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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Good words for Mayor Alan on his 55th B-Day
For friends, supporters and family members of Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino, they only have good words to offer to him as he marks his 55th birthday on May 5 this year. The other "best gift" they could think of, of course, is to ensure his victory in the May 13, 2013 elections.
Roxas City Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino joined other local leaders and relatives of the late President Manuel Acuña-Roxas in honoring the first President of the Philippine Republic and the last President of the Commonwealth during his 65th Death Anniversary, April 15.
The lobby of Roxas City Hall becomes a veritable gallery of photos taken by local photographers. The photos, which portray the unique Capiceño culture, have been on display since April 12, 2013 as part of the CAPIZTAHAN 2013 celebration. Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino urged city residents to take a glimpse of the various photos on display.
In commemoration of the 65th Death Anniversary of President Manuel Acuña Roxas, the Ang Panublion Museum exhibits rare and valuable artifacts of the late President. This exhibit highlights artifacts like the never-before-seen portrait of Roxas by national artist Fernando Amorsolo, personally handwritten manuscript of his speeches, his wardrobe, medals, and bust relic made another national artist, Guillermo Tolentino.
Almodiente, speaking before city employees after a flag-raising ceremony Monday morning in front of Roxas City hall, said the Department of Finance classified Roxas City as a Third Class City in 2008 based on its average yearly income of P266-million. The income of the Roxas City government under Mayor Angel Alan Celino's term has soared to a yearly average of P400 million.
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino expressed full support to the 10th World Water Day as he underscored the importance of the commodity to a growing economy like Roxas City. Mayor Celino's message was conveyed by Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas, who led the celebration at the People's Park in Barangay Baybay here March 22. Celino and Dadivas appealed to city residents to conserve water.
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino together with Engineer Ramon Ponsaran, of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) received a set of instruments for an Automated Weather Station (AWS) from Weather Philippines Foundation (WPF) costing $2,500.00.
Roxas City - Fifteen squatter families each received P7, 800 as aid from the city government this morning (March 14) at the Office of the City Mayor, Roxas City Hall. The recipients were recently evicted from their houses at Pook, Brgy. Culasi, this city.