Lifestyle

Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99

Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99. From a freelancer’s perspective: Freelancing ‘in this economy’ can be hard. And working overtime is becoming a norm. Taking time off to source ingredients from the market, wash/prepare meat/vegetables, cook a meal, clean the table, and wash the dishes can be extremely consuming, especially when the time and… Continue reading Best Value Meals from GrabFood, Starts at P99

National News

What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150?

What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150? News has been circulating that the Department of Agriculture, headed by President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ R. Marcos Jr., is eyeing the implementation of ‘Masagana 150’, a program that intends to harvest 150 cavans of rice per hectare of land. It is believed to be similar to Masagana… Continue reading What was Masagana 99? And What is Masagana 150?

Local News

Inggo’s La Paz Batchoy Celebrates 102 Years

Inggo’s La Paz Batchoy Celebrates 102 Years: A visit to Iloilo City is never complete without tasting La Paz Batchoy – a delicacy that embodies the culture and heritage of Ilonggos. Multiple stories have been told about the origin of this famous dish but the story of Inggo Lozada, a pioneer, is known only to… Continue reading Inggo’s La Paz Batchoy Celebrates 102 Years

Local News

9 and Beyond Iloilo Reopens, Launches 9:04 Cafe

9 and Beyond Iloilo Reopens: 9 and Beyond, Iloilo's first mother and child center and now a pioneering parenting center, is now open to the public once again. The Iloilo based center is now located on the 2/F of Ana Ros Building, along Simeon Ledesma Street in Jaro, Ilolio City. May 26 marks the rebirth… Continue reading 9 and Beyond Iloilo Reopens, Launches 9:04 Cafe

Lifestyle

Ninong Ry to Tinola Haters: “Baka May Mali sa Way Nila?”

Ninong Ry to Tinola Haters: “Baka May Mali sa Way Nila?” As one of the Philippines’ more popular and regularly served ulams, you’d think that tinolang manok, similar to sinigang and lumpiang shanghai, has cemented its place in the hearts of Filipinos, right? Turns out that for many, it has not. Last March 2021, a… Continue reading Ninong Ry to Tinola Haters: “Baka May Mali sa Way Nila?”

Lifestyle

Universal Robina Corp: a Proud Philippine Multinational Company

Universal Robina Corp. (URC) has proven itself as a true multinational company, with consumer products that are now mainstays on millions of shelves across the globe. Among the company’s market leaders abroad are its Fun-O biscuits and Tivoli wafers in Thailand.  Its C2 ready-to-drink brewed tea also remains a top seller in Vietnam. “We have… Continue reading Universal Robina Corp: a Proud Philippine Multinational Company

Local News

Mrs Wharton Expands Brands with New Concept

Mrs Wharton expands brands with a new concept: The pandemic has brought about new opportunities that are more beneficial to both businesses and consumers. The hole-in-the-wall concept is one of these. What is a hole-in-the-wall business concept? According to Collins Dictionary, a "hole-in-the-wall business is a business, especially a restaurant, that operates from very small… Continue reading Mrs Wharton Expands Brands with New Concept

Lifestyle

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

Lifestyle

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

National News

Western Visayas Robusta Beans Graded ‘Fine’, ‘Premium’

Western Visayas Robusta Beans Graded 'Fine', 'Premium': Western Visayas’ coffee industry could now start to create its brand. The 2021 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition (PCQC), a convergence activity of government agencies and the private sector, has recognized the robusta coffee beans in the region and graded them fine and premium. The PCQC is an annual… Continue reading Western Visayas Robusta Beans Graded ‘Fine’, ‘Premium’