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Despite the global financial crisis, Iloilo continues to enjoy a healthy dose of new developments showing the economic resiliency of this part of the globe. Part two of this month’s update reveals developments in Iloilo City (Ateneo de Iloilo, Smallvil
Buhang Bridge and the ongoing contruction of the Jaro Floodway As Iloilo is currently experiencing heavy rains and expecting the same weather condition for the week ahead, Explore Iloilo starts its regular postings with fresh updates of the Iloilo Floo
The University of Iloilo (Filipino: Pamantasan ng Iloilo) is a private university in Iloilo City, Philippines. It is a member of the PHINMA Education Network. The University of Iloilo started as the Iloilo City Colleges (ICC). It was established in Jun
John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) is a pioneer institution in maritime education in Iloilo. Since its establishment in 1948, the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, then Iloilo Maritime Academy and all its units has gone
The University of San Agustin is a private university in Iloilo City, the Philippines founded in 1904 by the Augustinian Friars under the inspiration of St. Augustine, Doctor and Father of the Church. The University of San Agustin (USA) has continued t
Saint Paul University Iloilo (SPUI) is a premier institution for higher education recognized for excellence in student-centered learning, transformative teaching, challenging academic programs, innovative research, and responsive community service. Imp
The University of the Philippines, Visayas (U.P. Visayas) is one of the units of the University of the Philippines system. It is one of the leading educational institutions in the country, especially when it comes to marine science education and resear
West Visayas State University (WVSU) is a state university located in Iloilo City. The School was founded on June 16, 1902, forming part of the early Philippine school system under the American regime. Known as the Iloilo Normal Institute and later the
Central Philippine University (CPU) is a non-stock, non-profit Christian institution of higher learning in Iloilo City.It was founded in 1905 as the Jaro Industrial School by missionaries of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society.The school has t
Independent Ilonggo artists will be displaying their works and raising awareness on various social issues this coming July 4, 2009 in an event dubbed as the “Ilonngo Indie Art Fest,” which will be held in Dos Maria Pizzaria, General Luna St., Iloilo Ci
Peppy Thai has transferred to a new location in Jaro District, in front of the Jaro Big Market. The restaurant, previously located in Sambag, Jaro, is known in Iloilo City for serving Thai Food in carinderia style … and prices! Pandan Chicken and Por
A shroud of concealment and mysticism seemingly looms over Isla Gigantes, group of islands off the coast of Carles and Estancia in Northern Iloilo. If you ask most Ilonggos about Gigantes Islands, they will probably return your question ask you what th
Pan de Sal is an important component of every traditional Filipino breakfast. Sa mga taga Jaro (for the people living in Jaro District of Iloilo City), Panaderia de Paa comes to mind. Previously known as Jaro Bakery, this unassuming bake shop has serve
See through the lens of an eclectic mix of photographers in Iloilo through an art exhibit now live at Red Steakhouse & Gallery. There are no themes, subjects, or groups, just independent photographers bound by the passion of their craft. Displaying
The over-all accomplishments of the two on-going contract packages of the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFC) are now placed at around 80 percent, as of April 2009. This was disclosed by Engr. Jose Al Fruto, Assistant Project Manager of the IFC during a

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