Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Joeboy Agriam, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)-Iloilo governor

Bizmen concede

Businessmen in Iloilo city agreed to raise real property taxes (RPT) by 30 percent next year. Lea Lara, Iloilo Business Club (IBC) executive director, said...
tingi-tingi economy

‘Tingi’ economy reflects poverty

The prevailing ‘tingi’ (mini) economy in the country is a manifestation of the current level of poverty experienced by most Filipinos, according to April...
Investment in Iloilo City. Photo credits to Christian Evren Gimotea Lozañes

Wanted Entrepreneurs

Investments from the outside surge in Iloilo City. In a survey conducted by Iloilo Metropolitan Times, all respondents, who were randomly selected, believed that...
Lotteries have been existing in the Philippines since 1833.

How much of your income went to lotto?

A 48-year-old fish vendor in Iloilo City spends an average of P50 a day for lotto tickets. The figure may small, but when you...
Iloilo City droped from the second most competitive city in 2013 to sixth place this year because the city “has no water”, according to Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. Photo by Reymar L. Latoza /IMT

Thirsty Iloilo

The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) considered the privatization of the city’s sole water distributor Metro Iloilo Water District as a thirst-quenching solution to some...
MIWD Office

Filing a case against MIWD among options of CLO

Filing a case against Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) for dereliction of duty is among the four options rolled out by the City Legal...
Dr. Danilo Encarnacion, MIWD board chairman

DAP TROUBLES ILOILO WATER

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) disclosed that there have been delays in solving the water situation in Iloilo City due to the Disbursement...
Western Visayas Economy down by 3.6%

WV growth down by 3.6%

Different sectors and local governments units (LGUs) are challenged to accelerate efforts to mitigate the slumping of the region’s economy. The economy of Western Visayas...

POPCOM-6 recognizes 7 new births, new hope

The Population Commission (POPCOM) RegionVI recognized seven symbolic babies to represent the 100 millionth Pinoy who can be potential productive citizens in the country. These...
APEC. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog cited the unresolved water problem as the biggest challenge the city is facing, as of now. Photo from balticmuse website.

WATER WOES BLUR APEC

More big water providers have expressed interest to enter into a joint venture (JV) agreement with the city’s sole water distributor Metro Iloilo Water...