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Iloilo City Mayor Calls for Trash-Free Dinagyang

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, in a Facebook post, calls for a trash-free Dinagyang celebration. It can be recalled that Dinagyang 2020 was formally opened with yesterday’s ‘opening salvo’. The opening salvo provided a preview of tribe performance that will set stage on 25th for Dinagyang 360. “With the success of the Opening Salvo of… Continue reading Iloilo City Mayor Calls for Trash-Free Dinagyang

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SM City Iloilo To Host First Dinagyang Musical Drone Light Show

Just recently, SM City Iloilo announced via Facebook post that it will host the first Dinagyang musical drone light show slated January 24, 9pm at SM Southpoint. The post caption states, “witness the sky shine this Dinagyang Festival with the First Dinagyang Musical Drone Light Show in Iloilo City!” “It is the very first and… Continue reading SM City Iloilo To Host First Dinagyang Musical Drone Light Show

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Black Nazarene Joined by Hundreds of Thousands of Devotees

Barefoot devotees swarmed around the Black Nazarene last Thursday, in an event known as ‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene. The Traslacion of the Black Nazarene commemorates the ‘solemn transfer’ of the image from San Nicolas de Tolentino in Intramuros to Quiapo. As per tradition, the Black Nazarene leaves the Minor Basilica a day or two… Continue reading Black Nazarene Joined by Hundreds of Thousands of Devotees

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Same Sex Marriage in Ph Junked by Supreme Court

The appeal to allow same sex marriage in the Philippines was junked by the Supreme Court. The appeal was denied ‘with finality’ as a motion of reconsideration was raised after its previous junking. The High Court states that the motion for partial reconsideration was ‘denied with finality’, highlighting that ‘no substantial arguments were presented to… Continue reading Same Sex Marriage in Ph Junked by Supreme Court

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Iloilo Provincial Government to Open Help Desk for Distressed OFWs

The Iloilo Provincial Government, together with the national government agencies, eyes the establishment of a ‘help desk’ to attend to the concerns of Overseas Filipino Workers in the Middle East. This is in response to the increasing tension between United States and Iran, following a US missile strike that killed one of Iran’s top officials.… Continue reading Iloilo Provincial Government to Open Help Desk for Distressed OFWs

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Traffic Rerouting Plan for Opening Salvo

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government released a traffic rerouting plan for the upcoming Opening Salvo slated January 10. The plan, approved by Public Safety and Transportation Management Office Head Jeck Conlu, is as follows: 1. Announcement. In connection to the upcoming celebration of Dinagyang 2020 published hereunder is the traffic rerouting scheme and advisory… Continue reading Traffic Rerouting Plan for Opening Salvo

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Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 Shares Epic Photos of Tribes

Just recently, the Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 Facebook pages shared photos of the tribes set to compete for the Dinagyang 360 competition. According to the page, it’s an ‘all systems go for the opening salvo’ slated January 10 in designated areas in Iloilo. “It’s all systems go for the Opening Salvo of Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 on… Continue reading Iloilo Dinagyang 2020 Shares Epic Photos of Tribes

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PNP to Hire 17,000 Police in 2020

The Philippine National Police calls for ‘able-bodied Filipino men and women’ from 21 to 30 years old to join the force. The National Police Commission and the Department of Budget and Management authorize the Philippine National Police to fill the 17,000 vacancies under its 2020 Recruitment Program. The annual regular recruitment quota includes 10,000 vacancies.… Continue reading PNP to Hire 17,000 Police in 2020

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US Based Company Goozam Aids Ursula Hit Communities

Goozam, company headquartered in California, is lending a helping hand to Ursula-hit communities. The company, together with the Mountain Tigers, Philippine Marines, Philippine National Police, Philippine Port Patrol, and Philippine Coast Guards, worked round the clock to aggregate and conduct relief operations. “We thank God and all that donated for the compassion. Though this effort… Continue reading US Based Company Goozam Aids Ursula Hit Communities

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WWIII Fear Arises as US Airstrike Kills Iranian General

Fears of ‘world war III’ arise as US airstrike kills Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani. By far, the topic #WWIII have been trending on Twitter after the announcement. The airstrike landed in Baghdad, Iraq by order of US President Donald Trump. Major General Qassem Soleimani was the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force. Moreover, Iraqi… Continue reading WWIII Fear Arises as US Airstrike Kills Iranian General