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PH RED CROSS OPENS COVID-19 LAB IN ILOILO – GORDON

A new Philippine Red Cross (PRC) molecular laboratory in Passi City can now boost the testing capacity for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) not just in the province of Iloilo but for the whole Panay Island. PRC’s molecular laboratory in Passi City was inaugurated recently. It can process 1,000 specimens a day with results available in […]

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PH RED CROSS TO OPEN LAB IN PASSI, ILOILO – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has passed another proficiency test for its molecular laboratory that will open soon in Passi, Iloilo. “This will be our 13th installment nationwide. We only await for the completion of requirements after passing the test last December 14, 2020, in compliance with the Department of Health,” PRC Chair & CEO […]

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SOKOR FUNDS ILOILO, BUKIDNON ‘SMART’ FARMS – DAR

Filipino farmers will start adopting “smart farming technologies” shared by South Korea aimed at enabling them to sustainably produce quality vegetables year-round. This will be realized soon as the Department of Agriculture (DA) simultaneously launched two smart greenhouse projects in Iloilo and Bukidnon, funded through the Republic of Korea’s official development assistance (ODA), worth 3.15 […]

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TF YOLANDA, NHA TURN OVER 3,615 HOUSES IN ILOILO

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the online turnover of 3,615 housing units to beneficiaries in Ajuy, Iloilo last December 4, 2020 in coordination with Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and local government leaders under the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project for Region 6. Nograles heads the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and […]

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TF YOLANDA, NHA TURN OVER 1,993 HOUSES IN ILOILO

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the online turnover of free housing units to beneficiaries in Dumangas, Iloilo last November 27, 2020 in coordination with the Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and local government leaders. Nograles heads the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Recovery Projects and Programs […]

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ILOILO BACKS DEPED SPORTS PROGRAM – DEFENSOR

The provincial government and the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Iloilo have teamed up to establish an integrated and comprehensive sports development program. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr, in a press conference after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA), said the agreement is a continuation of the provincial government’s varsity program […]

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OVER 2,492 ‘YOLANDA’ HOUSES TURNED-OVER IN ILOILO – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led national and local officials in the 12th virtual turn over ceremony of Typhoon Yolanda housing units, this time in Iloilo last November 6, 2020, under the auspices of the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project in Region 6. Nograles thanked LGU and agency partners for their cooperation and sense of urgency in […]

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GO GIVES SHOES TO ILOILO BAREFOOT RUNNERS

Senator Bong Go sent rubber shoes to 24 members of the athletics team of an elementary school in the northern Iloilo town of Balasan. Go sent the shoes after learning that the team was declared over-all champion, despite running barefoot, in an athletics competition for elementary boys and girls in the Iloilo Schools Sports Council […]

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HOUSING FOR YOLANDA VICTIMS IN 2 PANAY TOWNS NOW COMPLETE — NOGRALES

“Just like we promised last week, there would be regular turnovers of completed housing units for Yolanda victims. We have now fully completed the residential projects for the towns of Anilao, Iloilo and Pres. Roxas, Capiz, both in Panay island.”This was according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles who has confirmed that the finished units have […]

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I WILL HELP FUND DUMANGAS EVACUATION CENTER IMPROVEMENT– VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has assured residents of Dumangas town in Iloilo that she will fund the improvement of their evacuation center. Villar, who visited the town to join in the celebration of their annual festival, said she already received the letter of request of the town government and she is now processing the necessary documents […]