Where To Next: Formerly Low-Key Iloilo City Now Poised To Become A Sparky Lifestyle Hub

Just a few minutes away from the city, the thriving Iloilo Business Park redefines ‘fun’.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJun 11th, 2018


Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres COSMO Iloilo’s shopping and leisure scene gets better as the fab Festive Walk Mall opened at Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao, Iloilo City recently. Mr. Kevin Tan, Alliance Global Group CEO and Megaworld Lifestyle Malls head; and Ms. Lourdes Gutierez-Alfonso, Chief Operating Officer of Megaworld Corp., led the star-studded happening. […] The post FESTIVE WALK MALL’S FAB OPENING appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Iloilo realty scene takes a festive walk

Why is Iloilo suddenly the land of golden opportunity for property developers?   This insight suddenly dawned on business and lifestyle observers when foremost property developer Megaworld opened its first full-scale lifestyle mall in the Visayas-Mindanao region on Saturday morning.   Festive Walk Mall is the largest lifestyle mall development of Megaworld outside Luzon. It's at the 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park township in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, where the old airport was.   Alliance Global Inc. CEO Kevin L. Tan, who also heads Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, has a ready answer to why Iloilo is a desired investment place today.   "Iloilo has...Keep on reading: Iloilo realty scene takes a festive walk.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Meet the 2018 batch of Jr. NBA PH All-Stars

Jr. NBA PH press release PASAY CITY, METRO MANILA – Eight boys and eight girls were named as Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars from a total of 74 participants during the Jr. NBA Philippines 2018 presented by Alaska National Training Camp to become the eleventh batch of Jr. NBA All-Stars. Headlined by Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes, the National Training Camp was held at the Gatorade Hoops Center on May 18, at Don Bosco Technical Institute on May 19 and SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 20. The National Training Camp players were the top performers in Regional Selection Camps in Bacolod, Baguio, Butuan, Metro Manila and Alaska Power Camp, which were led by Jr. NBA Coaches Carlos Barroca and Rob Newson, together with Alaska coaches led by PBA Legend Jeffrey Cariaso. Jr. NBA alumni were in attendance throughout the camp with Thirdy Ravena and Ricci Rivero visiting the Gatorade Hoops Center and Kai Sotto and Rhayyan Amsali highlighting the participants of the Jr. NBA Alumni All-Star Game in SM Mall of Asia. The Jr. NBA All-Stars showcased skills on the court and exemplified the Jr. NBA core S.T.A.R. Values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude, and Respect. Prince Ray Alao, 14, of San Beda University; Ethan Rod Alian, 14, of La Salle Greenhills; John Lester Amagan, 14, of St. Robert’s International Academy of Iloilo; Seven Gagate, 14, of Chiang Kai Shek College; Nathan Jan Jundana, 14, of Bacolod Tay Tung; Christian Joi Mesias, 14, of Jose Maria College of Davao; Kim Aaron Tamayo, 13, of National University; and Rhon Khaniel Telles, 13, of St. Anthony de Carmelli Academy of Cavite topped the boys division, while Madelyn Flores, 14, of Bukidnon National High School; Gin Kayla Huelar, 13, of St. La Salle University, Bacolod; Aishe Solis, 13, of Corpus Christi School in Cagayan De Oro; Pauline Angelique Valle, 13, of Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School; Christine Nichole Venterez, 12, Baguio City National High School; Marielle Vingno, 14, of Escuela de Sophia of Caloocan Inc.; Amber Esquivel, 14, and Kyla Marie Mataga, 13, of De La Salle Zobel were the outstanding performers in the girls’ division. Pauline Angelique Valle and Prince Ray Alao were named this year’s Jr. NBA Most Valuable Players while Marielle Vingno and Ethan Rod Alian were selected as Alaska Ambassadors. Hazel Yambot of Baguio and Mark “Tata” Belangel of Bacolod were chosen as the Coaches of the Year. In addition, special awards were handed out to Kayla Marie Mataga and Javier Louis Jugo as Gatorade Hustle awardees, Merylle Cuasay and Czarlo Salvador as Panasonic Rising Stars, and Aishe Solis and Kim Aaron Tamayo, Cloudfone Awesome Players of the Game. “The Jr. NBA program gives us the opportunity to contribute to our goal of getting more kids to play the game of basketball and help them understand how working hard on their craft can open doors and unlock greater opportunities in life,” said Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes.  “I came here to inspire you but your passion and eagerness to learn inspire me and I’m so grateful for that,” shared Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein to the campers. An NBA experience trip in Shanghai, China awaits the All-Stars in October where they will be joined by other Jr. NBA All-Stars from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam in training and friendly competitions as they catch the NBA China Games 2018 featuring the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks. Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska, the league’s global youth basketball participation program for boys and girls, continues to promote proper nutrition and an active lifestyle, serving as an effective platform in implementing Alaska Milk’s NUTRITION.ACTION.CHAMPION. program that helps address the issue of overweight and undernourished children in the country. AXA, Cloudfone, Gatorade, Globe Telecom and Panasonic serve as Official Partners of the Jr. NBA in the Philippines, while Spalding is a Supporting Partner. ABS-CBN Sports + Action, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the Official NBA Broadcasters of the Jr. NBA in the Philippines. Fans can also follow Jr. NBA at and on Facebook. For all the latest news and updates on the NBA, visit and follow the league on Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about the Alaska Milk Corporation, visit and follow PlayPH at and on Facebook and Twitter......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018


Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres IT WAS a day of class, culture and heroism, when the lifestyle and shopping haven of Iloilo City, Robinsons Place-Jaro, hosted the much-awaited painting exhibit of visual artist Nemesio R. Miranda Jr., also known as Nemiranda. The exhibit featuring Nemiranda’s awesome paintings, which immortalized the heroism and bravery of our soldiers […] The post WAR-TORN MARAWI IN NEMIRANDA’S MIND appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Megaworld targets to open 4 new malls this yr

MANDURRIAO, Iloilo: Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corp. is looking to end 2018 with 18 malls, with four new malls set to open this year. In a news conference on Monday, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Senior Vice President Kevin Tan said four commercial spaces will be opened this year in Pasig City, Alabang in Muntinlupa, Boracay [...] The post Megaworld targets to open 4 new malls this yr appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2018

Megaworld to open P2.2-billion mall in Iloilo City

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter MANDURRIAO, ILOILO CITY — Megaworld Corp. is set to open a P2.2-billion lifestyle mall in this city in April, as it looks to end the year with a total of 18 malls. Located inside the company’s 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park, Megaworld said the 90,000-square meter (sq.m.) Festive Walk Mall will […] The post Megaworld to open P2.2-billion mall in Iloilo City appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2018

Experience the Grandest Festival at SM City Iloilo

EXPERIENCE the grandest Dinagyang Festival 2018 at SM City Iloilo! Great happenings are coming your way this festival season to your favorite lifestyle and entertainment destination. Trade fairs are set January 22-28 at the lower ground floor near (Bacolod Lechon Haus). These trade fairs will showcase the best of Western Visayas products and destinations. The […] The post Experience the Grandest Festival at SM City Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

Is Rizal still relevant among millennials?

Amid the advances in modern technology and social media that changed the lifestyle of young people at present, millennials can still learn from the life and works of Dr. Jose Rizal. Prof. Rejie Palmos, coordinator of the Center for Peace Education at West Visayas State University in Iloilo City, said that our national hero is […] The post Is Rizal still relevant among millennials? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

