GEARING UP WITH THE BIKE COUNCIL

Met with the Bike Council to discuss the upcoming Bike Festival 2024 preparations. Our discussions included the mobility count for Iloilo City, presentation of DOTR End of Cycling Trip Facilities, and the automated vehicle and pedestrian monitoring system. We are committed to making Iloilo City more bike-friendly and ensuring the success of our festival and […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐——, ๐—” ๐—–๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ฉ๐—”๐—š๐—”๐—ก๐—ญ๐—” ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ

The Iloilo City Government proudly announces the approval of the Iloilo City Festival of Food as a MICE event on February 20. This celebration, organized by the Ilonggo community, is co-presented by Megaword and the Iloilo City Convention & Visitors Bureau. Honoring the culinary excellence of the region, the festival serves as a gathering for […]

๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ง ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข, ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—จ๐—ก๐—–๐—›๐—˜๐—ฆ

Iloilo City’s allure has always captivated visitors, thanks to our vibrant festivals and rich cultural heritage. Now, with recent investments in public spaces and private sector initiatives, we’re poised to elevate our status as a premier destination even further. Today, we proudly launch the โ€œVisit Iloilo” campaign, a collaborative effort aimed at attracting more visitors […]

๐—ž๐—ข๐—œ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ก๐——, ๐—•๐—จ๐—ง๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—™๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—š๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—˜๐—ก ๐—ข๐—™๐—™๐—œ๐—–๐—œ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ก๐—˜๐—— ๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—š๐—ข๐—ฉ’๐—ง

The cityโ€™s newest attractions made possible through a private public partnership โ€“ the โ€œBlue Koi Lagoonโ€ and the โ€œGreen Butterfly Garden,โ€ in La Paz Plaza โ€“ have been officially turned over to the Iloilo City Government by Global Business Power Corp. (GBP) in a ceremony held on April 5. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas […]

๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ช๐—”๐—š ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ฃ ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—š๐—ข๐—ฆโ€™ ๐—™๐—จ๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜

The Uswag Scholarship Program, one of Iloilo City Government’s flagship initiatives, anchored on its W.H.E.E.L.S. or Welfare, Health, Environment, Education, Livelihood, Sustainability roadmap under Education, has been successfully assisting underprivileged yet deserving students in receiving financial aid to further their education. Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas launched this program in 2010 and eventually established a list […]

๐— ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌโ€™๐—ฆ ๐—š๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ช๐—ง๐—›

Iloilo proudly stands as the 4th richest city in terms of GDP outside Metro Manila, marking a significant achievement in our economy. The recent release by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) unveils the Provincial Product Accounts (PPA) results, shedding light on the GDP performance of 16 pilot regions beyond the National Capital Region (NCR). This […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌโ€™๐—ฆ ๐—–๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—๐—ข๐—œ๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ช๐—ฉ ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—š๐—”๐—ฅ ๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ง๐—”๐—š๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ ๐—ฉ๐—ฌ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—–๐—ข ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—Ÿ๐—— ๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ง๐—”๐—š๐—˜

The Western Visayas (WV) Sugar Heritage Trail, which includes Calle Real in Iloilo City, is vying for inclusion in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List. Nominated by UNESCO-Philippines, the trail made it to the World Heritage Tentative Lists. It will be needing submission of documentation to substantiate the trailโ€™s […]

๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—–๐—ค๐—จ๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—–๐—ž ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜

The Iloilo City Government is acquiring a new fire truck as part of its continuing efforts toward achieving a disaster-resilient city. According to Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas, the additional unit will be stationed in one of the Iloilo City Action and Resilience (ICARE) Centers. The cityโ€™s ICARE Centers in strategic locations house frontline services including […]

๐—ฅ๐—˜๐——๐—˜๐—ฉ’๐—ง ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ก๐—š๐—ง๐—›๐—˜๐—ก ๐—•๐—ข๐—–’๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐— ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง, ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ

ILOILO CITY — The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Iloilo in Western Visayas (WV) welcomes the upcoming redevelopment of the Iloilo Commercial Port Complex (ICPC) here. According to BOC-Iloilo District Collector Julius B . Premediles, the project will be a big boost to their operation, especially to their import and export services. Premediles said men […]

๐—›๐—ข๐—ก๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—— ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—›๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—™๐—œ๐—ก๐—ก๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—› ๐—”๐— ๐—•๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—”๐——๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

A warm welcome to Ambassador Juha Pyykkรถ of Finland. We discussed potential collaborations and economic exchange. Delighted to share insights on renewable energy, sustainability and digitalization, fostering international partnerships. #RISEIloilo #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ž๐—ฆ ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—–๐—ง ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ง๐—› ๐—ž๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”โ€™๐—ฆ ๐——๐—ข๐—•๐—ข๐—ก๐—š-๐—š๐—จ

Iloilo City has formalized its Sister City ties with Dobong-gu in Seoul, South Korea through a signing of Memorandum of Understanding on March 5, 2024 at the Iloilo City Hall. Dobong-gu Mayor Oh Eon-seok, who was with other delegates from Dobong-gu District Office, and Iloilo Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas led the signing of agreement. โ€œThis […]

๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜ร‘๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—จ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—™๐—™๐—œ, ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ช ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ž๐—˜๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐——๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—๐—ข๐—• ๐—ช๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐——๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜

Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas commended the Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc. (IFFI) and all other stakeholders for the recently concluded 51st Iloilo-Guimaras Paraw Regatta Festival. For the city mayor, this yearโ€™s celebration of the longest and biggest sailing race in Southeast Asia was filled with various activities and โ€œone of the most successful.โ€ “I congratulate the […]

๐—ฉ๐—”๐—–๐—จ๐—จ๐—  ๐—ฆ๐—ช๐—˜๐—˜๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—–๐—ž ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—”๐—ก ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ง๐—ฆ

Iloilo City Government, through the General Services Office (GSO), will be utilizing a P5.8 million vacuum sweeper truck with a 2-cubic-meter water tank and a large 7-cubic-meter trash bin, totaling a 9-cubic-meter capacity, for street sweeping and sanitation of main thoroughfares in metro. “One of my main observations is that we need to replace the […]

๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—š๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—” ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—š๐—˜

The Paraw Regatta Festival takes center stage as it graces the front pages of renowned newspapers! This captivating festival has captured the hearts and attention of readers everywhere. Join us as we celebrate this momentous occasion and showcase the pride of Ilonggo culture! #ParawRegatta2024 #InTheWavesOfChange #RISEIloilo #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ช๐—ฆ ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—œ๐—Ÿ ๐—ข๐—™๐—™ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—š๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—” ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐— ๐—”๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜

A total of 40 painted paraws have joined the Iloilo Guimaras Paraw Regatta Festival 2024 main sailing event held today. According to Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treรฑas, the longest and biggest sailing race in Southeast Asia is not just a competition but also a showcase of the enduring Ilonggo spirit. “This festival is a platform […]

๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—š๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ข๐— ๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก๐——๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐——๐—˜๐—ฉ’๐—ง ๐—–๐—ข๐—จ๐—ก๐—–๐—œ๐—Ÿ ๐—ฃ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—˜๐——

Following Iloilo Cityโ€™s inclusion in the United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network as Creative City of Gastronomy, a measure creating a permanent body that focuses on and ensures the advancement, expansion and promotion of the Ilonggo food culture is being proposed. Authored by City Councilor Rex Sabaria, the proposed ordinance specifically […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—œ๐—  ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐——๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง

For Iloilo City to welcome more development in the future, a land reclamation project is needed. Inspired by the Dubai reclamation project he learned during his recent trip, Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas is hopeful that the proposed reclamation project for Iloilo City will be realized. โ€œI hope it can happen during our time para makit-an […]

SETTING THE STAGE AT THE WORLD GOVERNMENT SUMMIT

Delighted to be the first city in the Philippines to be invited at the Dubai World Government Summit. Our innovative tree park network project caught their attention, and they expressed interest in learning more about our sustainable programs. #RISEIloilo #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜ร‘๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐——๐—จ๐—•๐—”๐—œ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—Ÿ๐—— ๐—š๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ก๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐— ๐— ๐—œ๐—ง

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas is currently in Dubai for the World Governments Summit (WGS) on February 12โ€“14 this year. The prestigious gathering of visionary leaders from cities around the world aims to foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and collective action among mayors, city officials, and urban stakeholders. Treรฑas will be one of the panelists […]

๐— ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—š๐—˜๐—ฆ, ๐—–๐—ข๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—•๐—˜๐—ง๐—ช๐—˜๐—˜๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ, ๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—ก๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—š๐—˜๐——

With everything coming back to normal after the pandemic, Consul General of China in Cebu Zhang Zhen has recommended for Iloilo City and its sister cities in China to have more people exchanges and cooperations. โ€œWe all know that during the pandemic years the exchange remains at a very low level. But now after pandemic, […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—•๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐—ง๐—› ๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—˜ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฌ๐—˜๐—”๐—ฅ

The Iloilo City Government, Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI), and the local Chinese community launched the week-long Chinese New Year celebration with cultural exhibit at SM City Iloilo Event Center Feb. 6. Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas, IFFI Chairman Judgee Peรฑa, IFFI President Allan Tan, Chinese New Year 2024 Chairman Roland Uy, Filipino Chinese Family Associations, […]

๐— ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜ ๐—”๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

As the Mayor of Iloilo City, I am honored and humbled to receive this remarkable achievement of passing the 2023 Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH) assessment! The Good Financial Housekeeping (GFH) recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to transparency, accountability, and adherence to COA’s accounting and auditing standards, as well as the Department’s Full […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐—— ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ

Indulge in the Flavors of Iloilo at the Food Fest as we celebrate the vibrant Dinagyang Festival and showcase why Iloilo is a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy! Join us for a mouthwatering journey through the rich culinary heritage of Iloilo, where every bite tells a story. From traditional delicacies to innovative fusion creations, experience […]

ONE VISAYAS EXPO 2024 Kicking off with a spectacular opening program, the ONE VISAYAS Expo 2024 sets the stage for a week-long celebration of the Visayan culture and heritage. With the collective efforts of the RDC, PCCI, DTI, DA, DOT, and NEDA in Region 6, in close coordination with its counterparts in Region 7 and […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก: ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—จ๐—ฃ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ก๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—•๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ง ๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—•๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก!

