Visayas is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines, along with Luzon and Mindanao. It consists of several islands, primarily surrounding the Visayan Sea, although the Visayas are considered the northeast extremity of the entire Sulu Sea. Its inhabitants are predominantly the Visayans.

PIA Updates

Latest news and updates from Visayas.

Slight increase in Leyte’s inflation rate noted in March 2017

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 29 – Inflation  rate  in  the province of Leyte  slightly increased  at  2.8  percent  in  March  2017, representing  an  increase  of  0.2 … Read More

DepEd Aklan ginpangaeanan ro 2017 outstanding teachers

KALIBO, Aklan, Abril 28 (PIA6) – Ginpadunggan kunduraya eang it Department of Education Division of Aklan ro  Aklan’s Ten Outstanding Mentors (ATOM) para sa dag-ong 2017. Ro ATOM, nga nag-umpisa ku 2014, hay dag-unan nga pagkilala… Read More

Tubigon Solidarity Cruise advocates cultural, environmental significance

SAN JOSE, Antique  (PIA) - - The Tubigon Solidarity Cruise and Alayon Story Re-enactment provide historical and cultural significance of Tiringbanay Festival as well as advocate for the protection and conservation of Tubigon river now known as… Read More

DepEd Aklan names outstanding teachers for 2017

KALIBO, AKLAN, April 28 (PIA) – The Department of Education Division of Aklan recently awarded the Aklan’s Ten Outstanding Mentors (ATOM) for the year 2017. ATOM, which began in 2014, is a yearly recognition given by the DepEd in… Read More

DILG intensifies BUB monitoring

SAN JOSE, Antique (PIA) – The Department of Interior and Local Government intensified its monitoring of the status of the Bottom Up Budgeting (BUB) projects maximizing the use of OpenBUB.gov.ph. OpenBUB.gov.ph is a portal that provides… Read More

Bacolod hosts WCP awardee

BACOLOD CITY, Apr. 28 (PIA6) – Bacolod City recently hosted the naming of the ‘World’s Children’s Prize’ 2016 (WCP) awardee through a press conference, an event that took place simultaneously worldwide. Bacolod City… Read More

ASEAN youth leaders meet in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, 28 April (PIA)—The Council of Presidents of the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSYEAP) held its meeting at the Iloilo City Hall, April 26.   The Council is composed of SSYEAP alumni presidents from all member ASEAN… Read More