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ILOILO CITY GOV’T TO HOST DINNER FOR EAS DELEGATES

Iloilo City Government will host the Ministerial Dinner Banquet for the delegates of East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress at Ker and Company Building behind City Hall Nov. 29.

The expected guests include Undersecretary Analiza Rebuelta-Teh of Climate Change Service and Mining Concerns, and Ariel Yuwono, co-chair of the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA).

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CITY GOV’T OPENS SIDEWALK FOR VENDORS

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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EAT MODERATELY THIS CHRISTMAS

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

P3-M GRANTS FOR CITY’S 4PS FAMILIES

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.

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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)

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ILOILO CITY’S OSYS EYED FOR TRAININGS, EMPLOYMENT

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

ACTIONS TAKEN RE: NOV. 5 EARTHQUAKE

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.

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