Get ready to light up the night at the DINAGYANG ILOMINATION! Join us on January 26 at 6 PM as the Ayala Area, SM City, and Megaworld come alive with the vibrant energy of the festival. This electrifying event is free for all, and everyone is invited to dance alongside the different tribes. Let’s unite […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ข๐—™๐—™๐—œ๐—–๐—œ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ฆ:

Treรฑas announces addt’l prize for Dinagyang school tribe champion The rains did not stop the official opening of Iloilo Dinagyang 2024 from happening on Jan. 12.No less than Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas led the opening salvo where he declared the official start of the world-class and Philippine’s best festival. “Without doubt, Dinagyang is […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—ฉ๐—ข- ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—”๐—— ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—™๐—™๐—œ๐—– ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ก ๐—๐—”๐—ก๐—จ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฎ, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ฃ๐— 

Dinagyang season begins! We are advising the public to follow these re-routing plan for your convenience. ROUTE OF PARADE: From Iloilo Dinagyang Grandstand (Muelle Loney) – turn left Peralta Street – turn right JM Basa Street towards Fermin Caram Street to Casa Plaza (Iloilo Provincial Capitol) – turn left General Luna Street – turn left […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—ฉ๐—ข- ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—”๐—— ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—™๐—™๐—œ๐—– ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ก ๐—๐—”๐—ก๐—จ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฎ, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ฃ๐— 

Dinagyang season begins! We are advising the public to follow these re-routing plan for your convenience. ROUTE OF PARADE: From Iloilo Dinagyang Grandstand (Muelle Loney) – turn left Peralta Street – turn right JM Basa Street towards Fermin Caram Street to Casa Plaza (Iloilo Provincial Capitol) – turn left General Luna Street – turn left […]

๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—จ๐—ก๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ž๐—”๐—ฆ๐—”๐——๐—ฌ๐—”๐—›๐—”๐—ก ๐—ฆ๐—” ๐—ž๐—”๐—•๐—”๐—ก๐—ช๐—”๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—”๐—ก

The Iloilo Provincial Government, headed by Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr., and Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc. (IFFI) officially kicked off the launch of Kasadyahan sa Kabanwahanan Festival today, Dec. 13, at SM City Iloilo Events Center. The event introduced the nine participating tribes: Saad Festival of Leganes; Katagman Festival of Oton; Pantat Festival of Zarraga; Cry […]

๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ: ๐Ÿต ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—ง๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ง๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ž๐—”๐—ฆ๐—”๐——๐—ฌ๐—”๐—›๐—”๐—ก

Nine town festivals in Iloilo province will compete for the 2024 edition of โ€œKasadyahan sa mga Kabanwahananโ€ on January 26, 2024. Coming from different districts of Iloilo, the competing tribes are Kaing Festival of Leon; Kasag Festival of Banate; Saad Festival of Leganes; Katagman Festival of Oton; Tultugan Festival of Maasin; Banaag Festival of Anilao; […]

With more participants joining, the 2024 edition of the Dinagyang Food Festival promises a level up gastronomic experience to local and foreign visitors. According to Jay Treรฑas, chairman of the Food Festival Committee, the food fest will especially offer wide array of delectable local cuisine giving a full taste of why Iloilo City is designated […]

๐—™๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฉ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—˜๐—— ๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—•๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—™๐—ข๐—ข๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ

I am excited to announce that one of our book projects, the Flavours of Iloilo Cookbook has been awarded as BEST BOOK ON FOOD for the 2023 National Book Award. The Flavours of Iloilo Cookbook is truly a testimony of our rich culinary heritage as Ilonggos. I extend my heartfelt thanks to the National Book […]

TREร‘AS IS PHโ€™s TOP-PERFORMING MAYOR

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas has been hailed first among the top-performing city mayors in the country. Treรฑas received an 93.07% rating in public office and public trust, according to a recent national performance survey of the RP-Mission and Development Foundation, Inc. (RPMD) conducted from September 20โ€“30, 2023. The RPMD, through its social media […]

๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐— ๐—˜๐——๐—œ๐—” ๐—”๐—–๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐——๐—œ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—š๐—จ๐—œ๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ

Excited to cover the country’s best tourism event in January 2024? Register now! Coverage Accreditation ID will be issued to active media practitioners affiliated with established/legitimate media organization/agency/association; photographers who are members of legitimate photographic associations; individual photographer-hobbyists with updated website, blog or social media account; and vlogger/bloggers with active and updated vlogs/blogs. Applicants should […]

WHAT IS PALENG QR?

