Barangay tanods (village watchmen) in the province of Iloilo will receive cash incentives next month.
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.
Mayor Jerry Treñas ordered the temporary closure of resto bars in Iloilo City to prevent the further transmission of coronavirus.
The opening of direct sea route from Western Visayas, particularly Negros and Panay, to Batangas is expected to cut logistics costs and travel time.
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).
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.
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.
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).