Wednesday, February 21, 2018
People enjoys Dinagyang Festival 2018

Tourists spend P18B in Iloilo

Tourists who visited the city and province of Iloilo in 2017 spent billions of pesos. Iloilo City accumulated P15.8 billion worth of tourist receipts while...
According to City Mayor Jose Espinosa III, Lucio Tan’s conglomerate LT Group, Inc. (LTG) has already secured a permit from the National Water Resources Board (NWRB),

Lucio Tan Group pursues water project in Iloilo City

Another private company is interested to invest in a water distribution project in Iloilo City. City Mayor Jose Espinosa III said Lucio Tan’s conglomerate LT Group,...
Festive Walk Mall, which will open in April this year, is expected to boost employment in Iloilo.

P2.2-B new mall in Iloilo City to create 3,500 jobs

Festive Walk Mall, which will open in April this year, is expected to boost employment in Iloilo. Kevin L. Tan, senior vice president and head...
Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, regional director of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas

Strengthened PH-China ties boost Chinese tourist arrivals in WV

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) attributed the increase in the number of Chinese nationals visiting Western Visayas to the strengthened Philippines-China ties. DOT-6 Regional Director...
DTI-Iloilo Director Disdado Cadena Jr.

DTI: Prices of goods in Iloilo remain ‘stable’ amid implementation of TRAIN law

Prices of goods in the province of Iloilo remained “stable,” according to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Provincial Director Diosdado Cadena. He said that...

13% of businesses in Iloilo City miss deadline to renew permits

Thirteen percent of business establishments in Iloilo City failed to meet the deadline for the renewal of business permits. Norman Tabud, head of the city...

After Dinagyang, what’s next?

The Dinagyang Festival is undeniably the most anticipated event in Iloilo City. Every year, the world-renowed festival never fails to amaze more than a million...

2018 target: 6M tourists in Western Visayas

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Western Visayas region is targeting to record six million tourists by the end of 2018. DOT-6 Regional Director...
Two drones that cost P5.8 million pesos will be used to monitor the construction of the P11.2 billion Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP II) in the town of Calinog, Iloilo

Construction of P11.2-B Iloilo mega dam to finally start

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA-6) is expected to grant the Notice to Proceed to a Korean contractor next month for the construction of a...
Lea Lara, Iloilo Business Club (IBC) executive director. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

‘Domino effect’ of higher oil prices on goods, services worries Iloilo biz group

The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) is worried that the increase in excise taxes on oil products would cause a "domino effect" on the prices...