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5 Iloilo towns under tight dengue watch

5 Iloilo towns under tight dengue watch

Five municipalities in Iloilo province are now under tight watch by health authorities due to the increasing cases of dengue in their respective jurisdictions. In a media interview, Provincial Health Office (PHO) chief Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado said that she has ordered sanitation inspectors to continuously monitor the top five municipalities with the highest cases […]

Dinagyang 2017 set on Jan. 20-22

The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2017 is scheduled on January 20-22. The Iloilo City Tourism and Development Office, on its official Facebook page, said those who want to witness the performances of various tribes up close, Dinagyang tickets will be available starting December this year. For more updates on the festival visit http://goo.gl/Wtk4Nv . The Dinagyang […]

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DOT-6 vows support for convention of Asian tour operators in Iloilo City

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) signified its support for the Iloilo City Tourism and Development Office’s proposed convention of Asian tour operators. City Tourism Officer Junel Ann Divinagracia said DOT-6 Director Helen Catalbas vowed to support the event, which is tentatively set next month in Iloilo City. According to her, 15 tour operators and representatives […]

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P200-M sanitary landfill inaugurated in Iloilo City

A P200-million Engineered Sanitary Landfill was recently inaugurated in Barangay Calajunan, Mandurriao district, Iloilo City. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the landfill inside the 23-hectare Calajunan Dumpsite will address the problem of garbage in the city. The landfill, which was funded through the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) loan in 2014, includes wash bay, […]

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Dela Rosa warns WV cops receiving money from illegal drugs, gambling

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa warned policemen in Western Visayas not to make money from illegal drugs and illegal gambling. “Huwag kayong magpasilaw sa pera na mula sa illegal drugs at pati rin sa illegal gambling. Ngayon, ang mga nagpapatakbo ng illegal drugs dito sila na rin ang nagpapaptakbo ng […]

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‘Bato’ to WV cops: ‘Stay alive’

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa told policemen in Western Visayas to protect themselves especially during anti-drug operations. “When the smoke clears, dapat ang mga kriminal ang nakatumba at kayo ang nakatayo,” Dela Rosa said in his speech during the celebration of the 115th PNP Service Anniversary at the Police Regional […]

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Mabilog: Anti-drug campaign not priority of past admins

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog pinned the blame on past administrations for not prioritizing the campaign against illegal drugs. “Nakikita natin ang laki ng figures. Ang past administrations  hindi naman talaga nila nabigyan ng tutok  katulad nito (referring to the anti-illegal drug campaign),” said Mabilog during the launching of the City Government’s “Community Change […]

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‘Bato’ to lead PNP anniversary celebration in Iloilo City

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’  dela Rosa is expected to  lead the celebration of the 115th PNP Service Anniversary at the Police Region Office (PRO-6) headquarters in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City on Friday, August 26. Bato will also confer the best performing units and individuals of the PRO-6 during the service anniversary […]

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New ferry terminal ‘may start operation even without franchise’

DoubleDragon Properties Inc. may start operating its ferry terminal in Iloilo City even without a franchise, said Councilor R Leone Gerochi, chairman of the Committee on Transportation, Energy, and Public Utilities. According to him, the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) signed by the Iloilo City Government and DoubleDragon in 2012 is “a valid and binding contract”. […]

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P24M worth of properties damaged in Iloilo road accidents

Road accidents in the province of Iloilo damaged more than P24 million worth of properties. The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) recorded a total of 2,095 vehicular accidents from January to July this year, said Police Inspector Jose Nemias Pamplona during the 1st Road Safety Summit in Iloilo recently. Of the figure, 862 damaged properties […]

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