Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres ONE of Iloilo’s Heritage Hotels, formerly known as Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center, gets a new brand under a new management but with the same old world charm it was known for. Brightside Properties and Resorts, Inc. (BPRI) formally launched The Mansion last week which was witnessed by the who’s […]

We perform as we transform

By: Francisco B Lindero, Jr. THE Western Visayas top cop, Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, put it succinctly in many of his pronouncements that the key to make the police service better than yesterday is for the force to deliver result. Binag, who is barely three months in the position, is convinced that performance is the […]

Who gains from a weak peso?

By: John Carlo Tria THERE are a lot of jitters concerning the dollar-peso exchange rate. People are concerned that goods and services will cost more, especially since foreign oil drives a big part of the economy. They are afraid that this will cause inflationary spirals and, in turn, economic instability. If one side of that may […]

CARD MRI strengthens partnership in Vietnam

CARD MRI Founder and Chairman Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, together with Flordeliza Sarmiento, Aniceta Alip, and Jean Pauline Landicho, CARD MRI Managing Director, CARD MRI Research Adviser, and CARD MRI International Group Director-OIC respectively, recently visited Vietnam to strengthen its partnership with its long-time partners in the said country. CARD MRI visited the Vietnam […]

Mango forum in Guimaras today

THE Fourth Regional Mango Stakeholders Forum takes place today, Aug. 23, 2017 at the Guimaras State College Agri Ecotourism Convention Center in Buenavista town. During his Biyaheng Bukid on Aug. 8, Agriculture secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said the forum aims to craft a five-year roadmap for Philippine Mango Development. Around 150 mango growers, exporters, processors, […]


By: Raoul Simon Suarez “SA A. BONIFACio lang ako! Sa A. Bonifacio lang!” This is what the little old lady said to the jeepney driver before she got inside the vehicle. She said it like as if she was screaming for help. Loud. Booming. Repetitive. She was a tiny woman, presumably in her late 80’s. A […]

The truth will set us free

By: Francisco B Lindero, Jr. SYMPATHIES to Kian Lloyd delos Santos flooded the social media following his death on August 16, 2017 in Caloocan City. Along with the condolences are statements condemning the police in the alleged anti-illegal drug operations involving Kian. Mass protests were mounted by different groups in several areas across the country. Kian’s […]