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Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

Former Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Kimberly Anne “Armbar Queen” Custodio continues her quests for golds and…

Mabilog’s target: Drug-free Iloilo City by July

Mabilog’s target: Drug-free Iloilo City by July

The Iloilo City Government is sticking to its target of making the metropolis free of…

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DSWD-6: P2.7M spent so far on free medicines

DSWD-6: P2.7M spent so far on free medicines

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) has so far assisted 456 indigent patients…

Law banning kids from riding motorcycles now in effect

Law banning kids from riding motorcycles now in effect

Children are prohibited from riding motorcycles along national roads and highways nationwide, the Land Transportation…

LTO assures strict enforcement of Anti-Distracted Driving Act in WV

LTO assures strict enforcement of Anti-Distracted Driving Act in WV

The Land Transportation Office (LTO-6) said it will strictly enforce the Anti-Distracted Driving Act in…

‘No terror threat in WV’

‘No terror threat in WV’

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) said there is no terror threat in Western Visayas. Superintendent…

Tourism

  • #LagawNiClark: Guimaras is the new Boracay
  • #VisitGuimaras: Roca Encantada, Navalas Church, The Pitstop Restaurant
  • Miagao: Eggplant Capital celebrates 1st Talong Festival
  • Guimaras Mountain Resort and Restaurant
  • Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival: An Eclectic Mix of Tradition
  • 14th Bayluhay Festival of San Joaquin
  • Pasungay of San Joaquin
  • The Saad Tradition of Leganes
  • Pantat: Traditional Community Festival in Zarraga
  • 10th KASAG Festival in Banate
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 187

Malay boosts emergency response capability

The local government of Malay is buying three outbound engine speed boats worth P1.8 million to be used as water ambulance and Bantay Dagat patrol boats. It will also build 12 lifeguard towers at Bulabog, Puka, Ilig-iligan, and Tambisaan beaches. Malay Sangguniang Bayan Member Jupiter Gallenero said that the budget of  P3.3 million pesos will…

Malay boosts emergency response capability

Liquidation of Palaro expenses begins

More or less a total of P60-million allocation for the hosting of Palarong Pambansa by the province of Antique awaits its liquidation from the different committee chairpersons, Vice Governor Edgar Denosta said in an interview. Denosta added that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan is set to deliberate/assess the Palaro hosting and tackle the liquidation reports in their…

Liquidation of Palaro expenses begins

Guimaras upbeat on reaching 60% of 2017 tourist arrival target after Manggahan

The Tourism Office of Guimaras is positive that it will reach sixty percent of its tourist arrival target for 2017 after the celebration of this year’s Manggahan Festival. Liberty Ferrer, acting provincial tourism officer, said their target is to record 115 thousand tourist arrivals this year. “Dapat makasixty percent na kita by the end of…

Guimaras upbeat on reaching 60% of 2017 tourist arrival target after Manggahan

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

A total of P11.4 million has been set aside by Governor Antonio del Rosario for the Capiztahan 2017 set on April 20 to 23, 2017. The highlights of the celebration are the “Triaksyon”, a triatlon which will be participated in by both local and international triathlon athletes; Parade of Lights; Sadsad Capiz that will showcase…

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

Spectators were wowed by the performances of festivals that joined this year’s edition of the Panaad sa Negros Festival, which is dubbed as the “Festival of Festivals.” A total of 20 festivals from various cities and towns of the province of Negros Occidental converged at the Panaad Stadium on April 22 for the Festival Dances…

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

Multimedia

Gov’t workers urged to check midyear bonuses: Should be tax-free

Gov’t workers urged to check midyear bonuses: Should be tax-free

A senator on Friday reminded government workers to check their midyear bonuses, particularly those that are P82,000 and below, as they should be tax-free. “…I’m reminding employees who are receiving the midyear bonus to carefully check your envelops or your…

Sandiganbayan convicts former Iloilo mayor, 2 others of falsification

Sandiganbayan convicts former Iloilo mayor, 2 others of falsification

The Sandiganbayan has convicted former Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Mayor Pedro Hautea, Municipal Engineer Norman Lustria…

WV teems with attractions

WV teems with attractions

The Philippines’ diversely-rich tourism resources offer countless choices of world-class destinations, even as the government…

Ilonggo ‘kakanin’ in hotel menus

Ilonggo ‘kakanin’ in hotel menus

Ilonggo native delicacies or ‘kakanin’ may soon be part of the menu of hotels in…

Sports

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

Host region Western Visayas earned four gold, two silver and three bronze medals on the…

Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

An Ilonggo athlete gave Western Visayas its first gold medal in the 2017 Palarong Pambansa,…

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Thousands of student-athletes from 18 regions gathered at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose,…

Ilonggo athletes shine in 2017 Palarong Pambansa

Student-athletes from Western Visayas bagged a total of 38 gold, 29 silver and 40 bronze medals in the 60th edition of the Palarong Pambansa. The host region finished third place in the final and official medal tally of the biggest…

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