The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas on Friday welcomed the city government’s new order imposing a 2 a.m. closing time on all establishments dispensing alcoholic beverages. Mayor Jose Espinosa III issued Executive Order (EO) No. 146 on Thursday due to numerous reports of the “proliferation of incidents” due...
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City has resumed its full operations on Sunday morning after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) together with the Philippine Air Force and Army have cleared it of fallen trees and other debris that littered the area in the wake of...
The Department of Health in Western Visayas reported that the number of dengue cases in Western Visayas has dropped by 64 percent. Reynilyn Reyes, head of the family, health and nutrition cluster of DOH-6, said that from January 1 to November 26 this year, a total of 9,279 dengue cases...
Tax incentives await those willing to open or expand their businesses in Guimaras following the enactment of its Investment Code. “With the enactment of our 2017 Investment Code, we really encourage investors to come and visit Guimaras because we have package for incoming investors,” said Guimaras Vice Governor John Edward...
Kanlaon Volcano in Negros has remained restive as the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded 155 new volcanic earthquakes over the past 24 hours. The agency’s seismic monitoring network on Monday reported that the active volcano moderately emitted white steam-laden plumes with height of 1,000 meters before drifting...
Fifty-six farmer-beneficiaries in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental are the latest recipients of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the province. The DAR Negros Occidental II office reported that the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) will share almost 36 hectares of landholdings in Barangay Aranda. Municipal...
The Department of Health (DOH) in Negros Oriental reported that a total of 13 persons have died due to dengue in the province since January 1st this year as per latest available records. For the period January 1 to Dec. 2, the DOH through its Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit...
The city government has transformed Plaza Rizal into a Christmas Fantasy Park after a huge Cathedral Candy Window Christmas Tree was switched on Thursday night. Mayor Cristina Romualdez switched on the Christmas tree lights, saying that transforming Rizal Park into a Christmas-themed park aims to entertain city residents. “We’re doing this...
A popular hospital, in collaboration with medical experts, now offers a program that provides comprehensive management and prevention of diabetes through education. Dr. Eugene Ramos, chief executive of The Medical City (TMC), said whether one is already suffering from the disease or have doubts of being diabetic, it is important...
Philippine Airlines (PAL) inaugural flight to Camiguin, PR 2929, took off Mactan Cebu International Airport Friday morning to open its 33rd local destination and 47th local route in the country. The Bombardier Q300 with 53 passengers including local officials of Camiguin and PAL officials touched down Camiguin Airport at 12:20...