Guimaras barangays discuss disaster preparedness, mitigations

BARANGAY Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils in Guimaras recently gathered for a public gab on disaster preparedness and mitigation. “Disaster is everybody’s concern,” said Teresita Siason, Local Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Officer 4 during the Orientation-Seminar on DRRM at the GTIC Function Hall, San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras on July 17, 2018. Siason discussed […]

Globe intensifies disaster preparedness campaign

GLOBE Telecom continues to strengthen its #GlobeREADY campaign.The company will join the Metro Manila Metrowide Shake Drill this month, in line with its effort to fortify awareness of business continuity management and build resilience against calamities. The drill will be led by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and  local government units in coordination with […]

RUN UP YEAR 8

IN CELEBRATION of the Alumni and Faculty Homecoming of the University of the Philippines Visayas on August 24-26, 2018, the UP SILAK Brotherhood and UP SILAB Sisterhood in partnership with the UP Alumni Association, Iloilo Chapter will host the eight edition of RUN UP on August 25. RUN UP 8 will be a special event […]

A No-Holds-Barred Lechon Festival

Text and photos by: Bombette G. Marin BALASAN, Iloilo will celebrate Lechon Festival in a very festive affair on a quiet street fronting the town hall on June 20-26, 2018. The activities include Cara-Gwapa Festival, Balasan Got Talent, Lin-Ay sang Balasan and nightly live band performances. Highlighting the festivity on July 20 at lunchtime is the […]

Journalism crash course trains 500 student-writers

Story and Photos by: Elyrose S. Naorbe THE Rotaract Club of Metro Iloilo (RCMI) mounted “Tinta kag Tinaga: A Crash Course in Journalism for New Writers Year 5” which trained more than 500 student-writers from Iloilo and Guimaras. The project is the club’s way of welcoming the Rotary Year 2018-19, which is themed “Be the Inspiration.” […]

DOT eyes new markets for PHL dive destinations

THE Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) looks to tap new markets for the country’s thriving dive tourism as it opens business opportunities for stakeholders attending the Dive Resort Travel (DRT) Show Philippines this coming September 7-9 at the SM Megatrade Hall, Mandaluyong City. During the DRT Show, one of the largest international diving exposition, the […]

Smart bags 15 Quill Awards

SMART Communications again emerged as one of the top winners of the Philippine Quill Awards, having received a total of 15 trophies in a ceremony held recently in Pasay City. Smart’s winning programs sought to make the mobile internet experience more accessible, affordable, and meaningful to Filipinos; use technology to enhance education, disaster preparedness, health […]

RUN UP YEAR 8

IN CELEBRATION of the Alumni and Faculty Homecoming of the University of the Philippines Visayas on August 24-26, 2018, the UP SILAK Brotherhood and UP SILAB Sisterhood in partnership with the UP Alumni Association, Iloilo Chapter will host the eight edition of RUN UP on August 25. RUN UP 8 will be a special event […]