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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

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42k Ilonggo Learners ‘Frustration Level’ Readers

Just recently, an estimated 42,000 learners from kindergarten to high school are considered ‘frustration level’ readers, according to Dr. Roel Bermejo, Superintendent of the Iloilo Schools Division. ‘Frustration level’ is defined as a stage in the Philippine Reading Inventory Manual where ‘readers find reading materials so difficult that they cannot successfully respond to them’. “They… Continue reading 42k Ilonggo Learners ‘Frustration Level’ Readers

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Wanted: Blank Walls for Murals

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government posted via Facebook urging establishment owners to have their blank walls painted with murals. This is after Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas painted the City of Love with colorful murals and interesting street art. "We will be putting some more in other areas along Muelle Loney. And we have… Continue reading Wanted: Blank Walls for Murals

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Php 9M for Plaza Libertad Redevelopment

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government has allotted Php 19 million for the redevelopment of Plaza Libertad, located right in front of the Iloilo City Hall. In a Facebook post, the City Government revealed that the redevelopment will include the installation of a fountain. Moreover, a dilapidated structure within the plaza has been demolished. It… Continue reading Php 9M for Plaza Libertad Redevelopment

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Iloilo City: No Activity for February and March

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced via Facebook that there will be no activities for the month of February and March as a precaution to the recent coronavirus outbreak. It can be recalled that the City Government has postponed the Paraw Regatta Festival, held annually. The City Government postponed the event after consultation with the… Continue reading Iloilo City: No Activity for February and March

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Iloilo, ASEAN Clean Tourist City Awardee

Just recently, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas received the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City Awardee plaque from the Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Atty. Helen Catalbas. The Department of Tourism accepted the award on behalf of the City of Government during the ceremony held in Brunei last month. The award… Continue reading Iloilo, ASEAN Clean Tourist City Awardee

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Dinagyang to Join Aliwan Festival

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government confirmed that Dinagyang will be joining Aliwan Festival slated April 23 to 25 in Metro Manila. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas himself announced the comeback of the festival to the ‘mother of all festivals, the Aliwan. The Iloilo Festivals Foundations, Inc. has submitted the official entries, including Tribu Paghidaet… Continue reading Dinagyang to Join Aliwan Festival

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Lapaz, Arevalo, Molo Plaza Redevelopment Perspectives Revealed

Just recently, renowned Architect Paulo Alcazaren revealed the perspectives of Arevalo, Lapaz, and Molo district plazas in line with the planned redevelopment of the plazas in Iloilo. The perspectives were presented to Iloilo City Hall officials. It can be recalled that Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas has requested the Department of Tourism for allocation of… Continue reading Lapaz, Arevalo, Molo Plaza Redevelopment Perspectives Revealed