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    Mansinares counts on local travelers to revive WV tourism

    Newly-designated Department of Tourism (DOT-6) officer-in-charge (OIC) Cristine Mansinares is counting on domestic travelers to revive the pandemic-hit tourism industry of Western Visayas. Top-stories

    Active COVID-19 cases in Western Visayas balloon to nearly 5,000

    The number of active coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Western Visayas is now close to 5,000. Top-stories

    Travel ban lifted; negative COVID-19 test results still required for entry to Iloilo

    Returning residents to the province of Iloilo still need to secure negative RT-PCR test results for COVID-19 before being allowed entry. Top-stories

    Coronavirus infects 257 people in Western Visayas per day

    Western Visayas logged an average of 257 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) per day from April 1 to 19, 2021. Top-stories

    Iloilo outpaces other big cities in BPO investments

    Mayor Jerry P. Treñas expressed elation over the report that Iloilo City took up the largest business process outsourcing (BPO) space in 2020. Top-stories

    Guimaras economy 'starting to recover' from pandemic

    The economy of Guimaras, an island province known for it sweet mangoes, is starting to recover from the effects of quarantine measures imposed to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, according to Governor Samuel Gumarin. Top-stories

    New record-high: WV logs almost 500 new COVID-19 cases in single day

    Western Visayas set a new record for the highest single-day increase in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. Top-stories

    ‘Bising’ to bring rains over Visayas; WV LGUs advised to prepare

    Disaster risk reduction and management offices in Western Visayas were advised to prepare for Tropical Depression “Bising”. Top-stories

    Catalbas: ‘I’m leaving DOT-6 with my head held high’

    Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, Department of Tourism (DOT-6) regional director, announced on Wednesday, April 14, her retirement from government service. Top-stories

    Defensor: No need to close Iloilo borders to travelers from NegOcc, Bacolod City

    Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. sees no need to close the borders of Iloilo province to travelers from the province of Negros Occidental and Bacolod City. Top-stories