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News and Media Blog in Iloilo City, Philippines.

Iloilo City a touchstone for sectoral initiatives

Iloilo City‘s best management and environmental practices have become the standard for other institutions and organizations that plan to improve their own initiatives.City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) head Jose Roni Peñalosa said Iloilo City is the only local government unit (LGU) worldwide…Read More »

Iloilo City dengue cases on a downturn, new virus alert

The City Health Office (CHO) reported that dengue cases in Iloilo City continued its weekly decline since August, but warns the public of a new mosquito-borne virus.Dr. Mae Delmo, CHO Assistant Department Head, said from August to September there were only some…Read More »

Iloilo City is safest city in Western Visayas

Though Iloilo City is a highly urbanized city and the regional center of Western Visayas, it was revealed as the safest area in the region.Based on records of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) as submitted by the Philippine National Police (PNP),…Read More »

Iloilo City among top performing in health programs: DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) has recognized Iloilo City‘s outstanding performance in the implementation of health programs during a monitoring and evaluation of the Visayan regions held in Tacloban City recently. Dr. Mae Delmo, City Health Office (CHO) Assistant Department Head, the…Read More »

Free vaccination given to Iloilo City senior citizens

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO), have given free flu vaccinations to indigent senior citizens through its different district health centers.The Department of Health supplied Iloilo City with some 2,000 vials of flu vaccines for senior citizens. Dr. Mae Delmo, CHO Assistant…Read More »

Global environment facility project in Iloilo City funded by World Bank

The World Bank (WB) has chosen Iloilo City to be the home of a new global environment facility (GEF) project and will provide technical and financial assistance to the city worth more than P14 million through an Integrated Persistent Organic Pollutants (IPOPs)…Read More »

Top BSP officials to lead economic, financial seminars in Iloilo

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. will lead bank officials in the conduct of activities under the BSP Economic and Financial Learning Program (BSP-EFLP) for Western Visayas here at Iloilo City on Oct. 2-4.Gov. Tetangco will lead the Oct.…Read More »

Ilonggo entrepreneur cited as best technology adaptor

Grace M. Javelosa, an entrepreneur from Jaro, Iloilo City, was awarded as the 2012 Best SETUP Adaptor for Region VI through the showcase of technology intervention of the Department of Science and Technology’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program – Innovation System Support…Read More »

Another Iloilo ferry terminal to be constructed soon

The construction of the Iloilo Ferry Terminal Project will soon be commenced with the signing of a joint venture agreement between the Iloilo City government and the project proponent, Double Dragon Properties Corporation, on Monday (Sept 24).City Planning and Development Officer Jose…Read More »