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WV to have 1,291 BUB projects in 2015

WV to have 1,291 BUB projects in 2015

A total of 1,291 projects under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) program will be implemented in…

Construction remains Iloilo’s key employment generator

Construction remains Iloilo’s key employment generator

Construction remains a key employment generator (KEG) in the city and province of Iloilo. The…

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Iloilo Sports Summit

Iloilo Sports Summit

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr (2nd from left) and Philippine Sports Commission commissioner Ricardo Garcia (3rd…

Iloilo girds for 114th foundation anniversary

Iloilo girds for 114th foundation anniversary

The Province of Iloilo has lined up various activities for the upcoming “114th Semana sang…

Bikers ‘rule’ city roads on Earth Hour

Bikers ‘rule’ city roads on Earth Hour

Bikers from all ages stormed this city over the weekend. With their cycling gears on,…

‘Guimaras now is more than just mangoes’

‘Guimaras now is more than just mangoes’

Aside from its contribution to the country’s power supply, the 54-megawatt (MW) wind farm in…

Tourism

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  • The Eco-Chic Relaxing Inn Garden Resort
  • BINANOG: Performing Arts Traditions  of Music, Dance, and Drama
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SP RATIFIES MOA ON P175M KALIBO AIRPORT EXPANSION

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Aklan has adopted a resolution ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement between the Provincial Government and the Department of Transportation and Communications for the acquisition of lot for the expansion of the Kalibo International Airport with an allocation of P175 million. Based on the MOA, the DOTC will be providing funds for…

SP RATIFIES MOA ON P175M KALIBO AIRPORT EXPANSION

NFA says no illegal diversion of rice in Antique

The National Food Authority said that the province of Antique has no cases of alleged diversion of NFA rice into commercial  rice in the local market. “WE are happy to note that Antique rice traders are  compliant in selling NFA rice at its mandated price, and we have not received any report of illegal diversion…

NFA says no illegal diversion of rice in Antique

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

The local Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organizing committee visited Guimaras on Wednesday to take a look at what Guimaras has to offer in line with the holding of the APEC ministerial meetings in this city in September. Junel Ann Divinagracia, Executive Director of the APEC organizing committee for Iloilo led the ocular team who inspected…

APEC team conducts ocular inspection in Guimaras

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

Students and out-of-school youth (OSY) have been the focus of capability training of an international humanitarian organization helping Capiceños. Education Officer Rommel Acejo of ChildFund disclosed that in the aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda that heavily hit Capiz, ChildFund has been extending their support to children through various activities in the community and schools. Acejo said…

Students, OSY train to become DRR advocates

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

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What’s your primary source of news?

What’s your primary source of news?

Filipinos of today’s generation are no longer relying fully on TV, newspaper and radio.  Social networks and online sites are now among their primary sources of news and information. In fact, 8 out 10 Filipinos consume media content through multiple…

‘Let’s take back what was once ours’

‘Let’s take back what was once ours’

Ilonggos rejoice after the city of Iloilo ranked number one in an online poll. Netizens,…

Ilonggos react to Maguindanao clash

Ilonggos react to Maguindanao clash

It was a bloody mess on January 25. The Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF)…

What do Ilonggos feel about Pope’s PH visit?

What do Ilonggos feel about Pope’s PH visit?

The Philippines gears up for the visit of Pope Francis to the country. Even though…

Cock Fighting

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…

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Upholding its name as one of the best and toughest cockfight derbies in the whole…

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 in the country. With legal cockpits all over the country and with the majority of them concentrated in metropolitan areas, cockfights are held regularly and…

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