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All Iloilo City bars, clubs ordered to close by 2 a.m.

All Iloilo City bars, clubs ordered to close by 2 a.m.

All business establishments in Iloilo City that sell liquors and allow drinking sessions are no…

Defensor believes Duterte won’t declare martial law nationwide

Defensor believes Duterte won’t declare martial law nationwide

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte will not place the…

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Northern Iloilo now under Signal No. 1 due to Urduja

Northern Iloilo now under Signal No. 1 due to Urduja

The northern part of Iloilo province has been placed under Storm Signal No. 1 as…

DOH-6 gives tips to prevent food poisoning this holiday season

DOH-6 gives tips to prevent food poisoning this holiday season

The Department of Health (DOH-6) advised the public to take precautionary measures to avoid food…

Ganzon favors closure of Smallville by 2 a.m.

Ganzon favors closure of Smallville by 2 a.m.

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jeffrey Ganzon said he is in favor of the proposal to…

No Dengvaxia immunization in WV but…

No Dengvaxia immunization in WV but…

Western Visayas can’t fully breathe a sigh of relief. The region was not among the…

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Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume IV • Issue No 233

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

PPP introduces UNCRC to Antique; student leaders learn leadership, problem-solving skills

In time for the celebration of the 25th Children’s Month, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) dusted itself off from its safe confines and made itself known to the student leaders in the Province of Antique through the public-private partnership of CORE Philippines, Inc., Sibalom Glass and Aluminum Supply, Lacaron…

PPP introduces UNCRC to Antique; student leaders learn leadership, problem-solving skills

Guimaras to host 2018 National Mango Congress

The province of Guimaras will host the 20th National Mango Congress next year in time for the 25th Manggahan Festival. The Philippine Mango Industry Foundation Inc. (PMIFI) with the Guimaras Mango Growers and Producers Development Cooperative (GMGPDC) as the host association and in partnership with the provincial government and the Department of Agriculture (DA) will…

Guimaras to host 2018 National Mango Congress

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

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Drilon warns of nationwide martial law

Drilon warns of nationwide martial law

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon on Wednesday said that citing the National People’s Army (NPA) as among the reasons for extending martial law in Mindanao is “alarming and a cause of concern”. Drilon said this as he maintained that…

Giant lanterns shine at Iloilo River

Giant lanterns shine at Iloilo River

Celebrating the happiest time of the year, Mayor Jose Espinosa III with barangay captains led…

Iloilo PESO holds successful Christmas Job Fair

Iloilo PESO holds successful Christmas Job Fair

The Iloilo Provincial Government, through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), successfully held its Christmas…

Iloilo airport to carry out stricter measures this holiday season

Iloilo airport to carry out stricter measures this holiday season

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will observe strict security measures at the…

Sports

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…

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…

Espinosa urges Ilonggos to join ‘Laro’t Saya sa Parke’

Espinosa urges Ilonggos to join ‘Laro’t Saya sa Parke’

Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III urged the public to play and learn sports for free by joining “Laro’t Saya sa Parke,” a morning sports program every Saturday at La Paz Plaza. “Students, adults, and senior citizens are encouraged to…

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