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No cellphone signals in parts of Iloilo City during Dinagyang Festival - Rappler

No cellphone signals in parts of Iloilo City during Dinagyang Festival - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsJan 21st, 2017

No cellphone signals in parts of Iloilo City during Dinagyang Festival

No cellphone signals in parts of Iloilo City during Dinagyang Festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

IN PHOTOS: 2020 Dinagyang Festival celebrates devotion to Sto Niño in full color

ILOILO CITY, Philippines – This year's Dinagyang Festival filled the streets of Iloilo City with revelry and vibrant performances as locals and tourists witnessed one of the country's grandest and most anticipated tourism events on Sunday, January 26. In its early years, Dinagyang was a parish celebration where natives covered ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2020

Public invited to enjoy Dinagyang 2020 by the rules

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 17 (PIA) - - Everybody is invited to join and enjoy "Dagyang sa Calle Real" of the Dinagyang Festival 2020 on January 25. There are rules and regulations for everyone to follow, t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

Dinagyang Arts Festival to Highlight Local Artists

Local artists here will be given the spotlight in the “Hala Bira Dinagyang Arts Festival” this year. Iloilo City Councilor Jose Efraim ‘Jay’ Treñas III said that it is high time that local artists are given the due recognition they deserve in one of the biggest festivals in the world. “This aims to give the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 10th, 2020

Mahigit 2K pulis, sisiguruhing ligtas ang Dinagyang 2020

Iloilo, Philippines – Mahigit sa 2,200 ang bilang ng mga pulis na ipapadala upang masiguro ang kaayusan at seguridad sa Dinagyang Festival, ayon sa pinuno ng Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO). Sa isang panayam, sinabi ni ICPO director Martin Defensor na inutusan ang mga pulis na bawasan ang kriminalidad, manduhin ang trapiko at magsagawa ng […] The post Mahigit 2K pulis, sisiguruhing ligtas ang Dinagyang 2020 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 9th, 2020

Treñas shuns IDFI, eyes new Dinagyang organizer

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO Dinagyang Foundation Inc. (IDFI), the long-time organizer of the Dinagyang Festival, will soon be replaced by new Iloilo City Festivals Foundation Inc. (ICFF), according to lone district congressman and Mayor-elect Jerry Treñas. In an interview on Tuesday, Treñas confirmed that the ICFF will be the new partner of the city […] The post Treñas shuns IDFI, eyes new Dinagyang organizer appeared first on Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 25th, 2019

No Iloilo Dinagyang delegation in New York parade

THE 21st Philippine Independence Commemoration Parade (29th Annual Parade, New York City) on June 2, 2019 will miss the presence of the delegations from the Dinagyang Festival and the Iloilo Trade Mission. The Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI), the parade organizer in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General in New York, has not confirmed […] The post No Iloilo Dinagyang delegation in New York parade appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 27th, 2019

Our Santo Niño and other festivals

THE Philippines is known for its festivals, with three of the biggest celebrated in this month of January – the Ati-atihan of Kalibo, Aklan, the Sinulog of Cebu City, and the Dinagyang of Iloilo City, all in honor of the Sto. Niño. The Ati-atihan is one of the oldest festivals in the country. It celebrates the coming of ten datus led by Datu Puti and their people from Kalimantan, Borneo, in the 13th century to Panay island, where they were welcomed by dark-skinned Atis led by Ati Marikudo. Together the highland Atis and the lowland Marayons came to celebrate good harvests with street dancing. After the Spaniards came in the 16th century, the festival became a homage to the Santo Niño......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival goes 360°

Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival goes 360°.....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2020

Ramona Diaz s A Thousand Cuts : A risky film on free press, lawless regime

PARK CITY, United States – Award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz’s documentary on Rappler premiered at the iconic Egyptian Theater for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, January 25 (early January 26 in Manila). The film A Thousand Cuts, highlighting Rappler’s fight for press freedom under President Rodrigo Duterte, received a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2020

Army s 301st Brigade sends troops to secure Dinagyang Festival

CAMP HERNANDEZ, Dingle, Iloilo, Jan. 24- The Army's 301st Infantry (Bayanihan) Brigade, together with PNP Region VI and other Local Government units of Iloilo, sent-off security forces for Dinagyan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

Army s 301st Brigade sends troops to secure Dinagyang Festival

CAMP HERNANDEZ, Dingle, Iloilo, Jan. 24- The Army's 301st Infantry (Bayanihan) Brigade, together with PNP Region VI and other Local Government units of Iloilo, sent-off security forces for Dinagyan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 24th, 2020

