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MORE THAN three weeks since the start of the 2019 campaign period for national candidates, hundreds of illegal campaign posters were removed in Iloilo City.
ILOILO CITY -- A five-year program seeking to turn Panay’s upland farmers into direct distributors of their produce will be replicated in other parts of the country, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said.
PANAY ELECTRIC Company, Inc. (PECO), which is poised to lose its 95-year power distribution license in Iloilo City, is seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) order barring the takeover of new entrant MORE Power and Electric Co. (MORE Power).
THE ILOILO City government, inspired by the rehabilitation initiatives in Boracay and Manila Bay, is launching its own coastal cleanup in 26 villages stretching from Barangays Bitoon, Jaro to Santo Niño Sur, Arevalo.
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) donated P14.3-million worth of facilities and equipment to the Iloilo City government following its successful hosting of the Batang Pinoy 2019 Visayas Qualifying Leg last Feb. 24-March 2.
THE FAMILY Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP)-Iloilo Chapter has set up a community center aimed at assisting those at risk of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Iloilo City.
The regionwide Panay Food Center and Terminal in San Miguel, Iloilo is not a threat to the public markets in Iloilo City and will lower costs by doing away with the need to travel to distant suppliers, a city official said.
ILOILO CITY -- Economics is not exactly an exciting subject matter.
ILOILO CITY entrepreneurs have been invited to visit Fujian province in China by officials from the municipality of Quanzhou, to participate in the Quanzhou Maritime Silk Road International Brand Expo.
SAN MIGUEL, ILOILO -- Upland farmers in Panay now have a direct link to consumers with the completion of the P11.8-million Local Food Terminal (LFT) here, which also has a solar-powered cold storage facility.
ILOILO CITY is being positioned as a primary meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) destination in the country under the Department of Tourism’s (DoT) three-year marketing plan.
THE SEAPORT Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group for the Western Visayas Region (SIADITG-VI) has been formed to tighten the watch on illegal drugs that come through seaports in Iloilo, once tagged by the President as one of the worst narcotics areas in the country.
BARANGAY GABI, where the body of a dead Sei whale species (Balaenoptera borealis) was spotted near the shore, plans to build a statue of the creature to serve as a constant reminder of the importance of marine resource protection.
AFTER HOSTING almost 800 Japanese tourists who came via the MV Pacific Venus vessel for the Dinagyang Festival weekend last Jan. 25-27, Iloilo City is now planning to undertake improvements in its port facilities to attract more cruise ships.
PROMPTED BY the recent terror attacks in Mindanao and the alleged presence of members of Islamic State-inspired groups in Iloilo City, Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III has ordered increased police visibility in places of worship.
ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III said he will continue to pursue solutions to the water shortage problem in the city, including granting of licenses to interested proponents, despite a reminder from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) regarding the control and operation of public water utilities. “As long as the water supply is lacking, we will do measures.
ILOILO CITY concluded on Sunday its annual Dinagyang Festival, an event that draws economic gains beyond the weekend festivities, according to the Iloilo Business Club (IBC).
ILOILO CITY — The city’s sole power distributor, Panay Electric Company, Inc., (PECO), gave assurance on Thursday that it will continue to operate even after the expiration of its franchise on Jan. 19.
ILOILO CITY -- Annual festivals such as this city’s Dinagyang prompt peak seasons for the hotel industry, and small and medium-scale facilities also stand to cash in on the tourist influx, especially if they have government accreditation, according to the local tourism office.
ILOILO CITY — While the spotlight has recently been trained on the rehabilitation of Manila Bay, work on improving other popular tourism sites after Boracay is continuing, according to a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official.
ILOILO City Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III has defended the granting of a water supply franchise to Villar-led PrimeWater Infrastructure Corp. saying he is ready to go all the way to the Supreme Court over charges filed by existing distributor Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD).
THIS YEAR’S year’s P2-million Sinulog grand finale production will showcase a dance-drama-musical presentation dubbed as Sugbo Balikon Ko Ikaw, which will highlight present-day Cebu City to entice more visitors.
ILOILO City Mayor Jose S. Espinosa III has given assurance that the new Freedom Grandstand will be ready for use for the 2019 Dinagyang Festival on Jan. 25-27.