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P2.8-B project to address water problem in Iloilo

P2.8-B project to address water problem in Iloilo

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) will enter into a joint venture with a private…

MSMEs urged to unite

MSMEs urged to unite

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) urged micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)…

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Guimaras firm on stand against closure of 2 wharves

Guimaras firm on stand against closure of 2 wharves

The Guimaras Provincial Government remained firm on its stance that the Parola and Ortiz wharves…

5 dengue deaths recorded in Iloilo

5 dengue deaths recorded in Iloilo

Dengue deaths in the province of Iloilo increased. From January 1 to July 16 this…

Jalaur dam feared to worsen flooding in Iloilo

Jalaur dam feared to worsen flooding in Iloilo

The construction of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II in Calinog town would…

Who are qualified to run for SK posts?

Who are qualified to run for SK posts?

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said voters aged 18 to 24 years old can run…

Tourism

  • 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 161

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

Make a 40-seconds video and help save lives

Make a 40-seconds video and help save lives

A life is lost every 40 seconds to suicide. Suicide is considered as the second leading cause of death among people ages 15-29 said a study by the World Health Organization (WHO). Depression, among other causes, is the predominant cause…

S & T interactive exhibits until July 31

S & T interactive exhibits until July 31

“Science on the Move”, an interactive science exhibit, is currently ongoing at SM City Iloilo.…

Website promotes PWD-inclusive workplaces

Website promotes PWD-inclusive workplaces

The ‘Dare to Hire Me Now’ invites companies to be open to the possibility of…

64 human trafficking victims get DSWD assistance

64 human trafficking victims get DSWD assistance

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) assisted a total of 64 clients who…

Cock Fighting

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Healthy Gamefowl Industry will Help Small and Backyard Breeders

Cockfighting, the traditional Sunday afternoon pastime of Asians has evolved into a multi-billion peso industry…

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Cabatuan Fees Will Kill The Game Fowl Industry

Effective February 2014, the Municipality of Cabatuan started to collect a fee of P300.00 for…

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

COCKFIGHTING IS ANYBODY’S GAME NOW

The recently held 7 cock Candelaria International Derby followed by the Passi 5 Cock Big…

Successful odor and Ammonia Control at the 2016 Candelaria 7 Cock International Derby

Successful odor and Ammonia Control at the 2016 Candelaria 7 Cock International Derby

This world class annual event attracts an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 afficionados every day for five days of high class cockfighting action. Big and small, rich and not so poor come to this attraction to watch world class roosters fight…

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