Thursday, 17th August 2017
2:41:51am
BAYBAY, ROXAS CITY— The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations – Habitat and Local Government Units of Capiz and Iloilo for the construction of housing units for survivors of typhoon Yolanda.
The project, known as Post-Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlemen...

110 families get P70K each

Published in November 24 - 30
Monday, 24 November 2014 00:00
Special for The Capiz Times   PANAY, CAPIZ — One hundred ten families in Panay town received each P70,000.00 as Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP) from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Nov. 22 at the Municipal Hall of Panay here.
The handing of checks to the family beneficiaries came hours after the signing...

PNP releases P31M to PRO6 for Yolanda damages

Published in November 17 - 23
Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00
POLICE REGIONAL Office (PRO) 6 Director Josephus Angan said that about P31-million was released by the Philippine National Police for the repair of the various provincial headquarters, police stations and patrol cars in Western Visayas damaged by supertyphoon Yolanda last year.
Angan said this in a consultative meeting with governors, mayors...

Make tourist destinations PWD-friendly –DSWD

Published in November 17 - 23
Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00
THE HEAD of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI based in Iloilo City recently urged those in the tourism industry to make tourist destinations PWD-friendly.
Speaking before hotels and restaurants owners, provincial tourism officers, academe representatives, tour guides and members of the transport sector, ...

City engr admits RAY project delay

Published in November 17 - 23
Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00
Special for The Capiz Times   ROXAS CITY—A city engineer here recently claimed there has been a delay of the rehabilitation of the City Hall, the Teodoro Arcenas Trade Center (TATC), and the Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC).
Engr. Ardieli Ambrosio said if it were not for a “clerical error made by the City Treasurer’s Office on the o...

Fil-Chinese group donates fire truck

Published in November 10 - 16
Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00
ROXAS CITY—A new fire truck was turned over by Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) Panay Island Board Member Dr. Henry O. Chusuey in a simple ceremony Nov. 11 in front of the Roxas City Metropolitan Cathedral here.
Roxas City Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (RC-FCCCII) Presi...

DENR Capiz, Army lead reforestation efforts

Published in November 10 - 16
Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00
ROXAS CITY—More reforestation activities are being undertaken in Capiz to increase the forest cover here.
Information Officer Ma. Judy Bernas of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Capiz said that a two-day tree planting activity was recently conducted by their employees and the members of the 3rd Infantry Division of the ...

City youth officials witness SP walkout

Published in November 10 - 16
Monday, 10 November 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares   ROXAS CITY—Councilor Julius Abela led a walkout from the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) Session Hall Nov. 11, an act witnessed by students who participated in the Boys and Girls’ Week recently here.
Walking out from the session with Abela were councilors Jose Agdalipe and Matthew James Viterbo after he asked his f...

No Sinadya sa Halaran fiesta queen

Published in November 3 - 9
Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares   ROXAS CITY—There will be no fiesta queen of Sinadya sa Halaran but she will have a role in the December 7 religious activities of the festival.
Msgr. Victor Bendico, festival director, said in a press conference last November 5, that the fiesta queen will now be a muse who will stand at the center of the bridge...
By Ralph John Mijares   ROXAS CITY — The government is “protecting” US Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, the prime suspect in the death of transgender woman Jennifer Laude, international actor Monique Wilson said.
Wilson addressed the local media for One Billion Rising, a global initiative condemning violence and abuse again...