ILOILO CITY EYES MORE GLOBAL EXPO

The Iloilo City Local Economic and Investment Promotion Office (LEIPO) is hoping to join more exhibitions globally following the success of 5th China Maritime Silk Road International Brand Expo in Quanzhou, Fujian Province of China April 18-21.

“The expo was held in Shishi City but we have so many invitations in even bigger cities such as Xiamen and Beijing. They wanted to invite us. China is a big market for the products from Iloilo city and province,” LEIPO head Ritchel Gavan said.

“There was also a Greek businessman who said he was interested in bringing our products to Europe. So, we have these potential venues in selling products,” she added. Continue reading ILOILO CITY EYES MORE GLOBAL EXPO

FIRST ICCC SUMMA CUM LAUDE

The City Government gave recognition to the first Summa Cum Laude of Iloilo City Community College (ICCC) during the flag raising ceremony April 28.


Grace Joy L. Manalo, 20, said her parents inspired her to study and subsequently topped the 17 Latin honors awardees during ICCC Commencement Exercises April 12.


Manalo got 1.19 General Weighted Average. Summa cum laude is Latin phrase for “with highest honor.”
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JOINT INSPECTION TEAM (JIT) of ILOILO CITY

To ensure compliance with rules and regulations formulated to promote and protect public welfare, the JIT is conducting inspection with the business establishments in the City of Iloilo, pursuant to the mandates and as required under Section 16 of the Local Government Code of 1991 and under section 6.4 of the new JMC 2016-01. Joint Inspection Team composed of the following: Business Permit and Licensing Office, City Treasurer’s Office, City Health Office-Sanitary Health Inspection, City Environment and Natural Resources Office, City Planning and Development Office, City Engineer’s Office, Bureau of Fire Protection Office and other regulatory offices Continue reading JOINT INSPECTION TEAM (JIT) of ILOILO CITY

BRGYS ASKED TO BUY MISTING MACHINE, LARVICIDE

The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO), through the City Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), obliged all 180 barangay captains in the metropolis to purchase misting machine and larvicide to combat dengue-causing mosquitoes.

City Health Officer Dr. Bernard Caspe wrote City DILG Director Atty. Ferdinand Panes to compel village chiefs to procure misting machine and larvicide to prevent dengue which has been detrimental to the health of residents.  Continue reading BRGYS ASKED TO BUY MISTING MACHINE, LARVICIDE

3 DENGUE DEATHS, 250 CASES IN CITY

Dengue cases recorded in Iloilo City soared 495 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period last year.

City Health Office posted 250 dengue cases with three deaths from January to February this year compared to 42 dengue cases with no death in the same period last year.

There were 165 cases in January with one death and 85 cases with two deaths in February. Continue reading 3 DENGUE DEATHS, 250 CASES IN CITY

CITY HALL OFFERS FREE SPORTS CLINIC

The Iloilo City Sports Division is offering free summer sports clinic to elementary pupils below 13 years old starting April 8 to 14.

There are 14 sports disciplines including arnis, chess, football, tennis, karatedo, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball, basketball, wushu, futsal, badminton, dancesport, and pencak silat.

“This is City Government’s way of promoting various sports because we know that children are very active and want to try many sports,” Mayor Jose Espinosa III said.

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ILOILO CITY SETS BIG COASTAL CLEANUP

The Iloilo City Government through the City Environmental and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) will conduct a “One Time Big Time” Coastal Clean Up on March 30 starting 6 a.m.

Mayor Jose Espinosa III issued Circular No. 062 encouraging residents, non-government organizations, national agencies, public and private schools, and City Hall employees to support the cleanup drive along the coastal areas from Brgy. Boulevard in Molo district to Brgy. Sto. Niño Sur in Arevalo district. Continue reading ILOILO CITY SETS BIG COASTAL CLEANUP

PARENTS OF MINORS FACE CURFEW CHARGES

The Iloilo City Government through the Task Force on Moral and Values Formation (TFMVF) urged parents to exercise their parental authority over their minor children or else face charges for curfew violations.

From January until March 21 this year, the TFMVF has filed cases against three parents of minors who violated three times the 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew ordinance.

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SWEDISH ENVOY VOWS ILOILO CITY TIES

The Swedish Ambassador to the Philippines committed to strengthen the relationship of Iloilo City and Sweden through partnerships in various fields.

His Excellency Harald Fries, together with his Ilongga wife, Susan Batungbacal-Fries, visited City Hall March 22, and signified strong partnerships in terms of student exchange program, tourism, business, and job opportunities.

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