Paleng QR is a groundbreaking initiative that aims to transform the way people pay for goods and services in Iloilo City. This innovative program, spearheaded by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), leverages the power of QR technology to promote cashless transactions and financial inclusion. This […]

๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—™๐—จ๐—Ÿ ๐—›๐—˜๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง, ๐——๐—˜๐——๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—— ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—–๐—˜: ๐—” ๐—๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฌ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก

I’m humbled and immensely grateful for the continuous support of my fellow Ilonggos, particularly in Iloilo City. Topping the “Boses ng Bayan” performance survey for city mayors in Western Visayas is not just a recognition, it’s a validation of the hard work and dedication of every individual in the City Government. Our journey to the […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ง ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ก๐—”๐—งโ€™๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ž๐—˜ ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—•

Iloilo City, the Philippineโ€™s โ€œBike Capitalโ€ and two-time Gold Awardee for both the Mobility Awards and Bike Lane Awards, has been chosen to host this yearโ€™s National Bike Day Awards and Recognition on Nov. 24 to 26. Some 3,000 bike enthusiasts from around the country are expected to converge for this event. Exciting activities in […]

๐—ฆ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—”๐— ๐—”๐—ง ๐—ฆ๐—” ๐—•๐—จ๐—š๐—”๐—ก๐—”: ๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—•๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—”๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—•๐—ข๐—จ๐—ก๐—ง๐—œ๐—™๐—จ๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š๐—ฆ

“Bugana”, is a hiligaynon word that means abundant or plentiful. We, as Ilonggos, have it innately within us to be grateful, a culturally known practice that we do in times of overflowing fulfillment and prosperity. This is what emanated as the Iloilo City Government, headed by Mayor Jerry Treรฑas hosted a thanksgiving event called the […]

๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ผ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—–๐—ข ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บ๐˜†

OFFICIAL STATEMENT Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas November 11, 2023 Re: Iloilo City as UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy “To my fellow Ilonggos, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you for helping the city become what it is today. The city government can only do so much, but because of your willingness […]

๐—จ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—–๐—ข ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—˜๐—– ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฆ, ๐—ช๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ง๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ž

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), through its Assistant Director-General for Cultural Sector Ernesto Ottone R., congratulates and welcomes Iloilo City to the Creative Cities Network (CCN) as Creative City of Gastronomy. Iloilo is the very first city in the Philippines to make it to the gastronomy category, and the country’s lone […]

๐—๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—œ๐—ก: ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—š๐—ข ๐—–๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง

“Two of our book projects were nominated, the Iloilo Art Book and the Flavours of Iloilo Cookbook. They both went through the regionals and Flavors of Iloilo Cookbook made it to the nationals as finalist for the National Book Awards (NBA) 2023. Thank you to the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and Manila Critics Circle […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—–๐—ข ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—š๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ข๐— ๐—ฌ

I am proud to share that Iloilo City, proclaimed as Creative City of Gastronomy by the UNESCO on World Cities Day and is among the 55 cities who are now part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), following its designation by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. This shows Iloilo City’s strong commitment to harnessing culture […]

๐—ฃ๐—› ๐—ก๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—ก ๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐——๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ก๐—”๐—งโ€™๐—Ÿ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช

The Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) is holding its 2023 National Convention in Iloilo City again particularly at the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) in Mandurriao district. With the theme, “Gearing Up for Global Health Challenges with Renewed Vitality,โ€ the convention kicks off today with around 2, 500 nurses from across the country in attendance. It mainly […]

๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—š๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—”๐—›๐—˜๐—”๐—— ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ’๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—จ๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜

Today was a day filled with dedication and forward-thinking as we chart the path of progress for our cherished Iloilo City. Our City Architect and CSWDO shared updates on our ICARE program and the status of the curfew for minors. We’re committed to ensuring a safe and nurturing environment for our young residents. Fruitful discussions […]

๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—›๐—”๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—ก ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐Ÿญ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ž๐—˜ ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ: ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—ข๐—š๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก?

On the first day, November 24 (Friday), dive into the excitement of the Bike Expo, where you can explore the different stores offering all your cycling essentials. Immerse yourself in the rich history of cycling at the Bike Exhibit, witnessing the captivating evolution of bicycles over the years. As the sun sets, don’t miss the […]

๐—” ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐——๐—˜๐——๐—œ๐—–๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

Today was a day of unwavering dedication and forward-thinking progress for our beloved city. Presided over a meeting with the contractors responsible for the Legislative Building’s renovation to ensure we stay on schedule, and it’s disheartening to hear about yet another delay. We are committed to delivering the best facilities for our residents. It was […]

๐—˜๐—ซ๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—š๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ก๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐—™๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ก๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฆ

I’m thrilled to see that Iloilo City was featured once again in Panay News as we have been recognized and awarded! We clinched a total of 7 accolades at the 2023 Philippine Creative Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Congress by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Region 6. Here’s to a brighter future for […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ: ๐—Ÿ๐—จ๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ข๐—— ๐—Ÿ๐—จ๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—”๐—— ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—  ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—˜๐—˜

Honored and proud to announce that we are the pioneer city of the Lunsod Lunsad Program with the Project “Capacity Building on Creative Entrepreneurship”. This is a testament to our city’s commitment to supporting and developing our creative industries. Confident that this program will be a valuable resource for our creative and innovative entrepreneurs extending […]

๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฃ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—œ๐—ง ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—™๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

Today, I had an essential meeting with our dedicated police personnel who work tirelessly to ensure the safety and security of our residents. Our police force is at the forefront of maintaining law and order in our beloved city. Their commitment to duty is unwavering. We discussed strategies, shared ideas, and reinforced our partnership to […]

22 MARKET VENDORS GRADUATE FROM NEGOSYO ACADEMY

The Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion (LEDIP) Office, in collaboration with the Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO), and BDO Foundation held a Completion Ceremony for the 3rd Batch of 22 Uswag Negosyo Academy (UNA) trainees at the City Mayor’s Office, City Hall Oct. 10. The market vendors have completed six sessions of training to […]

๐—•๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—”๐— ๐—ข๐—ก๐—š ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—•๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง: ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š

The Iloilo Dinagyang Festival has earned another distinction when it was proclaimed as grand winner for Best Cultural Festival (City Category) during the prestigious Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) Pearl Awards held in Boracay last Oct. 5, 2023. For Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc. (IFFI) executive director Joyce Clavecillas, reaping awards one after […]

๐—–๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—•๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ž๐—˜ ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ: ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐——๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ง๐—ข๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก & ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

What better place to celebrate National Bike Day than in the Bike Capital of the Philippines? It’s official! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the grandest bike event in the nation, happening right here in Iloilo City on November 26 in partnership with DOTr, Iloilo Festivals Foundation Inc., and SM City Iloilo. Join us […]

๐—ฃ๐—›๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜ ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—œ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ง๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ

Proud to share our city’s progress at the Philippine Creative Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Congress: -Economic Dynamism: Up from 18th (2021) to 4th (2023) -Government Efficiency: top 2 -Innovation: From 12th (2022) to 4th (2023) -Top 4 overall most competitive for Highly Urbanized City and Top 1 Outside NCR Congratulations Iloilo City! Thank you for […]

๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ, ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ! ๐—™๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—•๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ-๐—™๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐——๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—–๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—š๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ก๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ

We’re thrilled to announce that Iloilo City is a finalist for the prestigious Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit Awards. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to creating a vibrant and supportive environment for businesses. #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—š๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ก๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—œ๐——๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—œ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š๐—ž๐—ข๐—— ๐—•๐—”๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก ๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——

Honored and grateful for this prestigious award! But more importantly, I am immensely grateful for the trust the Ilonggos have given me. They are my inspiration in every program and endeavor that we implement. Our efforts in providing quality and immediate service to all Ilonggos remains unwavering. This recognition is a manifestation of our relentless […]

๐— ๐—”๐—ž๐—˜ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐—˜๐—”๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฅ, ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—™๐—˜๐—ฅ, ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜!

Iloilo City Government and MORE Power bring you the SM Iloilo Electric Bus, which will be providing FREE RIDES on Sept. 15โ€“23! The SM ILOILO Electric Bus is a membership shuttle service with route from The City Hall to Ceres and back and various stops at SM Malls/locators from Monday to Saturday. (See Route and […]

๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ, ๐—ข๐—ก๐—˜ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—˜๐—ง ๐—”๐—ง ๐—” ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜!

Our commitment to Iloilo’s growth knows no bounds, and it’s a privilege to see it recognized in Panay News’ feature article on our city’s monumental market facelift. We are embarking on an exciting journey, poised to revitalize our markets and create spaces that truly serve our residents. This endeavor is a testament to the dedication […]

๐—˜๐— ๐—•๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—” ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐— ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—˜๐—ง

Today, we marked a historic milestone in the journey of our beloved city. With great excitement and determination, we joined the capsule laying ceremony at the Iloilo Terminal Market with SM, an event that signifies a powerful leap forward towards a world-class market experience right here in Iloilo. Imagine a market that’s not just a […]

๐— ๐—ข๐——๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ก ๐— ๐—ข๐——๐—˜ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

Iloilo City is embarking on a โ€œgreen laneโ€ to reduce CO2 emission. We are connecting the cityโ€™s plazas, esplanade and tree parks via a network of bicycle lanes. The cityโ€™s bike lane, called the Iloilo City Bike Network is a safe, scenic and eco-friendly bike path, and currently stretching 11 kilometers. The City Government embarked […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ก ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ก๐—” ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—จ๐— 

Iloilo City is embarking on a โ€œgreen laneโ€ to reduce CO2 emission. We are connecting the cityโ€™s plazas, esplanade and tree parks via a network of bicycle lanes. The cityโ€™s bike lane, called the Iloilo City Bike Network is a safe, scenic and eco-friendly bike path, and currently stretching 11 kilometers. The City Government embarked […]

๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—š๐—˜ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—ฅ

September 11, 2023 Re: On the Redevelopment of Public Markets in Iloilo City Full text: “After looking at the public market in Barcelona, I am excited to see the renovated public markets of Iloilo City and what they can become. For the longest time before I came back as mayor of the city, the markets […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—™๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—–๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—Ÿ’ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ง๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐——๐—ฆ!

