42 min ago
UP expert: - Leave mangroves alone'
AN EXPERT from the University of the Philippines urged officials to leave the mangroves alone, despite the oil surrounding it in Estancia, Iloilo.
4 hrs ago
Libertyville Cares: Woman Raising Money for Philippines
A Libertyville-based GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise money for the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
6 hrs ago
Roxas Seeks 'Cash-for-Work' Scheme for Residents in Oil Spill-Affected Areas
Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today advised local officials in Iloilo to coordinate with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and map out a 'cash-for-work' program for residents displaced by the oil spill in the town of Estancia.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Affected banks get more relief
Dec. 05 --Banks affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda received another special regulatory relief package from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas .
Job fair draws crowd turn out
THOUSANDS of jobseekers trooped to the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby as early as 7 a.m. on Wednesday to seek opportunity in the Job Fair organized by the Public Employment Service Office .
Pacete: Silay Christmas Village 2013
SILAY was founded as a pueblo in 1760. The Christian community started to grow with close affiliation to the Catholic Church.
P.E.I. soldier part of team providing help in Philippines
Charlottetown native Warrant Officer James Cormier, from 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, Edmonton, removes the transportation kit from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter on Iloilo city airport tarmac during Operation RENAISSANCE the Philippines.
Power restored in parts of Leyte and Iloilo; Yolanda death toll at 5,235
Rescue workers carry a body bag containing the body of a five-year-old boy as they walk past houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in the town of Tanauan November 20, 2013.
DOH: Be moderate on holiday
THE Department of Health in Iloilo City is advising everyone to be moderate in eating, especially fatty foods, drinking of beer and hard liquor and using firecrackers during the holiday season.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
5 Haiyan affected hospitals to get donated supplies
Five Philippine hospitals in the areas devastated by the passage of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda will receive much needed medical supplies because of the Guam Regional Medical City, a Philippine hospital now based in Guam.
Congressional inquiry up on MIWD
ILOILO City's Metro Iloilo Water District will be the subject of a congressional inquiry, said lone district Representative Jerry P. Trenas.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll jumps to 5,680
The death toll from supertyphoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,680, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday morning.
Roxas Leads Cabinet Rehab Tour of Western Visayas
ILOILO City - Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas returns to Western Visayas once again this week, bringing with him four other Cabinet members who will assist the national government in implementing rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda."
City Hall foregoes Christmas Party for...
OFFICIALS and employees of the Iloilo City Government decided not to hold their Christmas party and, instead, donated the P500,000 fund to the marginal fishermen in northern Iloilo who were victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.
P5.2-M earmarked for - cash for work'
A TOTAL of 2,500 beneficiaries in Western Visayas, including 350 from Negros Occidental, affected by Typhoon Yolanda have started working under the "Cash-for-Work" program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
SSS gives payment relief to Yolanda victims
MANILA, Philippines - The Social Security System is implementing a moratorium on housing and member loan payments for borrowers in areas affected by super typhoon "Yolanda."
Vacaville woman shares typhoon tale
A Vacaville native volunteering in the Philippines is back home after being evacuated following the recent typhoon that devastated parts of the country.
Typhoon Yolanda death toll at 5,632; damage at P30.8B
EXACTLY 23 days after the Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged the country, number of fatalities and cost of damage continued to climb said the National Risk Reduction Management Council on Sunday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Ilonggo fishers urged to sue Napocor over oil spill
A militant group on Saturday urged Iloilo fishermen and their families to file charges against the National Power Corp. for the oil spill in the waters off Estancia town.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll rises to 5,632
The death toll from supertyphoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,632, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Saturday morning.