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Membership verification and processing of loan and retirement documents will be temporarily suspended by the Home Development Mutual Fund (HMDF) or Pag-IBIG Fund in all its member services branches (MSB) in Western Visayas from January to February next year. Gina P. Lanceta, MSB head in Molo district, this city, disclosed...
The number of teenage pregnancy cases in Iloilo City decreased in 2016 compared to previous years, according to an official of the Iloilo City Population Office. Based on the data of City Population Office, there were only 1,753 cases of teenage pregnancy in 2016, lower when compared to 2,266 cases...
It takes a Swiss technology to permanently eliminate the threat of erosion near the foundation of Agas-Agas Bridge, the country’s tallest. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office here said the installation of slope stabilization control system is a priority project next year to curb the perennial...
Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto met with the local school board and other relevant agencies on Wednesday in preparation for the province's hosting of the 2018 Private Schools Athletic Association (Prisaa) national meet in April. Chatto earlier expressed confidence the leading sports facilities in the province would be ready for...
The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) regional office has lined-up various activities to observe the Fire Prevention Month in Eastern Visayas. This year’s observance is anchored on the theme, “Buhay at Ari-arian ay Pahalagahan, Ibayong Pag-iingat sa Sunog ay sa Sariling Pamamahay Simulan.” The theme emphasizes the value of fire...
Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. called on Negrenses to be alert and prayerful for the safe staging of the 24th Panaad sa Negros Festival next week. The province’s annual festival of festivals, set on April 22 to 30, is expected to gather thousands of revelers at the Panaad Park...
The Pioneer Epoxy 2nd National Bangkarera 2017 reeled off in Dumaguete City Friday with some 40 teams and 140 participants from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao taking part in the two-day sporting event. Elimination rounds for the Bangkarera 2017 started Friday morning at the Rizal Boulevard with the finals set Saturday...
A total of 205 students of Bacolod City College (BCC) received a scholarship assistance of PHP3,000 each from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). This was announced by the Office of Bacolod Lone District Congressman Greg G. Gasataya, Thursday. Gasataya facilitated the release of the educational assistance totaling to PHP615,000. Each of...
An education official in Leyte has assured the public and teacher applicants that their hiring process remained as one of their best practices. As another school year will open on June 5, Jose Mariano Barril Jr., personnel officer in Department of Education-Leyte division, said that despite the constant challenge in...
An official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7 on Thursday said the agency needs about 400 additional agents to be more effective. PDEA 7 director Yogi Filemon Ruiz said, “people are now expecting a lot from PDEA.” PDEA is now at the forefront of the war against drugs after...