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Students told: Enroll in ‘priority courses’

Students told: Enroll in ‘priority courses’

To easily find employment, incoming college students are encouraged to take up “priority courses”. Dr.…

Iloilo under state of calamity due to El Niño

Iloilo under state of calamity due to El Niño

The province of Iloilo has been placed under a state of calamity due the El…

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Water rationing in Iloilo City starts

Water rationing in Iloilo City starts

A private water supplier started to ration water to drought-affected villages in Iloilo City. The…

‘Iloilo needs integrated road plan’

‘Iloilo needs integrated road plan’

The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) urged local government units (LGUs) in the province to come…

Electricity rates in Iloilo drop, says PECO

Electricity rates in Iloilo drop, says PECO

Power rates in the city of Iloilo this April will go down by P0.20 per…

DepEd-6: WV is 70% ready for K to 12 program

DepEd-6: WV is 70% ready for K to 12 program

The Department of Education (DepEd) in Western Visayas said it is “on track” for the…

Tourism

  • Katagman Festival Celebrates Sandiya Growers and Financiers Day
  • Expressing the Unique Character of Oton through Katagman Festival
  • Passi City celebrates ‘Pintados 2016’
  • Barangay Asluman of Gigante Norte Celebrates 1st Tikab-Tikab Festival
  • Ilonggo hospitality attracts tourists
  • ‘WV is a peaceful destination’
  • Dumangas’ Tourism Industry Booming
  • Casa Gobierno: seat of government, site of grand celebrations
  • “Casa Real” another tourist attraction
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 146

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

6.7-km Guimaras road project to benefit residents

Some 280 households in the island-province of Guimaras will benefit from a 6.7-kilometer community access road. The project in Barangay Alegria, Sibunag was made possible through the the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The access road, which was recently turned…

6.7-km Guimaras road project to benefit residents

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

Multimedia

Kasingkasing Press to unveil new titles this National Arts Month

Kasingkasing Press to unveil new titles this National Arts Month

Homegrown publishing label Kasingkasing Press will be launching two books by West Visayan literary couple Alain Russ Dimzon and Agnes Españo-Dimzon to be held in line with the Produkto Lokal Weekend Fair at the iconic Molo Mansion in Locsin St.,…

Play Praxis and upgrade financial prowess

Play Praxis and upgrade financial prowess

Instead of enrolling yourself in a Financial Literacy 101 course, Sun Life devised a learning…

Mangoes boost Guimaras economy, tourism

Mangoes boost Guimaras economy, tourism

Guimaras mangoes are touted as the sweetest in the world, thus the demand for the…

No let up for women empowerment

No let up for women empowerment

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) has never let up in its efforts to promote…

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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