Summer is more fun in Western Visayas

By: Nessa Rose Acosta-Libo-on Before the summer month of May ends, take some time to explore the beautiful places and destinations in the Philippines. To be far from the city and its chaos and traffic, an out-of-town vacation is the answer. And to feel that indeed summer is more fun in the Philippines, visit Western Visayas […]

Roadtrip Western Visayas

Text by: Bombette G. Marin Photos by: Ray Tabafunda FIESTAS in the City, which happens May 22-28, 2017, is a wonderfully organised travel and trade fair that provides a great platform to enjoy Western Visayas. An event organized to celebrate the Heritage Month, the annual celebration, now on its 15th year, reflects the region’s growing prominence as […]

Guimaras: Home to world’s sweetest mangoes and more

By: Maricyn A. De los Santos Photos by: Ricky D. Alejo EXPERIENCE the best of Guimaras as the province celebrates Manggahan Festival 2017! Manggahan Festival pays homage to Guimaras Mangoes, the sweetest in the world and known for its sweet-sour taste and thick weevil-free pulp. The high-value crop has been a source of livelihood not only for […]

Join the 1st Tarong Festival

Text by: Bombette G. Marin Photos by: Zhaly Salaya BARANGAY Oyungan, Miagao, Iloilo will celebrates its first Tarong Festival on March 24-26, 2017. This year’s theme, “Pasidunggan kag Pasalamatan,” will focus on the thriving industry of eggplant production of the Barangay. Join the fun. Stop by to enjoy their original, old-fashioned festival celebration with daily activities for […]

Remember our Heroes

By Maricyn a. de los santos photps By: ricky D. aLejo WE CAN never repay the sacrifices of those who offered their lives for us to have the freedom we are enjoying. But in remembering, we, at the least, honor them. On March 18, 2017, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick […]

‘PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC UNCONTROLLED’ – James Mark Salarda mounts first Solo Exhibit

ILONGGO artist James Mark Salarda will hold his 1st Solo Exhibit dubbed “Programmable Logic Uncontrolled” at Museo Iloilo in Iloilo City from March 3 to 24, 2017. His distinct heavy and bold strokes create a wonderful structure that embrace a fearless emotion. His artworks depict current issues in erratic emotion embed creating vivid sublime and […]

Stronghold Insurance breaks ground for Iloilo branch building

STRONGHOLD Insurance Company Inc. (SICI) is forging its stronghold in Western Visayas. SICI executives led by David P. Mercado Jr., SICI EVP; Amiel Mercado, SICI Deputy Chairperson and Managing Director; and Angelito Dumapi, Regional manager, Irene A. Azarraga, Area manager and Engr. Felix Q. Gurrea, Project contractor and among others, led the groundbreaking ceremony for […]