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Solon to Split Iloilo to Two Legislative Districts

Iloilo Congresswoman Julienne Baronda recently filed House Bill 3074 in the House of Representatives. Once passed into law, the City of Love will officially have two congressional districts. “Having two congressional districts is more advantageous to the city when it comes to projects,” stated Baronda in an interview. House Bill 3074 has been referred to… Continue reading Solon to Split Iloilo to Two Legislative Districts

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iPhone 11 Price Ranges from Php 47k to Php 95k in the Philippines

The much awaited iPhone 11, available October 25, is the most recent amongst the line of iPhone smartphones released by Apple. The new iPhone 11 highlights a 'new dual camera system' and boasts to have the 'fastest chip ever in a smartphone'. The brand also emphasizes an 'all-day battery' capacity of. To view specific specs… Continue reading iPhone 11 Price Ranges from Php 47k to Php 95k in the Philippines

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7,107 Public Health Nurses May Lose Jobs Next Year

An estimated 7,107 nurses may lose their jobs next year, due to the proposed Php 9.39 billion cut in the budget of the Department of Health. The appropriated Php 97.65 billion budget for this year may be reduced to Php 88.26 billion next year. One of the major programs to be affected by the budget… Continue reading 7,107 Public Health Nurses May Lose Jobs Next Year

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Boracay Hailed ‘Best Island in Asia’

The island of Boracay was recently lauded 'best island in Asia' for 2019 by Conde Nast Traveler in its 2019 Readers' Choice Awards. Penang in Malaysia placed 3rd and Bali in Indonesia placed 5th. Other notable destinations included in the list were Cebu and Visayas islands. This was the verdict according to 600,000 voters in… Continue reading Boracay Hailed ‘Best Island in Asia’

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Who is Carlos Celdran?

The entire country was taken aback after news broke that Carlos Celdran, 46, passed away October 8th due to natural causes. However, not all are acquainted of the colorful life of the famed performance artist and his impact in preserving and promoting culture. Who is Carlos Celdran? “Let’s talk. Let’s exchange ideas about city planning,… Continue reading Who is Carlos Celdran?

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City Council Approves Budget for Infrastructure

Iloilo City Council has recently approves a supplemental budget set for proposed infrastructure projects in the City of Love. These projects aim to improve public service in target areas in the City, in an article by Politiko Visayas. “The go-signal of major projects is very timely as we wrap up our first 100 days in… Continue reading City Council Approves Budget for Infrastructure

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Opportunities for Iloilo Once Iloilo-Guam Sisterhood is Revived

Iloilo 4th District Board Member Domingo Oso lobbies for the revival of the sisterhood agreement between the United States Territory of Guam and the Province of Iloilo. The revival of the agreement will open a number of opportunities in terms of employment, tourism, and investment for both parties. The Iloilo-Guam Sisterhood was established in 1989… Continue reading Opportunities for Iloilo Once Iloilo-Guam Sisterhood is Revived

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“Rehabilitate Cleared Sidewalks” – Department of Interior and Local Government

After giving the City of Love a passing score for its road clearing initiatives, the Department of Interior and Local Government recommends rehabilitation of reclaimed areas. “The areas that were reclaimed should be rehabilitated. The LGU (local government unit) should see it as an opportunity to possibly widen the roads because the parking areas are… Continue reading “Rehabilitate Cleared Sidewalks” – Department of Interior and Local Government

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Tourist Arrivals in Guimaras Plummets by 73%

Tourist arrivals in Guimaras island drops by 73% in August and September this year, according to the Guimaras Provincial Tourism Office. The drop is due to the recent sea mishap involving three capsized motorboats along the Iloilo Guimaras Strait that resulted to 31 deaths. Meanwhile, the Department of Tourism Region VI, in a bid to… Continue reading Tourist Arrivals in Guimaras Plummets by 73%

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Device Successful in Removing Plastic from the Ocean

An 'enormous floating device' successfully captured and removed plastic from the ocean, specifically from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The device was designed by Dutch scientists for Ocean Cleanup, a non profit environmental organization in the Netherlands. The company was successful in capturing ocean garbage – from cartons, crates, and even microplastics as small as… Continue reading Device Successful in Removing Plastic from the Ocean