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CA denies plea to overturn Ombudsman ruling dismissing Mabilog from service

CA denies plea to overturn Ombudsman ruling dismissing Mabilog from service

The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the Office of the Ombudsman’s decision dismissing Iloilo…

Iloilo City gov’t eyes P2.28-B budget for 2018

Iloilo City gov’t eyes P2.28-B budget for 2018

The Iloilo City Government is proposing a higher budget for 2018. Councilor Eduardo Peñaredondo, chairman…

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Espinosa on junking of Mabilog’s plea: ‘I respect CA’s decision’

Espinosa on junking of Mabilog’s plea: ‘I respect CA’s decision’

Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III said he respects the Court of Appeals’(CA) decision junking…

Jimena vows to promote Iloilo City’s heritage tourism

Jimena vows to promote Iloilo City’s heritage tourism

The newly designated liaison officer of Mayor Jose Espinosa III vowed to further promote Iloilo…

Is Iloilo City air safe?

Is Iloilo City air safe?

Iloilo City has safe air, according to the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-6), an attached agency…

Defensor a ‘big loss’ for LP, says VP Robredo

Defensor a ‘big loss’ for LP, says VP Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday said Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr, who decided to…

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  • A Modern Outlook on Ilonggo Heritage for John Montinola
  • Celebrating the 10th Fiber Fashion Fair
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  • Sampaw Bato: Savoring the Past, Embracing the Present
  • Putsiko: A place where food and good conversation matter
  • #LagawNiClark: Guimaras is the new Boracay

Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue No 230

Fire razes Boracay’s D’Talipapa

A fire gutted D’ Talipapa in Station 2 of Boracay Island, Aklan on Monday morning, Sept. 18. Around 135 souvenir stalls and eateries were burned down after the fire broke out at around 4 a.m. Authorities declared the fire out at past 8 a.m. Based on the initial investigation of the Bureau of Fire Protection…

Fire razes Boracay’s D’Talipapa

Groundbreaking Ceremony held for San Jose Boulevard Esplanade Project

The Municipality of San Jose de Buenavista, with the support of the Provincial Government of Antique, initiated the groundbreaking ceremony to upgrade the Barangay Comon-San Pedro coastal road into San Jose Boulevard Esplanade. The Php 160 M budget was given to the municipality of San Jose through the help of the Antiqueña Senator, Loren B.…

Groundbreaking Ceremony held for San Jose Boulevard Esplanade Project

Guimaras placed under red alert status; proactive measures set

The whole province of Guimaras is now under a Full Red Alert Status as Governor Samuel T. Gumarin signed Executive Order No. 33 s. 2017 after consultation with the Office of the Vice Governor, members of the peace and order council, Department of Interior and Local Government and Municipal Governments. The said status directs all…

Guimaras placed under red alert status; proactive measures set

Jamindan mayor delivers SOMA

Jamindan Mayor Mac Arthur Valdemar delivered his State of the Municipal Address (SOMA) last week at the town’s Civic Center. Valdemar, who is serving his first term as mayor, boasted of his accomplishments since he assumed office last July 2016. According to him, his administration has already constructed farm-to-marketing roads, civic centers, barangay halls, day…

Jamindan mayor delivers SOMA

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

DepEd clarifies make-up classes need not be just Saturdays

DepEd clarifies make-up classes need not be just Saturdays

The Department of Education (DepEd) recently clarified that make-up classes need not be conducted only on Saturdays. “Make-up classes could be done by adding one to two hours per day in the class,” explained Joyce Andaya, DepEd Bureau of Curriculum…

10-hour power cut to hit parts of Iloilo province

10-hour power cut to hit parts of Iloilo province

A 10-hour power interruption will hit some areas in Iloilo province on Sunday, Nov. 19,…

14,000 openings available for Iloilo jobseekers

14,000 openings available for Iloilo jobseekers

Around 14,000 jobs will be available during the Christmas Job Fair of the Public Employment…

Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo now accepts job applicants

Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo now accepts job applicants

Better update your resume because Iloilo will soon open its first international hotel under the…

Sports

Leyte typhoon victim conquers Connecticut Chess Open

Leyte typhoon victim conquers Connecticut Chess Open

NEW YORK CITY — Two months after winning the 17th Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open at the…

Umayan clinches Long Island blitz chessfest

Umayan clinches Long Island blitz chessfest

NEW YORK CITY — Davao City pride Vincent Umayan dominated the Team Albano I Victory…

Thousands join 41st Milo Marathon in Iloilo City

Thousands join 41st Milo Marathon in Iloilo City

Iloilo City successfully hosted the 11th leg of the 41st Milo Marathon. More than 18,500…

Team Iloilo City wins  15 golds in Batang Pinoy Visayas

Team Iloilo City wins 15 golds in Batang Pinoy Visayas

Mayor Jose Espinosa III congratulated Team Iloilo City for winning 15 gold, 15 silver, 17 bronze medals in the Batang Pinoy Visayas Leg held in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Nov. 10-16. “We commend our outstanding athletes for bringing pride and…

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