Local News

Iloilo Barter Community: Real ‘Cashless’ Society

Already bartered my coffee press as of writing. After 45 days of enhanced community quarantine, the City of Love emerged, albeit, rejuvenated. Although some may be facing financial problems, some are resorting to resourceful methods. A Facebook group called ‘Iloilo Barter Community’ is making waves in the Ilonggo circuit as more and more individuals start… Continue reading Iloilo Barter Community: Real ‘Cashless’ Society

National News

House Committee Okays ABS CBN Provisional Franchise

The House of Representatives Committee of the Whole recently approved the bill granting ABS CBN a provisional franchise to operate until October 2020. It can be recalled that the media and entertainment network went off air after the National Telecommunication Commission ordered it to stop operations due to the expiry of its legislative franchise. House… Continue reading House Committee Okays ABS CBN Provisional Franchise

National News

Radyo Pilipinas Debuts ‘Wow China’ Program; Sparks Outrage

Just recently, state-owned Radyo Pilipinas debuted ‘Wow China’, a collaboration between Philippine Broadcasting System (PBS) and China Radio International, also a state-owned international radio broadcaster in China. 'Let’s get to know our Chinese brothers for better relations and friendship’ is an opening spiel in the program in Filipino. Its first episode was aired on May… Continue reading Radyo Pilipinas Debuts ‘Wow China’ Program; Sparks Outrage

National News

Cebu Pacific Introduces ‘Contactless Flights’

As part of its preparation to fly again in the future, Cebu Pacific rolls out measures for contactless flights. Having everyJuan’s health and safety in mind, the airline will continue to promote social distancing and minimize face-to-face contact between passengers and staff with the following guidelines: Safety on the ground. All Cebu Pacific ground staff… Continue reading Cebu Pacific Introduces ‘Contactless Flights’

National News

ABS CBN Shutdown Sparks Outrage, Network Vows Comeback

Philippines' largest media and entertainment network ABS CBN goes off the air after the National Telecommunication Commission ordered it to stop operations due to the expiry of its legislative franchise. Legal Plight. It can be recalled that NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba assured members of the House of Representatives that the agency will heed the advice… Continue reading ABS CBN Shutdown Sparks Outrage, Network Vows Comeback

National News

Liquor Makers Plea to End Ban

Manufacturers of liquor plea to end the ban against alcoholic beverages stating that the industry’s survival is at stake. In an article by the Inquirer, liquor companies urge the government to ease restrictions. The Center for Alcohol Research and Development (CARD) Foundation Inc. made an appeal last April 16 addressed to Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez.… Continue reading Liquor Makers Plea to End Ban

World News

Meteor Shower Visible Tonight

Up to 15 ‘bright and fast’ meteors will be visible tonight (April 22) until dawn tomorrow (April 23). According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reveals that the Lyrid meteor shower will peak tonight. “Although not numerous, Lyrids are bright and fast meteors. “No matter where you are on Earth, the… Continue reading Meteor Shower Visible Tonight

World News

Free PS4 Games: Sony ‘Play at Home’ Initiative

In a bid to keep the masses at home, Sony launched its ‘Play at Home’ initiative. Aside from providing free games to keep the PlayStation community at home, the initiative also helps independent game studios who may be facing financial difficulty. “As a thank you to all who are doing their part to lessen the… Continue reading Free PS4 Games: Sony ‘Play at Home’ Initiative

Feature Stories

Ilonggos React to Liquor Ban: How are they Coping?

For local drinker *Edgar, weekends mean a night of drinking with friends and a routine bar hopping. This includes visiting local bars and clubs, as enumerated by him – the Cave Superclub at the City Time Square, the Secret Place in Taft North, MO2 Ice within the Smallville Complex, Backyard Pub along Diversion Road, and… Continue reading Ilonggos React to Liquor Ban: How are they Coping?

National News

Foodpanda Gives Back to Frontliners

Foodpanda acknowledges the nation’s real heroes in these trying times. To ease the burden of frontline healthcare workers as they fight against COVID-19, Foodpanda has been helping out the best way they know how – through delivering good food right to their workstations. To show their appreciation and gratitude in keeping the community safe and… Continue reading Foodpanda Gives Back to Frontliners