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‘Bigger’ Freedom Grandstand done by 2017

‘Bigger’ Freedom Grandstand done by 2017

The construction of a new and “bigger” Freedom Grandstand is expected to be completed early next year. “We will hold the Dinagyang Festival celebration in a bigger grandstand in 2017,” said Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. According to him, the new Freedom Grandstand, which will rise on a 2,600-square-meter lot, is double the size […]

More log-in, log-out booths for taxi drivers in Iloilo City pushed

There is a need to put up more log-in, log-out booths in Iloilo City, said Reyland Hervias, ex-officio councilor and president of the Liga ng mga Barangay in the city. Hervias said many taxi drivers are plying outside the city every day. To protect and avoid them from being victimized by lawless elements, he proposed […]

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Iloilo-Cebu-Los Angeles flights seen to boost tourist arrivals in Iloilo

The Provincial Tourism Office said the new international service of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will boost tourist arrivals in Iloilo. PAL’s Iloilo-Cebu-Los Angeles flights will start on March 15.  These flights will be thrice weekly. “We are very happy with this new service. This is an additional feather in the cap of Iloilo,” said […]

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‘Expect grander 2016 Paraw Regatta fest’

The celebration of this year’s Paraw Regatta Festival, the biggest sailing event in the Philippines, will be “grander”, according to the Iloilo City Tourism and Development Office. Junel Ann Divinagracia, city tourism officer, said they are “working hard” to make the 44th edition of the festival “more exciting and more colorful.” “Watch out for our […]

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PNoy to inaugurate P43-M school building in Pavia

President Benigno Aquino III will inaugurate a three-storey, 12-classroom school building in the town of Pavia, Iloilo on Tuesday, February 9. The project, funded by the Philippine Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), is part of the Matuwid na Daan sa Silid-Aralan School Building Project of the Aquino administration. […]

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5 Iloilo towns with high prevalence of malnutrition get P600T

Many children aged five years old and below in five Iloilo towns suffer from malnutrition, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). The town of Badiangan posted the highest prevalence of malnutrition in the province. It is followed by San Dionisio, Estancia, Batad and Concepcion. To address this problem, the Iloilo Provincial Government released over […]

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Iloilo all set for 2016 WVRAA meet

The province of Iloilo is all set to host the 2016 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) meet, according to the Department of Education (DepEd-Division of Iloilo) Superintendent Dr. Myrna Castillo. Castillo, in a media interview, said it’s all systems go for the regional athletic meet, which will kick off tomorrow, February 7. “We are […]

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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 Lansangan at Daan Tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran (KALSADA) program of President Benigno Aquino III. Under the Kalsada program, 15 of the 18-kilometer provincial road that traverse the towns of Anilao, Dingle, and San Enrique is set to help foster economic […]

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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 in the first three weeks of 2016. The figure is higher by 46 percent compared to 265 cases recorded in the same period in 2014. The cases this year include one death from the town of Anilao, Iloilo. Broken down […]

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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” development of the province and city of Iloilo to businessmen and professionals from Cagayan de Oro City. Members of the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Oro Chamber) visited Iloilo recently as part of their benchmarking initiative in preparation […]

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