Friday, April 27, 2018

Beverage firm is top business taxpayer in Iloilo

A beverage company is the top business taxpayer in the province of Iloilo. Coca Cola Bottlers FEMSA Phils., Inc. in Pavia paid P10.708 million in...
Department of Tourism Region VI Office

DOT-6 aims to increase Chinese tourist arrivals

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) intensifies its campaign to attract Chinese tourists as it targets to increase Chinese tourist arrivals this year. Data of the...
President Duterte signed last Oct. 11 Administrative Order No. 01, entitled the Presidential Task Force on Violence against Media Workers.

Duterte approves six-year MSME dev’t plan

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) Development Plan ‎2017-2022 designed to encourage more Filipinos to engage in...

DOT-6 hopes to record more tourists this year despite Boracay shutdown

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) is hopeful that Western Visayas will lure more tourists this year despite the upcoming closure of Boracay Island. The DOT-6’s...

Boracay closure good for Iloilo tourism

Iloilo’s tourism industry is expected to benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to shut down Boracay, a world-famous island in Malay, Aklan, for six...

DOLE: Over 4,000 workers in Western Visayas regularized

More than 4,000 workers in Western Visayas were regularized in the first quarter of 2018. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) said companies in...
Department of Tourism (DOT-6) Director Helen Catalbas. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

DOT-6 prepares other tourist destinations in WV after order to close Boracay

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) is now preparing other tourist destinations in Western Visayas for the possible influx of visitors following the closure of...
The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) is aiming to lure 5.5 million tourists by the end of 2017.

Tourism establishments in Iloilo urged to adopt ‘innovation techniques’

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) urged tourism establishments in Iloilo to adopt "innovation techniques." The techniques, according to the agency, will help operators manage their...

Defensor eyes creation of ‘Northern Iloilo Tourism Authority’

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. is eyeing to establish a tourism authority that would “prepare northern Iloilo” to become “a real tourist destination.” “I am looking...

Sun Life still No. 1 in PH; 2017 income hits P32B

The Philippine Insurance Commission has affirmed the No. 1 spot for Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. having attained the highest total premium income...