Local News

SM City Iloilo Celebrates 2nd Batchoy Festival

The 2nd Batchoy Festival opened last January 21 at the main mall of SM City Iloilo. The success of last year's festival paved the way for the second. Batchoy is a hearty noodle soup originating from La Paz, hence often referred to as La Paz Batchoy. The usual ingredients of the batchoy are miki (egg… Continue reading SM City Iloilo Celebrates 2nd Batchoy Festival

Shopping

Get the New Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G and S21 Ultra 5G with Globe

Since the Samsung S Series was first launched in 2010, it has set the standard for devices that provide a groundbreaking experience for those who use their tech to creatively express themselves, enjoy entertainment on the go, and keep in touch with others. More than a decade later, smartphones have evolved beyond mere relevance into… Continue reading Get the New Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G and S21 Ultra 5G with Globe

Local News

Students Join PCPC Bright Scholarship Program

Deserving and outstanding students from Concepcion, Iloilo continues to receive scholarship grants from Palm Concepcion Power Corp. (PCPC) as seven students signed up as new scholars. Four freshmen and three second-year students received the grants for this school year covering 100% of their tuition and miscellaneous fees, with the provision of monthly allowances. PCPC, the… Continue reading Students Join PCPC Bright Scholarship Program

Local News

No Forced Vaccination in Iloilo City

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, in a social media post, said that there will be no ‘forced vaccination’ in Iloilo City. However, Treñas affirms that everyone is included, and the vaccine will be made available to all. “The Iloilo City Government wants to ensure that our vaccination process will be effective so I called our… Continue reading No Forced Vaccination in Iloilo City

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