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The Nelly Gardens: Iloilo’s QUEEN of Heritage Houses

June 24, 2013 – 9:25 pm | 5 Comments
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Undoubtedly Iloilo’s Queen of Heritage Houses, the Nelly Garden gained an iconic status representing the old grandeur of the city. Within its elegant halls, important personalities dined on sumptuous feasts and danced in grand balls. …

Iloilo City honors Señor Sto. Niño de Arevalo

January 20, 2013 – 8:40 pm |
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Iloilo City celebrated the annual feast of the Sto Niño through Masses, processions, merry-making and praying to the image of the Child Jesus. At Villa Arevalo, where the highlight of the celebrations is the 3rd …

Opening Salvo sparks Dinagyang Fever anew

January 18, 2013 – 10:12 pm | 2 Comments
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When it rains, it pours. That’s how the cold weather greeted the hot support of the Ilonggos towards their favorite Ati Tribes when they showed a preview of their forthcoming performances for the Dinagyang 2013. …

Experience ILOILO CITY like no other! Your GUIDE is now here for you!

January 16, 2013 – 9:48 pm | 7 Comments
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Introducing the book, “ILOILO: Your Guide to the Philippines’ City of Love”
The first and only handy travel guide for Iloilo City!

Iloilo City is emerging as one of the country’s next tourism hubs. With its renewed …

Megaworld in full blast to finish the P25 Billion Iloilo Business Park by 2015

January 14, 2013 – 10:38 pm | 16 Comments
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Business tycoon and Megaworld Corporation Chairman Andrew Tan is bullish on the economy and potential of Iloilo as the next boom city of the country. Citing accelerated expansion of the city in terms of market …

UPDATE: The International Hotel Restoration

August 21, 2012 – 11:17 pm | 7 Comments
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Last May, the much awaited restoration of Iloilo City’s downtown icon, the 3-storey Eusebio Villanueva Building or International Hotel, started. The largest undertaking done to date by the Iloilo Cultural and Heritage Foundation Inc., the …

Ilonggos and Visitors flock Esplanade’s explosive opening

August 19, 2012 – 1:47 pm | 10 Comments
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It was a whole day of fun, excitement and entertainment at yesterday’s opening of the Iloilo Esplanade. Music, dance, fireworks, and a dragon boat exhibition game were the prime activities during the opening. The beautiful …

Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation bares future projects for Calle Real

August 16, 2012 – 8:45 pm | 4 Comments
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There are so many good news I would love to share with you regarding the developments at the restoration efforts at Calle Real. The Iloilo Cultural Heritage Foundation Inc. has lined up several projects that …

Molo Plaza now restored to its full regalia

August 12, 2012 – 10:53 am | 11 Comments
Molo Plaza now restored to its full regalia

After months of anticipation, the old Molo Plaza, seemed neglected for generations, is now restored to its old grandeur. The pathways are now new, the statues at the gazebo are back, and the trees have …

SNEAK PEEK: Iloilo River Esplanade’s grandiose transformation

August 9, 2012 – 4:08 pm | 5 Comments
SNEAK PEEK: Iloilo River Esplanade’s grandiose transformation

Finally, the much anticipated opening of the Iloilo River Esplanade is near. Set on August 18, as part of the 75th Iloilo City Charter Day celebrations, the Esplanade will surely amaze local and foreign visitors …

Iloilo City’s old grandeur: Our former city hall

July 4, 2012 – 8:08 pm | 2 Comments
Iloilo City’s old grandeur: Our former city hall

Now that Iloilo City has finally a new and modern city hall, it is also fitting to look back to the past. If there’s the new, there was the old. An old beauty that resided …

Metro Iloilo Development Updates: The Roll Call

May 31, 2012 – 9:47 pm | 143 Comments
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Indeed, the majestic Queen City of the South – Iloilo City and her neighboring towns are in development frenzy. In major urban centers whether in Iloilo City, Oton or other parts of Metro Iloilo, there …

All gears up for 1st Philippine International River Summit at Iloilo City

May 29, 2012 – 4:16 pm |
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All systems go here at Iloilo City for the 1st Philippine International River Summit which starts tomorrow, May 30. This is a milestone event, not only for the City of Iloilo, but more so in …

S. Villanueva Building (International House) now on restoration

May 20, 2012 – 10:57 am | 6 Comments
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The icon of Iloilo’s heritage buildings has now taken its turn for restoration work. The third restoration project and by far the largest in size and in magnitude, the Villanueva Building Restoration is now poised …