Majestic Isabela, the queen province of the Philippines charmed her way to the hearts of the participants to the 10th China-ASEAN Exposition held in Nanning, China, September 3 – 6, 2013. The province was the featured City of Charm in what is known as the second largest trade event in China.
CAEXPO, the second largest trade event in China, next to the Canton Fair, aims to promote China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) through sharing of opportunities for cooperation and development between and among China and the ASEAN countries.
The Road to Belarus
Modern day Cinderella tales and international beauty competitions never fail to fascinate Pinoys. These elements are interwoven in the inspiring story of Mutya Johanna Fontiveros Datul, a 21 year old lass from barangay Calamagui North in Santa Maria, Isabela who sashayed her way to the hearts of millions of beauty contest enthusiasts after winning the 2013 Miss Supranational title held in Minsk, Belarus. The 5’8” stunner wowed the European judges with her standout beauty, vivacious personality, megawatt smile and distinct salagubang walk, besting 82 other candidates from across the globe, the very first Filipina and first Asian to win the title.
Isabela marks 2014 "Bambanti Festival"
January 29, 2014 (updated)
Ilagan City, Isabela - One of the highlights of this year's celebration of the Bambanti (scarecrow) Festival is the opening yesterday of the Bambanti Village, and the agri-eco tourism and trade exhibit at the Capitol Compound's Isabela Sports Complex.
Governor Faustino "Bojie" Dy III, and Vice Governor Antonio Albano led the opening of the Bambanti Village that showcases the various products of the 37 municipalities, and three cities, while colorful scarecrows were also added as attraction.
Isabela prepares for 2014 Bambanti festival
BY: MERLITO G. EDALE JR.
ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, January 16 (PIA) - Local government officials and employees together with national government-based agencies in Isabela are busy preparing for this year's Bambanti (scarecrow) festival which is set on January 27-31, 2013.
In an executive meeting conducted on Tuesday led by vice governor Antonio Albano, they already laid out some proposed activities and at the same time created standing committees to ensure the successful festival celebration.