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917 Day: Globe encourages support for partner NGOs

Donate your Globe Rewards points, telco encourages customers Globe encourages support for community partners in biggest-ever 917 celebration Globe is celebrating National G Day or 917 Day a little differently this year. As a way of giving back to the community, Globe is encouraging its customers to support various advocacies and communities. Together with Globe’s over 85 million customers nationwide, it hopes to pass on … Continue reading 917 Day: Globe encourages support for partner NGOs

Rewards in store for Globe customers on 917 Day

Globe creates #SariSaringRewardingExperiences and new offerings Amidst the ongoing global health crisis, Globe endeavors to bring joy to its customers via better connectivity and innovations that uplift the lives of the Filipino people. Through its annual 917 Day celebration, Globe continues to reinvent ways to share compassion and care, and provide customers with #SariSaringRewardingExperiences. These new offerings, treats and activities that are in store for … Continue reading Rewards in store for Globe customers on 917 Day

Navigating through turbulent skies

Cebu Pacific CEO Lance Gokongwei shares valuable lessons from dad Cebu Pacific has come a long way as it marks 25 fruitful years since it first took to the skies in 1996. President and CEO Lance Y. Gokongwei recalls that sometime in the late 1980s, his late father, John Gokongwei Jr. aka “Big John” first toyed with the idea of starting his own airline. He … Continue reading Navigating through turbulent skies

SM mompreneurs and their secrets to success

Mompreneur, or “momtrepreneurs,” is a slang term describing women who run their businesses while also acting as full-time parents, thus the word is the combination of “mom” and “entrepreneur”. Meet the four women who are recognized for their exemplary roles of raising their families and tending to their businesses yet still manage to do them with flying colors. Windy Ongsingco of Señorita de Bacolod This business of … Continue reading SM mompreneurs and their secrets to success

Modern Filipina beacons, builders and champions

PLDT Home features Gretchen Ho, Krie Lopez and Dumaliang Sisters in #SheConnects campaign Gretchen Ho, Krie Lopez, Ann and Billie Dumaliang are successful young Filipinas from the media, business, and environmental fields. They may have different backgrounds but have one thing in common that makes them all winners in their own right – the power of women connections. How do they overcome the odds and … Continue reading Modern Filipina beacons, builders and champions

Bike Fest 2021 pedals Iloilo to the ‘new normal’

The event will showcase Iloilo as the bike capital of the country The Iloilo Bike Festival 2021 on April 9-11 pedals Iloilo to the new normal. The festivities will include Bike Fun Ride; City Tour on Bike; Bike Art; Family Bike Fun Ride; Food Fair and Bicycle Industrial Expo and Exhibition; symposium on bike industry and its sustainability; and Barkada Team Race. The staging of … Continue reading Bike Fest 2021 pedals Iloilo to the ‘new normal’

Ilonggo pandesal wins best feature story

It was an extraordinary bread story baked with love for the Ilonggos amid lockdowns. The written piece City of Love’s Ilonggo Pandesal by Leonard Pineda I of Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Regional Office 6 bagged the Best Feature Story during PIA Praise Awards 2020. “Pandesal may just be a common bread. But for the Ilonggos, it is a symbol of generosity and unity in times … Continue reading Ilonggo pandesal wins best feature story

Iloilo City’s drive wins Covid-19 story of the year

The City of Love’s war against CoronaVirus Disease (Covid-19) has been hailed story of the year by a telecom company. “How this mayor turned Iloilo into a model city with its ‘all action’ approach to fight COVID-19” won First Place COVID-19 Story of the Year for Rhick Lars Vladimer Albay in the 2020 Globe Media Excellence Award. He also received P10,000 from Mayor Jerry P. … Continue reading Iloilo City’s drive wins Covid-19 story of the year

Iloilo’s art community finds hope via PLDT’s Christmas project

PLDT, in partnership with Museo Iloilo, invited 25 local artists to participate in the e-Christmas card-making project. Anchored on the theme, “FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE this Christmas in the Time of Pandemic”, the artists created masterpieces, which are collectible and unique Christmas e-cards. Winning first place at the first-ever Christmas e-card-making contest was 19-year-old Mimi Centino. She received a cash prize of P5,000. A resident … Continue reading Iloilo’s art community finds hope via PLDT’s Christmas project

Rabiya Mateo

Miss Universe PH 2020 Rabiya Mateo lights up Festive Walk’s giant Christmas tree

Iloilo Business Park hosts Ilonggo beauty queen on her grand homecoming after winning the crown Fresh from being crowned as Miss Universe Philippines 2020, Rabiya Mateo has flown back to her hometown Iloilo City for the very first time to be with her family, thanking her fellow Ilonggos for their all-out support throughout her journey. On her birthday last November 14, she graced the Christmas … Continue reading Miss Universe PH 2020 Rabiya Mateo lights up Festive Walk’s giant Christmas tree

I choose to be positive

The sky is bluer, and the stars are more visible at night. Rooms, streets, markets, and even our seas, are now tidied up. Family members are spending more time with one other. People are “connecting” with old and new friends. Our “screens” these days show us so many testing POSITIVE. The number of the infected, the deaths, and the enforced community quarantine, the economic recession… … Continue reading I choose to be positive

Himbon to inaugurate ArtHub with exhibit HOME

Iloilo’s contemporary art group Himbon is scheduled to inaugurate the Himbon Arthub at the LGF of City Times Square – Gaisano City Center Iloilo on February 26, 2020 (Wednesday) starting 6:00 in the evening. The inauguration of Arthub will come with a group show entitled: HOME which will feature selected masterpieces of its members. The Arthub will serve as a studio, gallery, and learning center … Continue reading Himbon to inaugurate ArtHub with exhibit HOME

Iloilo Business Park goes festive during Dinagyang

For the third year in a row, Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park township was once again illuminated with the vibrancy of Iloilo’s world-renowned Dinagyang Festival 2020 through its display of artistically designed floats. At par with Dinagyang’s grandest celebration yet, this year’s most-anticipated Dinagyang Grand Parade of Lights showcased the vibrancy of the Ilonggo way of merrymaking. About participating floats of groups, corporations and companies brightened … Continue reading Iloilo Business Park goes festive during Dinagyang

Anilao, Iloilo youth serve local communities thru LeadCom program

Organic agriculture for livelihood development, oyster farming to support out-of-school youth, improving literacy by improving access to learning resources and tutorials, promoting a zero-waste lifestyle—these were just some of the projects launched by youth groups who participated in Ayala Foundation’s Leadership Communities (LeadCom) program in Anilao, Iloilo. At the LeadCom “Showcase and Synergize” event held at the Anilao National High School, 50 young leaders from … Continue reading Anilao, Iloilo youth serve local communities thru LeadCom program

Dagyang sa Kapitolyo on Jan. 20 to 26

The Iloilo provincial government is having its own version of Dinagyang Festival merrymaking with “Dagyang sa Kapitolyo” from January 20 to 26, 2020. Revelers will be treated to a fun-filled festival of art, music, food and culture at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. There will be a launching of trade exhibits featuring local products at the Casa Real de Iloilo covered walkway on January 20. In … Continue reading Dagyang sa Kapitolyo on Jan. 20 to 26

Celebrating the success of Filipino athletes

Following the Philippines’ smashing victory in 30th Southeast Asian Games, it’s time to celebrate the shining achievements of Filipino athletes. Leading telco and digital services provider PLDT, its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc, and the MVP Sports Foundation have launched a campaign to highlight the efforts and accomplishments of winning Filipino sports people. The campaign starts off with a 60-second video feature entitled, “Winner.” It … Continue reading Celebrating the success of Filipino athletes

The Medical City Iloilo ready for Christmas

Christmas is now felt and seen in The Medical City Iloilo as the hospital switched on the Christmas star lanterns that adorn its façade. A total of 77 stars were lighted during the switch on ceremony held at the Iloilo River Esplanade 2 and was attended by the employees and some patient partners of The Medical City Iloilo. The event was highlighted with the untying … Continue reading The Medical City Iloilo ready for Christmas

Club for Ilonggo kids and teens launched

JJC Talent Promotion Services launched DRMRS Club of Iloilo in order to help the youth’s dream of performing in big projects become a reality. During the launching held in Robinsons Place Jaro last November 16, JJC Marketing Director Jun Patrimonio Cortel announced several events in 2019 where the youth can participate. Little Santa Costume Contest, December 14 Open for boys ages 5 to 9 years … Continue reading Club for Ilonggo kids and teens launched

