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    Guimaras closes doors to unvaccinated people

    People who are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are not allowed to enter the island-province of Guimaras. Wv-news

    Boracay Island logs 113K tourist arrivals in December

    The Island of Boracay, in Malay, Aklan received a total of 113,596 tourists in December 2021, according to the Malay Municipal Tourism Office. Wv-news

    Antique’s biggest town eyed to host sanitary landfill

    Antique's biggest town is being eyed to host the proposed sanitary landfill that will also serve five to eight other municipalities of the province. Wv-news

    Bacolod’s COVID-19 cases rise; isolation facilities on standby

    New cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Bacolod City have doubled in two days, prompting Mayor Evelio Leonardia to strongly remind Bacolodnons to continue observing minimum public health standards to curb further spread of the infection. Wv-news

    33 Negosyo Centers established in NegOcc

    All 32 local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, now have fully operational Negosyo Centers, the Department of Trade and Industry-Western Visayas (DTI-6) reported on January 4. Wv-news

    New Year revelry in Western Visayas generally peaceful, says PRO-6

    The New Year celebration in Western Visayas was generally peaceful, according to the Police Regional Office (PRO-6). Wv-news

    Odette death toll in Western Visayas climbs to 32

    The number of people left dead by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) in the Western Visayas) region has risen to 32, according to the Office of Civil Defense Office (OCD-6). Wv-news

    Nearly P1 billion worth of rice crops damaged in Western Visayas

    Damage caused by Typhoon Odette to rice crops in Western Visayas has so far reached nearly P1 billion. Wv-news

    Duterte declares state of calamity in WV, other Odette-hit areas

    President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday declared a state of calamity in areas battered by Typhoon Odette, particularly Mimaropa (Region 4-B), Western Visayas (Region 6), Central Visayas (Region 7), Eastern Visayas (Region 8), Northern Mindanao (Region 10), and Caraga (Region 13). Wv-news

    Antique's Binirayan suspended due to ‘Odette’

    Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao has urged her province mates to prepare for Tropical Storm "Odette" as she announced the temporary suspension of the Binirayan Festival. Wv-news