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
Actors Nikki Gil and Jake Cuenca will grace at 2 p.m. on Feb. 13 the Grand Opening of Robinsons Place Roxas mall located inside the Pueblo de Panay in Barangay Lawaan, Roxas City. A Commemorative Exhibit: 100 Days After Yolanda will be mounted by the mall from Feb. 13 to 16. A series of activities has been scheduled, starting with the Hyundai Car Show from Feb. 14-28.
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Application Form
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Application Form is now available at the Roxas City Mayor's Office. One (1) valid ID with picture of the applicant is required.
Robinsons Place Roxas to finally open Feb. 13
The much-awaited opening of Robinsons Place Roxas inside the Pueblo de Panay in Barangay Lawaan will finally take place on Feb. 13, 2014. Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino welcomes the entry of big investment such as the Robinsons mall in Roxas city. It reinforces the city's image as an emerging investment haven in the region.
The Roxas City House Numbering project handled by the City Planning and Development Office will be implemented initially in 18 barangays, according to Planning Officer lV Ruthella L. Basas. He said they have completed their surveys in Barangays l,ll,lll, lV,VVl, Vll, Vlll, lX,X,Xl, Inzo Arnaldo Village, Tanque, Punta Tabuc, Lawaan and Tiza.
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino is toying the idea of affording the public free movies, drama plays and other entertainment activities likes songs and dances at the Roxas City plaza t be held once a month, preferably on a Sunday.
DoubleDragon Properties Corp owned by successful Capiceño businessman Ferdinand J. Asia said their company aims to build several City Mall Community Malls in the country. And they have decided to build the first in his hometown Roxas City, Sia told Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino in a letter dated Jan. 27, 2014.
(A friend of mine asked me to give my observations about Mayor Celino as a public servant. I may be biased in favor of the mayor, of course, but this is more or less the way I size him up since he first entered government service, first as councilor, then as vice mayor and now as mayor - Gerry T. Pagharion)