Iloilo Directory

Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 List of Events

The Ilonggo cityscape, the deafening sound of drums, the cajoling of street dancers, and the deluge of people from different areas of the planet, all as one to celebrate Señor Santo Niño, the child Jesus. The sought-after loilo Dinagyang Festival is held every fourth of January every year. It commemorates the arrival of Malay settlers… Continue reading Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 List of Events

Local News

First Ever ‘Batchoy Festival’ Set to Happen in SM City Iloilo

A variety of ‘batchoy brands’ will be the highlight in the first-ever ‘batchoy festival’ set to happen in SM City Iloilo during the anticipated food festival slated January 23 to 26. The ‘batchoy’ dish is said to be the ‘star of the show’, with the ‘batchoy festival’ spearheaded by the Department of Tourism and the… Continue reading First Ever ‘Batchoy Festival’ Set to Happen in SM City Iloilo

Local News

Iloilo City Government To Put Trash Bins Around Iloilo

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government posted via Facebook that trash bins, made of kaings or bamboo basket, will be put around the downtown area to minimize, if not eradicate, littering. According to Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, the wastebasket will provide a solution to indiscriminate throwing of garbage during festivities. “The Iloilo City Government… Continue reading Iloilo City Government To Put Trash Bins Around Iloilo

Feature Stories

#FeaturedPeople The Iloilo Bloggers Society

Let’s face it, blogs have been fundamental in influencing our choices on where to eat, what to wear, and what products to buy. We’ve seen the likes of Vloggers giving reviews on the hottest makeup must-haves, travel bloggers with their latest Instagram #TravelGoals post, fashion bloggers posting their newest OOTD, and food bloggers writing about… Continue reading #FeaturedPeople The Iloilo Bloggers Society

National News

Taal Volcano Raised To Alert Level 4 – Eruption Imminent

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised Taal Volcano from Alert Level 3 (magmatic unrest) to Alert Level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent). Phivolcs released a Taal Volcano Bulletin, as of 7:30pm. “This serves as a notice for the raising of the alert status of Taal from Alert Level 3 (magmatic unrest) to Alert Level… Continue reading Taal Volcano Raised To Alert Level 4 – Eruption Imminent

National News

Taal Volcano On Alert Level 4; Evacuation Underway

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has recently raised Taal Volcano on Alert Level 4. Evacuations are now underway for three towns in Batangas. Phivolcs recorded increased volcanic activity around 2pm today, resulting in an ash column of approximately one kilometer. Photo courtesy of Bike Scouts Community “Magma is intruding from below. If eventually,… Continue reading Taal Volcano On Alert Level 4; Evacuation Underway

Local News

Trash After Dinagyang Opening Salvo

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government shared photos in a Facebook post of the aftermath in terms of garbage after the recently concluded Dinagyang Opening Salvo. It can be recalled that Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas called for a trash-free Dinagyang in his recent Facebook post. In the Iloilo City Government post, it was captioned:… Continue reading Trash After Dinagyang Opening Salvo

World News

Two AFP Battalions To Be Sent to Middle East For OFWs

Philippine soldiers and military assets are said to be deployed in the Middle East to assist distressed Overseas Filipino Workers. Moreover, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzaga reassured that the two battalions from the Army and Marines will not be sent for combat purposes. “Mandatory repatriation from Iraq remains in effect, while Filipinos in Iran, Libya, and… Continue reading Two AFP Battalions To Be Sent to Middle East For OFWs

Local News

Ungka II Flyover Construction May Cause Massive Traffic

The construction of a flyover located in Barangay Ungka II in Pavia is speculated to cause massive traffic starting this month, specifically on Monday January 13th. The public is advised to expect a ‘bottleneck traffic’ for an approximated period of 18 months in the said area, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways… Continue reading Ungka II Flyover Construction May Cause Massive Traffic