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Monsoon rains leave P7.1-M agri damage

BY MAE SINGUAY BACOLOD City – Monsoon rains enhanced by tropical depression “Falcon” damaged agricultural crops worth P7.1 million...

Be first to respect children’s rights, CHR tells parents

ILOILO City – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Western Visayas said parents should be the first to respect the rights of their...
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Western Visayas welcomes the decision of the Civil Aeronautics Board to lift the moratorium on chartered flights to Kalibo International Airport, the gateway to Boracay Island.

CAB lifts charter flights ban in KIA

MALAY, Aklan – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Western Visayas (PCCI-WV) welcomed the decision of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) to lift the...
It is possible for President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law at the National Capital Region if terrorism spills over, according to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo. ABS-CBN NEWS

Martial Law in NCR possible – Panelo

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday said it is possible for President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the National Capital Region (NCR)...
A REFUGEE CAMP? No. This is the gymnasium of Maasin, Iloilo. It has been temporarily converted into a mini hospital to accommodate dengue patients. The municipality’s rural health unit is already packed with patients. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

DENGUE PATIENTS CROWD GYM: Maasin gymnasium transforms into mini hospital

ILOILO – The rural health unit of the municipality of Maasin could no longer accommodate more dengue patients seeking help. There were no more...

NegOcc kicks off National Blood Donors Month

BACOLOD City – The provincial government of Negros Occidental kicked off the celebration of National Blood Donors Month aimed to raise awareness about the...
The town of Toboso in Negros Occidental recently declared members of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing New People’s Army as persona non-grata. Lieutenant Colonel Emelito Thaddeus Logan, commanding officer of 79th Infantry Battalion, said terrorist group destroy peace and development of the communities in tshe province. PH.VLTRENDS.COM

Slain rebel in Negros encounter identified

BACOLOD City – The slain member of the New People’s Army in a clash with government troops last week was finally identified.

DOH deploys 229 docs, nurses and med techs

ILOILO – The Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas has started deploying medical personnel to government hospitals teeming with dengue patients.
Iloilo Provincial Capitol. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Iloilo Prov’l Board starts ‘paperless’ sessions

ILOILO – The 13th Sangguniang Panlalawigan here has started implementing its paperless legislation system during its regular session on Tuesday afternoon. Through...
WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE. Residents of Barangay San Nicolas in Iloilo City’s La Paz district wade through murky floodwater after a heavy downpour. Other parts of the city with clogged drainage have this problem, too. Monsoon rains enhanced by tropical depression “Falcon” also forced the city government to suspend classes yesterday, July 16, 2019. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

WV ON ‘BLUE ALERT’: Disaster body warns of floods, landslides

ILOILO City – Though the trajectory of tropical depression “Falcon” is the tip of Northern Luzon, it is enhancing the southwest monsoon. Western Visayas...

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