Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. said yesterday the province can get a respite from long brownouts in the coming days with the expected power supply agreement between the Salcon Island Power Corp., operator of the Panay Diesel Power Plant in Dingle, Iloilo, and a Negros-based power generating company.
The National Food Authority-Iloilo has assured Ilonggos of stable rice supply during the lean period that could last until the first week of November.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the city government will no longer entertain applicants for “casuals” or “job hires” to regulate manpower at City Hall.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has warned Western Visayas residents of the onset of La Niña phenomenon in the next two months, a report of the Philippine News Agency said.
The 73rd Charter Day celebration of Iloilo City highlights Ilonggo culture with the theme “Dakbanwang Iloilo Bugal Ko” (Pride of Place), with activities that will kick off with a thanksgiving mass at Robinsons Place Iloilo food court at 8 a.m. today.
Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said he will request either President Benigno Simeon Aquino III or the Sangguniang Panlungsod to declare August 25 of each year a special non-working holiday in Iloilo City in observance of the city’s Foundation Day.
Policemen who have an education degree will be assigned by the Police Regional Office 6 to teach children “with subjects focusing on values that will equip them to become upright, law-abiding, productive and responsible citizens in the future.”
Two bet collectors of illegal numbers game “daily double” were arrested Wednesday evening in Sara town by members of the 7th Public Safety Management Maneuver Platoon.
What started out as a petty argument over a toothbrush between friends ended in a fatal stabbing episode Wednesday evening in Brgy. Alalasan, La Paz, Iloilo City.
ROXAS CITY – Mayor Angel Alan Celino has warned five business establishments of closure for operating without business permits.
ROXAS CITY – Medardo Pestaño, former general manager of Metro Roxas Water District, said he will lead water concessionaires in opposing the water rate increase scheduled next year.
ROXAS CITY – The municipal government of Sapian under the leadership of Mayor Arturo Orosoco Sr. will hold its twin festivities – the Talahong and Tilibyugan Festivals on July 23 to 26.
The Department of Labor and Employment in Western Visayas, in coordination with the Technical Education Skills Development Authority, will campaign for more students to take up technical and vocational courses.
The Cebu-based GT Cosmetics has brought its first batch of beauty products to Luzon in the first week of June.
Cebu Pacific is offering a P320 “Go Lite” seat sale to all its domestic destinations from July 16 to 19, for travel from November 1 to 30.
THE month-long billboard design contest of the Amigo Plaza Mall and Amigo Terrace Hotel kicked off with its first screening last Saturday. There were 24 contestants composed of graphic designers, visual artists, web designers, layout artists, students, professionals and university instructors.
Ground Effects, home of car and motor accessories staged an exhibit at SM City Iloilo recently. On display were motorcycles, cars and a van of varied Ilonggo men known to be car or motorcycle enthusiasts. Check out their “toys for the big boys.”
THE OTOP Fair 2010 has opened in SM City last July 12 and will last until July 18, 2010. Ilonggos will have the chance to see and buy quality products that were made locally.
Face Value Facial Care and Spa Center celebrated its third anniversary recently. The celebration started with a motorcade all over Iloilo City.