• DANCE FOR GOOD LUCK. Students of Hua Siong College of Iloilo perform a dragon dance during Iloilo City’s celebration of the Chinese New Year yesterday, Feb. 20, 2018. In Chinese culture, dragons are believed to bring good luck; the longer the dragon in the dance, the more luck it will bring to people. The city’s Chinese New Year celebration finally pushed through after it was cancelled last week. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • GOOD SAMARITAN. A policeman assists an old woman cross JM Basa Street, a busy major thoroughfare in downtown Iloilo City. Keep up the good work, Sir. May your tribe increase! JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • GRILL MASTER. Grilled skewered food for sale are available for anyone watching the Chinese New Year parade along Iznart Street, Iloilo City on Tuesday, Feb. 20. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • CANDIES FOR YOU. A member of the Federation Iloilo Fire Brigade, Inc. hands out candies to participants of a “cultural parade” along Iznart Street, Iloilo City that is part of the local Chinese New Year celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 20. JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN

  • Kervin Barretta of Iloilo (black) evades an attack from Terso Elli of Negros Occidental (red) during their wushu boys 56kg finals match of the 2018 WVRAA Meet at SM City Iloilo on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Barreta captured gold. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

  • Delegates from Western Mindanao join the opening parade of the ongoing National State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association Games in San Jose, Antique on Sunday, Feb. 18. The sports event will end on Feb. 23. ANTIQUE PIO




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