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#FeaturedIlonggo Alanna Patricio

#FeaturedIlonggo Alanna Patricio: Born and raised in Florida to Ilonggo parents, Alanna Patricio ventured into the music industry at the tender age of 16. With the support of her parents, she released her first single titled 'Density' in December 2023. Within a week of the song's release, the track gathered 10k streams on Spotify and… Continue reading #FeaturedIlonggo Alanna Patricio

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#FeaturedIlonggo: Bronze P

Featured Ilonggo: Bronze P, Basta Ilongga Gwapa Singer. "Basta Ilongga gwapa," one of the most popular phrases describing unique Ilongga beauty, came from the song entitled 'Ilongga Gwapa'. The phrase, from a simple song lyric, transformed into an empowering catchphrase that describes the allure of Ilongga beauty. 'Ilongga Gwapa' is a song by Clique This,… Continue reading #FeaturedIlonggo: Bronze P

Lifestyle

iStep Juku Review and Tutorial Center

iStep Juku Review and Tutorial Center: An article by Business World reveals that the education sector is facing an enormous setback following the 2020 pandemic. Department of Education Undersecretary and Chief of Staff Epimaco V. Densing III, during the Business World Economic Forum, bared that the country has three to five years to reverse the… Continue reading iStep Juku Review and Tutorial Center

Local News

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act. Progress is essential. Preservation, too, is essential – but, ultimately, it is a balancing act. Such was the case between the indigenous people (IP) of Calinog and the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project and its construction partner Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. Background: The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project was… Continue reading Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

National News

BongBong Marcos SONA: A Summary

President Bongbong Marcos SONA: Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Romualdez Marcos, Jr., 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines' 2022 State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City. On Economy Sound fiscal management Increase revenue and productivity PH as 'investment destination' eyed. Imposition of tax to digital goods mentioned. Tax system to be… Continue reading BongBong Marcos SONA: A Summary

Lifestyle, Local News

Iloilo City as Esports Capital

Iloilo City as Esports Capital: Jamar Montehermoso, the founder of ILO Esports and initiator of the campaign, bares his thoughts on Iloilo City becoming the esports capital in the country. The initiative was welcomed by the Iloilo City Government, headed by Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, and led to the issuance of Executive Order 134… Continue reading Iloilo City as Esports Capital

National News

Bongbong Marcos on Health Care

Bongbong Marcos on Health Care and the Pandemic. Presidential candidate Ferdinand Romualdez ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., recently held a press conference gathering mainstream and social media from Regions V and VI. Among topics discussed include disaster response, traditional and renewable energy, digital infrastructure, agriculture, and infrastructure development. One of the highlighted topics under disaster response includes… Continue reading Bongbong Marcos on Health Care

National News

Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo Guimaras Negros Bridge

Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo – Guimaras – Negros Bridge. Presidential candidate Ferdinand Romualdez ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., recently held a press conference gathering mainstream and social media from Regions V and VI. Among topics discussed include disaster response, traditional and renewable energy, digital infrastructure, agriculture, and infrastructure development. One of the highlighted topics under infrastructure development… Continue reading Bongbong Marcos on Iloilo Guimaras Negros Bridge

Lifestyle

Marie Wharton: On Business and Innovation

Anna Marie Wharton: On Business and Innovation. The Covid-19 pandemic caught the business sector by surprise. Big and small businesses suffered huge losses, forcing entrepreneurs to think of ways to survive amid a global crisis. Anna Marie Wharton, an entrepreneur from Iloilo City notes that some businesses failed to adapt to the new reality and… Continue reading Marie Wharton: On Business and Innovation

Lifestyle

Roel Castro

Roel Castro did not aspire to become a household name in the business community in the economically booming city of Iloilo. He is an action-oriented executive who prefers to work behind the scenes and away from the public eye. Publicity, however, is invasive for this corporate leader. Through More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power),… Continue reading Roel Castro

Lifestyle

Ilonggo in US Shares Success Story

Ilonggo Story of Success: ‘Paying it forward’ is most probably the theme of Allyson Baviera’s story. Born in Tigbauan, and now living the American dream in Chicago, Allyson bares his story – his early beginning, his entry to a foreign land, his struggles, his hardships, his passion, and his success. Now, at 40, he narrates… Continue reading Ilonggo in US Shares Success Story

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EDSA People Power Revolution

The EDSA People Power Revolution was pivotal in the history of the Philippines. From February 22 to 25, 1986, million of Filipinos gathered along Epifanio De Los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Metro Manila in a campaign of civil resistance, in a bid to end the 20-year term of then-President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Here are excerpts… Continue reading EDSA People Power Revolution

Iloilo City Events

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 Evelio Javier Day

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#FeaturedIlonggo: Kris Traviña

Editor’s note: Supposed to be a promotional article for The Wedding Concierge, we detoured into the interesting life of event organizer Kris Catequista Traviña, the man behind the business. Here we explore his story, his frailties, his strength, his success – through his own words. I’m Kris Catequista Traviña, the second child of a lawyer… Continue reading #FeaturedIlonggo: Kris Traviña