An Enchanting Evening at SM City Iloilo

SM City Iloilo took Ilonggos to a magical evening as it officially launched the most- anticipated Christmas celebration in the city, last November 10, 2019 at the Northpoint Event Center. The venue was transformed into a magical garden filled with colors and dazzling lights, as the 40ft. Christmas Centerpiece was lighted with jolly old Santa Claus, witnessed by guests from the public and private sectors. … Continue reading An Enchanting Evening at SM City Iloilo

A Dazzling Christmas at Iloilo Business Park

Property giant Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park officially kicked off the Christmas season with a dazzling display of lights and color as over 38 giant animal installations lit up along Megaworld Boulevard, Festive Walk Mall, Festive Walk Parade, and Plaza Delgado. With a ‘nostalgic childhood Christmas’ becoming the theme of this year’s decorations, bright lights and lively performances took center stage at the Festive Walk Mall … Continue reading A Dazzling Christmas at Iloilo Business Park

Jordan farmers equipped with modern farming tech

Farmers in Jordan, Guimaras are now equipped with knowledge on modern farming methods and technologies. This is true in the case of the beneficiaries of SM Foundation’s Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (SMFI-KSK). After holding their harvest festival at Sitio Barusbos Brgy. Balcon Maravilla last October 24, 2019, this 211th batch of farmers training program beneficiaries trooped to SM City Iloilo for their graduation. They went through … Continue reading Jordan farmers equipped with modern farming tech

Pop-Up Festival slated this National Children’s Month

Bata Ako Ph, together with the Iloilo City Government, and Office of Councilor Love Baronda, is celebrating World Children’s day by participating in the biggest emotional intelligence event in the history – reaching over 1.5 million people, in 3k+ cities with 10k+ volunteers, in 200+ countries around the world. It’s called a POP-UP Festival for emotions, wellbeing, and children’s rights for a better world. Every … Continue reading Pop-Up Festival slated this National Children’s Month

SM Foundation gives medical services to Ilonggos

SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) conducted a medical and dental mission in SM City Iloilo last Sept. 27, 2019 and this benefitted thousands of Ilonggos. Medical services such as medical check-ups, tooth extractions, X-ray, ECG, and ultrasound, as well as free medicines and prescriptions, were given to the beneficiaries. The mission is in partnership with the Iloilo City Government through the City Health Office, Iloilo Medical … Continue reading SM Foundation gives medical services to Ilonggos

Why is Iloilo an excellent MICE destination?

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat led the launching of a P50-million campaign to market and position Iloilo as a premier MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) destination in the country. The launching of “Meet you in Iloilo” campaign aims to draw more tourists, business visitors and exhibitors to one of the most developed and livable cities in the country, Iloilo … Continue reading Why is Iloilo an excellent MICE destination?

Fun run kicks-off Consumer Welfare Month this October

A total of 210 participants registered and joined the recently concluded 4th Consumer Fun Run initiated by the DTI VI which traversed the three-kilometer loop from the Sunburst Park to City Mall – Parola and back, on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2019. With the theme, “Sustainable Consumption: Understanding the Impact of Consumer Choices in a Shared Environment,” the activity was part of the campaign to strengthen … Continue reading Fun run kicks-off Consumer Welfare Month this October

JCC Iloilo Talent Search holds 2nd qualifiers

The second round of the Iloilo Talent Search which has two categories – Teen Model Search and Solo Dance Battle – was held August 25, 2019 at GT Town Center, Pavia. Apart from the contestants, the show also included the four Teen Model winners from the first qualifying round and performances from the JJC Dance Crew and students of the weekend workshops of JJC Talent … Continue reading JCC Iloilo Talent Search holds 2nd qualifiers

Despite blindness, woman builds a business and sends kids to college

Mima Pallado has been blind for 18 years but she did not let this hinder her from starting a business that eventually financed the college education of her children. According to a press release from the Department of Social Welfare and Development 6, Mima is a native of Dumarao town in the province of Capiz. Her only educational attainment is high school because her parents … Continue reading Despite blindness, woman builds a business and sends kids to college

Simple tips for a hassle-free shopping during a sale

Most of us have one thing in mind when we go shopping, and that is getting the best discounts on the items we have been saving up to when the sale season comes. It is helpful to bear in mind some reminders to maximize time and savings bargain shopping. Here are some brief and simple tips you can consider: MIND THE TIME Being aware of … Continue reading Simple tips for a hassle-free shopping during a sale