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No backpacks, glass bottles, drones during Dinagyang

No backpacks, glass bottles, drones during Dinagyang

Planning to join the Dinagyang revelry? To avoid the hassle of being inspected, do not…

‘Domino effect’ of higher oil prices on goods, services worries Iloilo biz group

The Iloilo Business Club (IBC) is worried that the increase in excise taxes on oil…

News

Who is really the chair of PDP-Laban in Iloilo City?

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Thursday clarified that Representative Jerry P. Treňas is the official…

Tourism chief to grace Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2018 coronation night

Tourism chief to grace Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2018 coronation night

‎ Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Teo will grace the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2018…

PNP needs 15,000 new cops

PNP needs 15,000 new cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will be hiring 15,000 new police officers this year. The…

Nava: Jaro road closure is ‘illegal’

Nava: Jaro road closure is ‘illegal’

The executive order (EO) temporarily closing a portion of Rizal Street in Jaro district to…

Tourism

  • San Joaquin’s Rich Cultural Traditions Through Bayluhay
  • Celebrating History and Culture with San Joaquin’s Pasungay
  • Inspiring Dumangas Through Haw-as
  • PJ Arañador and the 10th Fiber Fashion Fair
  • Jun-G Candelario: A Designer for All Reasons
  • Passion for Fashion
  • A Modern Outlook on Ilonggo Heritage for John Montinola
  • Celebrating the 10th Fiber Fashion Fair
  • See it to believe it
  • Sampaw Bato: Savoring the Past, Embracing the Present

Iloilo Metropolitan Times Volume V • Issue No 237

Teo assures action to address Boracay’s problems

  The Department of Tourism (DOT) has assured that action will be taken to “fix” Boracay Island, the country’s top tourist destination. The world-famous island in Malay, Aklan has been hounded by several issues that, according to DOT Secretary Wanda Teo, need to be addressed. “Rest assured that appropriate solutions will be delivered to fix…

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

103 Capiz villages still under water

A total of 103 villages in 12 municipalities of Capiz are still flooded, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) said on Thursday. Flooding induced by Tropical Depression Agaton has affected 159 barangays. However, floodwaters have receded in 56 barangays. Meantime, only 786 of the 982 families who left their houses are still…

103 Capiz villages still under water

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-6 gears up for random drug test

The Department of Education (DepEd-6) is preparing for the random drug testing among its personnel as well as teachers and high school students in Western Visayas. Leah Belleza, education program supervisor and concurrent information officer of DepEd-6, said they had scheduled…

Areas in WV critical to landslide, flooding identified

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-6) has identified areas in Western Visayas that are vulnerable…

GCash to raffle off 10 iPhone X for The SM Store shoppers

GCash to raffle off 10 iPhone X for The SM Store shoppers

The SM Store shoppers nationwide are in for a treat as GCash mobile wallet is…

Duterte wants review of delayed gov’t projects

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday announced that he would initiate a review of public…

Sports

Apelo gifts self with Empire City chess crown

Apelo gifts self with Empire City chess crown

NEW YORK CITY — When David Asuncion Apelo copped the 31st Empire City Open (Under…

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…

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…

Iloilo to host 2018 WVRAA Meet

The province of Iloilo will host the Western Visayas Regional Athletics Association (WVRAA) Meet this year. According to Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., the province is “very much ready” to host the 2018 WVRAA Meet, which is tentatively set to start…

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