Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Photo by Clark VIllaruel Antiquiera

9 Capitol employees suspended

Nine employees of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol were ordered suspended for three months without pay. The Office of the Ombudsman found the following employees guilty...
The groundbreaking ceremony started with a site blessing by Regional Chaplain Rev. Fr. Police Superintendent Ronilo Datu, followed by the capsule laying.

Defensor funds barracks for female cops

Female police officers in the province of Iloilo have something to look forward to as Iloilo Provincial Government, through Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr....
The Parola Wharf in Iloilo City serves travelers to Buenavista, Guimaras. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

PCG-Iloilo to implement policy prohibiting motorcycles on pump boats

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Iloilo ordered all pump boats plying Iloilo-Guimaras and vice versa to stop from loading motorcycles starting on February...
According to Estante, his Rice Conservation Ordinance aims to lessen the problem of rice wastage in the food service industry. 

Estante wants half-cup rice ordinance implemented in Iloilo City

Councilor Ely Estante said he will file an ordinance requiring all food establishments in Iloilo City to include one-half cup of rice in their...
Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC) complains by several residents of Barangay Nipa in the town of Concepcion, Iloilo

PCPC: No poisoning, explosion at power plant

Power producer Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC) said there was no “explosion and poisoning” at its coal-fired power plant in the town of Concepcion,...

Nava: Jaro road closure is ‘illegal’

The executive order (EO) temporarily closing a portion of Rizal Street in Jaro district to accommodate vendors is “illegal,” Iloilo City Councilor Plaridel Nava...
La Paz Public Market. Photo by Mary Jane Ubay/IMT

APEC delegates to visit La Paz Market

The public market of La Paz district will be one of the places to be visited by the delegates of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings...
Donate A Book for the Children. A campaign of Iloilo Metropolitan Times to gather a new or gently-used story books or academic books and donate them to charity.

IMT collaborates with Chameleon

The plight of abused children grows everyday. Girls are usually the victims and oftentimes it is their own family who caused them pain and...

DTI steps to curb undelivered ‘balikbayan’ boxes

Because of the numerous reports about undelivered balikbayan boxes, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Association of International Shipping Lines Inc. (AISL)...

DSWD-6 releases P7.1M to help displaced Boracay workers

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) has so far released P7.1 million in transportation assistance to displaced workers on Boracay Island in...