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Global Youth Summit in SM Malls Nationwide

Global Youth Summit in SM Malls Nationwide: The Global Youth Summit, held annually by SM Cares and Global Peace Foundation (GPF) to inspire the youth to become catalysts for change, is set to return this year, hosted in 17 different locations across the country including SM City Iloilo on May 25, 2024, 4pm at SM… Continue reading Global Youth Summit in SM Malls Nationwide

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Water Rationing for Households in Iloilo

Water Rationing for Households in Iloilo: Seventy two thousand households from 180 barangays will benefit from the 'Oplan Bulig Tubig sa Syudad', an initiative of the local government to supplement the ongoing water shortage caused by drought. "We have a tabletop with the Metro Pacific Iloilo Water and the South Balibago Waterworks, and we were… Continue reading Water Rationing for Households in Iloilo

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Iloilo City Joins Cities of Gastronomy Conference in Thailand

Iloilo City Joins Cities of Gastronomy Conference in Thailand: Iloilo City joins fellow Cities of Gastronomy (COGs) in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization - UNESCO Creative COGs Annual Conference 2024 hosted by Thailand from May 09 to 13, 2024. Lea Lara, Iloilo City Focal Person for UCCN Designation and Leny Ledesma, Mayor… Continue reading Iloilo City Joins Cities of Gastronomy Conference in Thailand

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Iloilo City: Lowest Electricity Rate in PH

Iloilo City: Lowest Electricity Rate in PH. According to a report by the Institute of Contemporary Economics, Iloilo City has the lowest electricity rate among major cities in the country as of April 2024. More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo), the sole distribution utility in Iloilo City, has a rate of P10.30 kWh.… Continue reading Iloilo City: Lowest Electricity Rate in PH

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USWAG Negosyo Academy

USWAG Negosyo Academy: The Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion (LEDIP) Office, in collaboration with the Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO) and BDO Foundation, held a Completion Ceremony for the 7th and 8th Batches of Uswag Negosyo Academy (UNA) trainees at the City Mayor's Office, City Hall, April 15. Fifty-seven (57) market vendors have completed… Continue reading USWAG Negosyo Academy

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EMS Provider Ronin Enters Iloilo

EMS Provider Ronin Enters Iloilo: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider Ronin enters Iloilo, bringing next-level emergency expertise to the community. With the tagline 'swift care, strong community', Ronin aspires to enhance and uplift health care accessibility and response in the metro. The EMS provider takes pride in its 24/7 dispatch and response, advanced life support… Continue reading EMS Provider Ronin Enters Iloilo

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Cebu-Negros-Panay Backbone Project Energized

Cebu-Negros-Panay Backbone Project Energized: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) highlighted the energization of the Cebu-Negros-Panay (CNP) 230-kilovolt (kV) backbone project, bridging Iloilo City and the rest of Panay Island to a wide network of energy sources. The distribution utility attended the ceremonial energization at the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP)… Continue reading Cebu-Negros-Panay Backbone Project Energized

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Treñas: 2023 Outstanding Public Servant

Treñas: 2023 Outstanding Public Servant. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas has been recognized as 2023 "Outstanding Public Servant" by RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD). Representatives from the Foundation arrived in Iloilo last March 19 to hand over the award’s plaque and certificate to Treñas. “This prestigious accolade reflects a comprehensive performance assessment by… Continue reading Treñas: 2023 Outstanding Public Servant

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GECO Asia Pte. Ltd. Singapore Finds New Home in Iloilo

GECO Asia Pte. Ltd. (GECO Asia) Singapore proudly announces the opening of its new office in Iloilo City, Philippines. This expansion marks a significant step forward as the company expands its presence in Southeast Asia. Strategically located at The Grid, San Rafael Rotunda, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, the new office is poised to become a central… Continue reading GECO Asia Pte. Ltd. Singapore Finds New Home in Iloilo

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Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024 All Set

Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024 All Set: Philippine Junior Marketing Association’s Juan Big Idea Nationwide is back on the national scene with the theme, “Weaving Collective Intelligence,” this coming March 23, 2024, at the Monet Grand Ballroom, Novotel Manila, Araneta City, and live streaming via EventsHub. Annually, Juan Big Idea, also known as JBI, is… Continue reading Juan Big Idea Nationwide 2024 All Set

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Country’s First Waste to Energy Project is in Iloilo

Country's First Waste to Energy Project is in Iloilo: Iloilo City will embark on the country's first waste-to-energy project through Public-Private Partnership (PPP), set to commence construction in October 2024. Led by Mayor Jerry P. Treñas, the city government held a ceremonial contract exchange ceremony on March 1 with Metro Pacific Water (MPW), a wholly-owned… Continue reading Country’s First Waste to Energy Project is in Iloilo

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Iloilo City Modernized and Sustainable Transport

Iloilo City Transport: A significant transformation in public transportation is set to happen as Iloilo City implements the Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP), launched in June 2022, to improve public transport. Under the LPTRP, Iloilo City is introducing 1,782 modernized jeepneys to replace older models, with 500 units already operating. Such modernized vehicles are… Continue reading Iloilo City Modernized and Sustainable Transport

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Local Group Advocates to Save Batiano River

Local Group Advocates to Save Batiano River: The Iloilo Local Initiators Group (ILIG) for Batiano, a local movement of concerned stakeholders, cemented their campaign to save Batiano River with a photo exhibit illustrating the river's glory days and its current state after years of rapid urbanization. The movement is supported by the Iloilo Water Resilience… Continue reading Local Group Advocates to Save Batiano River

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Iloilo City Land Reclamation Project

Iloilo Land Reclamation Project: For Iloilo City to welcome more development in the future, a land reclamation project is needed. Inspired by the Dubai reclamation project he learned during his recent trip, Mayor Jerry P. Treñas is hopeful that the proposed reclamation project for Iloilo City will be realized. “I hope it can happen during… Continue reading Iloilo City Land Reclamation Project

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MORE Power Iloilo 2024 Updates

MORE Power Iloilo 2024 Updates: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) President and Chief Executive Officer Roel Castro bares development updates as the distribution utility reaches its fourth year in operation. The monthly average interruption frequency decreased by 84% and the monthly average duration by 76% from 2021 to 2023. System Loss reduced… Continue reading MORE Power Iloilo 2024 Updates

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Filinvest Land Introduces Iloilo Centrale Township

Iloilo Centrale Township: Filinvest Land, one of the country's leading full-range property developers, is expanding its footprint in the progressive province of Iloilo with the announcement of Iloilo Centrale, an 11.4-hectare mixed-use development in tranquil Leganes, a coastal town that shares a border with Iloilo City and host to the highly anticipated Panay-Guimaras bridge. The… Continue reading Filinvest Land Introduces Iloilo Centrale Township

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Roadmap ‘Rise, Iloilo City’ Launched

Roadmap 'Rise, Iloilo City' Launched: The Iloilo City Government recently launched “Rise, Iloilo City”, a strategic roadmap created through the efforts of the department heads and chiefs of offices of the Iloilo City Government, which embodies the continuation of the implementation and development of projects under the WHEELS (Welfare, Health, Education, Environment, Livelihood, and Sustainability)… Continue reading Roadmap ‘Rise, Iloilo City’ Launched

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Treñas to Join World Governments Summit

Treñas to Join World Governments Summit: Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas will join the World Governments Summit (WGS)’s prestigious gathering of visionary leaders from cities around the world to be held in Dubai from February 12 to 24 this year. The gathering aims to foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and collective action among mayors, city… Continue reading Treñas to Join World Governments Summit

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Business and Investments Thrive in Iloilo City

Business and Investments Thrive in Iloilo City: With evident progress and the local economy reflecting full recovery from the ill effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, more investors are enticed to explore opportunities in Iloilo City. As of November 30, Iloilo City welcomed 2, 619 new businesses out of 18, 790 businesses issued with permits, as… Continue reading Business and Investments Thrive in Iloilo City