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ICC not ready for APEC? ‘Not true’

ICC not ready for APEC? ‘Not true’

The Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) will be ready in time for Iloilo City’s hosting of…

PNP-6 beefing up security measures for ‘ber’ months

PNP-6 beefing up security measures for ‘ber’ months

With the start of the ‘ber’ months, the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Western Visayas…

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BOC to implement ‘no noon break policy’ starting Sept.

BOC to implement ‘no noon break policy’ starting Sept.

To avoid port congestion this Christmas season, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to…

PECO preparing for El Niño; 9% growth in power demand seen

PECO preparing for El Niño; 9% growth in power demand seen

In terms of power supply, Iloilo City’s sole power distributor is now taking necessary steps…

ICTO to launch ‘Digital Certificate’ in Iloilo

ICTO to launch ‘Digital Certificate’ in Iloilo

The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), an attached agency of the Department of Science…

231 BuB projects in WV to start soon

231 BuB projects in WV to start soon

Local government units from the different provinces in Western Visayas were already given go-signal to…

Tourism

  • ‘WV is a peaceful destination’
  • Dumangas’ Tourism Industry Booming
  • Casa Gobierno: seat of government, site of grand celebrations
  • “Casa Real” another tourist attraction
  • Sta. Barbara Church: Cradle of Ilonggo Independence
  • The Assemblage Point Resort and Convention Hub
  • The Eco-Chic Relaxing Inn Garden Resort
  • BINANOG: Performing Arts Traditions  of Music, Dance, and Drama
  • #FestivalOfLights2014
  • An Oasis of Greenery at EPHRATHAH
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume III • Issue no 115

DENR to update coral reef ecosystem of Boracay Island

With the recent environmental issues besetting the country’s premier tourist destination, the island of Boracay, on the perceived severe depletion and degradation of its coral reef ecosystem, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje had instructed Regional Director Jim Sampulna to immediately conduct continuous monitoring and coral reef assessment on the…

DENR to update coral reef ecosystem of Boracay Island

349 dengue cases hit Antique

The Provincial Health Office of Antique reported that 349 dengue cases were recorded from January to August 26 this  year in the province of Antique. According to Supervising Sanitary Inspector Tessie M. Vergara there is an increase of  27.84 percent compared to last year’s data with a recorded 273 dengue cases of  the same period-…

349 dengue cases hit Antique

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

The local Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organizing committee visited Guimaras on Wednesday to take a look at what Guimaras has to offer in line with the holding of the APEC ministerial meetings in this city in September. Junel Ann Divinagracia, Executive Director of the APEC organizing committee for Iloilo led the ocular team who inspected…

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

Students and out-of-school youth (OSY) have been the focus of capability training of an international humanitarian organization helping Capiceños. Education Officer Rommel Acejo of ChildFund disclosed that in the aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda that heavily hit Capiz, ChildFund has been extending their support to children through various activities in the community and schools. Acejo said…

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

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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Nery wins 8th Palanca gold

Nery wins 8th Palanca gold

Acclaimed Ilonggo writer Peter Solis Nery received his 8th first prize, and 17th career win, at the 65th Palanca Awards held at The Peninsula Manila on September 1. This year’s gold medal victory was for Poetry for Children category. Nery…

MGB underscores student writers’ role in disaster preparedness

MGB underscores student writers’ role in disaster preparedness

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau here has underscored the role of student writers in the…

10 thousand candles lighted in San Enrique

10 thousand candles lighted in San Enrique

A total 10,000 candles on bamboo torches were lighted Saturday night, August 29, in the…

DOH issues tips to prevent sore eyes

DOH issues tips to prevent sore eyes

Wash your hands frequently, minimize hand-to-eye contact, and use your own towels, make-up, eyedrops, and…

Cock Fighting

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…

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Upholding its name as one of the best and toughest cockfight derbies in the whole…

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 in the country. With legal cockpits all over the country and with the majority of them concentrated in metropolitan areas, cockfights are held regularly and…

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