Globe Telecom announces temporary suspension of mobile services this Sinulog

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Globe Telecom today announced that it will be suspending all mobile phone services starting tomorrow, Saturday, January 18,  until further notice, in compliance with the recent orders of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to shut-off signals during the two significant activities that celebrate the 455th Fiesta Señor and the Sinulog Festival […] The post Globe Telecom announces temporary suspension of mobile services this Sinulog appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

NTC Mandates Signal Shutdown

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) requires both Globe Telecom and Smart Communications to shutdown their cellphone signals during the Sinulog 2020 activities. The first signal shutdown will be during the fluvial procession on Saturday, January 18 from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. affecting Cebu City, Mandaue City, and Lapu-Lapu City. The second signal shutdown will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

Signal shutdown to proceed during Sinulog 2020 events

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After learning that President Rodrigo Duterte was attending this year's Sinulog Festival, police authorities here overhauled an earlier plan and decided to cut cellular phone signal as an addded security measure. Shutting down cell phone signals thoughout Cebu City during Sinulog has been a security practice since ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

Boracay slowly regains power supply

  ILOILO City — More than week after typhoon “Ursula” hit the country, world famous Boracay Island is slowly regaining its power supply. “Only some parts of the island have electricity,” said Mayor Frolibar Bautista of Malay town, Aklan province. To recall, Ursula’s strong winds knocked down electrical posts in Boracay and the rest of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2020

Malaysia to hand over SEA Games flame to Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Philippines will formally receive the Southeast Asian Games flame from 2017 host Malaysia in a handover ceremony that will kick off the country’s hosting preparations into high gear. Philippine Olympic Committee board member Cynthia Carrion is scheduled to accept the flame from Malaysia Olympic Committee president Norza Zakaria on Thursday in a ceremonial lighting of the lantern set at the world-renowned Bukit Jalil National Stadium in the Malaysian capital.  Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee Chief Operating Officer Ramon Suzara and Commissioner Celia Kiram of the Philippine Sports Commission will grace the event which signals the countdown to the opening of the 11-nation meet on Nov. 30 at the Philippine Arena in Marilao, Bulacan.  The PHISGOC ceremonies and cultural events department is organizing the ceremony as part of a series of events highlighting the symbolism of the SEA Games torch and flame.  “The flame handover is an important symbolic ceremony showing the turnover of responsibilities from past host to present,” said Phisgoc ceremonies director Mike Aguilar. Malaysian hosting mascot Rimau will likewise meet Pami, the official mascot of the 30th South East Asian Games, during the ceremony.  Filipino boxer Ian Clark Bautista and taekwondo jin Pauline Lopez also joined the Philippine delagation that arrived from Manila, including Capas, Tarlac Mayor Reynaldo Catacutan. New Clark City, the hub of the Games, is located in Capas, Tarlac.  From Kuala Lumpur, the lantern will be brought to the Philippines, kicking off the torch run activities to be held in various parts of the country, namely in Davao City, Cebu City and Clark. It will also be brought to the Senate, House of Representatives and Malacanang.  The official torch for the 30th SEA Games portrays the national symbols of the Philippines.  The torch, symbolizing unity and celebrating a common message of sportsmanship, athletic superiority and artistic achievements, was designed by the country’s foremost metal sculptor, Daniel dela Cruz.  His torch design for the 30TH SEA Games is inspired by and is a stylized interpretation of our Philippine national flower - the sampaguita, symbolizing purity, simplicity, humility and strength......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2019

Police prepares for Koronadal’s Tnalak Festival

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – Police have deployed over 500 personnel in parts of the city in line with the celebration of the province’s 2019 Tnalak Festival and 53rd foundation anniversary slated on July 12 to 18. Col. Joel Limson, South Cotabato police director, said Wednesday they have assigned teams to secure various […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

Iloilo City eyes shift from festival to MICE tourism

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo AFTER the Department of Tourism (DOT)-6 successful launched its P50-million, three-year marketing plan for Iloilo to become a premier MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) destination in February 2019, the Iloilo City government unit is now gearing its efforts to shift from festival to MICE tourism. City Tourism and Development Officer […] The post Iloilo City eyes shift from festival to MICE tourism appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

It’s not the rainy season yet – PAG-ASA

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo AMID the scattered rains felt in parts of the province and city of Iloilo, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) said the rainy season has yet officially started. According to, PAG-ASA weather observer Charlie Depra, the heavy rains on Wednesday was only in Guimaras, Central Iloilo and parts of […] The post It’s not the rainy season yet – PAG-ASA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019