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Iloilo City Gov’t tightens measures against POGOs

BY GEROME DALIPE IVILOILO City – Mayor Jerry Treñas announced stricter measures against unregulated Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs).Treñas yesterday issued an executive order that...
While Iloilo Province is far from a dengue outbreak, the anticipated rise in July and August necessitates stronger preventive measures and early detection strategies to manage the anticipated surge and prevent fatalities, says said Dr. Rodney Labis, chief of the Iloilo Provincial Health Office’s Health Service Delivery Division. IME SORNITO/PN

Iloilo health office forecasts August dengue surge

ILOILO — The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is raising alarms over an expected increase in dengue cases starting this July, with a forecasted...
Korean nationals led the number of foreign visitors in Boracay Island from January to April 2024, according to the Malay Tourism Office. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOMBO RADYO KALIBO

WV rakes in P70B from 5.3M visitors in 2023

ILOILO City – Western Visayas generated P70 billion in tourist receipts from approximately 5.36 million visitors in 2023, according to the Department of Tourism...

Garins pledge support to Defensor

ILOILO – First District’s Cong. Janette Garin and husband, Miag-ao’s Mayor Richard Garin, explicitly expressed their support for Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr.’s reelection in...
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Docs stall council inquiry on water rate hike plan

BY GEROME DALIPE IV ILOILO City – The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) said the request of the Iloilo City Council for copies of the documents...
Morning and afternoon rush hours transform the Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, into a gridlock of vehicles. Commuters must arm themselves with patience during these peak times. The congestion highlights the growing need for traffic management solutions in the area. PN PHOTO

DRUNK DRIVING KILLS: Traffic deaths in WV on the decline; DOH presses on with...

ILOILO City – The primary causes of fatal road crashes in Western Visayas are drunk driving and, in the case of motorcycle riders, the failure...
This 1.2-kilometer stretch of Lacson Street in Bacolod City will be car-free all Sundays of June this year. The implementation of the car-free Sundays will begin on June 9. SCREENGRABBED FROM BRICK GEORGE ANASTA’S FACEBOOK VIDEO

Iloilo ‘pushers’ fleeing to Bacolod to evade arrest

ILOILO City – In a bid to escape law enforcement’s tightening grip, drug peddlers might be shifting their base of operations from Iloilo to...
According to the Department of Health, one in every three Filipino children under the age of five or about 30 percent are considered stunted. There are an estimated 10 million kids in this age group. PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER PHOTO

Iloilo Province aims to be ‘malnutrition-free’

ILOILO – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) is advancing a holistic, or whole-province, approach to transform Iloilo into a “malnutrition-free province”. While no specific timeline...

WV free of organized drug groups – PRO-6

BY NYARIKA DOMANAIS ILOILO City – There are no organized drug groups currently identified in Western Visayas. Ongoing investigations have yet to confirm the presence of...

Iloilo police dismiss organized crime theory in recent robberies

ILOILO – The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) has confirmed that the individuals involved in three recent robbery incidents were not part of an...
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