In photo are DoubleDragon chairman Edgar “Injap” Sia II (3rd from right), with (from left) Mayor Alan Celino, , Secretary Mar Roxas, CityMall Brand Ambassador Anne Curtis, Grace Tan Caktiong and husband DoubleDragon co-chairman Tony Tan Caktiong, Rep. Tony del Rosario, and Justice Josue Bellosillo. CityMall – Arnaldo Boulevard opened on March 27, 2015.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A delivery van overshoots a narrow strip of road at Iloilo City’s Parola wharf and fell into the Iloilo River’s mouth meeting the Iloilo Strait. From a distance, the island province of Guimaras can already be seen. The driver managed to safely get out of the van.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A contestant sings an original composition during a program celebrating Women’s Month at the Department of Agriculture Region 6 office in Iloilo City. The komposo contest aims to showcase women’s talents, role and importance in society.
These young men and women are among this week’s 25 graduates of Massage Therapy course jointly sponsored by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) at the Estancia Municipal Hall in Estancia, Iloilo with the active support of Mayor Rene Cordero. Massage Therapy is just one of the many short livelihood courses available under the Bottoms-Up Budgeting program of TESDA-DILG aimed at alleviating poverty in the countryside.
In this photo sent to Panay News by the New People’s Army based in Panay, fully-armed insurgents gather for a briefing somewhere in the hinterlands of the island. The armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines marked its 46th founding anniversary on March 29, 2015.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Aside from generating electricity, the wind turbines of San Lorenzo, Guimaras are also attracting tourists. Now, Guimaras is more than just mangoes, says Provincial Tourism Officer Angie Gabinete. The island province has a total of 27 wind turbines.
TAPESTRY IN JAIL
JIMMY BRITANICO, BJMP-6 - Inmates of the Iloilo City District Jail Female Dormitory on General Luna Street, Iloilo City are preoccupied with tapestry work as trained by Fine Arts students of the University of San Agustin. Tapestry is a meticulous craft that includes sewing, embroidery or stitching upon a cloth of decorative materials like beads and buttons.
ARCHIE REY ALIPALO/PN - Workers of a motorcycle dealer in Bacolod City delivers motorcycle units to a vehicle store on San Sebastian Street. Motorcycles are popular among motorists because they can get past bigger vehicles when there is traffic congestion.
PIECES OF HISTORY
BOY RYAN ZABAL PHOTO - Some of the artifacts that National Museum researchers and archaeologists discovered in caves at the Tigayon Hill in Barangay Tigayon, Kalibo, Aklan. Municipal councilors consider declaring Tigayon Hill and Kalibo Pastrana Park as archaeological reservation sites.