Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Panayanon shines brightest in golden Dinagyang, dethrones Salognon

The Dinagyang crown is back to Tribu Panayanon. After two years, the tribe from Iloilo City National High School regained its championship title in the Ati...
On Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III ordered City Administrator Hernando Galvez to expedite the release of P5,000 each for owners of totally damaged houses and PHP2,500 for partially damaged houses, noting that these must be released not later than Wednesday.

Espinosa unfazed by critics, asserts Jaro road closure ‘lawful’

Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III is standing by his decision to close a portion of Rizal Street in Jaro district for the annual...
DPWH-6 Office in Iloilo City. Photo by Reymar Latoza/IMT

727 DPWH-funded infra projects in WV completed

Majority of the infrastructure projects implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DWPH-6) in Western Visayas were finished. The DPWH-6 funded 1,084 infrastracture...
Lea Lara, Iloilo Business Club (IBC) executive director. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

‘Domino effect’ of higher oil prices on goods, services worries Iloilo biz group

The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) is worried that the increase in excise taxes on oil products would cause a "domino effect" on the prices...
Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO)

Oplan Tokhang resumes today

The implementation of Oplan Tokhang in Western Visayas is set to resume today, said Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, Police Regional Office (PRO-6) spokesperson. Oplan Tokhang, a...
The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) is aiming to lure 5.5 million tourists by the end of 2017.

Antique overtakes Iloilo in terms of foreign arrivals

The province of Antique has overtaken the province of Iloilo in terms of foreign tourist arrivals. Based on partial data from the Department of Tourism...
Such is the case of President Rodrigo Duterte’s never-ending tirade and accusation of the people whom he found guilty of wrong doing by virtue of their political beliefs, advocacy and actions that run counter his supra-confident attitude and tendency to believe that he is more intelligent than God.

Palace spox: Duterte won’t attend Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival

President Rodrigo Duterte will not be able to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival this week due to conflict of...

2018 target: 6M tourists in Western Visayas

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Western Visayas region is targeting to record six million tourists by the end of 2018. DOT-6 Regional Director...
Iloilo City Hall Building

Mabilog calls for investigation on ‘city hall sex scandal’

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog called Wednesday for an investigation into the sex scandal issue involving two city hall employees. In a statement, Mabilog...
Ilonggos purchasing power is stable.

“Ilonggos’ buying power is stable”

The purchasing power of Ilonggos remains “stable”, despite the rise in prices of goods, according to Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. The mushrooming of...