A Gender and Development (“GAD”)-driven brainchild on urban gardening contest among women beneficiaries is now reaping the fruits of labors following its successful run amid the Covid-19 crisis. The endeavor got citation from Ugsad Regional Gender Resource Network on the celebration of its 22nd Founding Anniversary. “We feature some of […]

The Iloilo provincial government and Department of Labor and Employment (“DOLE”) Iloilo provincial held a ceremonial turn over this morning of certificates of entitlement to five municipalities that are recipients of the emergency employment program called Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (“TUPAD”). The program will benefit 2,217 workers from […]

More than 73,000 or some 16% of the total target population in Iloilo City have been fully vaccinated as of July 27, 2021. Of the 73,174 vaccines, there are 41,293 who got Sinovac and 9,556 who got AstraZeneca which are both two-dose shots while 22,325 got one-dose Johnson&Johnson, according to […]

Iloilo City has submitted its bid “Creative City of Gastronomy” recognition from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (“UNESCO”). This is supported by the Department of Tourism (“DOT”). According to Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat, Iloilo, as a gastronomic hotspot, offers two of the country’s well-loved dishes. These are the […]

The Iloilo City Government will be requesting the National Inter-Agency Task Force (“IATF”) to downgrade its Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) status, citing its own initiatives in place to control COVID-19. “On behalf of the city, I will again make my appeal to the IATF to lower our quarantine classification. We […]

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas received on July 23, 2021 the certification affirming Iloilo City Hall as compliant with the minimum public health standards set by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Iloilo City Government also implements their own unique digital contact tracing application, USWAG TRACER, […]


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