Liberal Party’s Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo are back in Iloilo City today, two weeks after attending the Dinagyang Festival. They are shown here enjoying the performances of Dinagyang tribes at the Freedom Grandstand. PHOTO FROM LENI ROBREDO FACEBOOK PAGE
A sidewalk vendor on Iznart Street, Iloilo City helps a potential buyer choose which pair of sunglasses suits her. Sidewalk vending is a flourishing small-scale business in the city. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
Students of Hua Siong College of Iloilo perform a dragon dance on Iloilo City’s De Leon Street during the first day of the Chinese New Year on Feb. 8, 2016. In Chinese culture, the dragon dance is believed to bring good luck to people, and the longer the dragon in the dance, the more luck it will bring to the community. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III will cut the ceremonial ribbon opening this new three-storey, 18-classroom high school building in Pavia, Iloilo today. Donated by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., this P40-million structure is the latest addition to existing buildings and other physical layers at the Pavia National High School campus. In his first three-year term as congressman of the 2nd District of Iloilo, Cong. Arcadio Gorriceta has facilitated the construction of many other school buildings in Pavia and other municipalities within his jurisdiction.
Devotees queue to climb the balcony of the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral in Jaro, Iloilo City where the image of Nuestra Señora De La Candelaria (Our Lady of Candles) is displayed. They are praying for deliverance from all kinds of concerns. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN