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UNIQLO Reopens SM City Iloilo Store

UNIQLO Reopens SM City Iloilo Store: Japanese global apparel retailer, UNIQLO, is set to reopen its store at SM City Iloilo mall on October 29. The revamped store, stationed at the Upper Ground floor of the mall’s North Wing, will be expanded from 608 sqm to 969 sqm sales area to ensure a better shopping… Continue reading UNIQLO Reopens SM City Iloilo Store

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Seasoned Broadcaster Vies for Aklan’s Vice Gubernatorial Post

Seasoned broadcaster vies for Aklan’s vice gubernatorial post: Classified as a “regular guy”, seasoned broadcaster Jonathan Cabrera throws his hat anew into the political ring to battle with this province’s two political bigwigs for the 2022 vice gubernatorial race. In a deadline-beating filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) today, Cabrera filed his COC at the… Continue reading Seasoned Broadcaster Vies for Aklan’s Vice Gubernatorial Post

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Eastern Communications Strengthens Internet Services with Panay Broadband

Eastern Communications strengthens internet services with Panay Broadband: Eastern Communications, one of the premier telecommunications companies in the country, has sealed a partnership with Iloilo-based internet service provider (ISP) Panay Broadband to provide stronger and more reliable internet connections in Panay Island. Owned by Buenavista CATV Inc. (BCATVi), Panay Broadband is a local ISP that… Continue reading Eastern Communications Strengthens Internet Services with Panay Broadband

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Almost Half of Ilonggos Between Poor and Lower Middle Income Bracket

Almost half of Ilonggos between poor and lower middle income bracket: 47% of Ilonggo families fall between the poor income bracket and the lower-middle-income bracket, a recent market research study shows. In other words, 47% of Ilonggo families earn roughly P31,560 a month or even less, with the majority of them earning between P7,891 to… Continue reading Almost Half of Ilonggos Between Poor and Lower Middle Income Bracket

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PCPC Power Plant Now 100% Filipino Operated, Maintained

PCPC Power Plant now 100% Filipino operated, maintained: The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC) 135-Megawatt Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion Power Plant is now managed by an all-Filipino team. The First Northeast Electric Power Engineering Corp. (NEPC) turned over the O&M to PCPC in a ceremonial passing of a key… Continue reading PCPC Power Plant Now 100% Filipino Operated, Maintained

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9th Globe Media Excellence Awards Launched

9th Globe Media Excellence Awards: Globe continues to celebrate and promote press freedom through the 9th Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA). GMEA recognizes media practitioners and content creators from Visayas and Mindanao who excelled in their field of work amid the challenges posed by the global health crisis. The theme for this year is Padayon… Continue reading 9th Globe Media Excellence Awards Launched

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MORE Power: Php 6.38 kWh for September

MORE Power: Php 6.38 kWh for September. More Electric and Power Corporation (More Power Iloilo), in a post on social media, bared a lesser rate (per kWh) for the month of September: Php 6.38 for residential; and Php 6.11 for commercial. It may be recalled that the rate for residential was Php 6.45 last July,… Continue reading MORE Power: Php 6.38 kWh for September

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Stop Collection of Congestion Charges in Panay and Negros – ERC

Stop Collection of Congestion Charges in Panay and Negros, says ERC: The Energy Regulatory Commission, ERC, directed the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) to stop the collection of Congestion and other applicable charges, including but not limited to line rentals, attributable to the outage of the Cebu-Negros Submarine Cable from concerned customers, until the complete… Continue reading Stop Collection of Congestion Charges in Panay and Negros – ERC

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Stable Electricity for Iloilo: Automatic Circuit Recloser

Automatic Circuit Recloser: A steady source of electricity is a convenience that every household depends on. Fortunately, MORE Power has devised a way to protect the supply of electricity and quickly restore power in just a few seconds, delivering a stable power connection for the Ilonggos. As of date, there has only been one feeder… Continue reading Stable Electricity for Iloilo: Automatic Circuit Recloser

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GCash Honors OFWs with New Financial Solutions

GCash honors OFWs with new financial solutions: Around 10 million Filipinos live and work overseas-- seafarers, nurses, caregivers, hotel staff, construction workers, oil field personnel, and many more-- help drive the Philippine economy through remittances they send back home. Considered the world’s fourth-largest recipient of remittances next to India, China, and Mexico, OFW remittances account… Continue reading GCash Honors OFWs with New Financial Solutions