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 - OFFICIAL NOTICE
In the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda, the Roxas City Government hereby designates its relief reception centers and emergency aid telethons as follows:
FOR CASH DONATIONS: (Please follow the following instructions)
1. Deposit your donations to:
Account Name 1: Roxas City Government Local Trust Proper Bank: Land Bank of the Philippines ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0472-1081-40
Account Name 2: Roxas City Government Local Trust Proper Bank: Development Bank of the Philippines ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0770-020977-030
Roxas City has become a beneficiary of the P39 million worth of fire truck given by the Department of the Interior and Local Government. Acting City Fire Marshal Insp. Rowel L. Limjuco said the fire truck is due to arrive in the city Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. The new fire truck was personally requested by Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino from Interior Secretary Mar Roxas ll to augment the inadequate facilities of the Roxas City Bureau of Fire Protection.
ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Nov. 10 - President Benigno S. Aquino III on Sunday visited Roxas City following the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year. The Chief Executive was accompanied by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II, Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, Public Work and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson, Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, Transportation and Communications Secretary Emilio Abaya, and Secretary to the Cabinet Rene Almendras. Local government officials were also present, namely Capiz Governor Victor Tanco Sr., Vice Governor Evan Contreras, Roxas City Mayor Alan Celino, Vice Mayor Ronnie Dadivas and several city councilors.
Aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Roxas City proper
Typhoon Yolanda plowed through Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines with devastating fury, one of the strongest in recorded history.
Video compilation taken by Roxas City residents during the storm.
Mayor Celino vows to make Roxas City drug-free
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino vowed to make Roxas City "drug-free," in the same way that he made it "gambling-free." The mayor's resolve to run after drug financiers and their cohorts was in compliance with Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II's marching order to "make Roxas City drug-free by 2014."
Roxas Press Corps officers told: Treasure your 'gift'
The newly-inducted officers of the Roxas City Press Corps (RCPC) led by RMN-dyVR production manager were inducted into office by Councilor Matthew James Viterbo. The affair was held Sept. 27 at the Ysabel Steaks - Ribs.
Northville pupils bat for 'A Clean, Green and Safe Planet'
Celebrating their Math, Science, and Environment (MSE) Week on September 23-27, 2013, the Northville Christian Academy held various activities to create environmental awareness among its pupils. The celebration revolved around the theme "A Clean, Green, and Safe Planet."
Roxas City's consultant and interim manager for economic enterprises Carmen "Baby" Andrade said she has always been telling people at the Business, Permit and Licensing Division Office to "to think like auditors" in her intensified efforts to collect more local taxes, which is in line with Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino's desire to make the city government less dependent on IRA (internal revenue allotment) share.