Friday, April 27, 2018
Tangke Saltwater Lagoon, Gigantes Island, Carles, Iloilo. Photo by Al Destacamento

Addressing lack of accommodation facilities a ‘challenge’ for Carles

Mayor Siegfredo Betita admitted that Carles lacks facilities to accommodate the growing number of tourists visiting the town. Carles is the top tourist drawer in...

Portions of Bonifacio Drive to be closed for 3 days

The Iloilo City Council approved on Tuesday an ordinance closing portions of Bonifacio Drive, City Proper for three days to give way to the...

WV police ready for 6-month Boracay shutdown

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) is "all set" for the six-month shutdown of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan starting April 26. Police Chief Inspector Joem...
DPWH-6 Office in Iloilo City. Photo by Reymar Latoza/IMT

DPWH-6 to realign Esplanade project to protect mangroves

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-6) has decided to realign “some portions of the Iloilo River Esplanade 6 project” in Iloilo City...
The Parola Wharf in Iloilo City serves travelers to Buenavista, Guimaras. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

Guimaras pump boat operators seek fare hike

The Jordan Motor Banca Cooperative is seeking to increase pump boat fares from Iloilo City to Guimaras and vice versa. The cooperative filed with the...

88 barangays in Iloilo placed on election watchlist

Eighty-eight barangays in the province of Iloilo have been classified as election watchlist areas (EWAs). These barangays, according to Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) Director...

‘It’s negligence’: City gov’t stops construction of SM Strata

The Office of the Building Official (OBO) of the Iloilo City Government issued a work stoppage order on the construction of the 18-storey SM Strata...

3-day road closure for Bonifacio Drive overpass demolition mulled

The Iloilo Provincial Government wants to temporarily close a portion of Bonifacio Drive, City Proper to pedestrians and motorists while the demolition of an...

ERC to hold conference on complaints vs PECO

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is set to hold a mediation conference today in Iloilo City to resolve complaints raised by customers against Panay...

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...