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Vaccine in Iloilo City (Updates)

Vaccine in Iloilo City. “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? Here, we list updates about COVID-19 vaccine in Iloilo. Iloilo City… Continue reading Vaccine in Iloilo City (Updates)

Lifestyle

Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99

Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99. From a freelancer’s perspective: Freelancing ‘in this economy’ can be hard. And working overtime is becoming a norm. Taking time off to source ingredients from the market, wash/prepare meat/vegetables, cook a meal, clean the table, and wash the dishes can be extremely consuming, especially when the time and… Continue reading Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99

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Accurate Meter Readings, MORE Power Assures

Accurate Meter Readings, MORE Power Assures: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) assures consumers that meter readings are accurate, thanks to its state-of-the-art meter test bench. Engr. Emil Joseph Cahuya, Assistant Manager of the metering department of MORE Power, said that the distribution utility has invested in this state-of-the-art equipment to assure accuracy… Continue reading Accurate Meter Readings, MORE Power Assures

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Indigenous People Plead ‘Stop Illegal Extraction and Damage to Ancestral Domain’ in Calinog

The Indigenous People (IP) of Calinog, represented by the Panay Bukidnon-Halawodon Indigenous Cultural Community of Calinog, expressed their sentiments regarding the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project, and the alleged violations committed by Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. Background: The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project was first implemented by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in the 1960s… Continue reading Indigenous People Plead ‘Stop Illegal Extraction and Damage to Ancestral Domain’ in Calinog

Lifestyle, National News

Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage: As of writing, the local currency has plummeted to an all-time low. The exchange rate (PHP to USD) is now at P58 (as of September 21). The price of fuel has also been unstable this year. As of January 2022, the average price of gasoline was at P62.10/L and diesel… Continue reading Price Hike Versus Minimum Wage

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Iloilo City Peace and Order Council 100% Functional

Iloilo City Peace and Order Council 100% Functional: The Iloilo City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) got a perfect score in 2021 POC Performance Audit of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office VI. Mayor Jerry Treňas said the recognition is a testament to the success of the city’s collaborative efforts… Continue reading Iloilo City Peace and Order Council 100% Functional

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Major Price Hike in Power Rates in the Visayas

Major Price Hike in Power Rates in the Visayas: Increase in fuel price and a weak Philippine Peso against the US Dollar has made a major impact on electricity rates nationwide. In the Visayas region, the average rate (for residential) is P18 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), and up by P5 since January 2022. Moreover, information gathered… Continue reading Major Price Hike in Power Rates in the Visayas

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MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up

MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) personnel from its security team and customer care department participated in the International Coastal Clean-up Day, a global event encouraging the masses to participate in cleaning up shorelines of debris and garbage. It is a day dedicated to preserving and protecting… Continue reading MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up

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Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City: Hotel 101 Group brings 101 Stay Green campaign to Iloilo City as it launched sustainability efforts, highlighted by agreements with the Philippine Coast Guard Aviation Force and support from the Iloilo Government. The agreement was inked last September 12 at Injap Tower Hotel. This, following… Continue reading Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

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USAID, Iloilo City LGU, and MORE Power to Create Local Energy Plan

USAID, Iloilo City LGU, and MORE Power to Create Local Energy Plan: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Iloilo City Government, and More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo), to ensure power sufficient for incoming investors, have collaborated in creating a Local Energy Plan. USAID allocated a total of 50,000 USD, through… Continue reading USAID, Iloilo City LGU, and MORE Power to Create Local Energy Plan

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Iloilo Tree Park: A Preview

The Iloilo City Government takes pride in its proposed Iloilo City Tree Park, envisioned to boost tourism and serve as an avenue for artists to showcase their talent. In its social media page, Iloilo City Tree Park Network Project bared its plans, including the installation of world-class architecture. "The Iloilo Tree Park vies of becoming… Continue reading Iloilo Tree Park: A Preview