Saturday, August 20, 2022

NEWS

BUSINESS

GCash introduces first e-wallet for kids, teens

Ready, Set, G! Great news for kids and teens who can’t wait to have their very own GCash account!

Coca-Cola, Pepsi, RC facing sugar shortage

Beverage companies in the country are facing a shortage of premium refined sugar, a key ingredient in their products.

TOURISM

WV needs over 16K new classrooms this school year

Western Visayas needs 16,494 new classrooms for this school year, according to the record of the regional engineer and data from schools division offices as contained in their Basic Education Learning Continuity and Recovery Plan (BELCRP).

AGRICULTURE

DA prepares plan to import 150,000 MT of sugar

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is drafting a proposal to import 150,000 metric tons (MT) of sugar after leading players in the soda industry announced that they are dealing with a shortage of refined sugar, Malacañang said.

Fertilizer voucher eyed to boost palay yield in WV

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas is eyeing to boost its rice production this year through the catch-up plan of the national government, including the provision of fertilizer vouchers to qualified farmers.

DAR Usec Palmares to push for agrarian reform communities empowerment

Agrarian Reform (DAR) Undersecretary Jesry Palmares is eyeing to build more agrarian reform communities (ARCs) and empower them.

Marcos to head DA ‘for now’

President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he will temporarily head the Department of Agriculture (DA), citing the need to urgently address the looming food crisis in the country.

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SPORTS

Kaya Iloilo booters outlast Cebu to cop second PFL win

Footballers from Kaya Futbol Club-Iloilo continued their winning streak in the ongoing 2022-2023 Philippines Football League at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila.

OPINION

COMMUNITY

Planned tour to showcase Iloilo City by night

The City Tourism and Development Office (CTDO), is developing a three-hour tour showcasing Iloilo City by night that is expected to start in September.