Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dingle mayor slapped with 90-day suspension

Dingle Mayor Rufino Palabrica III has been ordered suspended from office for 90 days in relation to two counts of graft filed against him. The...

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BHC inspects boarding houses in Iloilo City

Boarding House Commission head Ben Palma said they have so far inspected 1,701 boarding houses in Iloilo City.IMT

Bacal doubtful construction of Iloilo-Guimaras bridge will start this year

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6) Director Ro-Ann Bacal expressed doubts that the construction of the Iloilo-Guimaras bridge would start this year.IMT


Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume V • Issue 268


Fuel prices continue to rise

Fuel prices in the country rose by an average of P11 since January this year. The last time oil companies implemented a price hike was...

6.4% inflation not reason to panic: Palace

Malacañang on Friday maintained that there is no reason to panic despite an inflation that hit a nine-year high at 6.4 percent in August. “This...


Balasan’s Home-Grown Favorite Turns 10

Balasan's Lechon Festival in Iloilo. Photo by Bombette Marin
Balasan, Iloilo will celebrate Lechon Festival in a very festive affair on a quiet street fronting the town hall on July 20-26, 2018. Activities include Cara-Gwapa Festival, Balasan Got Talent and Lin-Ay sang Balasan and with nightly live band performances. Highlighting the festivity on July...
ZIDOFA organic rice farming 

System of Rice Intensification: The ZIDOFA approach

A relatively new movement of organic rice producers is slowly getting the attention of the rice farmers and arousing the arid interests of the...
Damires Hills in Janiuay. Photo by Bombette Marin


The Provincial Culture, Arts, History and Tourism Office of the Iloilo Provincial Government with the Department of Tourism Regional VI Office, DTI and Robinsons...
New Camp Cavaliers’ Cockpit in Cabatuan, Iloilo

NEW CAMP CAVALIERS’ COCKPIT Iloilo’s new cockfighting destination

Time was when cockfighting in Iloilo was mentioned, the Iloilo Coliseum was inevitably what was referred to. Big time and quality derbies are being...
The United Gamefowl Breeders’ Association of Panay (UGBAP), Inc., based in Iloilo City held its highly successful Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby series

UGBAP holds Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby

The United Gamefowl Breeders’ Association of Panay (UGBAP), Inc., based in Iloilo City held its highly successful Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby series, culminating at...



Mind-boggling twin typhoons

“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”---Frank Lane NEW YORK CITY -- Unbelievable but it was the first time...

Broken rice, broken thoughts

I can’t help myself but be amused of how the government addresses the almost rice and fish crises in the country. Imagine the Philippines...
The President declared that a casino is not needed in the Boracay island.

You are beautiful! Rape is normal then

The trouble with rape is, it is still rape and no matter how light or serious the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte handles the...
The 7,000-seat building will be situated in the 5,000-square meter land inside La Paz Plaza.

City Gov’t eyes to put up multi-purpose hall

The Iloilo City Government has planned to put up a Multi-Purpose Hall which will serve...
Kiyomi Watanabe

Judoka Watanabe delivers PH’s 1st silver in Asian Games

Three-time Southeast Asian Games champion Kiyomi Watanabe delivered the country's first silver medal in the...

Skateboarder Didal delivers PH’s 4th gold in Asian Games

The Philippines notched its fourth gold medal at the 18th Asian Games after Margielyn Didal...

Iloilo City athletes in thick of preparations for Batang Pinoy

Iloilo City athletes competing in this year’s national finals of the Batang Pinoy to be...

Diaz delivers PH’s 1st gold in Asian Games

The Philippines captured its first gold medal in the 18th Asian Games, courtesy of weightlifter...