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NEDA-6 cites factors that spurred Iloilo’s growth

NEDA-6 cites factors that spurred Iloilo’s growth

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6) presented several factors that contributed to the “impressive”…

BPO, construction boost employment in WV

BPO, construction boost employment in WV

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) said the “booming” industries of construction and business…

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Iloilo all set for 2016 WVRAA meet

Iloilo all set for 2016 WVRAA meet

The province of Iloilo is all set to host the 2016 Western Visayas Regional Athletic…

Iloilo to benefit from P6.5-B KALSADA program

Iloilo to benefit from P6.5-B KALSADA program

The province of Iloilo is among the recipients of the P6.5-billion Konkreto at Ayos na…

Nearly 500 dengue cases in WV in first 3 weeks of 2016

Nearly 500 dengue cases in WV in first 3 weeks of 2016

The Department of Health (DOH-6) recorded a total of 492 dengue cases in Western Visayas…

DOT-6 hits 2015 target, records 4.2M tourists

DOT-6 hits 2015 target, records 4.2M tourists

Western Visayas accommodated higher number of tourists in 2015 compared to the previous year, according…

Tourism

  • 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
  • Sta. Barbara Church: Cradle of Ilonggo Independence
  • The Assemblage Point Resort and Convention Hub
  • The Eco-Chic Relaxing Inn Garden Resort
  • BINANOG: Performing Arts Traditions  of Music, Dance, and Drama
  • #FestivalOfLights2014
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume III • Issue no 136

Boracay tourist arrivals reach 1.3-M mark

This year’s target of 1.5 million tourist arrivals in the island of Boracay will be met, according to Department of Tourism – Boracay. “Considering the figure of 1.3 million tourist arrivals as of October in the island, I am confident that we will hit our 2015 target,” DOT-Boracay Officer-in-Charge Kris Velete said. Based on the…

Boracay tourist arrivals reach 1.3-M mark

Antique’s Binirayan Festival opens

The Governor declared the opening of the celebration of  Binirayan Festival during a program held at the Evelio B. Javier Freedom Park in the province of Antique. Governor  Rhodora Cadiao made the declaration amidst the festive mood of the Antiqueños under the full moonlight at the park with ‘Kruhay Binirayan’ background music and fireworks display.…

Antique’s Binirayan Festival opens

Wind energy can provide power needs of Guimaras

Just four of the current 27 wind turbine generators (WTGs) installed at full capacity could already power the entire province of Guimaras, said the Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC). TAREC, a PHINMA subsidiary operates the 54-MW Wind Farm at San Lorenzo, Guimaras, which became fully operational in December 2014. Atty. Elijo Sharon Bellones, TAREC Legal…

Wind energy can provide power needs of 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

Multimedia

Produkto Lokal Weekend Fair: New things to love in the ‘City Of Love’

Produkto Lokal Weekend Fair: New things to love in the ‘City Of Love’

Globalization has changed the way we work and live. We have become materialistic individuals, fond of Sophisticated products made with raw materials that are cheaply bought from agricultural countries. These natural resources are then lumped into factories and assembled by individuals…

OFWs look forward to Dinagyang in Hong Kong

OFWs look forward to Dinagyang in Hong Kong

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong are looking forward to seeing the performance of…

PhilHealth: Members need to update records

PhilHealth: Members need to update records

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation(PhilHealth-6) is calling on members, particularly its sponsored program members, to…

LGUs urged to harvest and store rainwater

LGUs urged to harvest and store rainwater

Rain water harvesting and storing has return on investments for local government units (LGUs). Elisea…

Cock Fighting

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…

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Candelaria derby showcased the best breeders

Upholding its name as one of the best and toughest cockfight derbies in the whole…

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 in the country. With legal cockpits all over the country and with the majority of them concentrated in metropolitan areas, cockfights are held regularly and…

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