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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Roxas City gets P10-M from RAY
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino received a check of P10, 578, 004.70 in behalf the Roxas City government and the Roxas City Liga nga mga Barangay from the Recovery Assistance on Yolanda (RAY) program of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) during the Distribution of Checks for RAY Batch 2 held at the Capiz Gym last June 13, 2015.
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celno is one of the dignitaries invited to the 117th Philippine Independence Day Vin d' Honneur held at the Casa Real de Iloilo last June 12. Vin d' Honneur is a French word which means a traditional morning reception. It takes place biannually at Malacanan Palace: First and primarily to mark the New Year, and second, held on June 12, to celebrate the anniversary of Philippine Independence.
BACOLOD CITY – Interior Secretary Mar Roxas is apparently letting his mother do the talking for him. While Roxas remains coy about his plans for the presidency in 2016, his mother, Judy Araneta-Roxas, went all out to start campaigning for him. And Araneta-Roxas left everyone in no doubt that her son is definitely running for President in 2016.
Roxas City Mayor Angel Alan Celino joined the yearly Brigada Eskwela as his way of supporting the programs and plans of the Department of Education (DepEd). In his message during the kickoff ceremony at PMRMS South, Roxas City on May 18, 2015,he said that the Special Education Fund intended for the School Board shall be utilized properly.
Mayor Celino speaks at Summit of Smoke Free Cities
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino shared the Roxas City experience in combating tobacco use at the Summit of Smoke -Free Leaders and Champions held in Iloilo City May 21, 2015. Under the theme "Building the Alliance of Smoke-free Cities," the Summit was organized by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance in close coordination with the World Health Organization in the Western Pacific, the Department of Health and the City of Iloilo.
May 12, 2015 is the 64th Charter Day of Roxas City. Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino invited everyone to partake in the simple celebration of the 64th Founding Anniversary of Roxas City. There will be live band at the city plaza, selling of diwal, among others.
After more than five years in office and is now on his way to completing his third term as the city's chief executive, Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino is well on his way of leaving an important legacy to the people of Roxas City. This is the legacy of Pagbag-o or CHANGE. Used to be just a battle cry, the Pagbag-o, loosely translated as For a Change, has become a reality under Mayor Celino's stewardship.