2014 Most Business-Friendly LGU Award City Level 2 Outstanding Highly-urbanized City (LGU Category) Recognition and Award from Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Regional Bureau of Jail Management and Penology RegXII Recognition Seal of Good Housekeeping in Bronze Category (2012) TOP 3 Most Child Friendly City (Independent Cities Category) Establishment of the first in the country DOUBLE A Standard Halaal Slaughterhouse 13th Fastest Travel Time to Airport 31st in the Top 50 Most Competitive Cities and Municipalities Seal of Good Housekeeping in Silver Category (2013) 4th place in Search for the Most Competitive Cities and Municipalities (Component City Category) 6th place in Government Efficiency_8th place in Infrastructure_16th place in Economic Dynamism 37th in Economic Dynamism_44th in Infrastructure lightbox and jquery by VisualLightBox.com v5.6