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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Visayas Local Government Unit (LGU) ICT Forum
Mayor Angel Alan B. Celino, together with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officers, attended the Visayas Local Government Unit (LGU) ICT Forum last September 22, 2015 at Punta Villa Resort, Iloilo City. Also in attendance are IT personnel of Roxas City.
Roxas City: very liveable and accessible city
ROXAS CITY IS HALL OF FAMER IN THE RED ORCHID AWARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE GREENEST AND CLEANEST CITY IN WESTERN VISAYAS. NOW ROXAS CITY IS THE NEXT BOOMING CITY IN TERMS OF ECONOMY AND TOURISM. (From the website The Top Tens)
Roxas City is No. 5 in RP's Top 10 Cities; Makati is No. 6
Roxas City ranks No. 5 in the 10 Most Livable Cities in the Philippines, a survey in the internet shows. Whereas, Makati City which Sen. Nancy Binay says offers better services to its constituents than Roxas City, is No. 6 in the list.
It's time next RP President came from Visayas, Mindanao
Of the 15 Presidents who have served the Filipino people, including the incumbent Benigno Aquino, only three came from the Visayas - Sergio Osmena of Cebu (Aug. 1, 1944-May 28, 1948); Carlos P. Garcia of Bohol (March 18, 1957-December 30, 1961; and) Manuel Roxas of Roxas City, Capiz(May 28, 1946-April 15, 1948). They also had shortest stint.
Roxas City: From Seafood Capital to Logistics Hub of Panay Island
Roxas City has gained prominence as the country's seafood capital when then Capiz first district Congressman Mar Roxas ll gathered the cross section of the Capiz populace to conceptualize the best tag for Roxas City and Capiz. That was in 1993. The consensus then was to call Roxas City and Capiz the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines.
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.