Tuesday, November 24, 2020

NEWS

BUSINESS

Manny Pacquiao is Globe’s newest brand ambassador

Globe announced that it has partnered with twelve-time, eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, as its brand ambassador. The partnership is in line with the telco's position to stay closer to its customers who are reeling from the impact of the pandemic and the current economic downturn.

Treñas orders temporary closure of resto bars in Iloilo City

Mayor Jerry Treñas ordered the temporary closure of resto bars in Iloilo City to prevent the further transmission of coronavirus.

TOURISM

Sea route from Negros-Panay to Batangas to cut cost, travel time

The opening of direct sea route from Western Visayas, particularly Negros and Panay, to Batangas is expected to cut logistics costs and travel time.

OPINION

SPORTS

Iloilo, DepEd ink deal for sports dev’t program

To establish an integrated and comprehensive sports development program for young Ilonggo athletes, the Iloilo Provincial Government has strengthened its partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Iloilo.

COMMUNITY

Join Christmas photo contest

In celebration of the Yuletide season, the Iloilo City Government is searching for captivating photos that represent the city’s sense of joy and steadfastness despite the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

AGRICULTURE

NEDA-6: WV agriculture, fisheries strong despite COVID-19 pandemic

The agriculture and fisheries sectors of Western Visayas have remained strong amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6).

KOICA eyes multi-million dollar agri project in WV

Following the successful implementation of its big-ticket projects in Western Visayas, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is again eyeing another multi-million dollar project in the region.

WV rice farmers get initial P48-M machinery support under RCEF

Thirty rice-based Farmer's Cooperatives and Associations (FCAs) in Western Visayas received the first batch of farm machinery worth P48 million under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) on Aug. 3 to 8.

DA allocates P1.06B for Rice Resiliency Project in WV

Western Visayas is gearing towards a 0.3 to 1.5 metric tons per hectare yield increment with the P1.06 billion allocation under the Rice Resiliency Project (RRP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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