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
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.” Continue reading FIRST ICCC SUMMA CUM LAUDE
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
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
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
Crime incidents in Iloilo City during the second week of March this year dropped to 29 percent compared to the same period last year.
Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) recorded a total of 45 crime incidents from March 8-14, 2019 compared to 63 incidents from March 9 to 15, 2018.
Continue reading ILOILO CITY CRIME VOLUME DROPS 29%
The Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines is set to visit Iloilo City on March 22 to take a look at the metropolis’ business climate for possible investments.
His Excellency Harald Fries will have a courtesy visit at City Hall. Continue reading SWEDISH ENVOY EYES CITY’S BIZ CLIMATE