Local News

Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

Vaccine in Iloilo City. “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? Here, we list updates about COVID-19 vaccine in Iloilo. Iloilo City… Continue reading Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

Feature Stories

Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

Taiwanese Food in Iloilo: Takoyaki, stinky tofu, tempura, green onion pancake, and bubble tea are just some of the glorious night market delicacies of Taiwan. With influences from its indigenous community, Japanese, and Chinese, Taiwanese food has several variations. Its local cuisine is oftentimes classified as ‘Southern Fujianese Cuisine’ as a result of the Kuomintang… Continue reading Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

Travel Guide

Innisfree Lists Green Tea Farms in Jeju Island on Airbnb

Innisfree Lists Green Tea Farms in Jeju Island on Airbnb: Without a doubt, many Filipinos have a soft spot for anything Korean - pop music, fashion, dramas and movies, food and cosmetics. For many of us, saying “Annyeong” rolls off the tongue as naturally as “Hi” or “Kumusta?” and singing our hearts out to a… Continue reading Innisfree Lists Green Tea Farms in Jeju Island on Airbnb

National News

GCash ‘#Givesback’ Donation Drive Yields P1.87M for Philippine General Hospital

GCash ‘#Givesback’ Donation Drive: Following a fire that ravaged Philippine General Hospital (PGH), one of the largest COVID-19 referral hospitals in the country, GCash, the country’s leading mobile wallet, raised more than P1.8 million in donations after just a week-long fund-raising drive, extending much-needed help to displaced patients that includes sick babies, the elderly and… Continue reading GCash ‘#Givesback’ Donation Drive Yields P1.87M for Philippine General Hospital

National News

DepEd, ECOP, and Microsoft Launch Nationwide Skilling Program

DepEd, ECOP, and Microsoft Launch Nationwide Skilling Program: The Department of Education (DepEd) recently partnered with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Microsoft to launch "Building impactful resume and professional brand online," to raise the employability for senior high school (SHS) graduates across the Philippines. Nationwide Skilling Program: Over 260,000 learners and teachers… Continue reading DepEd, ECOP, and Microsoft Launch Nationwide Skilling Program

Feature Stories, Shopping

Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM

Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM: As the world celebrates the renewal of the love and gratitude to fathers, here are life lessons shared by great dads from the Cities of Smiles, of Love, and of the Living God. Included in this article are gift guides and tips from SM. AweSM Dad… Continue reading Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM

Lifestyle

Megaworld Lines Up 21 Major Projects Across the Country

Megaworld Lines Up 21 Major Projects Across the Country: Company to use planned REIT proceeds to finance these projects in 11 townships. Following its filing of a registration statement for the planned biggest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) offering, Andrew Tan-led property giant Megaworld is strengthening its development pipeline in the next five years as… Continue reading Megaworld Lines Up 21 Major Projects Across the Country

Travel Guide

2GO Makes Traveling to Cebu Easier, Affordable, Convenient

2GO makes traveling to Cebu easier: The province of Cebu, which is open for travel and tourism, heartily welcomes tourists from the National Capital Region. “The Gateway to a Thousand Journeys” makes it easier, more affordable, and convenient for travelers to set foot in the island once they secure their travel requirements in advance, such… Continue reading 2GO Makes Traveling to Cebu Easier, Affordable, Convenient

National News

MORE Power Iloilo Clarifies Circulating Fake News

MORE Power on circulating fake news: More Electric and Power Corporation (More Power Iloilo) recently issues a statement, clarifying the circulating fake news as identified by the Department of Health (DOH). In a social media post by the health regulatory body, a video has been circulating making claims about the COVID-19 vaccine: that the vaccine… Continue reading MORE Power Iloilo Clarifies Circulating Fake News

Local News

‘Demand to Pay’ Issued to PECO Re Franchise Taxes

‘Demand to Pay’ Issued to PECO Re Franchise Taxes: The Iloilo City Legal Office recently issued a letter addressed to Panay Electric Company demanding them to remit franchise taxes to the Iloilo City Government, as part of the former distribution utility’s monthly electricity charges from January 01, 2019 to December 31, 2021. In the letter,… Continue reading ‘Demand to Pay’ Issued to PECO Re Franchise Taxes

National News

917Ventures: Creating Digital Lifelines

917Ventures’ digital innovations have enabled consumers and businesses to thrive and triumph in today's challenging environment. Companies like GCash, KonsultaMD, HealthNow, RUSH, AdSpark, and PureGo have become the new lifelines for Filipinos during this pandemic. GCash helps its 40 million users securely send money and pay for goods and services online and empowers many small… Continue reading 917Ventures: Creating Digital Lifelines