Feature Stories

Roel Castro: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

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: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

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Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

A letter to myself: Today, I challenged myself to write a letter starting with the words ‘dearest survivor’. Dearest survivor, You survived? People back then always complain that you were weak, a cry baby. Maybe you still are. Funny how you are still alive today amid the ongoing chaos around the world. Wikipedia reveals there… Continue reading Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

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Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success

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 Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success

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

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“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

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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

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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