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Majority of Iloilo City villages lack disaster preparedness plans

Majority of Iloilo City villages lack disaster preparedness plans

Only a few barangays in Iloilo City have disaster preparedness plans, according to the Department…

Shellfish from Carles, Iloilo unsafe for eating – BFAR

Shellfish from Carles, Iloilo unsafe for eating – BFAR

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) warned the public against eating shellfish like…

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Chicken products in WV are safe to eat, says DA-6

Chicken products in WV are safe to eat, says DA-6

Chicken products in Western Visayas are safe to eat, the Department of Agriculture (DA-6) assured…

Creation of Iloilo City drugs board approved

Creation of Iloilo City drugs board approved

The Sangguniang Panlungsod has approved an ordinance creating the Iloilo City Dangerous Drugs Administrative Board…

Electric, telco, cable firms in Iloilo City ordered to remove ‘unserviceable’ wires

Electric, telco, cable firms in Iloilo City ordered to remove ‘unserviceable’ wires

A resolution demanding electric, telecommunications and cable companies operating in Iloilo City to “immediately remove…

New PDEA-6 chief says no let up in anti-drug campaign

New PDEA-6 chief says no let up in anti-drug campaign

The new director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) vowed to further intensify the…

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  • #VisitGuimaras: Roca Encantada, Navalas Church, The Pitstop Restaurant
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  • Guimaras Mountain Resort and Restaurant
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  • 14th Bayluhay Festival of San Joaquin

Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 210

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 placed under red alert status; proactive measures set

The whole province of Guimaras is now under a Full Red Alert Status as Governor Samuel T. Gumarin signed Executive Order No. 33 s. 2017 after consultation with the Office of the Vice Governor, members of the peace and order council, Department of Interior and Local Government and Municipal Governments. The said status directs all…

Guimaras placed under red alert status; proactive measures set

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

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Drilon wary of impact of tax reform on poor

Drilon wary of impact of tax reform on poor

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon on Friday reiterated his concerns over the administration’s ability to protect the poor from the inflationary effect of the proposed tax reform program.  “Let’s face it, the proposed tax reform package will really have adverse effects…

PAGASA: ITCZ to bring rains over southern Luzon, Visayas Friday

PAGASA: ITCZ to bring rains over southern Luzon, Visayas Friday

Visayas and some parts of southern Luzon will experience rains due to the Intertropical Convergence…

Iloilo City to reactivate avian influenza task force

Iloilo City to reactivate avian influenza task force

The Iloilo City Government is set to reconstitute its avian influenza task force amid the avian…

PH economy grows 6.5% in Q2

PH economy grows 6.5% in Q2

The Philippine economy accelerated 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2017, making it still…

Sports

Futsal tournament set in Iloilo City

Futsal tournament set in Iloilo City

The Iloilo City Sports Council (ICSC) will hold an age-group futsal tournament next week. It…

Storm rules fitness games in Iloilo City

Storm rules fitness games in Iloilo City

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Joe III Espinosa, chairman of the Iloilo City Sports Council, awarded…

Iloilo City to host basketball coaching course

Iloilo City to host basketball coaching course

Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog, Vice Mayor Joe III Espinosa, chairman of the Iloilo City…

DLSU Green Archers to hold free basketball clinic in Iloilo City

DLSU Green Archers to hold free basketball clinic in Iloilo City

Basketball players from De La Salle University (DLSU) are set conduct a free basketball clinic in Iloilo City on August 21-22. It will be held at the Iloilo Sports Complex Gym in La Paz district. Coach Aldin Ayo and Assistant…

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