The top cop of Iloilo City has assured the public that the metropolis is very peaceful and safe.
Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) director Senior Superintendent Henry F. Biñas made the pronouncement in response to recent series of shooting incidents.
“These are isolated cases. For several months, we know that Iloilo City is very peaceful but it is unfortunate that these happened. Rest assured that the city police is doing steps to solve the problem,” Biñas stressed.
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A total of 13,190 indigent senior citizens in Iloilo City have started receiving their social pension for the first and second quarters of the year.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III led the distribution of P3,000 each to beneficiaries. Continue reading 13,190 SENIORS GET SOCIAL PENSION
Due to the onset of rainy season and heavy rains, our body is susceptible to health risks especially Leptospirosis for those who wade in “tubig baha”.
Go to the nearest Health Center for Prophylaxis treatment and to prevent transmission of Leptospirosis especially in flooded areas;
~if they have open wounds and broken skin
~if eyes come in contact with contaminated/infected water or tubig baha
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Some 500 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials in Iloilo City attended the mass oath-taking rite led by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at Diamond Jubilee Hall recently.
Espinosa hoped the new breed of leaders will cultivate good qualities and perform well in their duties towards enhancing youth welfare and development. Continue reading SK OFFICIALS TAKE OATH, TRAINED
The Iloilo City Government through Local Economic Investment and Promotions Office (LEIPO) conducted a Packaging and Labeling Workshop to 40 Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) July 3.
“The presentation of a product has a lot to do with attracting customers. We, Ilonggos, are very competitive when it comes to business. This workshop will surely help you learn the most recommended labeling and packaging strategies,” Mayor Jose Espinosa III said. Continue reading 40 MSMEs TRAINED ON PACKAGING
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) launched the connectivity sites of Pipol Konek or the Free Internet Access in Public Places Project in Iloilo City recently.
There were 25 sites in the metropolis where the wi-fi connection can be accessed, including Jalandoni Memorial National High School (NHS); R.G. Hechanova NHS; Ramon Avanceña NHS; Iloilo Science and Technology University; Mandurriao NHS; Iloilo NHS; Iloilo City NHS; Jaro NHS; SPED-ISEC; La Paz NHS; TCT-AR Foundation Integrated School; Fort San Pedro NHS; Melchor L. Nava NHS; Bo. Obrero NHS; Santo Rosario Health Center (HC); Barrio Obrero HC; Iloilo City Proper HC; Jaro II District HC; La Paz District HC; Arevalo HC; Iloilo City Public Library; Iloilo City Pier; Plaza Libertad A and B.
Each user will be given a minimum of 256 kilobits per second (kbps) and maximum of 2 megabits per second (mbps). Continue reading FREE PUBLIC WI-FI UP IN ILOILO CITY
At least 66 drug surrenderees who graduated from Iloilo City’s Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Program or Community Change Center: “The Crossroads” have started their livelihood skills training at Technical Institute of Iloilo City (TIIC) Molo campus June 22.
“According to a saying, for you to help someone to live, you should not feed him with fish, instead you should teach him how to go fishing and let him survive through what he caught. On our part, this is what the City Government is doing. We equip our drug surrenderees with skills for them to start another life and help them provide for their family through legal means,” Mayor Joe III Espinosa said. Continue reading DRUG SURRENDEREES UNDERGO LIVELIHOOD TRAINING
A total of 87 elementary and high school street children were given educational assistance at City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) Gym June 27.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III, along with CSWD Officer Gene Garingalo and Focal Person for Youth Merlyn Gison, led the distribution of P1,700 educational allowance each to the beneficiaries which covers first quarter of this year. Continue reading 87 STREET KIDS GET EDUCATIONAL AID
The Iloilo City Government’s Task Force on Street Children recognized model mothers in the “Bulawanon nga Nanay” 2018 awarding ceremony at SM City June 27.
Jesica Estrada, 49, of QMF Subdivision Barangay Hibao-an Sur, Mandurriao, was declared this year’s winner, receiving P11,000 prize, after besting 13 finalists. “I could not contain the happiness I feel after being named as Bulawanon nga Nanay. I am so happy because all the sacrifices and work I made for my children have paid off,” Estrada said. Continue reading BULAWANON NGA NANAY 2018 NAMED
Iloilo City Government celebrated the 120th anniversary of Independence Day themed “Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan” at Plaza Libertad June 12.
The celebration honored the formal declaration in 1898 with the reading of the Proclamation of Independence in Kawit, Cavite.
“This is our way of expressing our gratitude to our heroes, known and unknown and our desire to make our children and the future generation of Filipinos to emulate the love of freedom, dignity of the Filipino race, bravery and integrity,” Acting Mayor Jeffrey P. Ganzon stressed. Continue reading ILOILO CITY COMMEMORATES 120TH PH INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIV