RID 3850 hosts successful Discon 2017 in Iloilo City

THE ROTARY International District 3850 mounted a successful Joint Rotary, Rotaract, and Interact District Convention (Discon) 2017 at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City, March 10-12. More than 600 Rotarians along with their spouses and guests joined the series of plenary sessions and other business related meetings in the three-day event. The participants included […]

Mapúans conquer Shell Eco-marathon Philippines

A BAND of young engineers from Mapúa Institute of Technology emerged as champions among 30 student teams in the 2017 Shell Eco-marathon Philippines, a challenger event hosted by Shell Pilipinas, held recently at the Clark International Speedway in Mabalacat, Pampanga. Team Aguila, led by their adviser Professor Sherwin Magon, triumphed with their ultra-lightweight and fuel-efficient […]

JCI World President Visits Philippines

By Elsbeth Amancio and Juliene Amane Junior Chamber International (JCI) World President Dawn Hetzel set foot for the first time in the Philippines to visit local chapters and see the different projects of JCI Philippines. Hetzel arrived in the country late afternoon of March 10, 2017 and was greeted by the JCI Philippines National President […]

ASEAN delegates tour Iloilo City

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos Photos by: Ricky D. Alejo   DELEGATES to the ASEAN meetings capped their visit to Iloilo with a city tour on March 9, 2017. Dinagyang Festival’s winning tribe, Tribu Salognon of Jaro National High School, greeted the delegates with a performance at the City Hall. Vice-Mayor Joe Espinosa III, […]

Discovering New Designs

By: Nestle Taala and Jen Denise Tolosa, CPU Interns THE Iloilo Science and Technology University’s Fashion Designing class presented the research outputs of 3rd Year and 4th Year fashion design students at Robinsons Place Iloilo last March 5, 2017. According to Jeffy Ticao, one of the organizers, the event aims to discover new styles, technique, […]


By: Victoria Anne C. Sullivan Uygongco Foundation Inc. MORE than 1,700 runners gathered at the Chevrolet Showroom in Taft North, Mandurriao, Iloilo City on Feb. 26, 2017 in support of Uygongco Foundation Inc.’s (UFI) 5-kilometer fun run. This is the second run that UFI mounted in partnership with Chevrolet-Iloilo. The 7th edition of the UFI fun […]