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MORE HOUSES FOR YOLANDA-HIT ILOILO – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the 23rd virtual turnover ceremony of additional Yolanda housing units in Estancia, Iloilo on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 as part of the Yolanda Permanent Housing Project in Region 6. Just the previous day, Nograles joined local and national officials in a similar online turnover in Capiz. “We thank and praise […]

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METRO MANILA TO GET HOGS FROM MINDANAO, VISAYAS

It is “all systems go” for the transport of hogs from Mindanao, Visayas, and some parts of Luzon to Metro Manila markets to be sold at the ceiling price imposed by virtue of Executive Order (EO) 124. Over the weekend, Agriculture Secretary William Dar met with hog producers from the Soccsksargen region to discuss collaborative […]

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2 MORE VISAYAS ISOLATION FACILITIES READY – VILLAR

Two coronavirus disease (COVID-19) isolation facilities were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and were handed-over to the local government units (LGUs) of Dagami, Leyte and Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Province. Public Works and Highways Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar announced the completion of the facilities, which are part of […]

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Politics

RED CROSS GIVES P42M CASH AID TO VISAYAS – GORDON

As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases rise in the Visayas region, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has prepared a P42-million multipurpose cash grant (MPCG) to help 8,820 vulnerable families in Cebu, Lapu-Lapu – Cordova, Western Samar, and Leyte. PRC chairman and CEO, Senator Dick Gordon said the cash assistance will be directed to the most vulnerable. […]

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ANTI-HUNGER PROGRAM EXPANDS IN VISAYAS — NOGRALES

The government’s Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) program had another successful launch on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, this time in Negros Occidental where Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said “the fight against poverty and hunger in the country is one of the key and urgent programs of the Duterte administration.” “In a short span […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

THE TOP 10 PASALUBONGS FROM THE VISAYAS TO THE WORLD

How many pounds, or kilograms for that matter, did you gain over the holidays? The holidays have just ended and most of us are still at our binge-eating sprees. We have grown accustomed to eating lots of yummy food over the season that it seems impossible to just stop. Now, of course, with us moving […]