The abundance of marine life makes Roxas City the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines." This environment-friendly city is home to one of the richest fishing grounds in the country. Being a recipient of the Cleanest and Greenest Component City in Western Visayas Award in the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK) Cleanliness and Environmental contest is a clear testament of its people's commitment in ensuring a healthier and brighter future for all its residents and visitors as well. Recently, Roxas City has been a recipient of major awards from various government agencies. This year the Department of Health (DOH) awarded this city with its 2nd Red Orchid Award for being "100 percent tobacco-free." It has also gained the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Seal of Good Housekeeping and lauded the Best Police Station in the region by the Philippine National Police (PNP).
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Komiks' first issue
The following is the first issue of Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino's komiks, which focuses on the anti-smoking campaign of Roxas City. The Project is handled by the PR Office. Source: GTP
Roxas City Acting City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council Officer Rommel Lastimoso and Sinadya sa Halaran 2014 muse Saibelle Parreñas led the opening of "Dali Diri sa Roxas City Photo Exhibit" at the City Hall Courtyard Dec. 10,2014.
The High Mass on Dec. 8 held in honor of Roxas City's patroness, the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, was well attended by city residents. Capiz officials led by Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. and Vice Gov. Esteban Evan Contreras, and city officials led by Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino attended the mass with Capiz Archbishop Jose Advincula as main celebrant.
TOTAL gas station opens in Roxas; gives P2 discount per liter to TODA member
TOTAL gasoline station on Legaspi St. Roxas City opened business first week of November 2014 and, as part of its family-owned corporation's thrust of "giving back" to the community, offered a P2 discount per liter to every member of the Roxas City Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association.
Bb. Pilipinas International Bianca Guidote paid the office of Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino a courtesy call Dec. 3. Since the mayor was in Manila on official business, Councilors Matthew James Viterbo, Jeniffer Anisco, Joe Agdalipe, Erwin Sicad and other city employees received Guidote, who was accompanied by RoloEspino of the Voice fame and officers of the Capiz Lions Club.
Roxas 'impressed by city dev't, Roxas folks' attitude – Celino
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas lll was impressed with what he saw and experienced in Roxas City during his most recent visit to his birth of place. Roxas notably noted the "good behavior and attitude" shown by Roxas residents, according to Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino.
A female employee of the Roxas City Accounting Office assigned at the Barangay Section was yesterday given a Certificate of Commendation by Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino and Accounting head Teresita Bidiones for her "selfless and heroic act of putting the safety of to others before her own when she prevented the worsening of the fire when she unplugged the faulty air-conditioning unit."
A fire truck with a 4,000 liter capacity was donated to the Roxas City government by the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Panay Island chapter, led by its president Dr. Henry Chusuey.