National News

Science and Truth: Janette Garin Clarifies ‘Arrest’ News

Former Health Secretary and now Iloilo First District Congresswoman Janette Garin recently released a statement clarifying news of her 'arrest'. It may be recalled that news circulated saying that Garin, together with three others, were arrested for charges involving reckless imprudence resulting in homicide (in relation to the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine). Stanislas Camart, Jean Louis… Continue reading Science and Truth: Janette Garin Clarifies ‘Arrest’ News

Local News

More Power Inaugurates 10MVA Mobile Substation

More Electric and Power Corporation has recently celebrated the inauguration of its 10MVA mobile substation nestled along Explorer Road in Iloilo Business Park, November 20, Friday. The mobile substation is expected to supplement the electricity needs of the metro. It is part of the five-year development plan of the distribution utility (DU) in a bid… Continue reading More Power Inaugurates 10MVA Mobile Substation

National News

Globe Expands 5G Coverage in 17 Cities Nationwide

Globe remains true to its promise of bringing the latest technology to other parts of the country as it expands its 5G coverage to 17 key cities in Metro Manila, Visayas and Mindanao. The company is accelerating upgrades of its existing technology to improve further the connectivity, mobile experience, and unlock vast potentials for its… Continue reading Globe Expands 5G Coverage in 17 Cities Nationwide

National News

Manny Pacquiao is Globe’s Newest Brand Ambassador

Globe announced that it has partnered with twelve-time, eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, as its brand ambassador. The partnership is in line with the telco's position to stay closer to its customers who are reeling from the impact of the pandemic and the current economic downturn. “Manny is the epitome of a true global Filipino,… Continue reading Manny Pacquiao is Globe’s Newest Brand Ambassador

Shopping

Al Di Foods Expands Online Market; Spreads Awareness on Health

Iloilo-based company Al Di Foods relaunches their Lazada and Shopee stores for a more delightful consumer experience. The Covid-19 pandemic raised awareness among Filipinos on the benefits of boosting the immune system. With its flagship product Al Di Turmeric Tea, Al Di Foods increased sales even with the pandemic. Curcumin, the major component of turmeric,… Continue reading Al Di Foods Expands Online Market; Spreads Awareness on Health

Local News

Iloilo City Government Shares Steps to QR Code Registration

The Iloilo City Government, in an update, will be requiring Quick Response (QR) codes for contact tracing purposes, starting next month. The registration begins today, November 16. According to IT Division Head Francis Cruz, QR codes must be presented to establishments. This is to improve the contact tracing methods of the local government. The QR… Continue reading Iloilo City Government Shares Steps to QR Code Registration

Feature Stories

San Enrique Native Builds Business Empire; Gives Back to Community

Coming from a family of politicians, Camila Pama Fernandez had something else in mind. She is the daughter of San Enrique’s former Mayor Jose Fernandez and former Vice Mayor Corazon Pama Fernandez; her sister is Trixie Fernandez, the current mayor of the said municipality. Camila’s passion for entrepreneurship led her to build her own business… Continue reading San Enrique Native Builds Business Empire; Gives Back to Community

Local News

More Power Bares Line Maintenance Work Results

In a social media post, More Electric and Power Corporation bared the results of their line maintenance works at the La Paz Feeder 03 distribution lines. It may be recalled that the distribution utility announced a scheduled power interruption last November 14 and 15 to conduct maintenance work as well as replace dilapidated poles in… Continue reading More Power Bares Line Maintenance Work Results

Local News

Establishments Closed Due to Alcohol Ban Violation

Establishments were recently closed due to violation of the liquor ban. Most include resto bars, videoke bars, and pubs – especially those along the beaches of Sto. Niño Norte and Sur in Arevalo. “I have ordered the closing of establishments who violated our city’s ordinance in serving alcoholic drinks even if our city is still… Continue reading Establishments Closed Due to Alcohol Ban Violation

Local News

Iloilo City Inaugurates Molecular Lab

Iloilo City has recently launched the USWAG Iloilo City Molecular Laboratory in Barangay San Pedro, Molo. The blessing and inauguration were led by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas and government officials. The laboratory, according to Executive Order 184, is a health facility where COVID-19 testing can be done. The facility aims to augment the testing… Continue reading Iloilo City Inaugurates Molecular Lab