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More Wild Fishes for Iloilo River

In a social media post, the Iloilo City Government shared that more wild fishes have been released to the Iloilo River – 786 managat, 168 lapu-lapu, 125 kikiro, and 90 saguisi. The local government revealed that the initiative is part of the rehabilitation efforts to improve biodiversity in waterways. “The initiative is part of continued… Continue reading More Wild Fishes for Iloilo River

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Iloilo City Infra Projects this 2021

The Iloilo City Government mentions some of its infrastructure projects this 2021. One is the Php 400 million legislative cum parking building that will rise near the Iloilo City Hall. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas reveals that the Department of Budget and Management has already approved the loan. “Plazas also have funds and we are… Continue reading Iloilo City Infra Projects this 2021

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MORE Power Rids Bike Lane Hazards

More Electric and Power Corporation is one with bikers as it clears bike lanes of potential hazards. More Power President and COO Roel Castro, a biker himself, personally supervised the clearing. “A biker himself, Castro is personally pissed of the presence of the utterly ridiculous utility poles smack-dab in the middle of the painted bike… Continue reading MORE Power Rids Bike Lane Hazards

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Quarantine Restrictions Eased in Iloilo City

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a more relaxed quarantine for Iloilo City as it is now under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) from January 01 to 31. President Duterte initially placed the metro under general community quarantine but was later subjected to appeal. “Iloilo City is now placed under Modified General Community Quarantine this month… Continue reading Quarantine Restrictions Eased in Iloilo City

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Iloilo Dinagyang 2021 Schedule of Events Revealed

The sought-after Iloilo Dinagyang Festival is a go but will be compliant with health and safety protocols. Moreover, the event itself will be made digital. Prior to the decision, a consultative meeting was held with stakeholders and it was made apparent that there will be no mass gatherings, thus the move to go digital. Virtual… Continue reading Iloilo Dinagyang 2021 Schedule of Events Revealed

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Iloilo City to Retain GCQ Status Till January 31

Iloilo City will still be under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) until January 31, 2021. Meanwhile, the rest of Western Visayas will be under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). President Rodrigo Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF-EID) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease, in a public address last December 28. According… Continue reading Iloilo City to Retain GCQ Status Till January 31

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Richmonde Hotel Iloilo Supports Local Entrepreneurs

At a time when many are gravely affected by the loss of livelihood, and businesses are struggling to survive, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo endeavored to help micro, small & medium enterprises in the area by organizing an event where local entrepreneurs can showcase their products to interested buyers. “Although people are still wary of going out… Continue reading Richmonde Hotel Iloilo Supports Local Entrepreneurs

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Iloilo City Intends to Purchase Own COVID-19 Vaccine

The Iloilo City Government, through the leadership of Mayor Jerry Treñas, intends to purchase its own COVID-19 vaccine. In an article by the Inquirer, a five-member committee of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) will be coordinating with national government agencies to recommend a course of action enabling cities to purchase their own… Continue reading Iloilo City Intends to Purchase Own COVID-19 Vaccine

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More Power President Castro Among ‘Line Warriors’ in Rehabilitation Efforts

More Electric and Power Corporation President and COO Roel Castro is among ‘line warriors’ in the DU’s efforts to improve its electricity distribution. It may be recalled that, since More Power Iloilo took over as Iloilo City’s official distribution utility, it has been fervently conducting rehabilitation operations. ‘Leading by example’ is one of the traits… Continue reading More Power President Castro Among ‘Line Warriors’ in Rehabilitation Efforts

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#CoLOVEboration Initiative Delivers Noche Buena Packages to Families

Local initiative #CoLOVEboration successfully delivers Noche Buena packages to families. A donative drive dubbed #CoLOVEboration by Ilonggo blogger Nile Kris Banga was able to raise 39 Noche Buena packages worth Php 500 each and was successfully given to 39 chosen families from Jaro, Bolilao, Guimbal, and Sta. Barbara. It was also through the effort of… Continue reading #CoLOVEboration Initiative Delivers Noche Buena Packages to Families