1,000 families in WV receive donations from South Korea & Hubon Binagtong: The Pride of Guimaras

AROUND 1,000 families in Western Visayas (WV) received clothing donations from Rotary International District (RID) 3590, in partnership with Rotary International District 3850 in separate community outreach programs, April 16-19, 2017. Dubbed “Wings to Angels: Love to the Philippines Clothing Donation”, the project distributed 8,000 clothes to families in Iloilo, Aklan and Capiz. Eleven South […]

Guimaras destinations: spot your adventure

When someone mentions Guimaras, the first thing that comes to mind is the place where the sweetest mangoes in the world are found. But the island is more than just mangoes, it offers lots of various fun-filled and exciting adventures and culture-bound experiences that stimulate every traveller’s desire to discover the secret of the island. […]

Gigante Norte embraces Earthfest

Text and photos by: Bombette G. Marin GIGANTE Norte of Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo will celebrate Earthfest on April 20-22, 2017. Hinged to the Earth Day 2017 theme “Environmental and Climate Literacy,” Earthfest is a project of the University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation Inc. (UPVFI), the Philippine Life Saving (PLS), the Island Sustainable Development […]

How to tell if a product is Guimaras-made

By: Kathy Villalon Photos by: Glen Jumayao SOON, there is a way of telling if a product came from the province of Guimaras. “The province of Guimaras is in the process of getting a Geographic Locator for our mangoes and other products,” said Elena Quezon, provincial economic development officer of Guimaras, during the Patilaw sa Manggahan in […]

Pro-Friends kicks off 10th anniversary celebration & Explore Guimbal through Bantayan Festival

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos Photos by: Ricky D. Alejo PROPERTY Company of Friends, Inc. (Pro-Friends) kicked off its 10th anniversary in Iloilo in ceremonies held at SM City Iloilo recently. Theme “10 Solid Years: Building Together and Beyond,” the celebration showcased 10 Great Stories that featured the inspiring stories of 10 homeowners, and how Pro-Friends […]

EVAP signs pact with Korean counterpart

THE Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines sent a delegation at the recently-concluded International Electric Vehicle Expo held at the Jeju Island in Korea. Jeju Island is the perfect annual venue for this event as it is Korea’s designated green island with many low carbon initiatives in place and in the drawing boards. It has […]

13th Bantayan Film Festival this week

By: Reymundo Salao ON April 6, 2017, Guimbal, Iloilo will once again shine with the glitter of the cinematic projection lights as it holds the 13th Bantayan Film Festival. This is the longest running film festival in Western Visayas. With the firm support of the Local Government Unit, the festival was able to hold on to […]