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The new Iloilo Airport, located 19 kilometers north of Iloilo City, will be a trunkline airport of international standards located at the Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan site and will replace the existing Mandurriao domestic airport. The project will cover the a
Located southwest of the present public market near Barakang, it is the first municipal building of Guimbal. It also became the site of the Tribunal, a school during the Spanish regime. Guimbal’s symbol of public service, the new municipal building hou
I hadn’t had the chance to go to every event of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly, especially the Parade of Fastivals because I had class during sembreak :( But I did manage to get some coverage of it: Before the opening of the Western Visayas Touri
Located beside the Arevalo (Villa) church, a Spanish monument stands with a crown placed atop of it. Although it is now in a unglorifying state, it holds a deep meaning because it symbolizes unity of all Spaniards under the symbol of the crown an impor
Here’s the schedule of the Western Visayas Tourism Assembly held on October 23 to 29 with Iloilo City as the host city. October 22 (Sunday) Arrival/Ingress of Participants Set-up of Travel Exhibit booths at SM City October 23 – ILOILO CITY DAY (Monday)
The Iloilo Golf Course andf Country Club is the oldest golf course in South East Asia. It all began in the 1850s when the British, led by Iloilo-based Vice Consul Nicholas Loney – – known today as the “Father of the Philippine Sugar Industry” – – began
The city of Iloilo in the Philippines boast what is being called the islands first world-class mass housing community outside of Manila. It is called Providence Iloilo. The residential plaza in Iloilo was designed by Ildefonso Santos, ASLA, considered
For seven days the beauty of the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental will be unveiled in Iloilo City starting on October 23 2006 and ending on October 29 2006. The objectives are to highlight, promote and showcas
Guimbal’s old cemetery was built during the mid or late 19th century along the highway, near Gibuangan. A stone wall decorated with ornate iron designs protect the sacred remains of Guimbalanons within. A churchyard cemetery, claimed to be one of the e
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Constant attacks from Moro pirates in the southern coast of Iloilo persisted even during the pre-hispanic era. In response, the people of Guimbal built 5 watchtowers located in different sites along the shoreline area in the poblacion in the 17th centu
In 1581, the Spaniards moved the capital of the Alcaldia of Panay 12 kilometers west of Oton. The area was named as “La Villa de Arevalo” by Gonzalo Ronquillo in honor of his hometown. Arevalo is the first site and the very first town in the country to
Callbox Inc. is one of 4 call centers in Iloilo City, the others being: ePLDT Ventus, IV, and Echo-service. It is located in the 2nd floor of Emmanuel Business Center, Benigno Aquino Ave. (Diversion Road), Molo, Iloilo City. Callbox opened it’s first f
The main building of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) – Iloilo City Campus dates back to the 1930s. The structure was designed by Arch. Juan Arellano, in collaboration with Italian Painter, Francesco Riccardo Monti, who made the m

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