The city’s first ever footbridge is not yet functional pending the completion of an elevator for persons with disabilities (PWDs), but it is set to be ready by December, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said. Margarito Pabillo, Jr., DPWH Tacloban office construction engineer, said that the city...
Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Remollo said there is a boom in the tourism industry in the city, with hotels sprouting the latest of which is the Sierra Hotel in Barangay Piapi, while land preparation for the Quest Hotel is also ongoing in the same barangay. Remollo said that with Filinvest...
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in Western Visayas on Tuesday gathered representatives from various sectors of the society for the nationwide simultaneous launching of AmBisyon Natin 2040. During the occasion, NEDA Regional Director Ro-Ann Bacal pointed out that all Filipinos should support and become advocates of the long...
Infrastructure projects in Southern Leyte are expected to kick off early next year with the completion of some pre-detailed engineering (PDE) activities for the P1.74-billion projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO). District Engineer Ma. Margarita C. Junia said the PDE for...
The number of dengue cases have continually decreased in the past two months although a fatality was still reported until early November, records of the City Health Office (CHO) showed. Dr. Grace Tan, CHO medical officer IV, released the latest figures as of November 14, indicating that only 63 cases...
The Provincial Veterinarian’s Office (PVO) has not monitored any outbreak of animal diseases in Capiz despite the rainy season, according to the Capiz Aksyon News Center. The zero outbreak is attributed to the alertness and early taking of action by the Capiz Provincial Government under Governor Tony Del Rosario in...
The expansion of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) is expected to begin next month and will be operational by middle of next year. Hospital Management Unit (HMU) head Melanie Arancillo said that the additional third floor will have a 50-bed capacity to accommodate and put the patients in a...