Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Number of construction projects in Iloilo among highest in PH

The province of Iloilo was among the top  contributors to the boom in the Philippines' construction sector. Based on...

Ompong won’t directly hit Iloilo, says Pagasa

Typhoon Ompong will not directly hit Iloilo and the rest of the Western Visayas region, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services...
Board of Investment

BOI sees more investments in Iloilo City

The Board of Investments (BOI), an attached agency of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is confident that Iloilo City will maintain its...
President Rodrigo Duterte has once again mentioned Iloilo, but this time, he recognized the improvement in the problem of illegal drugs in the area.

Duterte likely to approve recommendation to close Boracay starting April 26

President Rodrigo Duterte is likely to approve the recommendation of the inter-agency task force to close Boracay Island starting April 26 this year. “I am...
Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO)

Police still verifying reported terror threat in Iloilo City

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) said validation efforts of reports on the alleged terror plot to attack the highly urbanized city are still...
Iloilo International Port in Brgy. Loboc, Lapuz, Iloilo City.

Privatization of Iloilo ports pushed

Senator Franklin Drilon is seeking the privatization of Iloilo ports. In his speech during a forum in Iloilo City on Nov. 24, Drilon told local...
DOT-6 Regional Director Helen J. Catalbas. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times

DOT-6 to step up efforts to further boost WV’s tourism industry

Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, regional director of the Department of Tourism (DOT-6), said they will step up their efforts to further improve the tourism...
(Right) DOLE-6 Regional Director Ponciano Ligutom and (Left) PCCI- Iloilo President Donna Rose Ratilla

PCCI joins DOLE-6 in promoting healthy, safe work places in Iloilo

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region VI and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI- Iloilo) recently signed a Memorandum of...
Storm Surge Advisory 2 Iloilo

9 areas in Iloilo at risk of storm surges

Storm Surge Advisory (SSA) 2 has been hoisted over nine areas in Iloilo. Based on the latest list of areas that are at risk of storm...
Iloilo International Airport. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera/IMT

Iloilo airport’s passenger arrivals up

International passenger arrivals at the Iloilo International Airport went up in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT) in...