Iloilo City has been in the spotlight for many newspapers and tabloids as a leading metropolis for being highly urbanized with a thriving economy driven by the Ilonggos, who also enjoy many opportunities from local and foreign investments and government projects for tourism, agriculture, business, trade, and commerce. Be one with the city’s progress and […]

๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—š๐—˜ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—ฅ

August 30, 2023 Re: On the Onslaught of Typhoon Goring in Iloilo City I asked the DPWH, DENR, PAGASA and the academic community to sit down with the LGUs in Iloilo province on the recent floods brought about by the strong rains together with other experts. For the first time in Iloilo City, areas which […]

๐—›๐—ข๐—ก๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—— ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—›๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—”๐—ก๐—ข๐—ง๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—•๐—œ๐—š ๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

Received the esteemed members of the Philippine Association of Water Districts, who paid a courtesy call during their convention here in our vibrant city. With around 800 participants already and more expected, we’re thrilled to witness their enthusiasm in exploring Iloilo City. #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—ฅ’๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿด ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—”๐——๐— ๐—”๐—ฃ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—” ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ

From Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas: “I am thrilled to announce a transformative initiative that will shape the future of our beloved city. In collaboration with the esteemed Institute for Solidarity in Asia, I have spearheaded a Strategy Refresh intervention to ensure our strategic objectives and initiatives remain relevant and responsive to my people’s needs.| In […]

๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜ร‘๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ก๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐— ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜ ๐—š๐—”๐—• ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ก๐—”

August 23, 2023 Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treรฑas will be serving as panelist in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) forum in Vienna, Austria Sept. 4-5, 2023. Treรฑas will be highlighting the cityโ€™s best practices in the Mayors Dialogue 2 on โ€œAdvancing innovation and partnerships for a net zero transportโ€ at UNIDOโ€™s Bridge for […]

๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐——: ๐— ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐—ฃ. ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜ร‘๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—ฆ๐—ข๐—–๐—” ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐—›๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง๐—ฆ

On August 17, Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑas conducted his State of the City Address for this year. He focused on notable matters concerning the achievements of the city and the high-impact projects under the Wheels Program for Inclusive Development. Read more about his SOCA 2023 below. #USWAGILOILO

๐“๐‡๐„ ๐–๐Ž๐‘๐Š๐ˆ๐๐† ๐Œ๐€๐˜๐Ž๐‘ ๐†๐‘๐„๐„๐๐ˆ๐๐† ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐‘๐Ž๐€๐ƒ๐’๐ˆ๐ƒ๐„๐’ ๐–๐ˆ๐“๐‡ ๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐“๐‘๐„๐„๐’

The City Government is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring a cleaner and greener Iloilo City, through its collaboration with various stakeholders for the Greening of Iloilo Airport Gateway Project, and promotion of native trees for tree planting activities. The endeavor promotes environmental conservation and sustainability through tree-growing initiatives spanning some 19 kilometers along the […]

๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐— ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐— ๐—œ๐—ง๐—œ๐—š๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—œ๐— ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—–๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐— ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜ ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—š๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—›๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—จ๐—š๐—› ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—ฆ, ๐—•๐—˜๐—”๐—–๐—› ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฆ

The three-hectare Iloilo Tree Park Development Project is in the works in Brgy. Lanit, Jaro which is part of the interconnected network of greening projects. This is one of the sustainable projects under Mayor Jerry P. Treรฑasโ€™ roadmap for inclusive development, WHEELS (Welfare, Health, Education, Environment, Livelihood, and Sustainability). Though the City Environment and Natural […]

๐—ฃ๐—˜๐——๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ง๐—ข๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐——๐—ฆ ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ

Congratulations to Iloilo City for earning a well-deserved nomination in the Bicycle-Friendly City Category of the Mobility Awards. This recognition, a product of public nomination and voting, truly reflects our city’s dedication to sustainable living and progressive mobility solutions. As the proud father of our city, I am overjoyed to witness the public’s appreciation of […]

๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—š๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—ฌ ๐——๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜๐——๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—œ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—”๐—ง ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—›๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ

The CDRRMO conducted an annual Emergency First Aid, Basic Life Support and Disaster Preparedness training activity with the new and old employees from different departments of the Iloilo City Hall. I am very glad that we have this activity to ensure the safety of the employees in case of emergencies. I would like to commend […]

NEWS BITS: ILOILO CITY TO HOST 33RD VISAYAS BIZ CONFERENCE

Another big event is set to happen as the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Iloilo Chapter, was awarded the honor of hosting the 33rd Visayas Area Business Conference (VABC), during the 32nd VABC held on July 27โ€“28, 2023, in Panglao, Bohol. Around 800 businessmen from across the Visayas are set to gather for […]

๐—š๐—˜๐—ง ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐——๐—ฌ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐Ÿญ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—ก๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ง๐—– ๐—š๐—”๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ – ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—š ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ!

