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    Resumption of Iloilo-Bacolod leisure travel under study

    Mayor Evelio Leonardia said on Wednesday, Oct. 6, the resumption of leisure travel between Panay Island, particularly Iloilo City, and Bacolod City is being considered by the city government. Top-stories

    Massive brownouts hit Negros, Panay islands

    Several areas in Negros and Panay islands on Tuesday experienced lengthy brownouts after power plants in Negros Oriental and Iloilo "tripped", the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said. Top-stories

    Signal No. 1 raised over Iloilo due to TD Lannie

    Tropical Depression Lannie is expected to continue moving over the Visayas until Monday evening, Oct. 4, before emerging over the Sulu Sea and crossing the Cuyo archipelago. Top-stories

    COVID-19 death toll in WV reaches over 3K

    The number of deaths in Western Visayas due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has crossed the 3,000 mark. Top-stories

    Iloilo City under stricter GCQ; Iloilo province stays under MECQ

    The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has downgraded the quarantine status of Iloilo City from modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). Top-stories

    House urged to junk bill allowing MORE Power to expand franchise area

    A group of electric cooperatives in the country is is opposing the move to expand the franchise area of More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power), Iloilo City's sole power distributor. Top-stories

    Proposed expansion of MORE Power’s franchise area hurdles House committee level

    A bill allowing More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power) to expand its franchise area beyond Iloilo City has passed the committee level in the House of Representatives. Top-stories

    Mismanagement, not SP to blame for delayed salaries of hospital personnel in Capiz, says Hachuela

    The mismanagement of the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) is to blame for delays in the approval the supplemental budget for the salaries of its personnel, according to Capiz Second District Board Member Matt Hachuela. Top-stories

    COVID-19 pandemic shuts down 67 private schools in Western Visayas

    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has closed 67 private schools in Western Visayas, according to the Department of Education (DepEd- 6). Top-stories

    ERC halts collection of congestion charges in Panay, Negros

    The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) directed the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) to stop collecting congestion and other applicable charges, including but not limited to line rentals, attributable to the outage of the Cebu-Negros Submarine Cable, from customers. Top-stories

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