Culture & History

Kings of the Road: How Jeepneys can Boost Tourism in Iloilo

vernan jagunap

One of the issues that dominated the news recently was the modernization of jeepneys. The new jeepneys will be equipped with CCTV cameras, GPS, and automated fare collection or beep cards; and only two types of jeepneys will be allowed–the electric and the Euro-4 compliant jeepneys–to comply with the Clean Air Act. However, upon seeing.. Read more

Tsokolate: Inside Cabatuan’s Handmade Tablea Factory

joseph batcagan

This Ilonggo-Made Boracay Documentary Confronts our Prejudices on Atis & IPs

joseph batcagan

How Iloilo Titas Dated Back Then

joseph batcagan

If you’re anywhere under 30, the concept of celebrating Valentine’s Day might still be important to you (Well, you can still celebrate it even if you’re older. You do you.). However, you do have to admit that all the dating rituals we take for granted during the occasion—flowers, chocolates, dinners, movies—can seem same-y. But then.. Read more

What Makes an Ilonggo Video “Viral”?

joseph batcagan

Dagyang, Videoke, Paupas: How Baylehans Are Known Today

joseph batcagan

An Ilongga Confesses to 5 Things She Loves about Iloilo City

riza ornos

Iloilo City has been called by many names. Although she delights to be called as the ‘City of Love’, don’t make the mistake of calling it as the “Paris” of Asia. Rather, this is city who prides herself chiefly as the home to 447,992 Ilonggos. A thriving city full of dreamers, Iloilo is a truly.. Read more

Your Yearly Reminder on Why a ‘Bayle’ May Make Things Better

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Project Iloilo Episodes S01E08: What’s an Ilonggo?

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