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    Ilonggos urged: Stay home, make use of Holy Week to meditate

    Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. urged Ilonggos to make use of the Holy Week to meditate inside their homes. Top-stories

    Guimaras cancels 'Pagtaltal’, closes Balaan Bukid

    Ang Pagtaltal sa Balaan Bukid, a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ during Holy Week in Jordan, Guimaras, will be cancelled for the second year in a row because of the continuing threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Top-stories

    Ungka, Aganan flyovers expected to be completed next year

    The construction work on two of the four proposed flyovers in the Metro Iloilo area is set to be completed before the end of 2022, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-6). Top-stories

    CHED allows 4 Iloilo City schools to hold ‘limited face-to-face’ classes

    Four higher education institutions (HEIs) in Iloilo City have been given the green light to hold "limited face-to-face classes" starting on the second semester of the academic year 2020-2021. Top-stories

    Number of jobless persons in Western Visayas almost doubled

    The unemployment rate in the region surged to 9.2 percent in January 2021 from 5.6 percent in the same month last year. Top-stories

    Regional task forces clarify Treñas’ lockdown claim

    Non-essential travel to and from Western Visayas is temporarily suspended to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Top-stories

    COVID-19 cases rise by nearly 90% in Iloilo City

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Iloilo City went up by almost 90 percent this month, data from City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) showed. Top-stories

    Treñas calls DOH-6 ‘silent’, ‘inactive’

    Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas has called out the Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas for becoming a “silent” and “inactive” partner in the fight against COVID-19. Top-stories

    WV leaders not keen on declaring ECQ

    Despite the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Western Visayas, local chief executives are not keen on putting their respective areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Top-stories

    Temporary suspension of flights to and from Iloilo sought

    Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. and Mayor Jerry Treñas want the Iloilo International Airport to temporarily stop its flight operations due to the surging number of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila. Top-stories