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Treñas-Mabilog tandem ‘on the rocks’

Treñas-Mabilog tandem ‘on the rocks’

In what could be the first visible sign of a strained relationship between the camps…

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

Host region Western Visayas earned four gold, two silver and three bronze medals on the…

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BFP records almost 160 fire incidents in Iloilo City

BFP records almost 160 fire incidents in Iloilo City

A total of 157 fire incidents occurred in Iloilo City from January to April this…

Iloilo beauty wins Palaro gold medal

Iloilo beauty wins Palaro gold medal

A 16-year-old aspiring Miss Universe title holder snatched the secondary girls’ high jump gold medal…

Select areas in Iloilo City offer free WiFi connection

Select areas in Iloilo City offer free WiFi connection

Some schools, centers, plazas and offices in Iloilo City are now WiFi hotspots where the…

Dinagyang regains Aliwan crown; Manggahan is first runner-up

Dinagyang regains Aliwan crown; Manggahan is first runner-up

The Dinagyang Festival of Iloilo City regained the crown after it was declared champion in…

Tourism

  • Miagao: Eggplant Capital celebrates 1st Talong Festival
  • Guimaras Mountain Resort and Restaurant
  • Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival: An Eclectic Mix of Tradition
  • 14th Bayluhay Festival of San Joaquin
  • Pasungay of San Joaquin
  • The Saad Tradition of Leganes
  • Pantat: Traditional Community Festival in Zarraga
  • 10th KASAG Festival in Banate
  • A Night’s Magic with IWAG Christmas Festival of Lights
  • Calinog Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 187

Malay boosts emergency response capability

The local government of Malay is buying three outbound engine speed boats worth P1.8 million to be used as water ambulance and Bantay Dagat patrol boats. It will also build 12 lifeguard towers at Bulabog, Puka, Ilig-iligan, and Tambisaan beaches. Malay Sangguniang Bayan Member Jupiter Gallenero said that the budget of  P3.3 million pesos will…

Malay boosts emergency response capability

2 of world’s biggest pearls now on display in Antique

The Pearls of Tibiao, tagged as two of the world’s biggest pearls, are now on display at a museum in the province of Antique. Museo de Tibiao, which houses the pearls, recently opened its doors to the public. It is located in Brgy. Poblacion, Tibiao town. One of the pearls weighs 13.75 kilos while the…

2 of world’s biggest pearls now on display in Antique

Guimaras gives in to DoubleDragon with reservation

The province of Guimaras has accepted with reservation the offer of DoubleDragon Properties Corp. to  use the  Guimaras Iloilo Ferry Terminal System (GIFTS) without collecting terminal fees to the passengers going to the island province famous of its sweet mangoes. Acting Governor Atty. John Edward Gando said that DoubleDragon Properties Corp. relayed its offer through…

Guimaras gives in to DoubleDragon with reservation

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

A total of P11.4 million has been set aside by Governor Antonio del Rosario for the Capiztahan 2017 set on April 20 to 23, 2017. The highlights of the celebration are the “Triaksyon”, a triatlon which will be participated in by both local and international triathlon athletes; Parade of Lights; Sadsad Capiz that will showcase…

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

Spectators were wowed by the performances of festivals that joined this year’s edition of the Panaad sa Negros Festival, which is dubbed as the “Festival of Festivals.” A total of 20 festivals from various cities and towns of the province of Negros Occidental converged at the Panaad Stadium on April 22 for the Festival Dances…

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

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Project B.O.N.G to address youth problems in Iloilo City

Project B.O.N.G to address youth problems in Iloilo City

The Iloilo City Police Office launched a program that aims to address youth gang problems in this city. Dubbed as Project B.O.N.G or ‘Bringing Order to the Nemesis of Gangs’, this initiative is a strategy that aims to achieve holistic…

Drilon: Death penalty bill is already dead in the Senate

Drilon: Death penalty bill is already dead in the Senate

With 13 senators who are likely to vote against the measure, Senate Minority Leader Franklin…

3 WV festivals joining Guimaras Manggahan Fest 2017

3 WV festivals joining Guimaras Manggahan Fest 2017

Three major cultural festivals in Western Visayas are set to perform in the Guimaras Manggahan…

Duterte to Palaro athletes: Be responsible, disciplined

Duterte to Palaro athletes: Be responsible, disciplined

President Rodrigo Duterte who led the opening ceremony of the 60th Palarong Pambansa in Antique urged…

Sports

Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the province of Antique on Thursday signed a memorandum…

DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to hold the annual Palarong Pambansa every two…

Capiz launches 1st int’l triathlon

The Capiz Provincial Government has officially launched its hosting of TriAksyon 2017, the first international…

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Thousand of student-athletes from 18 regions gathered at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose, Antique on Sunday, April 23, for the opening ceremonies of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa. No less than President Rodrigo Duterte officially declared the 60th edition…

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