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    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

    Iloilo's COVID-19 variant case count highest in WV

    The province of Iloilo has the highest cases of various coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) variants in Western Visayas. Top-stories

    Nearly 100K workers in WV lose jobs due to pandemic

    Nearly 100,000 workers in Western Visayas have been affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6). Top-stories

    Lacson-Sotto tandem pushes for holistic approach in fight vs illegal drugs

    The Lacson-Sotto tandem will have a different way – a more holistic approach – in solving the lingering problem of illegal drugs in the country. Top-stories

    Iloilo City hospitals running short of liquid oxygen supplies

    Hospitals in Iloilo City are running short of liquid oxygen supplies, Mayor Jerry Treñas said on Friday, September 17. Top-stories

    Iloilo City gets go signal to build modular hospital

    The Iloilo City Government has been given the green light by the Department of Health (DOH) to establish a modular hospital. Top-stories

    PAGASA: La Niña likely to emerge in coming months

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is seeing a 70% to 80% chance for La Niña to “emerge in the coming months.” Top-stories

    Western Visayas sustains high rice self-sufficiency rate amid pandemic

    Western Visayas was able to sustain its high rice self-sufficiency rate in the first six months of 2021 amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Top-stories

    Medical oxygen shortage hounds Capiz hospital

    The Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) in Capiz is experiencing a shortage in medical oxygen supply, the management disclosed amid the spiraling COVID-19 cases in the province. Top-stories