National News

Hidilyn Diaz Qualifies for Olympics

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz could bring the country’s first Olympic gold medal after formalizing her qualification for the 2020 Olympics, the Tokyo Olympics. Diaz formally cements her qualification after participating in the women’s 55kg event in the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Uzbekistan, last Sunday. Diaz placed 4th after lifting a total of 212kg. Chinese athletes Qiuyun… Continue reading Hidilyn Diaz Qualifies for Olympics

National News

SEC on Don Chiyuto

SEC on Don Chiyuto: “Problema mo, sagot ko,” is the promise of Patrocenio Calvez Chiyuto – referred to as Don Chiyuto or Mr. Solve. Supporters describe him as a ‘well-loved philanthropist from Roxas City who has tirelessly helped thousands of people, fulfilling his life-long mission to end discrimination. With 67,922 Facebook followers, the “Mr Solve… Continue reading SEC on Don Chiyuto

Feature Stories

“Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

The Outdoor Coffee: Cliché as it may seem, but you need coffee – the one “na kaya kang ipaglaban”, literally or figuratively. This story, on the other hand, is the opposite of the aforementioned cliché – instead, “kape ang ipinaglaban”. In this article, we share the story of couple Von Daryl Beliña and Maria Armsly… Continue reading “Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

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

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February 11 is Evelio Javier Day

Evelio Javier Day: Officially referred to as the Governor Evelio B. Javier Day, it is a special non-working public holiday commemorating the death anniversary of Evelio Javier, a politician assassinated during the reign of President Ferdinand Marcos. The public holiday is celebrated in the four provinces that comprise Panay Island – Antique, Capiz, Aklan, and… Continue reading February 11 is Evelio Javier Day

Local News

CoLOVEboration Delivers Noche Buena to Families

Local initiative CoLOVEboration successfully delivers Noche Buena packages to families. A donative drive dubbed #CoLOVEboration by Ilonggo blogger Nile Kris Banga was able to raise 39 Noche Buena packages worth Php 500 each and was successfully given to 39 chosen families from Jaro, Bolilao, Guimbal, and Sta. Barbara. It was also through the effort of… Continue reading CoLOVEboration Delivers Noche Buena to Families

Shopping

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

Baked with Love: How One Bakery is Becoming Leon’s Staple

Gemma Cantara-Cabalfin has always been an ardent baker. A resident of Leon, the mother of three has cemented two booming businesses in the locality – Bread ni Josh and Keyk ni Jec. Bread ni Josh, offering a wide variety of baked breads, is named after her eldest son, Zeb Jose Joshua whilst Keyk ni Jec,… Continue reading Baked with Love: How One Bakery is Becoming Leon’s Staple

World News

Joe Biden Wins US Presidential Election

US presidential candidate Joe Biden is hailed victor in the recent presidential election in the United States. The country’s 46th president, Democrat Joe Biden pledges to restore calm and truth after the reigning of former president Donald Trump. Joe Biden of the Democratic party garnered 490 electoral votes (50.6% equating to 74,872,687 vote counts) whilst… Continue reading Joe Biden Wins US Presidential Election

Local News

Honest SM Supermarket Bagger Returns iPad to Shopper.

An honest SM Supermarket bagger recently returned the ‘iPad’ of one shopper. Cedie Doronila Lumbayan of Brgy. Tabucan in Dumangas immediately turned over the item which was eventually returned to its owner. The story of the honest bagger circulated online via a social media post by local media outlet, RMN Iloilo. "Salamat, honest 'bagger' sang… Continue reading Honest SM Supermarket Bagger Returns iPad to Shopper.