Mayor JOE III Espinosa has initiated the proposed Iloilo Central Market Redevelopment Project to transform it into a clean and orderly facility.
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.
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
Mayor JOE III Espinosa presented Iloilo City’s potentials for the Most Business-Friendly Highly Urbanized City category
Award of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).
He highlighted the strong collaboration of the City Government with the private sector such as the PCCI-Iloilo for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) development. Continue reading BUSINESS-FRIENDLY CITY
Congratulations to the men and women of Iloilo City Gov’t. headed by Mayor Joe III Espinosa, and to the stakeholders in public and private sector, including the academe!
Mayor Jose Espinosa III and the Ilonggos congratulate Brgy. Calumpang, Molo, Iloilo City
Highly Urbanized City Category
2018 Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Continue reading NATIONAL CHAMPION
Iloilo City – The Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation, Inc. (IDFI) vowed to return Dinagyang Festival to its “original form” as it celebrates its 51st year in 2019.
“After 50 years, we are all challenged to make sure that Iloilo Dinagyang Festival remains true to its core as the Ilonggo’s way of thanksgiving thru merry-making,” IDFI president Ramon Cua Locsin said.
The IDFI has organized the 1st Iloilo Dinagyang Rhythm and Vibes Conference for choreographers, musical directors, dancers and tribe managers, among others at Diamond Jubilee Hall, Sept. 26, as they prep for the festival slated in January 2019.
Locsin said the IDFI, Iloilo City Government and San Jose De Placer Parish are united to uphold the values of history and legacy of the festival tradition. Continue reading IDFI TO BRING BACK DINAGYANG IDENTITY
The Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) has conducted anti-smoking awareness campaign to 84 public elementary and high schools, and private schools in the metropolis.
ICAST director Iñigo Garingalao said the initiative is part of the “Kabataang Ilonggo naga Sikway sa Sigarilyo” and “Pag-Ulikid sa Pamantan-on” program of the City Government where students are taught on the ill effects of smoking and related laws and city ordinances. Continue reading ICAST COVERS 84 SCHOOLS IN ANTI-SMOKING DRIVE
The Iloilo City Government has planned to put up a Business One-Stop-Shop (BOSS) at third floor of City Hall this year to provide ease to those who are processing their permits.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III has also planned to automate the renewal of permits.
Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) head Norman Tabud said the BOSS establishment is in line with the Republic Act 11032 or Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018. Continue reading ILOILO CITY HALL EYES BUSINESS ONE-STOP-SHOP
2nd Runner-Up Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly-Urbanized City Category
2018 National Literacy Awards of the Department of Education (DepEd)