Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres THE John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University recently inaugurated its first training ship, M/V John B. Lacson. Leading the historic ceremony were Dr. Mary Lou Lacson-Arcelo, JBLFMU president emeritus; and her son and JBLFMU CEO, Dr. Ronald Lacson Sebastian along with ship Capt. Vicente Fedelicio, chairman of the university affiliate JBL Maritime […]


Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres THE grand coronation night of the municipal fiesta of Calinog, Iloilo climaxed in a glittering Spanish- themed grand coronation night of this year’s Kapistahan Queen Niña Thaddea Baranco Centena, daughter of Calinog Mayor Alex and first lady Jennifer Barranco-Centena, and King  Alexander delos Santos Centena, son of Noel Centena and Tracy […]


Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres COSMO Iloilo’s partyphiles were in for a fiery red pool party at the upscale Courtyard by Marriott recently. Splashing at the pool scene were the cool DJs who pumped the air with techno hits while everyone warmed up their senses with flowing Bacardi cocktails and bar chows. Adding more color and […]

Beauty Spot!

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres RIVECOWE, a high-end Korean cosmetics headed by Iloilo franchisee Alfie Joy Niego, recently opened its branch at Robinsons Place Iloilo. Located at the second floor, Rivecowe specializes in special herb-based make-up and facial care products.

Elegant dining collections

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres SHOPPERS enjoyed the beauty of British craftsmanship as Ilonggo artist Ian Paranpan, who is now based in London, recently unveiled his collections of porcelain dining sets at Robinsons Jaro and Pavia. The event kicked off with a ribbon cutting rites led by Paranpan himself along with Putli Fuerte and British novelist […]

PCSO inaugurates Guimaras branch

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres TO reach more indigent recipients, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PSCO) recently opened its Guimaras branch at the Municipality of San Miguel in Jordan. No less than Alexander Balutan, PCSO national general manager; along with Remeliza Gabuyo, assistant general manager; led the celebration. They were joined by Jeanette Tañales-Lloyd, PCSO Visayas […]

A vintage-themed Christmas soiree

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres COURTYARD by Marriott Hotel Iloilo recently unveiled its awesome Christmas tree bedecked with historical-themed decors that gave tribute to the remaining edifice of Iloilo’s old airport control tower in Mandurriao. Leading the ceremony was Iloilo City Mayor Joe Espinosa III along with Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Iloilo General Manager Cleofe Albiso, […]

A ‘dream come true’ for Cheska

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres SINCE her childhood days, our charming granddaughter, Francheska Marie Dela Cruz Billones, daughter of my niece Marchea and Engr. Francis Billones, wished for a debut. “I want to feel like a real princess, even just a night,” Cheska said. So when the time came, her parents made their eldest daughter’s wish […]

Passion for fashion

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres THE 2018 Iloilo Fashion Designers Week at the Courtyard by Marriott grand ballroom in Mandurriao, Iloilo City was sterling success, folks. The three-day event welcomed guests with cocktails at the lobby, where featured fashion designers mingled with some of Iloilo’s fashion lovers. One of the highlights was the event’s special guest, […]

Deck the halls

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres THE Mansion once again kicked off the holiday season with its second Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The Sy family led by The Mansion president Nena Sy-Lim and CEO Noel Sinclaire Sy graced the event. The attendees enjoyed the champagne and canapés while the La Musica Embajadores chorale serenaded them with Christmas […]