Awesome Christmas gift ideas for the Pinoy sports fan in your life

Christmas season is here, and along with the cold weather comes the bevy of various NBA games and sporting events that makes any Pinoy sports fan feel the Holidays even more. What better way to make the sports fan in your life happy this Yuletide season than to give them some awesome athletics gear? In this list, we try and offer some great gift ideas for your special someone who happens to be a sports fan.  From your loved one, to your family, friends, and even your inaanak, we've got you covered. Official NBA Apparel No professional sports league celebrates the holiday season better than the NBA.  From its special uniforms, to its yearly tradition of cheery commercials, and its epic slate of Christmas day games, the Association certainly knows how to tickle each and everyone’s holiday soft spot. For the NBA fan in your life, there are lots of choices in officially licensed apparel. Nothing else comes close than wearing your favorite player or team’s threads. Official jerseys and shirts that have licensed logos and designs? This is a classic gift, a no-brainer. NBA Tops  Stephen Curry Nike Statement name and number tee (P1,395) NBA Shorts Cleveland Cavaliers Nike Swingman Shorts (P2,975)   NBA for Youth Los Angeles Lakers Toddler Logo Tee (P1,295)   NBA Caps Golden State WarriorsTwo-tone Wordmark Strapback (P1,790)   Sneakers Nike KD Trey5 V (P4,795) Fresh set of kicks Imagine going to your family Christmas trip with new sneakers on. That’s just the best feeling for any sports fan, and you can help them by trying out any of these fresh kicks. adidas Harden Vol. “1 Driveway” (P8,500) Inspired by Houston Rockets superstar James Harden and his early basketball days, adidas introduces Harden Vol. 1 Driveway. Taking design cues from Harden’s LA home, the latest edition features a cream upper with contrasting Primeknit threads and suede toe shroud.     The Driveway colorway is now available in select adidas retailers and adidas EQT Cushion ADV(P7,500) An evolution of the original EQT Cushion 91 model, the EQT Cushion ADV shoe design features a fluid Primeknit upper with welded synthetic overlays and structural nubuck quarter panels, accented by webbing tape 3-stripes marks, and reflective accents The EQT Cushion ADV will be available in select adidas stores and starting 7th December 2017.  adidas Ultraboost ATR (P9,995) Got a runner in the family? Help them shatter their excuses with the latest additions to the UltraBOOST family. The adidas Ultraboost ATR is designed to empower runners and encourage them to embrace any condition whether rain, hail, darkness or cold.  It has features that can help withstand even the most unpredictable weather. The new UltraBOOST All Terrain and UltraBOOST X All Terrain are now available in and leading adidas stores and retailers.  Merrell Chameleon 7 Stretch in Boulder (Php 5,995.00) The Merrell Chameleon 7 collection is inspired by the adaptable animal itself, and it recently got an upgrade. This core style and fan favorite features an iconic look, style, durability and function. Check out the Chameleon 7 collection in Merrell stores at Glorietta 3, TriNoma, SM North EDSA Annex, Market! Market!, Robinsons Place Manila, Festival Mall, SM Dasmarinas, Marquee Mall, Harbor Point, SM City Cebu, SM Iloilo, SM City Davao, SM Lanang, Abreeza Mall, Gaisano Mall Davao, LimKetKai Mall, and Centrio Mall, select specialty & department stores nationwide and online at   Ultraboost laceless (P10,000) adidas has broken down barriers by working closely with athletes to test and re-work its renowned PrimeKnit upper to create a compression fit which supports and guarantees peak performance from the wearer without the need for laces.  The UltraBOOST Laceless hit stores on 6th December 2017, and retails in and leading adidas stores and retailers.   Sports Tech Fitness has become a common interest and lifestyle among many Filipinos as different types of workouts become more accessible and convenient.  These advanced peripherals from Samsung would make anyone drool. Whether your loved one is a fitness nut, or a tech geek, they’ll certainly appreciate the features of each gadget that’s packed into such a luxurious piece of technology. Gear Icon X (P8,490) Listening to music to get that extra pump during your workout is made easier with the Gear IconX.  No more running with your phone in hand and tangled cord because while the Gear IconX are wireless Bluetooth earphones, you can also load them up with your favorite workout playlists. It also boasts up to 7 hours of battery life.   Samsung Gear Sport (P14,990) This device can do everything from tracking your exercise and calorie intake down to replying to notifications and playing music. This smartwatch is packed with functionalities yet comfortable to wear.   Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro (P8,990) Featuring a minimalist, no-nonsense aesthetic, the Gear Fit 2 Pro offers flawless functionality and seamless integration with your smartphone. You have the option to custom design exercises and goals, and let the software do all the heavy lifting when it comes to tracking your progress.  You can get your own Samsung Gear device starting November 17, 2017 in Samsung Experience Stores, partner retailers, Lazada, and      A piece of history Adidas Telstar 18 (P6,500) Telstar 18, the official 2018 FIFA World Cup™ game ball is the perfect gift for the dedicated football fan.  It pays homage to the first ever adidas World Cup ball, the 1970 Telstar. It’s a reinvention of the classic with a brand new panel design and the latest in ball technology and it will be used by the world’s best players as they seek to claim the biggest prize in football next summer. The Telstar now available at select adidas retail stores and the adidas online shop at .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Ex-city councilor poised for comeback

