Wednesday, July 18, 2018

17 Iloilo towns have ‘zero anti-drug accomplishment’

Seventeen towns in the province of Iloilo recorded "zero accomplishment" in the campaign against illegal drugs from Dec. 5, 2017 to June 2018. These towns...

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BHC inspects boarding houses in Iloilo City

Boarding House Commission head Ben Palma said they have so far inspected 1,701 boarding houses in Iloilo City.IMT

Bacal doubtful construction of Iloilo-Guimaras bridge will start this year

National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6) Director Ro-Ann Bacal expressed doubts that the construction of the Iloilo-Guimaras bridge would start this year.IMT


Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume V • Issue 264


Innovation can save hablon industry in Iloilo

The industry for “hablon” is slowly dying and the only way for it to survive a demand-driven competitive market is through innovation. Derived from the...

7,600 WV workers regularized in H1

Around 7,600 workers in Western Visayas were regularized in the first half of 2018, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6). "We have...


Balasan’s Home-Grown Favorite Turns 10

Balasan's Lechon Festival in Iloilo. Photo by Bombette Marin
Balasan, Iloilo will celebrate Lechon Festival in a very festive affair on a quiet street fronting the town hall on July 20-26, 2018. Activities include Cara-Gwapa Festival, Balasan Got Talent and Lin-Ay sang Balasan and with nightly live band performances. Highlighting the festivity on July...
ZIDOFA organic rice farming 

System of Rice Intensification: The ZIDOFA approach

A relatively new movement of organic rice producers is slowly getting the attention of the rice farmers and arousing the arid interests of the...
Damires Hills in Janiuay. Photo by Bombette Marin


The Provincial Culture, Arts, History and Tourism Office of the Iloilo Provincial Government with the Department of Tourism Regional VI Office, DTI and Robinsons...
New Camp Cavaliers’ Cockpit in Cabatuan, Iloilo

NEW CAMP CAVALIERS’ COCKPIT Iloilo’s new cockfighting destination

Time was when cockfighting in Iloilo was mentioned, the Iloilo Coliseum was inevitably what was referred to. Big time and quality derbies are being...
The United Gamefowl Breeders’ Association of Panay (UGBAP), Inc., based in Iloilo City held its highly successful Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby series

UGBAP holds Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby

The United Gamefowl Breeders’ Association of Panay (UGBAP), Inc., based in Iloilo City held its highly successful Dinagyang 6 Cock Derby series, culminating at...



Do city mayors need to travel abroad?

“No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.”-- F. Scott Fitzgerald NEW YORK CITY --...

Pacquiao next Philippine president?

“Somebody asked me about the current choice we're being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it's like two of the scariest movies...
Allyn May Canja

Expensive electricity: What are we being charged for?

A small alley that slices through the tall metal gates of newly-constructed apartment buildings yet veiled by tall cogon grasses and a narrow canal...

Iloilo stays unbeaten at home, romps Marikina behind Mendy hat trick

Kaya Iloilo remains unbeaten, this time downing JPV Marikina, 4-2, in the first game of...

Ravena slapped with 18-month FIBA ban for drug test failure

The real reason behind the sudden pullout of Kiefer Ravena from the PBA All-Star Week...
2018 PBA All-Star Week in Iloilo

Visayas defeats Gilas in PBA All-Star Week final leg

Visayas All-Stars won over Gilas Pilipinas, 157-141, in the final of the 2018 PBA All-Star...
Lea Denise Belgira

Guimarasnon qualifies for Red Bull Pump Track World Championship in Switzerland

Elite Lea Denise Belgira of Guimaras province qualifies for the biggest event of Red Bull...
The staging of this year’s Palarong Pambansa in the province of Antique was success, according to Governor Rhodora Cadiao.

Antique begins sports academy

The province of Antique is set to put up a sports academy that will serve...