Thrilled to welcome thousands of delegates from Regions 6, 7, and 8 as they converge in our city from August 13 to 29 for this prestigious event. As the host city, we proudly showcase our unwavering support for sports and recreation developments. Let’s witness the dedication and camaraderie of our ROTC delegates as they compete […]

๐—ž๐—ข๐—œ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ก๐—— ๐—”๐—ง ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ญ ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ญ๐—”

Behold the serene Koi Pond at Lapaz Plaza! A project close to my heart, aimed at beautifying our city’s plazas. Kanami guid magbalik-balik diri kag mag-enjoy upod ang pamilya. Our unwavering dedication to maintaining and developing these urban oases remains steadfast. Together, we will continue nurturing spaces that unite and uplift our community. Padayon kita […]

๐—˜๐——๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—”๐—ฃ๐—˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—  ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐——๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก

Congratulations to the JPT Ediscape Team for successfully implementing the Year 3 of JPT Ediscape Program. Special commendations go to the Office of the City Agriculturist, headed by Mr. Inigo D. Garingalao, with Jonifer Frades of DA Region 6, Hennesey L. Gasataya of DILG Region 6, EA Bryant Nene Zulueta, and Andre Iguidez of Iloilo […]

๐—›๐—ข๐— ๐—˜๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐— ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ

My dear Ilonggos, our warriors are back! Join the Aliwan Champion Homecoming Caravan and Performance of our very own, Tribu Pari-anun for a Grand Celebration on August 4, 2023, 6:00PM at SM Iloilo SouthPoint! Hereโ€™s the schedule of our festivities! 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM – Caravan from Iloilo City National High School 3:00 PM […]

๐—” ๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐—  ๐—ช๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—˜๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—— ๐—š๐—จ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—”

It is an honor to host and extend a heartfelt welcome to the 300 distinguished guests visiting us from the United States. We are excited to showcase the rich cultural heritage, warm hospitality, and vibrant spirit of Iloilo City during your stay. May your visit be filled with unforgettable experiences, meaningful connections, and a deeper […]

๐—˜๐— ๐—ข๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—›๐—œ๐—š๐—› ๐—”๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—š๐—ฌ๐—”๐—ก๐—š ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—ง๐—”๐—ž๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐Ÿณ๐—ง๐—› ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก

An outpouring of joy, tears, and overwhelming emotions filled the air as Tribu Parianon’s victory in the Aliwan Fiesta Streetdance Competition was announced! Some were overjoyed, their smiles radiating with pure happiness. Others couldn’t hold back their tears, their emotions overflowing with pride and relief. It’s a moment that will forever be etched in our […]

๐—–๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—˜๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข

We were delighted to host EU Ambassador to the Philippines Luc Vรฉron and Embassy of Ireland Chargรฉ d’ Affaires Brian MacCriomhthainn in anticipation of the free viewing of Rรณise & Frank, in celebration of the 26th edition of CineEuropa. We discussed our exciting sustainable projects, including the implementation of an electric bus rapid transitย system and […]

PWD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Iloilo City Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO-Iloilo City) is providing scholarship program for PWDs. As the Chief Executive of the CIty, I am always geared towards providing assistance to all Ilonggos most especially in their academic needs. Let us continue to work hand in […]

๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—ข ๐—–๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—š๐—ข๐—ข๐—— ๐—š๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ก๐—”๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—”๐—Ÿ

Iloilo City Government is vying for this year’s Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as it underwent regional validation. Validators DILG Provincial Director Cherryl Tacda and lloilo Caucus of Development (CODE) NGOs Network Executive Director Emmanuel Areรฑo evaluated the programs, projects, and services of departments […]

๐——๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—›๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—จ๐—š๐—› ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐——๐—จ๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—˜๐—ก๐—š๐—”๐—š๐—˜๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง๐—ฆ

Today was a day filled with meaningful connections and fruitful collaborations, as we work towards a brighter future for our beloved city. Was delighted to extend my support and participate in the 70th-anniversary celebration of Sta. Maria Parish. Had the honor of administering the oathtaking ceremony for Gloria Barangay Captain Rechel Rosales. Met with representatives […]

๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—ง๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—ญ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž: ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—˜ ๐——๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง ๐—˜๐—ก๐——๐—˜๐—”๐—ฉ๐—ข๐—ฅ

We are currently undertaking the backfilling process at Lanit Tree Park, in close coordination with DPWH Region 6. Our collective efforts aim to promote sustainable development in our beloved city. Join us in our journey towards a thriving Iloilo, where the revitalized Lanit Tree Park will serve as a testament to our commitment to sustainable […]

ILOILO CITY’S SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVOLUTION WITH METRO PACIFIC WATER

A momentous collaboration is set to ignite a wave of hope and transformation in Iloilo City as Former Public Works Secretary Rogelio “Babes” Singson, now the President and CEO of Metro Pacific Water Investment Corporation, joined hands with us to create a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy project. This endeavor resonates with a deep sense of purpose, as […]

PRIDE MONTH FORUMS AND EVENTS BY THE OFFICE OF THE LGBT AFFAIRS

In the celebration of Pride Month, let us join and support the Office of the LGBT Affairs Iloilo City in their various forums and events! June 26, 2023: Diversity, Equality, and Safe Space Talk at Brgy. Nabitasan, La PazJune 28, 2023: Diversity, Equality, and Safe Space Talk at Brgy. Veterans Village, City Proper June 29, […]

