Joseph Batcagan

Joseph is Project Iloilo’s Editor-in-Chief, which is a position he believes will make him the alpha beta among all beta males.

Articles by Joseph Batcagan

Startup Weekend - Project Iloilo

Bayan AT Sarili: The New Breed of Ilonggo Entrepreneurs

Iloilo is changing. Some changes—like how Ilonggos view street art or the way…

Arte Sa Kalye - Project Iloilo

“Makaon Bala Ina?”: Why ‘Arte sa Kalye’ can Influence “Common Ilonggos” to Appreciate Art

"Makaon na bala ina? [Can it be eaten?]" Present art to any Ilonggo…

Mital: Iloilo_Metal Movement - Project Iloilo

‘Mital’: A Short History of Iloilo’s Underground Metal Movement

The place is filled with bodies clad in black. Most, if not all,…

From Wizards to Cosmo - Project Iloilo

From Wizards to Cosmo: A 21st Century Ilonggo Story on Business and Survival

We are what we enjoy. Or, at the very least, we can tell…

Third World Gaming: Tekken - Project Iloilo

Third-World Gaming: The Trials of Being a Tekken Player in Iloilo City

I was 12 when an older teen threatened to stab me for not…

Ilonggo Popcast S01 Finale

Ilonggo Popcast S01E12: Ilonggo Culture Boom [Season Finale]

Ilonggo Popcast finally wraps up its first season with a special roundtable episode…

Chris 'Ping' Hurich - Ilonggo Popcast

Ilonggo Popcast S01E11: Chris ‘Ping’ Hurich

This week's guest for our second-to-the-last episode this season is local skating wunderkind…

Surebol - Ilonggo Popcast

Ilonggo Popcast S01E10: Surebol

Baskog ini sila? [Are they awesome?] Surebol! This week's guest is one of…

Xtian Lozañes - Ilonggo Popcast

Ilonggo Popcast S01E09: Xtian Lozañes

This week's Ilonggo Popcast is an "introspective" episode since our guest is none…