P75 million spent on shore protection in southern Iloilo

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Iloilo 1st District Engineering Office, allocated P75 million from its 2019 budget to complete the construction of the shore protection in Guimbal, Iloilo. District Engineer Nonie A. Viyar said the shore protection project, constructed along the coasts of Gerona-Gimeno, Generosa-Colon and Rizal-Tuguisan, is expected to be completed this […]

Fire victims to get higher cash aid

The Iloilo City Government will increase the financial assistance given to fire affected families whose houses were totally and partially burned. Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the P10,000 cash assistance will be given to fire victims whose houses were totally damaged, an increase from previous P7,000; while those with partially damaged houses will receive P7,000 […]

12th AFAF in Iloilo City

The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV)  and the University of the Philippine Visayas Foundation, Inc (UPVFI) are proud to host the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) on 8 -12 April 2019 to be held at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines. The conference […]

DENR head leads meeting on Antique river, creek

DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and Senator Loren Legarda led the meeting on the Malandog River and Bagumbayan Creek Rehabilitation Project in Antique Provincial Capitol, recently. DENR 6 Regional Executive Director (RED) Francisco E. Milla, Jr., EMB Regional Director Sophie Manuel, Antique Governor RhodoraCadiao and PENR Officer Andres Untal […]

Iloilo Banwa Ko

I.   Indi naton pag-kabigon, masubu ang natabo, sa Banwa sang Iloilo kag sa aton nasyon, bangudnaga-siling naga-lala ang kaimolon, paagi sa Statistics kag mga pag-tuon. II Apang maging positibo sa puedi naton maubra, Mga butang nga dalayawon ilabi nagid, sa pag-ginawi ta, Sa adlaw–adlaw nga pag-ginawi naton, Lain gid ya kita nga mga Pilipinhon. […]

Gokongwei firm adopts Boracay wetland

After successfuly partnering with private companies, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was able to push for the revival of four wetlands in Boracay Island. Recently, the DENR had sealed their partnership with the  JG Summit Petrochemical Corp (JGSPC) with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the rehabilitation of Boracay’s […]

PSA deploys geo-taggers

THE Philippine Statistics Authority is getting ready for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) and one of the preparation is the conduct of Geo-tagging of Building Structure all over the country. The main purpose of the geo-tagging activity is to identify and mark building structures as points in the digitized maps and to […]

Solar-powered irrigation to boost rice yield in Sibalom

THE P5.68-million worth solar-powered irrigation system (SPIS) recently completed in Brgy. Panlagangan, Sibalom, Antique targets to increase farmers’ average yield from 3.7 metric tons to 4.5 metric tons per hectare. In the Biyaheng Bukid held in Culasi last March 2017, Agriculture secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol committed a solar irrigation project to municipal agriculturist Albert Estoya […]