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Sympathies pour in for family of Miriam Defensor-Santiago

Sympathies pour in for family of Miriam Defensor-Santiago

Sympathies poured in for the family of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who passed away Thursday…

Iloilo City is ‘safe, peaceful’

Iloilo City is ‘safe, peaceful’

The Iloilo City Government assured that safeguards are in place to protect students in Iloilo…

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DOT-6, IMT, RMN successfully stage ‘Konsiyerto para sa Turismo’

DOT-6, IMT, RMN successfully stage ‘Konsiyerto para sa Turismo’

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6), Iloilo Metropolitan Times and Radio Mindanao Network (RMN-Iloilo) successfully staged…

MARINA targets zero wooden boats by 2018

MARINA targets zero wooden boats by 2018

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is targeting zero wooden-hulled passenger boats in Western Visayas by…

Parts of Iloilo City flooded; classes suspended

Parts of Iloilo City flooded; classes suspended

Parts of Iloilo City have been flooded since Monday, September 26, due to a heavy…

Iloilo province reports first Zika case

Iloilo province reports first Zika case

The province of Iloilo reported its first case of a locally transmitted Zika infection. This…

Tourism

  • Historic Beauty of Dumangas
  • 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
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 166

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

Poe has high hopes for FOI bill passage

Poe has high hopes for FOI bill passage

Senator Grace Poe  expressed hope that the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill would be endorsed for plenary consideration and subsequent approval by December. Poe, who chairs the Senate committee on public information and mass media, made this remark after the…

MIWD keeps pace with Iloilo’s development

MIWD keeps pace with Iloilo’s development

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) is improving its supply and distribution of water to…

Iloilo farmers’ groups assured of palay market

Iloilo farmers’ groups assured of palay market

Two farmers’ associations in the province of Iloilo ink long-term agreement with palay producers. This was…

Robredo underscores importance of PPP to address country’s problem

Robredo underscores importance of PPP to address country’s problem

Vice President Leni Robredo underscored the importance of public private partnership (PPP) in solving the…

Sports

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…

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…

Experts pick Pacquiao to topple WBO titlist Vargas

Experts pick Pacquiao to topple WBO titlist Vargas

Former World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has been lopsidedly installed as a solid pick by boxing experts and sports analysts to grab the WBO tiara from Jessie Vargas as the two protagonists faced the media in Los Angeles…

Opinion