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Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act. Progress is essential. Preservation, too, is essential – but, ultimately, it is a balancing act. Such was the case between the indigenous people (IP) of Calinog and the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project and its construction partner Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. Background: The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project was… Continue reading Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

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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 Network: A Preview

The Iloilo City Government takes pride in its proposed Iloilo City Tree Park Network - its environmental program for a green and livable city. It is composed of the following: Iloilo City Tree Park in Lanit, Jaro; Eco-Park 01 and 02 in La Paz, and the Iloilo Beach Forest in Molo. It is the local… Continue reading Iloilo Tree Park Network: A Preview

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Iloilo City Hospital and Medical Arts Building Breaks Ground

Iloilo City Hospital and Medical Arts Building Breaks Ground: The Iloilo City Government, in a social media post, announced the start of the construction of the Iloilo City Hospital and Medical Arts Building. The property had its groundbreaking last week and will be a five-storey level two health facility with a 200-bed capacity. Here are… Continue reading Iloilo City Hospital and Medical Arts Building Breaks Ground

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Ultimate Korean Destination in Iloilo Launched

Ultimate Korean Destination in Iloilo Launched: In a bid to cement the support of Iloilo to the Korean community, Festive Walk Iloilo launches K-Town, the ultimate Korean destination in the City of Love. Festive Walk Iloilo, nestled within Iloilo Business Park, has transformed the alfresco dining strip into a Korean-themed abode. A grand launching was… Continue reading Ultimate Korean Destination in Iloilo Launched

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4,500 Hired in Iloilo City Charter Day Job Fair

4,500 Hired in Iloilo City Charter Day Job Fair: Around 4,500 Ilonggos were hired on the spot during the 85th Charter Day Job Fair 2022 held at Robinsons Place Iloilo on August 26, 2022. Gabriel Umadhay, Public Employment Services Office (PESO) – Iloilo City head, said that the activity was the “biggest job fair” in… Continue reading 4,500 Hired in Iloilo City Charter Day Job Fair