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IPPO targets 1:1000 police-people ratio

IPPO targets 1:1000 police-people ratio

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) is aiming to improve the police-to-population ratio in the…

PPO promotes 2-child limit among Ilonggo families

PPO promotes 2-child limit among Ilonggo families

Ilonggo families are urged to limit the number of their children to two. According to…

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Iloilo’s P3.1-B budget for 2017 approved

Iloilo’s P3.1-B budget for 2017 approved

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo has unanimously approved the P3.1-billion budget of the Provincial Government…

Backpacks, canned drinks prohibited during big events in Iloilo City

Backpacks, canned drinks prohibited during big events in Iloilo City

The Sangguniang Panlungsod has adopted an ordinance that bans backpacks and beverages in cans and…

‘Konsiyerto para sa Turismo’ set in Guimaras today

‘Konsiyerto para sa Turismo’ set in Guimaras today

All roads lead to the town of Buenavista in the island-province of Guimaras today for…

PRO-6: 83 barangays in WV cleared of illegal drugs

PRO-6: 83 barangays in WV cleared of illegal drugs

The number of barangays in Western Visayas affected by illegal drugs decreased, according to the…

Tourism

  • Calinog Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
  • 25 Years of Celebrating Tigkaralag
  • 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
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 177

PCCI Aklan commits support to PNP’s anti illegal drugs campaign

The Aklan Provincial Prosecutor’s Office thru Atty. Cris Gonzales has asked the help of the business sector to support the Philippine National Police (PNP) in its campaign against illegal drugs in the province as the force lack funds to maximize its operation. “A simple meal heartily given to a police officer would mean a lot,”…

PCCI Aklan commits support to PNP’s anti illegal drugs campaign

Antique prepares for investments

Governor Rhodora Cadiao is very positive that the incoming Palarong Pambansa 2017 which the province is hosting will bring good news to the Antiquenos as it will open the gateways of the province to new investments. She said that they are now preparing Northern Antique the tourism hub of the province in order to accommodate…

Antique prepares for investments

Jordan dad is PCL Western Visayas prexy

Jordan town councilor Ma. Sheila Gange was elected chairwoman of the Philippine Councilor’s League  (PCL) Western Visayas after running unopposed in the election held in Bohol on November 18, 2016. Gange will be serving a full three-year term. Elected vice chairman was Tobias Fornier Antique councilor Julius Cezar Tajanlangit. The complete set of elected officers…

Jordan dad is PCL Western Visayas prexy

Provincial hospital gets additional 50-bed

The Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) is set to start the construction of an additional 50-bed capacity extension on the third floor of the main building this December to augment its existing 100-bed capacity in order to accommodate the increasing number of clients it caters every month. The construction which is set to start on…

Provincial hospital gets additional 50-bed

NIR to hold tourism summit

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has signified its intention to endorse the organic farm tourism in Negros Island Region (NIR) after Tourism Assistant Secretary Daniel Mercado has signified the department’s intention to put up a tourism summit in NIR on January next year. The plan was first discussed by Undersecretary Jesus Hinlo Jr of the…

NIR to hold tourism summit

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Ms. Universe 2016 candidates to become Iloilo City’s ambassadresses

Ms. Universe 2016 candidates to become Iloilo City’s ambassadresses

Candidates of the Miss Universe 2016 will be Iloilo City’s newest ambassadresses once they set foot here for their photo shoot. City tourism officer Junel Ann P. Divinagracia said that they are just waiting for the team of Tourism Secretary…

Treñas announces retirement from politics after his term

Treñas announces retirement from politics after his term

Iloilo City Representative Jerry P. Treñas  is retiring from politics after completing his last term…

Palace receives resignation letter of VP Robredo

Palace receives resignation letter of VP Robredo

The Office of Executive Secretary (OES) received on Monday the official resignation letter of Vice…

Lawmaker prods employers on tax-free 13th month pay, yearend bonus

Lawmaker prods employers on tax-free 13th month pay, yearend bonus

Senator Sonny Angara has reminded employers on the proper computation and payment of 13th month…

Sports

Pacquiao vs Vargas: Experience vs Age

Pacquiao vs Vargas: Experience vs Age

Age and experience may play a major factor when seven-division world champion Manny Pacquiao attempts…

Iloilo pulls out of hosting 2017 Palarong Pambansa

Iloilo pulls out of hosting 2017 Palarong Pambansa

The province of Iloilo has pulled out of hosting the 2017 Palarong Pambansa, an annual…

CPU, Ateneo Jins Grab Fame in Nat’l Taekwondo Tilt

CPU, Ateneo Jins Grab Fame in Nat’l Taekwondo Tilt

The Central Philippine University  (CPU) and Ateneo de Iloilo Jins landed the Iloilo Team on…

Ilonggo U-16 Booters to compete in the Singa-Cup Invitational 2016

Ilonggo U-16 Booters to compete in the Singa-Cup Invitational 2016

Eight young Ilonggo football players from the Ilonggo Young Booters Football Club beefed up by eight outstanding U-16 national players are set to compete in the 2016 Singa-cup to be held in Singapore from November 7-11, 2016. Venue for the…

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