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OPENING SOON: ILOILO SUNSET BOULEVARD, FLYOVER

Locals and tourists will soon experience faster and more comfortable travel from Iloilo City to Iloilo International Airport and southern towns with the construction of Ungka 2 Flyover and Iloilo River North Bank Road (Iloilo Sunset Boulevard) by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). In his report to Secretary Roger Mercado, DPWH Region […]

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ILOILO CITY STUDENTS GET FREE RT-PCR TESTS

The city government of Iloilo is offering free reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests to students who will be required to present a negative result when going back to their school. “Any school that requests for a free RT-PCR test we are giving them for free, at the same time only a few of our […]

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ILOILO CITY GAINS P400-M SAVINGS AMID PANDEMIC

Good financial management resulted in Iloilo City’s gaining over P400 million surplus amid the health pandemic. Iloilo’s Public Information Office (PIO) said the city has an excess collection of P149.31 million, P237.11 million savings from Personnel Services (PS) and Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE), and P14.27 million adjustment as per the report of the […]

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DPWH COMPLETES MODULAR HOSPITAL IN ILOILO CITY

Staying committed in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) provided the local government of Iloilo with two units of community-based and healthcare facilities in Barangay So-oc, Arevalo, Iloilo City. Citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 6 Director Tiburcio Canlas, Secretary Roger Mercado said that the modular […]

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ILOILO CITY OPENS 2ND ICARE CENTER – TREÑAS

The local government of Iloilo announced that the second Iloilo City Action and Response (ICARE) center in Barangay Balantang in Jaro District is ready to serve surrounding communities after its inauguration on February 4. “This is very strategic in the sense that it will cover barangays which are in Jaro and will be able to […]

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ILOILO CITY SPORTS CENTER CONSTRUCTION STARTS

The local government is building a P200-million Iloilo City Sports Center at the Jalandoni Memorial National High School (JMNHS) in Lapuz district, Iloilo City. The ground-breaking ceremony for the project was led by Iloilo City Lone District Representative Julienne Baronda and Executive Assistant to the Mayor Raisa Treñas, representing Mayor Jerry Treñas. “It is my […]

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ILOILO CITY WORKERS GET LOW-RISE HOUSING — TREÑAS

A P217-million low-rise housing project for city hall employees will soon stand at the local government-owned lot in Barangay San Isidro, Jaro, Iloilo City. The partnership project between the city government of Iloilo and SM Development Corporation will stand in the 2, 741 square meter area inside the Uswag Subdivision. “After these units are already […]

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ILOILO STORE OWNERS, WORKING STUDES GET CASH AID

Selected owners of sari-sari stores and poor working students in Iloilo City received cash assistance from the office of Taguig–Pateros’s 1st District Representative Alan Peter Cayetano. 20 owners of sari-sari stores received P3,500 each while 20 indigent working students received P10,000 each as financial aid coursed through the office of Iloilo City Lone District Representative […]

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ILOILO CITY SHARES VAX WITH NEIGHBORING TOWNS

The city government of Iloilo will share its purchased AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines with municipalities composing the Metro Iloilo Guimaras Economic Development Council (MIGEDC) to also boost their inoculation targets. This was confirmed by Iloilo City COVID-19 focal person Roland Jay Fortuna during a virtual press conference where he said aside from the […]

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ILOILO CITY STARTS VAX REGISTRATION FOR KIDS

The registration for the 12-to17-year-old population who are willing to be vaccinated has started in Iloilo City. Jeck Conlu, spokesperson for the city’s COVID Team, said Mayor Jerry Treñas has ordered the start of the registration in the barangays to prepare for the expected vaccination rollout for the said age group on the last week […]