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APEC delegates listen to a brief overview of the exhibited materials inside the Iloilo City Art Gallery at the New City Hall during the city tour spearheaded by the Department of Tourism (DOT)-6 held Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Photo by Leonard T. Pineda I

Iloilo City tour a hit among APEC delegates

The Iloilo City tour, which was organized by the Department of Tourism, culminated the Food Security and Blue Economy Week which lasted from September...
Press briefing by the APEC-Iloilo Site Sub-Task Group (SSTC) Peace and Order. Photo from PIA's Facebook account

Crime volume in Iloilo City down during APEC meetings

The city of Iloilo is more peaceful during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, according to the APEC-Iloilo Site Sub-Task Group (SSTC) Peace and...
Atty. Asis G. Perez, Policy Partnership on Food Security Chair. Photo from APEC 2015's Facebook account

‘Concerted effort’ needed to address food insecurity

Food insecurity in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region is a complex issue that needs a “concerted effort”, said lawyer Asis G. Perez, Policy...
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC meetings in Iloilo City. Photo from APEC 2015's Facebook account

First week of APEC meetings in Iloilo City ‘peaceful’

The first week of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Iloilo city was generally peaceful and orderly, according to Ariel Castañeda, security head...
The seminar "Strengthening PPP to Reduce Food Losses in the Supply Chain of Fishery and Livestock" was held on September 27, 2015 in Iloilo City. Photo from APEC 2015's Facebook account

Private sector’s role in addressing food losses ‘critical’

The private sector is urged to take part in reducing food losses in the supply chain. The Ministry of Agriculture of the Chinese Taipei, the...
The 22nd Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Ministerial Meeting in Iloilo City, Sept. 21-25. Photo from APEC 2015's Facebook account

2 APEC meetings in Iloilo ‘successful’

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog declared the city's hosting of two Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings a success. Mabilog said he is grateful with...
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo. Photo form APEC 2015's Facebook account

‘Growth can’t be inclusive without MSMEs’

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo pointed out the importance of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the realization of...
Pan Asia Exchange

Pan Asia Exchange launched in Iloilo to empower MSMEs

Pan Asia Exchange (PAE), a platform that aims to empower micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Asia, was officially launched as part of a...
#APEC2015 in Iloilo City.

Sustainability

The impossible dream of hosting an international meetings of diplomats has come to an end with Iloilo City hosting at least three Asia Pacific...
Participants to the 41st APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Working Group Session start to arrive at the Iloilo Convention Center, September 23, 2015 Photo by PIA-6

Iloilo City gov’t spends P5M for APEC hosting

The local government unit (LGU) of Iloilo City allocates about P5 million for the city’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings. Mayor Jed...