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Strict monitoring of lodging houses in Iloilo City urged

Strict monitoring of lodging houses in Iloilo City urged

The Task Force on Morals and Values Formation was urged to strictly monitor accommodation establishments…

Drug arrests in WV spike

Drug arrests in WV spike

The number of arrested illegal drug suspects in Western Visayas spiked by 102.97 percent. Based…

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Construction of P11.2-B Iloilo dam to start in Q3

Construction of P11.2-B Iloilo dam to start in Q3

The start of the construction of the P11.2 billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II…

Dumangas presents drug-sniffing dogs

Dumangas presents drug-sniffing dogs

After months of training, the first batch of dogs in the province of Iloilo is…

MGB identifies flood-prone areas in Iloilo

MGB identifies flood-prone areas in Iloilo

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-6) released a list of flood-prone areas in the province…

325 barangays in Iloilo prone to landslide; 10 towns at high risk

325 barangays in Iloilo prone to landslide; 10 towns at high risk

A total of 325 barangays in the province of Iloilo are prone to landslides, especially…

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 152

Aklan reports accomplishments in TB case detection, treatment rates

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) recently released the province’s 2015 accomplishments in Case Detection Rates and Treatment Success Rates in the implementation of the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP). The report bared that out of Aklan’s 17 towns, 11 surpassed the annual 90 percent target in case detection rate for tuberculosis. These towns include Nabas, Altavas,…

Aklan reports accomplishments in TB case detection, treatment rates

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

MGB discovers 88 sinkholes in Guimaras

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-6) has found 88 sinkholes in the town of Buenavista, Guimaras. In a press briefing held Wednesday at the MGB-6 office in Iloilo City, MGB Regional Director Leo Van Juguan said the preliminary report of the detailed Karst subsidence assessment that was conducted from September 2 to October 7, 2015,…

MGB discovers 88 sinkholes in Guimaras

DTI launches Negosyo Center in Capiz

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) is getting a boost with the province’s thriving economic growth, and shall have more room to grow, compete and excel with the opening of the Negosyo Center in the Province of Capiz, recently. The Negosyo Center is a one-stop shop of services intended to support startup and existing enterprises,…

DTI launches Negosyo Center in Capiz

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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JNHS students join nationwide earthquake drill

JNHS students join nationwide earthquake drill

Despite the rain, more than 3,000 students of Jaro National High School (JNHS) in Jaro district, Iloilo City exercised their disaster preparedness during the Pagyanig 2016 nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill. Dr. Belinda Dinopol, principal of JNHS, said that about 3,151…

DENR-6 gives out thousands of patents; landless Visayans now have security of tenure

DENR-6 gives out thousands of patents; landless Visayans now have security of tenure

She was all smiles while holding her land title. She doesn’t mind travelling 45 minutes…

Pag-IBIG Fund requires employers to pay remittances online

Pag-IBIG Fund requires employers to pay remittances online

Pag-IBIG Fund now requires all concerned private and government employers to start paying their remittances…

Oil firms to cut pump prices Tuesday

Oil firms to cut pump prices Tuesday

Oil firms said they will reduce pump prices Tuesday. According to advisories from Pilipinas Shell…

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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