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El Niño seen to hit Visayas starting July

El Niño seen to hit Visayas starting July

The state weather bureau told the public to brace for the El Niño phenomenon this…

Drilon sees sustained developments in Iloilo under Duterte admin

Drilon sees sustained developments in Iloilo under Duterte admin

Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon expressed confidence that developments in Iloilo and Western Visayas’ growth momentum…

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Pagasa: It’s not summer yet

Pagasa: It’s not summer yet

The summer season has not yet begun, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

Rice supply in Iloilo adequate, says NFA

Rice supply in Iloilo adequate, says NFA

The National Food Authority (NFA) said the province and city of Iloilo have enough supply…

Iloilo City to host ASEAN meeting anew in April

Iloilo City to host ASEAN meeting anew in April

Iloilo City will be hosting another Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting set on April…

Defensor: Impeachment raps vs Duterte, Robredo bad for PH

Defensor: Impeachment raps vs Duterte, Robredo bad for PH

Impeachment complaints against President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo “will do no good…

Tourism

  • 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
  • A Night’s Magic with IWAG Christmas Festival of Lights
  • Calinog Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 187

Boracay’s algal bloom is a natural phenomenon

What is deemed “dirty” is actually a work in progress, a natural phenomenon and is part of the ecosystem cycle. It is called the algal bloom. The algal bloom is an unusual, even ugly sight for the many tourists visiting the world’s famous beach, Boracay. But there is nothing alarming about it. “It occurs at the…

Boracay’s algal bloom is a natural phenomenon

2 of world’s biggest pearls now on display in Antique

The Pearls of Tibiao, tagged as two of the world’s biggest pearls, are now on display at a museum in the province of Antique. Museo de Tibiao, which houses the pearls, recently opened its doors to the public. It is located in Brgy. Poblacion, Tibiao town. One of the pearls weighs 13.75 kilos while the…

2 of world’s biggest pearls now on display in Antique

BFAR Donates Fiberglass Boats for Buenavista, Guimaras Fisherfolks

Fifty twenty footer fiberglass boats are set to be donated and distributed to fishermen from the 17 coastal barangays of the Buenavista, Guimaras this May 2017. The project worth 2.7M pesos is funded under the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Livelihood Funds implemented by the National Marine Fisheries Development Center (NMFDC)and the BFAR…

BFAR Donates Fiberglass Boats for Buenavista, Guimaras Fisherfolks

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

Uphold Life’s Sanctity,No to Death Penalty

Giving impetus to the celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the prayer rally of Catholic faithfuls rolled off at dusk yesterday to express the strong opposition of the Catholic Church against the proposed death penalty. The activity started with a procession around the Bacolod City public plaza starting from the century-old San…

Uphold Life’s Sanctity,No to Death Penalty

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DTI to bring ‘Kakao Konek’ to Iloilo to boost cacao industry

DTI to bring ‘Kakao Konek’ to Iloilo to boost cacao industry

The campaign to grow cacao in Panay Island is going fast-paced, even as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here is now gearing to host the “Kakao Konek” that will allow marketing and technology matching in October this year.…

PCOO, ASEAN in talks to combat fake news

PCOO, ASEAN in talks to combat fake news

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is working closely with other member-states of the ASEAN…

President Duterte mulls closer cooperation with China


President Duterte mulls closer cooperation with China


President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that the Philippines mulls to have closer cooperation with China. In…

Trip to Korea awaits winner of 2017 Korean Speech Contest

Trip to Korea awaits winner of 2017 Korean Speech Contest

Filipinos fluent in speaking Korean language will get a chance to win a roundtrip ticket…

Sports

DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to hold the annual Palarong Pambansa every two…

Capiz launches 1st int’l triathlon

The Capiz Provincial Government has officially launched its hosting of TriAksyon 2017, the first international…

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

After an unforgettable and historic feat in 2014 Robben Island Challenge, the first Asian woman…

Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the province of Antique on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the 2017 Palarong Pambansa. The agreement was represented by Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on behalf of DepEd and Governor Rhodora Cadiao…

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