Iloilo Metropolitan Times | developmental news | critical views
Top Stories

Guimaras mangoes help boost investments in Iloilo

Guimaras mangoes help boost investments in Iloilo

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. acknowledged the contribution of Guimaras mangoes to the growth of investments…

Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

Former Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Kimberly Anne “Armbar Queen” Custodio continues her quests for golds and…

News

Manggahan 2017 showcases unity of Guimarasnons

Manggahan 2017 showcases unity of Guimarasnons

The celebration of this year’s Manggahan Festival showcased the “unity and cooperation” of Guimarasnons, said…

DSWD-6: P2.7M spent so far on free medicines

DSWD-6: P2.7M spent so far on free medicines

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) has so far assisted 456 indigent patients…

Mabilog’s target: Drug-free Iloilo City by July

Mabilog’s target: Drug-free Iloilo City by July

The Iloilo City Government is sticking to its target of making the metropolis free of…

Law banning kids from riding motorcycles now in effect

Law banning kids from riding motorcycles now in effect

Children are prohibited from riding motorcycles along national roads and highways nationwide, the Land Transportation…

Tourism

  • Putsiko: A place where food and good conversation matter
  • #LagawNiClark: Guimaras is the new Boracay
  • #VisitGuimaras: Roca Encantada, Navalas Church, The Pitstop Restaurant
  • Miagao: Eggplant Capital celebrates 1st Talong Festival
  • Guimaras Mountain Resort and Restaurant
  • Hirinugyaw-Suguidanonay Festival: An Eclectic Mix of Tradition
  • 14th Bayluhay Festival of San Joaquin
  • Pasungay of San Joaquin
  • The Saad Tradition of Leganes
  • Pantat: Traditional Community Festival in Zarraga
Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue no 187

Malay boosts emergency response capability

The local government of Malay is buying three outbound engine speed boats worth P1.8 million to be used as water ambulance and Bantay Dagat patrol boats. It will also build 12 lifeguard towers at Bulabog, Puka, Ilig-iligan, and Tambisaan beaches. Malay Sangguniang Bayan Member Jupiter Gallenero said that the budget of  P3.3 million pesos will…

Malay boosts emergency response capability

Liquidation of Palaro expenses begins

More or less a total of P60-million allocation for the hosting of Palarong Pambansa by the province of Antique awaits its liquidation from the different committee chairpersons, Vice Governor Edgar Denosta said in an interview. Denosta added that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan is set to deliberate/assess the Palaro hosting and tackle the liquidation reports in their…

Liquidation of Palaro expenses begins

Biker eats 14 kilos of Guimaras mangoes, sets new record

A biker from Koronadal City is the new record holder for the most number of Guimaras mangoes eaten in 30 minutes. Provincial Office for Agricultural Services (POAS) said Darry Aclo consumed 14 kilos of mangoes in Guimaras’ Mango-Eat-All-You-Can. Aclo beat the previous record of 13 kilos. Ronnie Morante, provincial agriculturist, said Aclo made the new…

Biker eats 14 kilos of Guimaras mangoes, sets new record

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

A total of P11.4 million has been set aside by Governor Antonio del Rosario for the Capiztahan 2017 set on April 20 to 23, 2017. The highlights of the celebration are the “Triaksyon”, a triatlon which will be participated in by both local and international triathlon athletes; Parade of Lights; Sadsad Capiz that will showcase…

Capiztahan 2017 gets P11.4 million budget

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

Spectators were wowed by the performances of festivals that joined this year’s edition of the Panaad sa Negros Festival, which is dubbed as the “Festival of Festivals.” A total of 20 festivals from various cities and towns of the province of Negros Occidental converged at the Panaad Stadium on April 22 for the Festival Dances…

Negrenses celebrate Panaad sa Negros Festival 2017

Multimedia

Senate panel to review IRR on anti-distracted driving law

Senate panel to review IRR on anti-distracted driving law

A senate panel is set to review the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the anti-distracted driving law on May 30 to resolve several issues raised by motorists particularly on what items are prohibited while driving. Sen. Grace Poe, chair…

Pres. Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao

Pres. Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday due to attacks carried…

River patrol program intensifies monitoring of Iloilo River

River patrol program intensifies monitoring of Iloilo River

A river patrol program was launched on Tuesday tasked to intensify monitoring of the Iloilo…

Iloilo City gov’t readies vehicles for June 5-6 strike

Iloilo City gov’t readies vehicles for June 5-6 strike

To ease the burden and inconvenience of passengers traveling to their respective destinations during the…

Sports

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

Host region Western Visayas earned four gold, two silver and three bronze medals on the…

Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

An Ilonggo athlete gave Western Visayas its first gold medal in the 2017 Palarong Pambansa,…

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Thousands of student-athletes from 18 regions gathered at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose,…

Ilonggo athletes shine in 2017 Palarong Pambansa

Student-athletes from Western Visayas bagged a total of 38 gold, 29 silver and 40 bronze medals in the 60th edition of the Palarong Pambansa. The host region finished third place in the final and official medal tally of the biggest…

Opinion