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Behind the Success: Kusina Tsina’s Eugene Chua

Kusina Tsina’s Eugene Chua: “Pag di masarap, libre na” is the promise of Kusina Tsina, nestled inside SM Southpoint, in SM City Iloilo. The statement speaks volumes of the restaurant’s confidence in their industry – if the food is not good enough, it’s free. Established in 2008, Kusina Tsina started its operations along Quezon Street… Continue reading Behind the Success: Kusina Tsina’s Eugene Chua

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Of Strategy, Solitaire, and More!

Of strategy, solitaire, and more! Prior to the internet, people had a way of entertaining themselves – there were music, dancing, television, and games. Speaking of games, did you know that the earliest record of the card game solitaire was in the late 1700s? According to the book, ‘The History of Solitaire’, the word ‘Patiencespiel’… Continue reading Of Strategy, Solitaire, and More!

Feature Stories, Local News

Three Millennials Take the Lead in Serving Local Community

#JaniuayWaayBayaay is the hashtag that defines the passion of three millennials serving their community in Janiuay. The trio, composed of Dr. Gracia Marie Dureza-Loffe, Atty. Mayen Mar Estandarte Gulmatico, and Nurse Jemar Coscolluela Alerta, lives by the principle that they are for the people – indi maka administrasyon, indi maka opposition (not with the administration… Continue reading Three Millennials Take the Lead in Serving Local Community

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Pag-amlig: Appreciating the Hiligaynon Language

On Hiligaynon: Language, a structured way conveyed by speech or writing, has been interpreted differently over the years. For some, it has been used to gauge the level of intellect. For some, it is a form of art accentuating diversity and culture. While some consider it as a constantly evolving process to adapt to the… Continue reading Pag-amlig: Appreciating the Hiligaynon Language

Feature Stories, Lifestyle

Ways to Save Money to Buy Your Future Home

Ways to save money to buy your future home: Kaya pa ba? With the ongoing pandemic, saving money seems impossible – even making ends meet is difficult. However, unforgiving circumstances such as the current health scare should not prevent us from reaching our goals – even if that includes purchasing your future home. Here, we… Continue reading Ways to Save Money to Buy Your Future Home

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Roel Castro: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

Roel Castro did not aspire to become a household name in the business community in the economically booming city of Iloilo. He is an action-oriented executive who prefers to work behind the scenes and away from the public eye. Publicity, however, is invasive for this corporate leader. Through More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power),… Continue reading Roel Castro: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

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Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

A letter to myself: Today, I challenged myself to write a letter starting with the words ‘dearest survivor’. Dearest survivor, You survived? People back then always complain that you were weak, a cry baby. Maybe you still are. Funny how you are still alive today amid the ongoing chaos around the world. Wikipedia reveals there… Continue reading Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

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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

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

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Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success

Ilonggo Story of Success: ‘Paying it forward’ is most probably the theme of Allyson Baviera’s story. Born in Tigbauan, and now living the American dream in Chicago, Allyson bares his story – his early beginning, his entry to a foreign land, his struggles, his hardships, his passion, and his success. Now, at 40, he narrates… Continue reading Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success