Friday, May 25, 2018

Will Defensor Sr. run for congressman in 2019?

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. dismissed rumors that he is considering running for congressman of the Fourth District of Iloilo province. In a press conference on...

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DOT-6 readies Iloilo-Guimaras cruise and drive tour package

Department of Tourism (DOT-6) Regional Director Helen Catalbas said they are preparing to launch the Iloilo-Guimaras cruise and drive tour package.IMT

2018 village, SK polls in WV successful – Comelec

The May 14, 2018 synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections were successful, according to lawyer Tomas Valera of the Commission on Elections (Comelec-6).IMT


Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume V • Issue 256


Iloilo’s first international hotel officially opens

The first international hotel in Iloilo has officially opened. Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo is located at Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao district. It is...

‘Ilonggos are very competitive, hardworking workers’

A hotelier is all praises for Ilonggo workers. Cleofe Albiso, general manager of Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo, described Ilonggos as “very competitive and hardworking” workers. “I...


Ilonggo heritage cuisine to take center stage in Sabores de Visayas 3

The third staging of Sabores de Visayas (Flavors of Visayas) will again highlight Ilonggo heritage cuisine. Chef Rafael Jardeleza, an Ilonggo heritage cuisine advocate, said a wide range of Filipino-Spanish dishes will be served at the gala dinner, Nelly Garden, Jaro district, Iloilo City, May...
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...


Manggahan Festival, to be represented by Hubon Manguguma, and Dinagyang Festival, to be represented by 2018 champion Tribu Panayanon of the Iloilo City National High School will help create awareness of Filipino culture and to raise funds for charity projects in the Philippines and the United States.

Ilonggos in New York show big heart for ‘Dinagyang, ‘Manggahan’

NEW YORK CITY -- It is their “pag-malasakit” (compassion) and “pag-ulikid” (concern) for fellow Ilonggos who will arrive here for the 120th Philippine Independence...

Stop the shame vs ‘narco’ village execs

“Slander is worse than cannibalism.” --John Chrysostom NEW YORK CITY -- Now that they have been elected or reelected, the so-called “narco” village officials in...

Propaganda and the campaign against corruption

The recent series of dismissals the President has done involving the very same persons he trusted and appointed into office convey a troubling reality...
Lea Denise Belgira

Guimarasnon qualifies for Red Bull Pump Track World Championship in Switzerland

Elite Lea Denise Belgira of Guimaras province qualifies for the biggest event of Red Bull...
The staging of this year’s Palarong Pambansa in the province of Antique was success, according to Governor Rhodora Cadiao.

Antique begins sports academy

The province of Antique is set to put up a sports academy that will serve...
Antique is ready to host 2018 State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA)

Antique is now SCUAA-ready

“The Antiquenos are tired of being unknown, isolated and backward.” This is how Governor Rhodora Cadiao...
WVRAA 2014

5,000 delegates expected at WVRAA 2018

More or less 5,000 delegates from the six provinces of the region are expected to...
Province of Iloilo | Official Seal

Iloilo to host 2018 WVRAA Meet

The province of Iloilo will host the Western Visayas Regional Athletics Association (WVRAA) Meet this...