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  Iloilo - LoveToKnow 1911
ILOILO, a town, port of entry and the capital of the province of Iloilo, Panay, Philippine Islands, at the mouth of Iloilo river, on the S.E. coast.
The surrounding country, which is traversed by gravel roads leading to the principal towns of the province, is fertile and well cultivated, producing sugar, tobacco and rice in abundance.
In commercial importance Iloilo ranks next to Manila among Philippine cities; it has manufactures of pina, jusi, coconut oil, lime, vinegar and various articles made from palm wood.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Iloilo   (201 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Iloilo
The province of Ogton was extensive, covering all of the island of Panay and the islands of Romblon, as well as the greater part of the island of Negros.
Iloilo is a province rich in history and cultural heritage, reflected in its old churches, ancestral homes, aesthetically designed handicrafts, resplendent festivals, unspoiled coastal communities with pristine beaches and islands.
Throughout Iloilo, centuries-old churches abound, that attest to the influence of the Catholic Church in the history of the province.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/iloilo.htm   (1718 words)

Iloilo province is primarily the commercial and trade center of Western Visayas, with commercial, industrial development and rural banks, financial and investment houses, insurance companies, and realestate agencies and developers.
Iloilo province, and its beautiful city, ranks as one of the country's foremost centers of culture, industry and trade.
Iloilo has a glorious past as the land's great sugarbowl and the locale of the haciendas of the old rich - whose scions and daughters turned down the centuries into the dons and donas of powerful economic dynasties.
asiatravel.com /iloinfo.html   (1332 words)

 About Culture and Arts
It is bordered by the provinces of Capiz on the north, Antique on the west, Panay Gulf and Iloilo Strait on the south and southeast, and the Visayan Sea and Guimaras Island on the east (MDPP, Iloilo, 1986-1992).
The island of Guimaras, formerly a sub-province of Iloilo, is situated southeast of Panay Island and northwest of the island of Negros.
Negros Occidental is bound on the north by the Visayan Sea, on the south by Sulu Sea and on the east by the Tanon Strait and Negros Oriental, its sister province.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=248   (1748 words)

 Iloilo: State of the Province Address (SOPA) - Governor Neil D. Tupas Sr.
We are promoting the production of yellow corn in the province because of its high demand in the livestock feed market, and we succeeded in producing nearly 30,000 metric tons during the year, with a good one-half of the area planted still due for harvest in the first quarter of 2006.
This is a vital road section of the province, as it serves sugar planters in the fourth and fifth districts hauling their cane to the mills in Passi City and San Enrique.
Iloilo is football country, and this tournament to be billed as the Governor’s Cup will provide our players another opportunity to show their supremacy in the world’s most popular sport.
iloiloonline.blogspot.com /2006/02/state-of-province-address-sopa.html   (4287 words)

 Welcome to FreshPlaza
Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Office Zafiro Palabrica said their hosting of the congress that will be attended by mango growers from all over the country as well as the different municipal agriculture officers could hopefully highlight the mango production of the province.
He said that Iloilo province is also producing good quality mangoes similar to that of the nearby Guimaras that is noted to have "the sweetest mango in the world." Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Crops Division Chief Reynaldo M. Osano said that in fact the mango trees planted in Guimaras province must have originally come from Iloilo.
Osano said that for the province of Iloilo, which has about 237,864 mango trees planted with 83 per cent of it considered to be bearing and 16 per cent as non-bearing trees.
www.freshplaza.com /2006/14feb/2_ph_mangocongress.htm   (355 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Iloilo is set in a graceful repose between Iloilo and Batiano rivers forming an angle of a nose.
Iloilo is located in the center of the Philippine archipelago.
Iloilo’s climate is pleasantly tropical with 2 pronounced seasons — the rainy season from June to September, and the dry season from October to May.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=34   (281 words)

 Stockton Sister Cities Association - Iloilo City, Phillipines
The city and province are among the country's center of industry, trade, tourism, culture and education.
Iloilo City, the provincial capital, is a bustling metropolis.
Iloilo is a culinary society where eating has almost become a hobby.
www.stocktonsistercities.org /iloilo.html   (503 words)

 Iloilo City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The City of Iloilo (Ilonggo: Siudad sang Iloilo; Filipino: Lungsod ng Iloilo) is the capital city of the province of Iloilo in the Philippines.
Iloilo City is politically subdivided into 180 barangays.
Hiligaynon is concentrated in the provinces of Iloilo and Negros Occidental.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iloilo_City   (2465 words)

