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LTFRB mulls fixed pay for jeepney drivers

LTFRB mulls fixed pay for jeepney drivers

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is considering to provide a fixed monthly…

Geroche wants more hearings on septage ordinance

Geroche wants more hearings on septage ordinance

oche Councilor RLeone Geroche said he is considering to hold more public hearings on the…

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Market vendors react to plastic ban ordinance in Iloilo City

Market vendors react to plastic ban ordinance in Iloilo City

The plastic ban ordinance, which is set to take effect on July 1 in Iloilo…

LTFRB-6 reiterates: No phaseout of old jeepneys

LTFRB-6 reiterates: No phaseout of old jeepneys

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB-6) reiterated that there will be no phaseout…

UPSA concert in Iloilo jam-packed

UPSA concert in Iloilo jam-packed

Ilonggos filled the 1000-seater University of the Philippines (UP) Visayas Auditorium in Iloilo City on…

New IPPO director warns rogue cops

New IPPO director warns rogue cops

The new director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) warned policemen not to get…

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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 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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Comelec to solons: Decide on fate of October barangay, SK polls

Comelec to solons: Decide on fate of October barangay, SK polls

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez urged lawmakers to decide on whether to postpone or proceed with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election scheduled on October 23. A bill filed in the Senate is seeking the postponement of…

PDEA to hire more personnel to boost anti-drug campaign

PDEA to hire more personnel to boost anti-drug campaign

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has opened its doors for those who want to…

Boat operators told to comply with safety requirements

Boat operators told to comply with safety requirements

With the onset of rainy season, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Iloilo is reminding…

Ombudsman, Iloilo province vow to implement environmental laws

Ombudsman, Iloilo province vow to implement environmental laws

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas and the province of Iloilo have strengthened…

Sports

Ilonggo fans exchange opinions on Facebook over NBA Game 4 result

Ilonggo fans exchange opinions on Facebook over NBA Game 4 result

Ilonggo fans expressed their support and disappointments over the two opposing teams, Cleveland Cavaliers and…

Cavs still alive, beat Warriors in Game 4

Cavs still alive, beat Warriors in Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers victor the 2017 NBA finals’ Game 4 after earning a 21-point lead win…

Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League

Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League

In search for new talents in priority sports, the provincial government launches the 1st Developmental League…

Three young Ilonggos to take part in Asian Football League

Three young Ilonggos to take part in Asian Football League

Three Ilonggo football players completed the set of Under 15 Philippine Football Team that will participate in the upcoming Asian Football League at Bangkok, Thailand next month. James Carl Tuazon and RJ Vincent Jarandillo, both from Barotac Nuevo, and Yuki…

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