PHOTOS BY JOSELITO VILLASIS AND GUIJO DUEÑAS - Boxing fans of all ages watch intently at a gym in Barrio Obrero, Lapuz, Iloilo City as Manny Pacquiao battles it out against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Using an improvised fishing brail to collect floating garbage, Iloilo City government utility workers clean this part of the Iloilo River near Muelle Loney Street. The Iloilo River, actually an arm of the sea, is being rehabilitated. The city government wants to make it a sustainable tourism come-on and a showcase of environmental protection.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - A vendor helps a customer select grilled pantat or catfish in Zarraga, Iloilo. Growing catfish is a popular backyard industry in Zarraga, earning for the municipality the moniker “pantat capital of Iloilo.” It is a source of income for many Zarraganhons.