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Now that hi-res images of Iloilo City can be accessed in Google Earth, let’s tour around the prominent and interesting landmarks around the city. From well … space, Iloilo looks quite messy compared to other cities in the country. This could be owed
Here’s a list of ongoing and proposed developments around the metro including some major infrastructures, commercial, and residential establishments. Amigo Rennovation The commercial strip/”mall” part of Amigo was closed a few months ago to give way to
The Iloilo Flood Control Project is running in full swing and it looks like the project might be finished on time based from the latest accomplishment reports and a general physical assessment of their construction sites. Here are some updates on the I
Located in the tropical climate zone, the Philippines is hit by typhoons that are born in the Pacific Ocean annually. In addition, Iloilo City and its outlying areas, stretching over low and flat land, are vulnerable to large-scale flooding and mudslid
The Dinagyang 2008 was a big success! Approximately 1.5M people reportedly came to Iloilo to witness the best tourism event in the Country (as awarded by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines for two consecutive years). Explore Iloilo
The Dinagyang Ati Competition is the main highlight of the Dinagyang Festival and will be held on January 27, 2008 or every fourth Sunday of January. During the Dinagyang Ati competition, competing tribes composed of dark-brown colored warriors perform
The lyre and drum and bugle competition is a new event for the Dinagyang Festival 2008. It will be held on January 25, 2008; 8am in the Freedom Grandstand. 12 schools will participate in the drum and lyre and drum and bugle competition namely: Iloilo C
Jaro is the most prominent of Iloilo’s districts. In fact, it was once a separate “cuidad” or city. It was in Jaro where the first millionaire’s row in the country was located since it is where the most influential Ilonggo families lived during Iloilo’
SM has always been a part of the life of most Ilonggos. They started with SM Delgado, which is in fact the first SM to open outside of Metro Manila. Now, they are still here and continuing to grow, improving their services to Ilonggos. Here’s a rundown
If you’ve happen to pass by the new Jalandoni bridge near San Agustin then you’ve might have noticed that much of the fishponds/swamplands nearby has been filled wih land (reclaimed). This is infact the makings of a new mixed-use commercial/residential
The Jaro Plaza, now called the Graciano Lopez Jaena Park, is the center of activity in Jaro, which is most prosperous among Iloilo City’s 6 districts. Even during the late 1800s, Jaro used to be a city (separate from the city of Iloilo). It was in Jaro
Here are some of the major road projects in store for Iloilo City in 2007. Jalandoni Bridge Project The new Jalandoni Bridge near University of San Agustin was finished in 2006. Phase III and IV of the project, which is to build a road connecting the n
Strategically located just 3.3 kilometers away from Jaro Plaza, the 100-hectare master planned real estate is proximate to Iloilo City’s major attractions such as colleges and universities, commercial and business areas, hospitals and government center
The Metropolis, a unique modern complex blending modern conveniences such as a commercial complex, a bus terminal, a school, and a world of recreation, with the enchanting countryside setting. Iloilo is the magnificent backdrop, along with the Ilonggo
The Jaro Cathedral (Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary) was built in 1864, the year the district was named a diocese by Pope Pius the IX, by order of His Grace Mariano Cuartero, first bishop of Jaro. Destroyed in the quake of January 1948 and restored