Western Visayas museum opens textile gallery

Posted by watchmen
December 17, 2018
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The Western Visayas Regional Museum opened on Saturday, December 15, a gallery featuring the weaving tradition of the region. Dubbed “Habol Panay: The Woven Artistry Philippine Textiles,” the exhibit is the first ever gallery unveiled since the converted Old Iloilo Provincial Jail was opened as a regional museum last April in this city. The gallery …

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Iloilo City Hall, Plaza Libertad lit up for the holidays

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December 17, 2018
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Mayor reaffirms ‘no vendors in the plaza’ policy   The Iloilo City Hall and Plaza Libertad were lit up for the Christmas season following a “switch-on” ceremony, which was led by Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III last week. “[Plaza Libertad] is where people gather,” he said. “That is why it is always the center …

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Bacolod City getting into the Christmas spirit

Posted by watchmen
December 14, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim Photos by Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   With Christmas just over a week away, Bacolod City is already immersed in the Christmas spirit. Bright lights, Christmas trees, and massive displays can be seen across the city. From the bustling SM City Bacolod, the newly-opened Ayala Capitol Central Mall, the iconic Bacolod …

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Christmas is a family affair

Posted by watchmen
December 14, 2018
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Story and photos by Toots Jimenez, Jr.       Amid the “-ember months,” people are joyful, cheerful, and excited. The yuletide season arrives in vans or from bodegas with entrepreneurs grabbing crates of apples, oranges, grapes, and lemons. Homes are decorated to show the joys of celebrating Christmas at home. Children are excited to receive gifts and …

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Lenovo bolsters PH lineup with new AMD-powered devices

Posted by watchmen
December 12, 2018
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Lenovo is refreshing its product offerings to Filipino customers with the launch of new laptops that run on AMD Ryzen processors. The release is part of the company’s objective of bringing the latest technology straight to consumers. Based in California, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets. Its main …

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IPC optimizes truck fleet customers’ businesses with Isuzu Eco-Drive Training

Posted by watchmen
December 11, 2018
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Owning, driving, and maintaining an Isuzu commercial vehicle is already a sound business investment in itself, as the world’s foremost manufacturer of diesel-powered engine assures the power, reliability, durability, and fuel efficiency in every vehicle that rolls out of its assembly. However, to maximize the strengths of every Isuzu truck, maintaining and operating it must …

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Small town lottery firm hosts ‘Hampangan’ in Hinigaran

Posted by watchmen
December 10, 2018
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Small town lottery firm Super Lucky Beagler, Inc. (SLBI) recently hosted Hampangan, an event for kids featuring a mobile playground, in Hinigaran. Super Beagler, the Hampangan mascot, paid a visit and entertained the children alongside a colorful castle, an elephant covered with floral art, games, and a story-telling area. Also present for the event were …

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Kalamayan Festival 2018

Posted by watchmen
December 10, 2018
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Battle of the Bands set for December 21   Victorias Milling Company Inc. will host this year’s Battle of the Bands at the Victorias Public Plaza on December 21. The contest is part of the city’s Kalamayan Festival 2018 celebration. The winner will receive P30,000. Bands must be comprised of five to 12 members and …

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Seven hired from Iloilo City PESO job fair

Posted by watchmen
December 10, 2018
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  The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) job fair that took place in Iloilo City last month saw a total of seven applicants hired. According to PESO head Ma. Elena Benitez, the companies participating in the event were SM Supermarket, YHMD International Manpower Services Inc., and Wizard Manpower. Among the available jobs included bagger, administrative …

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Bacolod City government recognizes retirees

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December 10, 2018
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The Bacolod City government recently held a tribute for 50 city government employees who retired this year. “You are part and parcel of Bacolod and Bacolod would not be where it is today if not for your contributions,” said Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia. “Our employees are the front-liners in terms of public service and …

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