The Iloilo City Government has officially opened the sidewalks for vendors who are selling Christmas goods from Dec 1 until end of the year.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III, along with Public Safety and Management Office (PSTMO) head Jeck Conlu, and other officials of the City Government formally launched the open sidewalk program over the weekend.
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The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) has advised the public to eat moderately during Christmas parties.
“Eating your favorite food is not prohibited, like if you want to eat lechon, but you should eat moderately,” City Health Officer Dr. Bernard Caspe said.
Caspe said based on his observation, those who were advised not to eat food that would trigger their hypertension and diabetes, usually end up eating too much of this food. Continue reading EAT MODERATELY THIS CHRISTMAS
A total of 192 scholars received their P2,000 two-month stipend each from Iloilo City Government’s Pag-ulikid Scholarship program during the distribution activity at Ker heritage building behind City Hall Nov. 23. Continue reading 192 PAG-ULIKID SCHOLARS GET STIPEND
A total of 866 beneficiaries received their two-month benefits from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) during the distribution activity at Katilingban Gym in Molo Nov. 21.
Mayor Jose III Espinosa together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office 6 led the distribution of almost P3-million total cash grants.
“We are always in full support in helping every Ilonggo. This is the program that we are looking for to provide benefits to the residents,” Espinosa said.
El Christine Delfino, city roving book keeper of DSWD-6, said the beneficiaries received grants for education, health and rice subsidy for the month of June and July.
Delfino also emphasized the 4Ps recipients must follow the conditions of DSWD such as they must be present during Family Development Sessions, and they must bring their children aged one to five years old to barangay health centers for immunizations and check-ups. (Roger Paul Timothy Lacuarta/Iloilo City PIO)
Continue reading P3-M GRANTS FOR CITY’S 4PS FAMILIES
A non-profit organization is eyeing to partner with Iloilo City Government to provide trainings and employment opportunities for Out-of-School Youth (OSY) in the metropolis.
The Philippine Business for Education (PBed) targeted to launch in Iloilo City on second quarter of 2019 the YouthWorks PH, a five-year P1.7-billion workforce development project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Continue reading ILOILO CITY’S OSYS EYED FOR TRAININGS, EMPLOYMENT
Iloilo City is an active partner of national government agencies in implementing programs and projects that benefit the people.
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Mayor JOE III Espinosa has initiated the proposed Iloilo Central Market Redevelopment Project to transform it into a clean and orderly facility.
Continue reading ILOILO CENTRAL MARKET MAKEOVER
As of November 06, 2018 at 1600H, as follows:
BFP deployed teams to conduct inspection of all hotels, high rise buildings and all government offices in order to check and validate the integrity of the structures. Findings are as follows and concerned organizations were advised to seek the advice of structural engineers:
o Buntatala Elementary School reported to have minor cracks in some buildings.
o Punt Villa Beach Resort validated by BFP has minimal crack on some structure.
Continue reading ACTIONS TAKEN RE: NOV. 5 EARTHQUAKE
Iloilo City bounced back in the Top 100 “Super Cities” of Tholons Services Globalization Index (TSGI) 2018 as it landed 92nd spot after dropping off the list in 2017.
Tholons’ ranking “enables cities to emerge as a preferred destination for global digital demand.” Continue reading ILOILO CITY BACK IN WORLD’S TOP 100 DIGITAL HUBS