Iloilo Holidays

Special Working and Non-Working Holidays 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte recently issued Proclamation No.1107 (amending Proclamation No.986) declaring the regular holidays and special (non-working) days for the year 2021. They are the following: Regular Holidays 2021: New Year’s Day (1 January, Friday) Araw ng Kagitingan (9 April, Friday) Maundy Thursday (1 April, Thursday) Good Friday (2 April, Friday) Labor Day (1 May,… Continue reading Special Working and Non-Working Holidays 2021

Local News

Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

Vaccine in Iloilo City. “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? Here, we list updates about COVID-19 vaccine in Iloilo. Iloilo City… Continue reading Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

National News

Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

5G Philippines: Globe leads the 5G supremacy race in the Philippines with 1,069 areas across the country now with this latest generation in wireless technology.  At present, Globe has the widest 5G footprint in the country owing to the company's aggressive network builds and site upgrades. As of January this year, Globe's 5G coverage is… Continue reading Globe: Bringing Widest 5G Network in the Philippines

National News

PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer DITO have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers. Under the agreement, PLDT will establish and manage the interconnection facility that will operate as the primary physical interface for… Continue reading PLDT, DITO Sign Interconnection Deal

Feature Stories

Remembering EDSA People Power Revolution

This 2021, specifically February 25th, is the 35th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, commemorating the demonstrations that occurred in 1986. In a Memorandum Circular 2021-021, released February 17, 2021, by the Department of Interior and Local Government, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines will conduct a commemorative program at the EDSA People… Continue reading Remembering EDSA People Power Revolution

Local News

Himbon Bares Story Behind ‘We Hide No More’ Exhibit

SM City Iloilo highlights 'Himbon: We Hide No More', a mural and painting exhibition by artists from Himbon, in partnership with SM City Iloilo, with the support of the University of the Philippines Office of Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, Eskenita Gallery, and Boysen. The exhibit is located at the L/GF of SM Northwing,… Continue reading Himbon Bares Story Behind ‘We Hide No More’ Exhibit

Local News

MORE Power Giving Away Mountain Bikes in Iloilo Fun Ride Raffle

Iloilo fund ride: In a bid to improve the bike lanes in Iloilo City, Iloilo City distribution utility More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) will host a ‘Bike Fun Ride for a Cause’ on February 28. The event will have a Php 100 registration fee and 100% of the proceeds will be used… Continue reading MORE Power Giving Away Mountain Bikes in Iloilo Fun Ride Raffle

Local News

Why Ilonggos Should Watch ‘The Vax’

‘The Vax: “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? According to Jeck Conlu, spokesperson of the Iloilo COVID team, 71% of 9,731… Continue reading Why Ilonggos Should Watch ‘The Vax’

Local News

DOST Weather Bulletin for #AuringPH (Live Updates)

#AuringPH The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) issues ‘Severe Weather Bulletin' for Tropical Storm Auring (International name Dujuan). Here are the latest updates posted on the DOST social media page: Severe Weather Bulletin #24 - Final For: Low-Pressure Area - Formerly "#AuringPH" (Dujuan) Tropical Cyclone: Alert Issued 2:00pm, 22 February 2021 "Auring" weakens into… Continue reading DOST Weather Bulletin for #AuringPH (Live Updates)

Local News

San Pedro Molo is First Jumper-Free Barangay in Iloilo City

San Pedro Molo is the first ‘jumper-free’ barangay in Iloilo City, as announced by distribution utility More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo). It may be recalled that power pilferage (or electricity theft) is one of the major problems in the metro when it comes to energy consumption. Barangay Captain Carl John Lapascua is… Continue reading San Pedro Molo is First Jumper-Free Barangay in Iloilo City