, Marso. 4 – Ang Department of Budget and Management (DBM) nagpahibalo sang pagpagwa sang P11.8 bilyones sa National Irrigation Administration (NIA)  para sa pagpalapad sang irigasyon sa bug-os nga pungsod kag sang P500  milyones para sa Quick Response Fund.Suno sa kay Budget Secretary Flo... Read more

PENRO 5th in Environmental Governance Course

ILOILO CITY, March 4(PIA)—The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer of Guimaras ranked 5th in a program on environmental governance. PENRO Vicente Sardina he had worked hard to hurdle the requirements of the course under the University of the Philippines Program for Environmental G... Read more

Gov: NegOcc now biggest solar energy producer

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, March 3 (PIA6) - - The inauguration of the 132.5-megawatt solar power plant in Barangay Tinampaan, Cadiz City makes the province one of the biggest solar energy producer in the country.Governor Alfredo G. Marañon in an interview said that total solar energy produced by all the so... Read more

Aklanon News:  Seremonyal nga pagpa-iwag it mga sityo sa Central Visayas ginpangunahan ni Pangueong Aquino

TAGBILIRAN, BOHOL, Marso 3 (PIA6) -  -  Ginpangunahan ni Pangueong Benigno S. Aquino III ro seremonyal nga elektripikasyon it mga sityo sa Central Visayas ku Miyerkules.Sa idaeom ku Sitio Electrification Program sa Rehiyon VII, 2,684 ka sityo eon ro hataw-an it iwag halin ku Oktobre 2011 hasta Ene... Read more

PVO notes "only sporadic" newscastle  disease  in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, March 3 (PIA6) – Provincial Veterinarian Leonel Abordo said that sporadic cases of newcastle disease among poultry animals have been recorded in the province every yearHowever, he clarified that the monitored occurrences are far off from an outbreak like in the cases recorded ... Read more

NFA says no rice shortage despite El Nino

 ILOILO CITY, March 3(PIA)—The National Food Authority (NFA) in Iloilo said there is enough supply of rice in the province, despite the El Niño.NFA Iloilo Provincial Manager Erna Abello  said  the NFA has a total buffer stock of 2,591,092 bags equivalent to 121 days. Abello who was among the ... Read more

BFP to organize Kiddie, Junior Fire Marshals

SAN JOSE, Antique (PIA) - - Kids are vulnerable during fire emergencies. The Bureau of Fire Protection hopes to organize a Kiddie and Junior Fire Marshals as way of empowering children to actively get involve in fire safety and prevention.FCInsp Grossbee Gumowang, Provincial Fire Marshal said while ... Read more

City intensifies drive vs. ‘bottled’ petroleum products

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, March 3 (PIA6) – The inter-agency task force against selling of petroleum products through ‘unprescribed’ containers is intensifying its drive in Capiz.This after the selling of “tingi-tingi” or bottled petroleum products has once again been apparent in the barangays.R... Read more