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    [OPINION] Ilonggos are wooed to travel closer-to-home yet ambiguities abound

    This year, Panay Island made a pioneered entry in Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Popular Tourist Destination in Asia. The 20th spot that it earned served as a breather for Panay whose tourism sector is struggling to slowly stand up from months of knock out as a result of multiple blows delivered by the Coronavirus. Opinion

    [OPINION] What ‘formula’ for Ilonggos?

    IT’S so disturbing to hear public officials quarreling in public because of some impasse concerning coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Opinion

    [OPINION] Without a revitalization program, Iloilo City tourism will remain yawning

    Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas reported a stunning statistic: P7.4 billion estimated loss on total tourist receipts from March 17 to June 30. Opinion

    [OPINION] Iloilo is on track for economic recovery but it lacks synergy

    Two of Iloilo’s business executives were guests in an episode of IMT Conversations: Lea Lara of the Iloilo Business Club (IBC) and Francis Gentoral of the Iloilo Local Economic Development Foundation (ILED). Opinion

    [OPINION] Jam Baronda confronted her sore detractors

    It was a long awaited interview for Iloilo City Lone District Representative Jam Jam Baronda whose name became a subject of undesirable criticism as a result of the assistance that her office initiated to facilitate the return of Ilonggos who were hindered to travel from Manila to Iloilo because of the lockdown imposed by the national government. Opinion

    [OPINION] There’s nothing to ‘sacrifice’ now?

    IN April this year, or a month after the Philippines started to absorb the initial blows of COVID-19 pandemic, we wrote that proponents of the Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Island Bridges Project “should not sacrifice” the P275 billion project under the Duterte administration’s Build, Build, Build program “no matter what happens.” Opinion

    [OPINION] My media colleagues fight for ABS-CBN

    ONE of the most heart-piercing and scintillating declarations made by a media practitioner on the ABS-CBN issue was issued recently by Iloilo broadcast journalist Novie Guazo. Opinion

    [EDITORIAL] More arrogance: A post script

    The Iloilo City Council’s public hearing on the series of 13-hour power interruptions the city experienced recently failed to dissect its triggers and causes. Opinion

    [OPINION] Power blackout probe: SP’s time to shine

    FOR the first time since after the May 13, 2019 elections, the Iloilo City council or the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP), will finally hog headlines when the inquiry on the frequent power blackouts that hit Iloilo City these past months will unfurl in the SP committee on public utilities on June 30, 2020. Opinion

    [OPINION] Arum first endorses Pacquiao for president in 2008

    THE exact date when Top Rank CEO Bob Arum first endorsed Sen. Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president was on December 4, 2008, during our press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Opinion