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‘Bato’ to WV cops: ‘Stay alive’

‘Bato’ to WV cops: ‘Stay alive’

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa told policemen in Western Visayas…

DOLE has ‘no authority’ to chase gov’t agencies practicing ‘endo’

DOLE has ‘no authority’ to chase gov’t agencies practicing ‘endo’

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) said it has “no authority” to run after…

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Mabilog: Anti-drug campaign not priority of past admins

Mabilog: Anti-drug campaign not priority of past admins

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog pinned the blame on past administrations for not prioritizing…

‘Bato’ to lead PNP anniversary celebration in Iloilo City

‘Bato’ to lead PNP anniversary celebration in Iloilo City

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’  dela Rosa is expected to  lead…

New ferry terminal ‘may start operation even without franchise’

New ferry terminal ‘may start operation even without franchise’

DoubleDragon Properties Inc. may start operating its ferry terminal in Iloilo City even without a…

P24M worth of properties damaged in Iloilo road accidents

P24M worth of properties damaged in Iloilo road accidents

Road accidents in the province of Iloilo damaged more than P24 million worth of properties.…

Tourism

  • Landmarks of History in the Sweet City of Passi
  • Leganes celebrates 10th Biray-Paraw Festival
  • Badiangan and Pandayan Festival
  • Sara Celebrates San Juan with Masskara sa Sulay-Basya Festival
  • Heritage Promotion through Backyard Industries
  • Celebrating Heritage Month with Fiestas in the City
  • San Joaquin: A Town Like No Other
  • Guimaras tours for every traveller’s taste
  • Katagman Festival Celebrates Sandiya Growers and Financiers Day
  • Expressing the Unique Character of Oton through Katagman Festival
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 164

Boracay’s six-month tourist arrivals almost 1M

Tourist arrivals in the world renowned paradise island destination have nearly breached the one million mark in the first half of 2016. Based on data from Aklan Provincial Tourism Office (APTO), Boracay welcomed a total of 982,710 visitors from January to June this year. The figure was higher by 15.32 percent compared to 852,168 in…

Boracay’s six-month tourist arrivals almost 1M

Balikatan in Antique successful – Tiongson

The Balikatan Exercises 2016 conducted in this municipality is successful, according to Lt. Col. Ray Tiongson, the 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army Public Information Officer in Panay. “It run smoothly and peacefully . We are grateful for the support and cooperation of government agencies in San Jose, the LGU and the provincial government, as well…

Balikatan in Antique successful – Tiongson

Guimaras products display at Rockwell

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the province of Guimaras are set to rock Rockwell Power Plant Mall in Metro Manila this weekend. Locally made gifts, decors, housewares and accessories, and various processed food products will be the highlight of the three-day exhibit dubbed “Guimaras Eco Bazaar @ Rockwell” starting this Friday. Organized by…

Guimaras products display at Rockwell

600 drug personalities submit to Capiz cops

Nearly 600 individuals have voluntarily surrendered themselves to the Capiz cops in view of the Oplan Tokhang drive of the Philippine National Police. Capiz PNP Information Officer Donna Asmod disclosed that a total of 598 drug personalities in the province have surrendered to their respective police stations from July 1 to July 7. Of the…

600 drug personalities submit to Capiz cops

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

Multimedia

Korean Film Festival to open in six cities

Korean Film Festival to open in six cities

The Korean Film Festival, organized by the Korean Cultural Center and Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines, is one of the largest celebrations of Korean cinema in the country, with screenings of the greatest Korean films from…

Water use conflict in Guimaras province

Water use conflict in Guimaras province

Use of a water source is at the core of a conflict between a family…

Iloilo City holds 79th Charter Day big parade today

Iloilo City holds 79th Charter Day big parade today

Iloilo City is celebrating a simple yet significant 79th Charter Day which highlights with a big…

POEA suspends 19 recruitment agencies

POEA suspends 19 recruitment agencies

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ordered on Wednesday the suspension of 19 Philippine recruitment…

Sports

Ilongga and group capture silver in World Taekwondo

Ilongga and group capture silver in World Taekwondo

Another Ilongga recently brought home honors after her group won 2nd place in the 2016…

Miss Dinagyang 2004 Wins in World Jui-Jitsu Tilt

Miss Dinagyang 2004 Wins in World Jui-Jitsu Tilt

Unknown to many, an Ilongga beauty bagged a silver medal in the World Jui-Jitsu Federation…

Olympic aspirant breaks own record

Olympic aspirant breaks own record

A three-time Palarong Pambansa qualifier, Celine Ann Delotavo, broke her own record during the Western…

Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

NEW YORK CITY — Ray G. Rico, chief of Phhc 22 Mandurriao, Iloilo City in the Philippines admitted he was teary-eyed upon his recent release from hospital not because he was treated for kidney infection and diabetes during confinement. “It…

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