The Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC) in Mandurriao district, Iloilo City may receive an allocation of COVID-19 vaccines developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech within this week.
Digital transformation was the key to most companies’ survival during the pandemic even for heavily-regulated industries such as life insurance. However, it comes with its own challenges.
Mobile wallet leader GCash continues to boost the financial inclusion efforts of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), onboarding more Filipinos into the financial system as digital transactions become an indispensable part of the lives of consumers due to mobility and travel restrictions.
A team from Conservation and Development Division (CDD) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas was fortunate to have spotted the Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) for the second time during the conduct of the bird watching and bird counting activity at Hinactacan wetlands in La Paz district and in Tubigan, Zarraga, Iloilo province, respectively.
A total of 1,600 pigs were shipped from Western Visayas to Metro Manila to help revive the country’s’ hog industry that has been affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak.
Livestock transport carriers and hog vans from Luzon, Mindanao, and other areas affected by the African swine fever (ASF) are not allowed to enter Iloilo province if they could not present a disinfection certificate from the point of origin or port of exit.
Western Visayas stands to lose billions of pesos in the hog industry if the African swine fever (ASF), a highly contagious viral disease that affects pigs, enters the region.
Twelve key strategies will guide the Department of Agriculture (DA) in pursuing major programs and activities for the current year, and pave the way to attain a modest agriculture sector growth of 2.5 percent.