Sunday, August 1, 2021

NEWS

P2.6-B cash aid fully downloaded to Iloilo LGUs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) has downloaded P2, 662, 244, 000 cash assistance to the Iloilo City Government and 43 local government units (LGUs) in Iloilo province.

BUSINESS

How will Iloilo City recover from COVID-19 pandemic?

Iloilo City will start talking with experts on how to revive the economy reeling from the ill effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis.

2022 polls seen to boost economic recovery

An economist is projecting the economy to return to pre-pandemic growth levels by 2022 due partly to the impact of the May 2022 national polls.

TOURISM

Bacolod City bans leisure travelers from Panay Island

Bacolod City has indefinitely prohibited the entry of leisure travelers from Panay Island as part of the border control measures against the transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Delta variant.

AGRICULTURE

Agri inputs, expanded areas hike WVs' Q1 palay output

More agricultural inputs, as well as expanded rice areas, led to a 4.23 percent increase in palay (unhusked rice) production in Western Visayas in the first quarter of 2021, figures from the Department of Agriculture (DA-6) showed.

Western Visayas records growth in agri-fishery, forestry in 2020

The agriculture, forestry, and fishing (AFF) sectors of Western Visayas posted a positive growth of 6.2 percent last year from its .5 percent performance in 2019, sharing 19.9 percent to the region’s economy.

Tubungan town advocates organic farming

The municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo has strengthened its initiatives to promote organic agriculture among farmers.

WV remains a major palay-producing region

Western Visayas has remained as one of the major palay-producing regions in the country.

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SPORTS

IKK eliminates Camarines, sets final showdown with Cordova

Iloilo Kisela Knights finally took revenge to archrival Camarines Soaring Eagles after the latter ended their campaign in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) GM Wesley So, following a defeat in the semis round.

OPINION

COMMUNITY

Iloilo province won’t appeal ECQ extension

The province of Iloilo will no longer appeal the extension of its enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status until August 7.