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News and Media Blog in Iloilo City, Philippines.

Street children in Iloilo City receive educational assistance

Iloilo City Government gave educational assistance for street children in a ceremony held over the weekend at the Molo gymnasium.Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog led the distribution of P1,800 each representing the first quarter benefits of the recipients. “We will continue to…Read More »

DOT, DFA heightens efforts on sustaining int'l flights in Iloilo

The Department of Foreign Affairs‘ Consul General to Hong Kong Noel Servigon saw a challenge in sustaining international flights accommodated by the Iloilo Airport of international standards.The Department of Tourism-6 said the Iloilo Airport will start accommodating international flights to Hongkong and…Read More »

Iloilo City awards 7 meritorious Ilonggos

Seven commendable Ilonggos received the Golden Salakot Award and be bequeathed with lifetime membership in the Hubon ni Marikudo (Order of Marikudo), an exclusive league of entities or individuals who helped Iloilo City to reach its vision as a premier city in…Read More »

Charter Day Job Expansion for Development

The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) celebrates this city’s 75th Charter Day by opening job opportunities locally and abroad for all Ilonggos August 25.Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog said the job fair aims to help jobseekers get on the employed statistic and…Read More »

Iloilo nursing schools, students top June 2012 NLE

Two nursing schools in Iloilo City are among the Top Performing Nursing Schools in the recently released June 2012 Nurse Licensure Examination results.West Visayas State University (WVSU) garnered the second place with 99.36% passing of its NLE takers for schools with 50…Read More »

Dungon and Calajunan creeks up for dredging

Two Iloilo River tributaries, the Dungon and Calajunan Creeks, will be given top priority for dredging and clean-up using the Water Master dredging machine bought for that purpose by the Department of Public Works and Highways.Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog assured…Read More »

Iloilo Prov'l Government supports small irrigation projects

Iloilo Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, who came in behalf Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., extoled the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) for instigating the Regional Congress for Small Water Impounding System Association (SWISA) held at Punta Villa Resort in Arevalo, Iloilo…Read More »

MIWD exerts greater efforts to increase water supply

The Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) has exerted greater efforts to increase its water supply for its consumers since the bulk water supply system is not yet operational.MIWD Manager Lee Jayme Jalbuena said they have drilled two deep wells along theTigum River…Read More »

NHA hurries Lanit relocation site for informal settlers

The National Housing Authority is rushing up the housing units for informal settlers of more than 1,000 families to be relocated from the Iloilo and Batiano rivers and other danger zones in this city.Senator Franklin M. Drilon, who is responsible for finding…Read More »

Ilonggo family chosen as WV's 'Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya'

Last August 14, Tuesday, an Ilonggo family was chosen as the “Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya” among the six families from the five provinces of Western Visayas after the regional screening and deliberation. The Rodriguez family from Barangya Layog, Maasin, Iloilo will represent Western…Read More »