 Western Visayas, Region VI, Philippines
The Philippine Province of Aklan occupies the northwestern coastal plain of the island of Panay, in Region VI, Western Visayas.
The Philippine Republic's Province of Capiz is on Panay Island, north of Iloilo.
The port of Iloilo was opened to international trade in 1855, and swiftly became the second busiest port in the Philippines (after Manila), a position it held well into the twentieth century.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ph-vi.html   (1442 words)

 Iloilo's position under colonial rule
The major factors that really provided the impetus for Iloilo's modern economic transformation were 1) the development of large-scale commercial weaving in the later part of the 18th century, 2) opening of Iloilo to world trade in 1855, and 3) the rise of the sugar industry.
It is recognized that Iloilo's major development and greatest prosperity were caused primarily by the growth of the sugar industry beginning with the second half of the 19th century.
Subsequently, the town of Iloilo developed into the most important commercial center in the Philippines outside Manila and was raised to the status of a city in 1889.
thenewstoday.info /2006/07/21/iloilos.position.under.colonial.rule.html   (740 words)

 The Official Online Home of the Province of Iloilo - Iloilo: Heart of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Iloilo City, the vibrant provincial capital, is a booming financial center.
The provinces’ geographical structure and makeup has, in fact proven to be an advantage to the traveler, particularly the adventurous, daring and enterprising.
The province is connected by a network of modern roads and bridges that traverse towns in the south with their old churches and Antillan houses; the cool, mountain haven of pine trees, flowers and wildlife sanctuaries in central Iloilo; and the stunning land and seascapes with strings of resorts in the north.
www.iloilo.gov.ph /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=176&Itemid=180   (577 words)

 WOW Philippines :: About the Department of Tourism :: Investments :: Investment Areas
Iloilo is in the center of the Philippines archipelago.
Iloilo is also the cultural, educational, religious, economic, and administrative capital of Region VI.
Iloilo City is also looking forward to more effective traffic management to lessen the travel time that will allow tourists to maximize their time and visit more interesting places.
www.tourism.gov.ph /dot/inv_bora.asp   (1617 words)

Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada led a survey team aboard two Huey helicopters on Thursday afternoon to personally check on just how far the oil spill has reached in the northern towns of Iloilo.
But the horror that struck the hearts of Guimaras residents is now threatening to spread in the northern coastal towns of Iloilo province, which is not really too far away in terms of distance, after Coast Guard aircraft pilots reported seeing splotches of bunker fuel near the beaches of Ajuy and Concepcion over the weekend.
Iloilo is fortunate to have been spared from this oil spill, but local officials are closely watching the situation because the tide and wind could easily turn and bring the spill to its shores.
iloiloupclose.wordpress.com   (2304 words)

 Iloilo: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
...after the 1855 opening of the port of Iloilo on adjacent Panay Island was similarly...was on the foreign commercial houses at Iloilo, was positioned in symbolic opposition...well as a fleet of vessels that plied the Iloilo-Bacolod and Iloilo-Manila routes.
Guimaras and Iloilo, paradoxically, are among the 20 poorest...Filipinos in 12 fishing communities (including Iloilo and Guimaras) balance the demands of population...
The first time I visited Iloilo City I was charmed with the old buildings and ancestral homes...where the houses are centuries old but are sadly in disrepair, Iloilo City has kept its buildings and homes in constant use.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/iloilo.jsp?l=I&p=1   (1442 words)

 Explore Iloilo » Providence Iloilo - Real Estate
The city of Iloilo in the Philippines boast what is being called the islands’ first world-class mass housing community outside of Manila.
The residential plaza in Iloilo was designed by Ildefonso Santos, ASLA, considered the “Father of Philippine Landscaped Architecture.” Providence Iloilo is a new urban community model for the islands, designed to have a balance of housing, jobs and services.
Close to the Iloilo airport, harbor, and the Jaro cathedral, it is accessible through several routes, namely, the Diversion Highway, the Jaro-Tacas Route, and the Pavia-Jibaoa-Mandurriao Route.
www.exploreiloilo.com /providence.html   (580 words)

 Philippine Tourist Destinations (Iloilo)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Iloilo province and its city ranks as one of the country's foremost centers of culture, industry and trade.
Iloilo is also a place to see spectacular structure as evident in the period churches and century-old houses.
Another event Iloilo is known for is the Paraw Regatta which is participated in by local and foreign sportsmen.
www.filipino.com /sfdot/top/iloilo.htm   (200 words)

Illustrious Iloilo, heart of beautiful Spanish architecture, where the Jaro Cathedral and Belfry lend a touch of distinction to one of the country's oldest cities.
Iloilo is the magnificent backdrop, along with the Ilonggo spirit of fun, and familial pleasure, for The Metropolis Residential & Commercial Estates.
In 1990s Iloilo was known as the "Queen City of the South" until the Second World War.
iloiloonline.blogspot.com   (1077 words)

 Iloilo City and Province Thread - SkyscraperCity
The Iloilo Commercial Port Complex (ICPC) was compelled in 1985 to serve as a hub port.
Ms Macapagal said the Iloilo City airport is the fourth busiest in the country in terms of the number of passengers next to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and the Mactan (Cebu) and Davao international airports.
Iloilo is also the financial center of Western Visayas, almost every corner of downtown has a bank and a lot of prominent rich families has origins from Iloilo.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=248862   (2747 words)

 Sun.Star Iloilo - Tindahan Natin launched in Iloilo Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
"In the Province of Iloilo, Barangay Caraudan, Janiuay, manned by its chief Felix N. Quiñon, is lucky enough to have been chosen as the springboard of TN project for the benefit of poor families," said Neneth Q. Pador, Provincial Social Welfare Development Office head.
Theresa Comoda, TN focal person and project evaluation officer, said Iloilo Province got the highest performance level of implementation of TN program in the country although they fall short from their target of 95.
In Janiuay, the launching was attended by Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officers in 3rd District of Iloilo, NFA and DSWDO personnel while Leganes Mayor Adolfo Jaen and New Lucena Mayor June Mondejar graced the launching in Leganes.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2006/07/13/news/tindahan.natin.launched.in.iloilo.province.html   (389 words)

 Iloilo Hotels - TravelMart.net - GUARANTEED LOW RATES on your Iloilo Hotels Resorts Accomodation
Iloilo Hotels rates are very competitive even as low as 75% off the published rates of hotels.
The people of Iloilo are known all over for their unparalleled hospitality.
Iloilo can now be reached through President Arroyo's Strong Republic Nautical Highway in around 19 hours from Manila.
www.travelmart.net /philippinesiloilo/iloilohotels.htm   (916 words)

 ILOILO | Where the Philippines dances with Love
Iloilo is one of the oldest provinces in the Philippines which lies in the heart of the Archipelago.
The province reflects both antiquity brought by the remnants of the past and modernization provided by a changing world.
The architecture on the Province's Heritage Structures prove that Iloilo is a living Spanish Colony in the Philippine Islands.
www.freewebs.com /revivingiloilo   (227 words)

 About Iloilo Province, Philippines
For 300 years before the coming of the Spaniards, the islanders lived in comparative prosperity and peace under an organized government and such laws as the Code of Kalantiaw.
Irong-Irong or Ilong-Ilong which the Spaniards later shortened to Iloilo later became the capital of the province.
Of the 87 dialects in the country, two Visayan dialects are predominantly used in the province: Ilonggo, spoken by 80-90% of the populace, But the main dialect in the region is hiligaynon and Cebuano, used by the rest.
www.islandsaccommodations.com /places/iloilo.htm   (255 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
Nineteen mayors from Iloilo province's coastal towns have started efforts to prepare for the onslaught of the oil spill from Guimaras island nearby.
ILOILO CITY - The 19 mayors in Iloilo province's coastal towns have expressed alarm at the oil spill in the Guimaras waters.
Residents in Albay province are still groping in the dark, seventeen days after typhoon Reming (international codename Durian) destroyed power lines in the Bicol region, ABS-CBN reported Sunday.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storyPage.aspx?storyId=48025   (584 words)

 169 US doctors conduct biggest medical mission - Jan. 14, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
ILOILO CITY -- For five days, the poorest of the poor in Iloilo province will be given the rare opportunity to avail themselves of free medical and surgical help from a group of strangers.
It is co-sponsored by the provincial government of Iloilo and the Iloilo National High School (INHS).
She said the group's first medical mission was held in Masbate province in 1986 with only six balikbayan doctors participating.
www.inq7.net /gbl/2003/jan/14/gbl_4-1.htm   (710 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Oil spill in Guimaras alarms coastal town mayors of Iloilo
ILOILO CITY: The 19 coastal mayors in Iloilo province have expressed alarm at the oil spill in the Guimaras waters.
Iloilo Mayors League president Raul Tupas said they have to be proactive at this time even if the oil spill has not reached their shores.
In his report to the Joint Regional Disaster Coordinating Council Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council Santiago, estimated the oil leakage to be about 107,000 liters of the total 2.7 million liters bunker oil MT Solar I was supposed to transport to Zamboanga City.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/aug/22/yehey/prov/20060822pro1.html   (271 words)

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