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Iloilo Province Spearheads Massive Cleanup Drive

Just recently, a ‘massive province-wide cleanup drive’ dubbed ‘Limpyo Iloilo’ was held last February 20 with a caravan from the Iloilo Provincial Capital to the National Comprehensive School in Santa Barbara. “Let us make cleaning a healthy habit,” states Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. According to Defensor, he wants the province to adopt a 'clean… Continue reading Iloilo Province Spearheads Massive Cleanup Drive

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Local Artisans Gather for ‘Tahum’

Around 90 local artisans from Western Visayas, Manila, Cebu, and Bohol gathered in Iloilo City for ‘Tahum’, a three-day pop-up festival organized by the Assumption Iloilo Educational Foundation, Inc. The festival ran from February 21 to 23 at the Iloilo Convention Center. “’Tahum’ opens its doors to premier pop-ups where artisans and patrons meet to… Continue reading Local Artisans Gather for ‘Tahum’

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Nine Years Strong: Kristrav Events and Wedding Concepts

‘Nine years and going strong’ - Kristrav Events and Wedding Concepts has been in the industry since January 2011. The business offers event coordination and planning for weddings, debuts, birthdays and other gatherings. With the tagline ‘we create, you celebrate’, Kristav Events and Wedding Concepts has serviced numerous clients over the years and is looking… Continue reading Nine Years Strong: Kristrav Events and Wedding Concepts

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Sibalom Vice Mayor Speaks Regarding Pageant Controversy

Just recently, Sibalom Vice Mayor Zoilo Bernardo Tubianosa shared his insight regarding the concluded ‘Lin-ay Kang Antique’, held last December 2019 during the Binirayan Festival. The Antiqueño Vice Mayor expressed his dismay as Miss Sibalom representative to Lin-ay Kang Antique did not win the crown. “Having witnessed the event and how it unfolded feels that… Continue reading Sibalom Vice Mayor Speaks Regarding Pageant Controversy

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Northern Iloilo Towns Eyed for Renewable Energy

Three towns situated in the northern part of Iloilo Province are being eyed as sources of renewable energy – specifically the towns of Ajuy, Carles, and Concepcion. Moreover, the Provincial Government of Iloilo headed by Governor Arthur Defensor Jr, inked a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Development of Renewable… Continue reading Northern Iloilo Towns Eyed for Renewable Energy

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Iloilo City Government Finalizes City Hospital Site

Just recently, government officials inspected the proposed site for the Iloilo City Hospital in Barangay Hinactacan, La Paz. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas revealed that the city is looking at acquiring a 2 hectares lot and is waiting for an offer that will be endorsed to the City Appraisal Committee. “We need to identify and… Continue reading Iloilo City Government Finalizes City Hospital Site

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“JBLFMU Is Not Closing”

Just recently, a press conference was held within the premise of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University in line with the recent claim that the university is included in the 61 schools recommended for closure. The press conference clarified that the management of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, the sole maritime university in the… Continue reading “JBLFMU Is Not Closing”

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Art Group Himbon to Inaugurate ArtHub with Exhibit ‘Home’

Iloilo’s contemporary art group Himbon is scheduled to inaugurate the Himbon Arthub at the L/GF of City Times Square – Gaisano City Center Iloilo on February 26, 2020 (Wednesday) starting 6:00 in the evening. The inauguration of Arthub will come with a group show entitled ‘Home’ which will feature selected masterpieces of members. The Arthub… Continue reading Art Group Himbon to Inaugurate ArtHub with Exhibit ‘Home’

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Traffic Discipline Zone: 1,600 Violations Already

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government revealed that amidst the implementation of the ‘Traffic Discipline Zone, there were already 1,600 violations recorded. The Traffic Discipline Zone (TDZ) stretches along the 14 kilometer Senator Benigno Aquino Jr Avenue or commonly known as Diversion Road in Mandurriao. “In one month of implementation of Traffic Discipline Zone, our… Continue reading Traffic Discipline Zone: 1,600 Violations Already

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Iloilo City Government Gives Cash Incentives to Pre-Centenarians

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government headed by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas gave cash incentives to ten seniors citizens aged 80 to 90 years old at the Iloilo City Hall last February 14. Beneficiaries Virginia Panaguiton of Brgy Sooc in Arevalo, and Consolacion Banzuelo of Brgy Jalandoni in Lapuz, both aged 90, received a… Continue reading Iloilo City Government Gives Cash Incentives to Pre-Centenarians