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Police eye Odicta couple’s ‘big-time drug associates’ possibly behind killing

Police eye Odicta couple’s ‘big-time drug associates’ possibly behind killing

The “big-time drug associates” of Melvin Odicta, Sr. and his wife Meriam could be behind…

‘In-depth’ probe into killing of alleged Iloilo drug lord, wife ordered

‘In-depth’ probe into killing of alleged Iloilo drug lord, wife ordered

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) ordered the Aklan Police Provincial Office (APPO) to conduct an…

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5 Iloilo towns under tight dengue watch

5 Iloilo towns under tight dengue watch

Five municipalities in Iloilo province are now under tight watch by health authorities due to…

Dinagyang 2017 set on Jan. 20-22

Dinagyang 2017 set on Jan. 20-22

The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 is scheduled on January 20-22. The Iloilo City Tourism and…

DOT-6 vows support for convention of Asian tour operators in Iloilo City

DOT-6 vows support for convention of Asian tour operators in Iloilo City

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) signified its support for the Iloilo City Tourism and Development…

P200-M sanitary landfill inaugurated in Iloilo City

P200-M sanitary landfill inaugurated in Iloilo City

A P200-million Engineered Sanitary Landfill was recently inaugurated in Barangay Calajunan, Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.…

Tourism

  • 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
  • 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 166

Boracay’s six-month tourist arrivals almost 1M

Tourist arrivals in the world renowned paradise island destination have nearly breached the one million mark in the first half of 2016. Based on data from Aklan Provincial Tourism Office (APTO), Boracay welcomed a total of 982,710 visitors from January to June this year. The figure was higher by 15.32 percent compared to 852,168 in…

Boracay’s six-month tourist arrivals almost 1M

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

Guimaras products display at Rockwell

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the province of Guimaras are set to rock Rockwell Power Plant Mall in Metro Manila this weekend. Locally made gifts, decors, housewares and accessories, and various processed food products will be the highlight of the three-day exhibit dubbed “Guimaras Eco Bazaar @ Rockwell” starting this Friday. Organized by…

Guimaras products display at Rockwell

600 drug personalities submit to Capiz cops

Nearly 600 individuals have voluntarily surrendered themselves to the Capiz cops in view of the Oplan Tokhang drive of the Philippine National Police. Capiz PNP Information Officer Donna Asmod disclosed that a total of 598 drug personalities in the province have surrendered to their respective police stations from July 1 to July 7. Of the…

600 drug personalities submit to Capiz cops

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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Gov’t agencies sign memo to streamline BPLS

Gov’t agencies sign memo to streamline BPLS

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) signed a Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) Tuesday to streamline the government’s business permits and licensing system (BPLS). The…

Globe goes full steam ahead on LTE 700 MHz deployment

Globe goes full steam ahead on LTE 700 MHz deployment

It’s full steam ahead for Globe Telecom in its aggressive deployment of the 700 megahertz…

Comelec suspends printing of ballots for Barangay, SK polls

Comelec suspends printing of ballots for Barangay, SK polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has suspended the printing of ballots for the 2016 barangay…

3 new programs that address obstacles to financial investment

3 new programs that address obstacles to financial investment

Financial investment is usually complicated to understand; hence, discouraging for wage earners to look into…

Sports

Ilongga and group capture silver in World Taekwondo

Ilongga and group capture silver in World Taekwondo

Another Ilongga recently brought home honors after her group won 2nd place in the 2016…

Miss Dinagyang 2004 Wins in World Jui-Jitsu Tilt

Miss Dinagyang 2004 Wins in World Jui-Jitsu Tilt

Unknown to many, an Ilongga beauty bagged a silver medal in the World Jui-Jitsu Federation…

Olympic aspirant breaks own record

Olympic aspirant breaks own record

A three-time Palarong Pambansa qualifier, Celine Ann Delotavo, broke her own record during the Western…

Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

NEW YORK CITY — Ray G. Rico, chief of Phhc 22 Mandurriao, Iloilo City in the Philippines admitted he was teary-eyed upon his recent release from hospital not because he was treated for kidney infection and diabetes during confinement. “It…

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