Local News

Dinagyang Food Festival Still A Go, Dine In Prohibited

In an update from Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, the Dinagyang Food Festival is still a go, but dine-in activity will be prohibited. However, take-out and drive-thru are still permitted. Moreover, all other Dinagyang activity are allowed subject to health and safety protocols. Read more about Iloilo Dinagyang Festival 2021 here. To date, Iloilo City… Continue reading Dinagyang Food Festival Still A Go, Dine In Prohibited

Local News

More Handwashing Stations in the City of Love

Iloilo City recently received twenty (20) handwashing stations from Metro Iloilo Pacific Water, a joint venture company of Metro Pacific Water (MPW) and Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD. The initiative aspires to provide communities further access to clean water and sanitation, especially in the barangays, health centers, and public markets. To complement this is the… Continue reading More Handwashing Stations in the City of Love

Lifestyle, Shopping

AweSM Iloilo: One-Stop for the Complete Dinagyang Experience

Following strict protocols to ensure a safe Dinagyang 2021, an array of events is prepared for a one-stop experience at SM City Iloilo. ‘Support and buy lokal’ aspires to support small, medium, and micro-entrepreneurs to help promote local products. Thus, the Iloilo 2021 Dinagyang Market Market featuring the widest selections from handmade goods to farm-fresh… Continue reading AweSM Iloilo: One-Stop for the Complete Dinagyang Experience

Feature Stories

Jollibee Bringing Smiles Wherever

There’s no denying that Jollibee is part of every Filipino’s childhood – even in adulthood. The ‘kiddie meal’ used to be my ‘pacifying’ meal for me to keep me ‘well behaved’ at the mall - the ‘two-piece’, my ‘celebratory’ meal after payday. And now, my comfort food whenever I browse the Foodpanda app. Jollibee is… Continue reading Jollibee Bringing Smiles Wherever

Local News

‘Bringing More to Life’ Photo Competition Invites Ilonggos to Participate

‘Bringing more to life’ is the theme for the photo competition initiated by More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power), in collaboration with the Photographic Society of Iloilo. MORE invites participants to submit their best shot that depicts the tagline – as well as illustrate how energy is significant in today’s modern living. Participation Fee… Continue reading ‘Bringing More to Life’ Photo Competition Invites Ilonggos to Participate

Iloilo Guide

Iloilo Chinese New Year

Iloilo Chinese New Year: Chinese New Year is always celebrated in the City of Love. Officially known as the ‘Chinese New Year’, it is a festival celebrating the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese and East Asian countries, the festival is referred to as the ‘Spring Festival’ – starting… Continue reading Iloilo Chinese New Year

Local News

Surala Ninja Aids Ati Community with ‘Future Classroom Learning’

Students from the Ati community are the recipients of the ‘Future Classroom-Learning Innovation Project’ supported by the Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro), and the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan last October 2020. The project aims to enhance the achievement level of mathematics in elementary school children. A leading and globally established… Continue reading Surala Ninja Aids Ati Community with ‘Future Classroom Learning’

Local News

Iloilo City, Province Signs Agreement to Purchase COVID Vaccine

Iloilo city and province recently signed multilateral agreements to purchase vaccines against COVID-19. In an article published by the Philippine Information Agency, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas said that the signing of the agreement was made possible due to the support of the national government via Vaccine Czar Secretary Carlito Galvez and Department of Health… Continue reading Iloilo City, Province Signs Agreement to Purchase COVID Vaccine

Local News

Señor Santo Niño Motorcade Set on January 22

In an update from the Iloilo City Government, a motorcade is set to happen on January 22 in honor of Señor Santo Niño. It may be recalled that the annual Iloilo Dinagyang celebration has been altered to adhere to health and safety protocols mandated by the locality. The motorcade will commence at 2pm from the… Continue reading Señor Santo Niño Motorcade Set on January 22

World News

World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

The World Wildlife Fund, in a press release, revealed that 166,000 square miles – roughly the size of California - have been lost to deforestation worldwide, between 2004 and 2017. “More than 166,000 square miles of forest habitat—an area roughly the size of California—were lost to deforestation in the tropics and subtropics between 2004 and… Continue reading World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics