Who’s up for Brunch at Dova?

There’s a new place in town people! A new bistro that serves BRUNCH all day long. So far this has been the only brunch bistro that I have seen in Iloilo City. It’s DOVA Brunch Café. If you want to have a taste of some heavenly brunch meals while enjoying your own private time, come […]

Griller’s Oyster House

If you ever happen to pass by Smallville Complex, the nightlife center of Iloilo, and you’re craving for some authentic Pinoy dishes, be sure to try Griller’s Oyster House. It’s one of the must-go-to places in the complex. Located at the Vertex in Smallville, Grillers Oyster House is considered to be synonymous with Baked Talaba […]

A Little Piece of Heaven at Heavenly Café and Pastries

Who can say no to a cheesecake? No one! How about if it’s a cheesecake made with love and with a ton of different flavors? I have just the thing for you. If ever you come to pass by the new GT Mall in the Molo District, be sure to check out the new cheesecake […]

Panaderia de Molo: A Century of Baking

Considered to be the prime makers of Ilonggo pastry treats, Panaderia de Molo is famous both in Iloilo, Bacolod and everyone who has been to the Western Visayas region. HISTORY Panaderia de Molo is more than just a bakeshop. It’s a very historical one. It has been witnessed to very important events in Molo district […]

Ponsyon by Breakthrough

In Iloilo, everyone knows Breakthrough Seafood Restaurant. It’s one of the top seafood restaurants in the city, if not the top. However, Breakthrough is located in Villa Beach which is around 30 minutes away from the metro. So for those who are craving for the best seafood dishes, getting there can be quite tricky. Good […]

La Paz District Plaza: Park and Recreation

One of the most popular and frequented spots in the city is the La Paz District Plaza. It’s also one of the most sought after places for people who seek to relax, keep fit and tour. Located at the corner of Burgos and Huervana Streets, the La Paz District Plaza has a land area of […]

Stay in Sta. Barbara, Stay in Fleur de Liz Inn

Located in the busy intersection of Bangga Dama, Fleur de Liz Inn is Sta. Barbara’s go-to-hotel for people staying in the historic town of Santa Barbara. Only ten minutes away from the Iloilo International Airport the hotel is very accessible to the public. Fleur de Liz Inn offers almost 30 rooms ranging from single or […]


A second class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Santa Barbara is home to about 55 thousand residents. It is about 16 kilometers away from the city of Iloilo. Gen. Martin Delgado Monument   Facing the Municipal Hall of Santa Barbara is the monument of General Martin T. Delgado, considered to be the greatest revolutionary […]

Dulgies: Iloilo’s Favorite Dessert House

For those of you who are dessert lovers out there, are you visiting Iloilo anytime soon? I have the perfect place for you.  The must-go-to place for you is Dulgies Dessert Café, Iloilo’s favorite dessert house! Located in La Salette Building, Valeria Street, Dulgies Dessert and Café is the home Iloilo’s best homemade cakes and desserts. […]

Pid-Als: Molo’s Old-timer Coffee House

If La Paz has the popular coffee destination Madge, the district of Molo has Pid-Als. It is considered to be already an institution in Molo. Located in the plaza (district center), it has been in operation sin 1957. Everyone who has been to the district of Molo find it hard to miss this place. If […]

Iloilo rehab plan up for President Aquino’s approval, says gov

ILOILO CITY, July 8 (PNA) — Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Monday announced that the proposed P27.4-billion recovery and rehabilitation plan is now up for President Benigno Aquino III’s approval. This, after the Cabinet Cluster on Rehabilitation (CCR) approved and endorsed the plan following the presentation of the governor last Friday. The governor flew to […]

65 applicants hired-on-the-spot in Iloilo job fair

ILOILO CITY, July 3 (PNA) — There were 65 applicants who were hired-on-the-spot (HOTS) by the participating companies at the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) job fair held Wednesday at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby. The job fair had a total of 1,601 applicants — 616 males and 985 females. PESO chief Francisco Heler said […]

2 LGUs express support to Sicogon development plan

ILOILO CITY, July 1 (PNA) –- Two local government units (LGUs) have unanimously passed resolutions supporting the immediate development of Sicogon Island as a tourism landmark destination in the northern part of Iloilo province. The two LGUs are Carles and Estancia that will directly benefit from the development of Sicogon Island when pushed through. Carles […]

Illegal fishing costs folk P105K in fines

ILOILO CITY,July 03 (PNA)– The city government here gets a share of 70 percent while the barangays get 30 percent from real property tax collection as provided for in the local government code. The proceeds of the basic real property tax, including interest thereon and proceeds from the use, lease or disposition, sale or redemption […]

City gets 70%, brgy 30% share from real property tax

ILOILO CITY,July 03 (PNA)– The city government here gets a share of 70 percent while the barangays get 30 percent from real property tax collection as provided for in the local government code. The proceeds of the basic real property tax, including interest thereon and proceeds from the use, lease or disposition, sale or redemption […]

Expanded Pantawid Pamilya in WV availed off by 3,359 kids

ILOILO CITY, July 4 (PNA)– The Expanded Pantawid Pamilya program has been availed off by 3,359 children of indigent families in Western Visayas during its first year of implementation, according to Department of Social Welfare and Development Assistant director Joel Galicia. Galicia said that the Expanded Pantawid is still being implemented in WV this year […]

DSWD set to release 2nd quarter social pension in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development is set to release the second quarter social pension for the 8,704 beneficiaries in the amount of P19,900,500. DSWD Assistant Director Joel Galicia said that they are about to release to indigent social pensioners their benefits amounting to P500 per person per […]

Monument for fallen Ilonggo heroes, soldiers eyes

ILOILO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog here is planning to put up a monument at the Jaro Plaza with names of fallen Ilonggo soldiers who died in defense of the motherland and local heroes long forgotten by history. “We are going to preserve their memories with their names written in the […]

Kalahi-CIDSS expands projects to 117 towns in Western Visayas

ILOILO CITY, June 30 (PNA) — The Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) will be expanding more projects to 117 municipalities in Western Visayas in response to the devastation caused by last year’s Typhoon Frank. Kalahi-CIDSS deputy regional project manager Leo Quintilla said they already received so many letters […]