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1925 S. Villanueva Building Restoration Efforts

December 11, 2011 – 8:32 pm | 12 Comments
Villanueva Building Restoration

You may not have noticed, but most of our heritage buildings in the old Calle Real and its adjacent streets are in big need of help in restoring them to their former glorious state. As …

Pinasugbo you’ll LOVE; A Biscocho you’ll surely miss

December 9, 2011 – 10:51 am |
Pinasugbo Iloilo

It’s been raining all week at Iloilo, it seems this would be a very wet Christmas for us here. And because of the cold and wet weather we’re having, most of us prefer staying at …

Iloilo International Airport: A gateway for tourists, a portal of hope for Ilonggos

December 6, 2011 – 9:39 pm | One Comment
Iloilo International Airport

Many things have been said about our new Iloilo International Airport – modern, beautiful, clean, safe, comfortable, etc. But have anyone noticed the boost in morale it brought to us Ilonggos? After the Iloilo Airport …

Critical Care Pediatricians to hold convention in time with Dinagyang 2012

December 5, 2011 – 4:10 pm |
Sarabia Manor Iloilo

Just in time before Dinagyang 2012, the Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (SPCCM) in cooperation with Philippine Pediatric Society (Negros Occidental – Western Visayas Chapter) will hold its 8th Annual Convention in Iloilo City. …

Dinagyang Festival 2012 Schedule Released

November 27, 2011 – 9:26 pm |
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The Iloilo City government released the schedule of next year’s most anticipated tourism event.
Dinagyang 2012 with its theme, Beyond Awards, A Culture of Excellence, aims to showcase the development of the city through its most …

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December

November 27, 2011 – 8:57 pm |
Iloilo City Hall entrance

Local Govt Offices to move at New Iloilo City Hall this December
Six city government departments are reported to transfer to the new Iloilo City Hall this coming December 15. The nearly finished city hall has …

Sunset at Treñas Boulevard: A romance with the majestic Iloilo River

November 14, 2011 – 10:15 am | 4 Comments
Iloilo-River-Sunset-View

 It was 4 o’ clock in the afternoon when I met my co-workers at the Diversion Road end of the Treñas Boulevard. At a distance I could see students and even lovers chatting or just …

Injap Land set for People’s Condominium Turn Over

November 6, 2011 – 6:10 pm |
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Injap Land Corporation of Iloilo’s Edgar “Injap” Sia II is ready for People’s Condominium turn over on November 11, 2011 (11-11-11). People’s Condominium is one of the company’s prime real estate projects in Iloilo and …

Plazuela De Iloilo: Spain and Italy in Iloilo

November 4, 2011 – 11:08 am | 5 Comments
Plazuela De Iloilo Virgin Mary

Iloilo has become an architectural melting pot because of ambitious projects being put forth by its visionary entrepreneurs. Truly inspiring masterpiece structures are sprouting at the city and one of these is Plazuela De Iloilo …

Injap Land’s New Project: The Uptown Place

November 2, 2011 – 9:56 am |
Injap-Uptown-Place

Another big real estate project is to rise at the heart of Iloilo City. Injap Land Corporation, in an investment spree in the city, announced its new project, The Uptown Place. A mixed residential condominium …

BPI and Bluejay Coffee to open branches in Ayala Technohub-Iloilo

November 1, 2011 – 10:17 am | 4 Comments
Bluejay Coffee Ayala Technohub-Iloilo

Ayala-owned Bank of the Philippine Islands (PSE:BPI) is opening another branch at the IT center Iloilo-Ayala BPO Complex. The branch will be one of the few banks operating at the Smallville complex serving tourists, businessmen …

Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) Construction

October 13, 2011 – 9:42 pm | 7 Comments
Guimaras Iloilo Ferry Terminal Perspective

To better serve the transportation of goods and passengers between the island of Guimaras and Iloilo City, the city government proposed the construction of a modern transit hub, dubbed as Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT), at …

Fort San Pedro of Iloilo: In sad state of preservation

October 8, 2011 – 7:27 pm | 8 Comments
Fort San Pedro Iloilo

Ruins invoke a different sense of emotion; sadness for one, longing in the other. Just like paying a visit to ruins of Fort San Pedro or Fuerza Nuestra Senora del Rosario of Iloilo City, seeing …

A Salute to Ilongga Educators this Teachers’ Day

October 5, 2011 – 9:58 pm |
Eufemia Octaviano

Happy Teachers’ Day to our educators! We usually underestimate our teachers’ effort and sacrifices to provide us quality education which enable us to become competitive and productive citizens of our country. Today’s post is my …