Fisherman Wilmer Detablan of Barangay Barra, Roxas City tends to the cultured oysters he grows as an alternative livelihood. PHOTO BY DSWD 6
A father teaches his son how to swim in the waters of the Iloilo Strait separating Iloilo City and the island province of Guimaras. Constant practice is needed, says the father. This photo was taken at Iloilo City’s Fort San Pedro. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
-MORE FIRE FIGHTERS
Applicants gather in front of the Bureau of Fire Protection–Iloilo City Fire Station. The bureau has started accepting applications for the Fire Officer I position. It has 53 vacancies. The agency seeks to further bolster its force this year. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
HEALTHY KIDNEYS ARE A LIFETIME TREASURE
Nurses and staff of Fremont Renal Care and Medical Clinic in La Paz, Iloilo City give out a message on kidney care at the close of the Kidney Month, the observance that aims to instill awareness on how to keep the kidneys healthy. To avoid kidney diseases, one should avoid alcoholic beverage and cigarette smoking and too much salt intake. One should exercise regularly, too.
WHO’S THE MASTER OF THE BOARD?
Top chess players of Oton, Iloilo in hostilities at last week’s 2015 Oton Invitational Chess Championship to determine the qualifiers for the annual invitational mixed masters tournament from Aug. 8 to 9, 2015 in Iloilo City sponsored by the Department of Water and Power of Los Angeles, California, USA. Chess is a popular board game in Iloilo. PHOTO BY JIMMY BRITANICO