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Bacolod City to seal off ‘ultra risk’ areas

BACOLOD City – Mayor Evelio Leonardia has tasked village officials in this city to identify and seal off “ultra risk” areas in a bid...
Commissioned personnel of J.S Layson & Co., Inc. collect garbage of residents in Barangay Burgos-Mabini, La Paz, Iloilo City on Tuesday morning. Republic Act 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, mandates local government units to adopt proper segregation, collection, transport, storage, treatment, and disposal of solid waste through the formulation and adoption of the best environmental practices. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Delay of Bacolod City trash collection rule sought anew

BACOLOD City – Due to the threat of coronavirus disease 2019, the Liga ng mga Barangay in this city is pushing to defer the...
Personnel of the local government unit of Sara, Iloilo and volunteers prepare food packs to be distributed to the town’s residents on April 1. Beneficiaries will receive vegetables aside from the usual food packs. SARA GUGMA KO

Sara folks get vegetables as relief items amid quarantine

ILOILO City – While placed under enhanced community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, a total of 15,278 households in the town...
Recipients of modified conditional cash transfer Valderrama, Antique observe social distancing as a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 while they wait to claim their cash grants. A total of 307 indigenous people in that town received their grants on March 25 to 27. PNA

307 Antique IP beneficiaries receive cash grants from DSWD

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released an amount of P1.080 million as cash grants to the...
FOOD FOR FRONT-LINERS. Employees’ cooperatives in Antique donate PHP50,00 worth of food to the province’s front-liners. Ma. Lourdes Fortaleza, president of the United Provincial Government Employees of Antique (UPGEA), said on Tuesday (March 31, 2020) they consider their actions as part of their social responsibility. Photo courtesy of UPGEA/APGEMCO

Food aid provided to Antique frontliners

SAN JOSE, Antique – Frontliners in this province were provided with food assistance by a group of employers as appreciation and support in their...

Robbery with homicide suspect falls

BACOLOD City – The court recommended no bail bond for the temporary liberty of a robbery with frustrated homicide suspect arrested in Barangay Don...

Shooting lands man in hospital

BACOLOD City – A man was shot in Barangay Tampalon, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. The 25-year-old resident Welnard Geroche sustained a...

Sipalay local stabbed dead

BACOLOD City – A man was stabbed dead in Barangay Nauhang, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Resident Pacifico Calderon, 45, sustained a...
Chinese nationals arriving from Guangzhou, China are seen wearing face mask at the arrival area of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Pasay City. 📸 Richard Reyes/Philippine Daily Inquirer

Region 6 COVID-19 death toll now at 4

ILOILO City – From 18, the number of Western Visayans who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rose to 22.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE PEOPLE GONE? This main thoroughfare of Guimbal, Iloilo is empty. People are opting to stay at home to avoid catching and spreading the coronavirus disease 2019. To date, three residents of Guimbal have tested positive for the illness. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

ALL RESIDENTS OF GUIMBAL ‘PUMs’: DOH cites local COVID-19 transmission

BY GLENDA TAYONA and IME SORNITO ILOILO – All the residents of the municipality of Guimbal should now be considered persons under...

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