Local News

Megaworld Starts Building Belmont Hotel in Iloilo

Belmont Hotel Iloilo: Megaworld starts building third hotel in Iloilo Business Park. Property giant Megaworld breaks ground for Belmont Hotel Iloilo inside the 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. The fourth hotel under the company’s homegrown Belmont brand will add 405 hotel rooms to Iloilo City and will be located near Festive Walk… Continue reading Megaworld Starts Building Belmont Hotel in Iloilo

National News

Megaworld Sets Aside P36-B for Capital Spending

Megaworld sets aside for capital spending: Megaworld to launch residential projects in key provincial townships worth P8.3-B; set to turn over almost 4,000 residential units this year. Township developer Megaworld is allocating P36-billion for capital spending this year, as it realigns project developments with the restrictions brought about by the strict quarantine measures that affect… Continue reading Megaworld Sets Aside P36-B for Capital Spending

National News

Carpio on ‘Duterte Grand Estafa’

Duterte Grand Estafa: Retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio recently made a remark on President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he had never raised the issue on the West Philippine Sea during his presidential campaign in 2016. According to Carpio, Duterte was ‘admitting that “he was fooling the Filipino big time” and that was… Continue reading Carpio on ‘Duterte Grand Estafa’

National News

Pampanga Priest Accused of Having Affair with Man’s Wife

A viral video has been making waves on the internet of a Pampanga priest being confronted by a man claiming that the former was having an affair with his wife. In the viral video, a man was showing a family portrait to the priest in what seems to be a social hall where the priest… Continue reading Pampanga Priest Accused of Having Affair with Man’s Wife

National News

Microsoft Unveils Immersive Education Solutions

Microsoft Education: New technological solutions including Reading Progress, Minecraft Education, and Supervised Chat in Teams will support educators in keeping students engaged and safe in digital classrooms. 71% of K-12 educators say technology has helped them improve their instruction and expanded their teaching capacity. Microsoft today introduced new technological tools and updates designed to support… Continue reading Microsoft Unveils Immersive Education Solutions

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COVID Can’t Stop 2022 Election – COMELEC

The current pandemic cannot stop the upcoming 2022 elections – this, according to Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Spokesman James Jimenez. Jimenez made the statement on his Twitter account, @JabJimenez as a reply to an inquiry asking if the poll body can justify the cancellation in light of what happened to India. It may be recalled… Continue reading COVID Can’t Stop 2022 Election – COMELEC

World News

Thousands Attend Wuhan Music Festival

Wuhan Music Festival (sourced from Reuters): thousands of people attended the first day of the Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival last Sunday. The first day of the five-day May Day national holiday was swarmed by spectators in the central Chinese city. Read: Thousands of revelers attend Wuhan music festival, article by Reuters. Festivals are now making… Continue reading Thousands Attend Wuhan Music Festival

Local News

MORE Power Donates Pots for Iloilo Bikelane

Iloilo Bikelane: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) furthers its support to the Ilonggo community as well as to the biking community by donating ‘flower pots’ to the Iloilo City Government that will be placed on bike lanes in the metro. The pots were personally turned over by MORE Power President Roel Castro… Continue reading MORE Power Donates Pots for Iloilo Bikelane

National News

NQC: May is National Heritage Month, Highlights 5000 Peso Bill

5000 Peso Bill: The National Quincentennial Committee, in a social media post, remembers May as the National Heritage Month and bares its theme for the 2021 celebration: Victory and Humanity. The committee also bared its 5000-peso commemorative banknote. “Lapulapu's memory is part of what our forebears bequeathed to us--it can be in a form of… Continue reading NQC: May is National Heritage Month, Highlights 5000 Peso Bill

Local News

Market Sounding Activity for Iloilo Public Markets

Iloilo Public Markets: The Iloilo City Government, with the support of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center of the Philippines, is developing a project involving the Iloilo City Central Market and the Terminal Public Market, dubbed as ‘The Project’. The project focuses on the redevelopment of the two aforementioned public markets and provides the city with… Continue reading Market Sounding Activity for Iloilo Public Markets