MEMBERS of Iloilo City Council want their former colleague Lyndon Acap to fill in the vacancy left by former councilor now Vice Mayor Jeffrey Ganzon. During their regular session on Nov 28, 2017, the councilors unanimously voted in favor of the resolution sponsored by Councilor R Leone Gerochi endorsing Acap as Ganzon’s replacement. Gerochi said […] The post Ex-city councilor poised for comeback appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

NBI agents visit Mabilog’s house

ILOILO CITY, Philippines – A day after President Duterte ordered a lifestyle check on Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, agents of the National Bureau of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2017

Iloilo mayor: My house is not a palace

MANILA, Philippines — Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog refuted President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that his house is a palace after ordering a lifestyle check on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2017

Rody orders lifestyle check on Iloilo City mayor - Philippine Star

Rody orders lifestyle check on Iloilo City mayor - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Rody orders lifestyle check on Iloilo City mayor

MANILA, Philippines -  The guns of anti-narcotics policemen are still holstered......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Duterte orders lifestyle check on Iloilo City mayor

Duterte orders lifestyle check on Iloilo City mayor.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Duterte orders lifestyle check on Iloilo mayor

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday revealed that he has ordered a lifestyle check on Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Isuzu treats Ilonggos to a 4×4 Xtreme Xperience

TOP VEHICLE brand Isuzu has brought the second leg of its 4×4 Xtreme Xperience to the City of Love. From Sept 21 to 23, Isuzu Philippines Corporation is showcasing the power of both the D-Max and the mu-X at the Festive Walk Mall, Iloilo Business Park. Isuzu Philippines Corporation President Hajime Koso said that after […] The post Isuzu treats Ilonggos to a 4×4 Xtreme Xperience appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Mayor assures budget for slaughterhouse repair

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III assured that Senator Cynthia Villar, chair of the Senate committee on agriculture, has guaranteed the P100-million budget for the repair and rehabilitation of the city slaughterhouse in Tacas, Jaro district. “Gin-hambal ko na to kay Sen. Villar ang ginapangayo ta nga P100 million for the slaughterhouse […] The post Mayor assures budget for slaughterhouse repair appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Ilongga is Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism Queen of the Year Int’l

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo AN 18-YEAR-OLD Ilongga from Bo. Obrero in Lapuz, Iloilo City bagged one of the five major crowns of the 50th Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty pageant held last Sept 16, 2018 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in Pasay City. Kheshapornam Ramachandran, a Filipino-Malaysian of Indian descent, was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas […] The post Ilongga is Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism Queen of the Year Int’l appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago


ILONGGO business leaders are confident that the Ease of Doing Business Act principally authored by Iloilo fourth district Rep. Ferjenel G. Biron at the House of Representatives will improve the business environment in the city and province of Iloilo. On Sept 21, 2018, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted a public consultation on […] The post BUSINESS LEADERS LAUD BIRON LAW appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago