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NIA-6 allots P5.8 million for mega dam drones

NIA-6 allots P5.8 million for mega dam drones

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA-6) allotted P5.8 million for the purchase of two drones that…

WV LGUs told: Submit ‘validated lists’ of El Niño-affected families

WV LGUs told: Submit ‘validated lists’ of El Niño-affected families

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) urged local government units (LGUs) to submit…

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Comelec wants SK, barangay polls postponed

Comelec wants SK, barangay polls postponed

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is considering postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections…

Dengue cases in Iloilo City soar to 212

Dengue cases in Iloilo City soar to 212

Dengue cases in Iloilo City soared to 212 in the first four months of 2016.…

DOT-6 lauds Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival

DOT-6 lauds Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival

Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, regional director of the Department of Tourism (DOT-6), lauded the staging…

Iloilo police prepare for all-out war vs illegal drugs

Iloilo police prepare for all-out war vs illegal drugs

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) assured the public of intensified crackdown on illegal drugs…

Tourism

  • Celebrating Heritage Month with Fiestas in the City
  • San Joaquin: A Town Like No Other
  • Guimaras tours for every traveller’s taste
  • Katagman Festival Celebrates Sandiya Growers and Financiers Day
  • Expressing the Unique Character of Oton through Katagman Festival
  • Passi City celebrates ‘Pintados 2016’
  • Barangay Asluman of Gigante Norte Celebrates 1st Tikab-Tikab Festival
  • Ilonggo hospitality attracts tourists
  • ‘WV is a peaceful destination’
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 152

Aklan reports accomplishments in TB case detection, treatment rates

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) recently released the province’s 2015 accomplishments in Case Detection Rates and Treatment Success Rates in the implementation of the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP). The report bared that out of Aklan’s 17 towns, 11 surpassed the annual 90 percent target in case detection rate for tuberculosis. These towns include Nabas, Altavas,…

Aklan reports accomplishments in TB case detection, treatment rates

Balikatan in Antique successful – Tiongson

The Balikatan Exercises 2016 conducted in this municipality is successful, according to Lt. Col. Ray Tiongson, the 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army Public Information Officer in Panay. “It run smoothly and peacefully . We are grateful for the support and cooperation of government agencies in San Jose, the LGU and the provincial government, as well…

Balikatan in Antique successful – Tiongson

TAREC set to add more wind turbines in Guimaras

The Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC) said its wind energy development projects are site specific, as it is now set to add more wind turbines in Sibunag, Guimaras. The first wind farm in Guimaras is hosted by the town of San Lorenzo, which straddles four barangays, namely, Cabano, M. Chavez, Suclaran, and Cabungahan. Lawyer  Elijo…

TAREC set to add more wind turbines in Guimaras

DTI launches Negosyo Center in Capiz

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) is getting a boost with the province’s thriving economic growth, and shall have more room to grow, compete and excel with the opening of the Negosyo Center in the Province of Capiz, recently. The Negosyo Center is a one-stop shop of services intended to support startup and existing enterprises,…

DTI launches Negosyo Center in Capiz

Paperless Business Permits Pushed

The city’s Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) wants the registering and securing of business permits to be processed online by 2016 through the Business Permits and License Unified System, Business PLUS, City Councilor Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue said. The goal of the Business PLUS is towards having a streamlined and standardized business permits and license…

Paperless Business Permits Pushed

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Iloilo to experience below normal rainfall until June

Iloilo to experience below normal rainfall until June

The province of Iloilo will experience below normal rainfall until June, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Remedios Ciervo, Pagasa weather specialist II, said that the rainfall is expected to be only at 41 to…

Tourism officers, LGUs instrumental in successful tourism promotion

Tourism officers, LGUs instrumental in successful tourism promotion

Tourism officers and local government units (LGUs) are instrumental in the successful promotion of Western…

7 Iloilo towns priority of El Niño aid

7 Iloilo towns priority of El Niño aid

Villages in seven Iloilo towns which were placed under a state of calamity due to…

KOICA delivers P40-M hospital equipment for Iloilo

KOICA delivers P40-M hospital equipment for Iloilo

A team of experts from Seoul, South Korea are now in the province of Iloilo…

Cock Fighting

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Cockfighting, the traditional Sunday afternoon pastime of Asians has evolved into a multi-billion peso industry…

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Effective February 2014, the Municipality of Cabatuan started to collect a fee of P300.00 for…

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

The recently held 7 cock Candelaria International Derby followed by the Passi 5 Cock Big…

Successful odor and Ammonia Control at the 2016 Candelaria 7 Cock International Derby

Successful odor and Ammonia Control at the 2016 Candelaria 7 Cock International Derby

This world class annual event attracts an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 afficionados every day for five days of high class cockfighting action. Big and small, rich and not so poor come to this attraction to watch world class roosters fight…

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