๐—•๐—จ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐——๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ก๐—š ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ฃ๐—ฆ ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ง๐—› ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—” ๐—˜๐—ซ๐—˜๐—–๐—จ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฆ

Had the pleasure of engaging in a fruitful breakfast meeting with esteemed Ayala Executives, including General Manny Bautista, Managing Director of Ayala Corp, Rene Almendras, President and CEO of AC Infra, Bong Consing, President and CEO of Ayala Corporation, Jaime Urquijo, AYLC Program Director, Jaime Alfonzo, Erika Roquero, and EA JZU. Our discussion revolved around […]

STRENGTHENING LGU COLLABORATION

Iloilo City proudly welcomes the barangay officials from Ilocos Norte, and barangay officials of Consolacion Cebu as they embark on their benchmarking activities.We are honored to serve as a hub for sharing best practices among LGUs. It is through these engagements that we can collectively uplift the welfare of our constituents. Also met the Sangguniang […]

PLANS WITH THE GREEN ARCHITECTS

Today, I had the pleasure of meeting with some brilliant architects and SM who are passionate about sustainability and the future of our beloved city. We discussed an incredible initiative that will surely inspire and shape the future of architecture in Iloilo. One of our plans is to bring together architects, urban planners, and sustainability […]

AYALA’S LEADCOM LAUNCHING

Today marks a momentous occasion as we proudly launch Ayala’s LeadCom in Iloilo City! We firmly believe in the immense potential of our youth to effect positive change within our communities. It is with great joy and gratitude that we support this dynamic initiative, empowering young leaders to sharpen their skills and actively engage in […]

STRONG POLICE & MILITARY PRESENCE IN THE METRO

Had the privilege of meeting with PBGen Sidney Villaflor, the new OIC of PRO6, and General Michael Samson, the PA Commander of the 301st Infantry Brigade, to discuss our shared commitment to ensuring a strong police presence in our metro. Their dedication and leadership are instrumental in maintaining peace and security in our community. Together, […]

CELEBRATING A MILESTONE: UNVEILING TWO ICONIC BRIDGE MARKERS

Joining the community in a momentous occasion, we proudly unveil the markers of two remarkable bridges in our city. The Atty. Cesar Drilon, Sr. Bridge, connecting Yulo-Arroyo City Proper and Libertad Lapuz, and the Dr. Rex Drilon Bridge, linking President Roxas City Proper and Rizal, La Paz. These bridges hold profound significance for our community, […]

PRESERVING OUR HERITAGE, RESTORING OUR LEGACY

Our cherished heritage structures in the Central Business District are facing gradual deterioration, posing risks to public safety and diminishing our city’s historical charm. In a proactive effort, I met with the owners of these structures along Iznart Avenue to address the existing defects and find solutions. Our aim is clear. We refuse to let […]

INDIA BUSINESS ROADSHOW

I am filled with gratitude as I warmly welcomed our distinguished guests, the Ambassador of India to the Philippines, Nishikant Singh, and members of the business sector from both India and Iloilo. We gathered for the India Business Roadshow, a momentous occasion where we come together to share best practices, establish connections, and foster collaboration […]

UNESCO CREATIVE CITY OF GASTRONOMY WORKSHOP

First day of our workshop with various sectors to discuss our efforts to vie for the prestigious Creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO. We will not just represent the city but the whole country in this endeavor. #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

ILOILO CITY: WV’S 2ND TOP DESTINATION, FOLLOWING BORACAY!

We are thrilled to be recognized as the region’s second top destination. Iloilo City takes pride in our commitment to sustainable development, evident in our vibrant green spaces, well-designed bike lanes, and scenic esplanades. And of course, our visitors can’t resist indulging in our mouthwatering cuisine! Meet you in Iloilo! #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

WHEN IN SEOUL, INSPIRING SMART TECHNOLOGIES

It is one of my visions to transform Iloilo City into a smart city, and I was very excited to tour around Lotte Data Communication, Seoul Smart City Center, and Digital Twin Lab and Digital Inclusion Lab where we gained insights that we can also use on our respective municipalities. We must also be open […]

SISTERHOOD WITH SEOUL’S DOBONG-GU DISTRICT FOR PROGRESS

Had the privilege of meeting with Mayor Oh Un Seok of Seoul’s Dobong-gu District. We were honored to push for a sister city agreement. Together, we will work hand in hand to achieve progress, and exchange knowledge. Exciting times lie ahead as we embark on this journey of partnership and shared prosperity. #UswagIloilo #UswagToTheNextLevel

PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: CITY BENCHMARKING IN SEOUL, KOREA

Had the privilege of attending the City Benchmarking on Public Private Partnership (PPP) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / SDG Leadership Program in Seoul, Republic of Korea. This gathering of visionary leaders from around the world aimed to explore innovative approaches to achieving the SDGs and fostering sustainable development in our respective cities. During my […]

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