Whirlpool launches new products for the Philippine market

Whirlpool and Excellence Appliance Technologies, Inc. (Exatech) recently introduced three new products in the Philippines. For twenty-seven years, Whirlpool and Exatech have joined together to bring quality US appliances to Filipino consumers. Coming from a humble beginning as a local appliance retailer, Exatech has grown into an international distributor after its partnership with Whirlpool in […]

Hotel Sogo gives free bottled water in Holy Week 2019

In observance of this year’s Lenten season, Hotel Sogo gave away thousands of bottled waters for free to parishioners and travellers last April 18, 2019 (Maundy Thursday) as part of its ‘Kwaresma campaign.’ Six Hotel Sogo branches nationwide including Cainta, Novaliches, Avenida, Harrison Pasay, Tarlac and Cebu has set up their respective booths to distribute […]

The wonders of Antique

Story and photos by: Emme Rose Santiagudo BEAT the heat! Replenish your tired and weary soul in a hidden paradise right at the highlands of Antique. Dubbed the “Little Baguio” of Antique, the Aningalan Highland Strawberry Garden is the perfect destination for strawberry-savvy tourists and guests. From strawberry picking, wondrous variety of flora and fauna, […]

Hugging Horizons with the Daily Guardian

I’m Levy Amosin, travel x style blogger and founder of hugginghorizons.com . “Hugging Horizons” is a brand and a blog site featuring heartfelt travel and style stories. I was born in Iloilo, raised in Manila and am sometimes based in Hong Kong. I’ve been traveling since I was 4 years old! Growing up with that lifestyle, […]

Boracay – New Ways, New Days

By: Neil Abbey When I first stepped foot onto the fabled white sands of Boracay, it was a different time and place. No heavy-handed politics, no hardcore environmental concerns, none that I could recall anyway. All I remember was Boracay was an unparalleled paradise – a tropical oasis and one of the few truly international […]

BOON FO HABLON: NGCP inks deal with Rajo Laurel for sustainable livelihood project

THE National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) Project Baro, one of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects, gets a boost as renowned fashion designer Rajo Laurel recently signed an agreement to use the project’s products for NGCP’s corporate uniform in 2020. Project Baro is a sustainable livelihood project that aims to promote and […]

EMPOWER: An Anti-Vaw Info Drive

By: Rheinhart G. Pahila, USA LAW Batch 2018 FOR MOST of us, we see [our] laws as yet another abstract product of Congress. Most often than not, it flipped through our senses unnoticed, not until it involved the very core of our existence as legal being. Most especially today, we live in a generation of […]

19th AdCon focuses on creating lasting relationships with iGeneration

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo The senior marketing students of University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), in partnership with UPV Marketing Society Incorporated, will hold the 19th Advertising Conference (AdCon) on March 29-31, 2019 at District 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. This year’s AdCon focuses on how to create lasting relationships with the iGeneration. As marketers, Gino Luistro […]

Bourbon Street ups the ante!

By: J Scott Sarria Photos By: J Scott Sarria, Jigs Latoza and Bourbon Street BOURBON Street Bar and Grill, the best crib for ribs and premier American dining in town has a new branch. Kaon Ta, Iloilo! was invited to an evening of what we may call one of the best dining experiences Iloilo City […]


Two internationally respected Ilongga artists, Ofelia Gelvezon-Tequi and Nelfa Querubin, are featured in an exhibition of their original prints in UP Visayas titled CONTRADISTINCTION. Gelvezon-Tequi (b. 1944) is from Guimbal while Querubin (b.1941) hails from Concepcion. Both women have illustrious careers in the visual arts. Both won the Cultural Center of the Philippines 13 Artists […]