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  Iloilo City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iloilo City is the capital city of the province of Iloilo in the Philippines.
Iloilo is historically one of the major agricultural centers of the country, exporting sugar, copra, bananas, mangoes, and other natural resources during the Spanish and American colonial periods.
Hiligaynon is concentrated in the provinces of Iloilo and Negros Occidental.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iloilo_City   (2387 words)

 Iloilo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Its capital is Iloilo City and is located at the southeast portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the west and Capiz to the north.
Iloilo is subdivided into 42 municipalities and 2 cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iloilo   (779 words)

 Sun.Star Iloilo - New Lucena: Home of the First Cry of the Revolution in Iloilo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Lying on the central portion of Iloilo province, it got its name from the term "nagapanghimanban," the act of clearing the area from banban plants of which it was abundant of.
It is 25 kilometers away from Iloilo City and is bounded by Pototan in the northeast, Zarraga in the southeast, on the southwest by Sta.
This year, the municipality of New Lucena headed by their mayor, June Mondejar, is inviting everyone to come and witness the commemoration of the 107th Anniversary of the Cry of Jelicuon on October 25 at 9 a.m.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2005/10/22/life/new.lucena.home.of.the.first.cry.of.the.revolution.in.iloilo.html   (479 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Iloilo
Iloilo, the "Jewel of the South" is located on the southeastern side of Panay Island.
Surrounded by Capiz on the north, Guimaras Strait on the south, Panay Gulf and Iloilo Strait on the east and Antique on the west.
Iloilo's main economic industry is agriculture and is dubbed as the "Food Basket and Rice Granary of the Philippines" for being one of the leading producers of rice and other crops like legumes and root crops and fruits like mangoes, pineapple and citrus.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/iloilo.php   (855 words)

 Iloilo: February 2006
The Municipality of Tubungan is located in Region VI and is located at the southern portion of Iloilo, bounded on the north by the Municipality of Leon, on the south by the Municipality of Guimbal, on the east by the Municipality of Tigbauan and on the west by the Municipality of Igbaras.
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.
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.
iloiloonline.blogspot.com /2006_02_01_iloiloonline_archive.html   (7722 words)

 'Employable' courses ... - Aug. 31, 2002
For school year 2000 to 2001, there were about 2,500 high graduates who enrolled at Passi Trade School in Passi City, Iloilo, New Lucena Polytechnic College in New Lucena in Iloilo, Leon Ganzon Polytechnic College in Ajuy town, Iloilo and Dumalag Vocational School in Capiz.
Iloilo province has 20 schools; Capiz, 16; Aklan 10, and Antique, 5.
Valerio Rola, officer in charge of the Tesda regional office based in Iloilo City, said that the demand for blue-collar occupations here and overseas has greatly influenced the career decisions of low-income families.
www.inq7.net /gbl/2002/aug/31/text/gbl_4-1-p.htm   (837 words)

 OVER SEAS -- October 2003: Coastal Alert
The findings give new urgency to protect and conserve these important habitats, which are threatened by runoff of nutrients and sediments from human activities on land, boating, land reclamation and other construction in the coastal zone, dredge-and-fill activities and destructive fisheries practices.
According to the new UNEP-WCMC Atlas seagrass meadows should be considered one of the most important shallow marine ecosystems to humans, playing a vital role in fisheries, protecting coral reefs by binding sediments, cleaning coastal waters and providing coastal defense from erosion.
The new global figure for seagrass is likely to be an under-estimate as seagrasses off the western coasts of Africa and South America remain unsurveyed.
www.oneocean.org /overseas/200310/coastal_alert.html   (5440 words)

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The reorganization and reactivation of the Provincial and Municipal Monitoring and Evaluation Committees in the Province of Iloilo were undertaken through a cooperation among members of the PMEC and the active participation of the Non-Government Organizations to attain a stronger monitoring and evaluation system.
The involvement of the Iloilo Code NGOs, Inc. gave rise to a joint project on participatory project monitoring and evaluation which were piloted in three (3) municipalities of Batad, Cabatuan and New Lucena.
The project is expected to introduce new paradigm in governance specifically in project monitoring as a management tool for a greater public awareness and introduce innovative structures, proactive processes and constructive feedbacking mechanism for transparency.
www.angelfire.com /journal2/icode/lmp.html   (1583 words)

 Security, insurance, slays among Iloilo media concerns - Jul. 14, 2003
ILOILO CITY -- The difference is whether they are prepared or not, but not a few Iloilo journalists said they are willing to die in the line of duty.
But Rex Hidalgo, editor of the News Express, said that after the death of his friend, Joseph Nava of the Visayan Life Today in October 1988, he tried to be careful in his reportage and would think twice before publishing stories about corruption.
Iloilo had its share of killings of journalists but the last one took place 14 years ago when Severino Arcones of dyFM Bombo Radyo was gunned down.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/jul/14/reg_5-1.htm   (547 words)

 Iloilo: April 2006
Iloilo and Guimaras, needs these kind of infrastructures if they want to be a major player in the highly competitive tourism industry of the Philippines.
THE employees of the old Iloilo City Hall will have to vacate their offices and rent in SM City Iloilo soon after the City finally decided that the new building will be built in its old site in Plaza Libertad instead of Barangay San Pedro, Molo district.
Iloilo is the magnificent backdrop, along with the Ilonggo spirit of fun, and familial pleasure, for The Metropolis Residential & Commercial Estates.
iloiloonline.blogspot.com /2006_04_01_iloiloonline_archive.html   (6698 words)

 DA6 Agribiz Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The city of Iloilo is the regional center of trade, industry, education, culture and government.
The provinces of Aklan, Antique and Guimaras each represents one district; Capiz is composed of two districts; Iloilo with five districts; Negros Occidental, 6 districts; and the cities of Iloilo and Bacolod are distinct congressional districts.
The western half of Aklan, Negros Occidental, Iloilo and the western tip of Capiz is classified as Type 1 under the Coronas System of Climate Classificaation, which is characterized by two pronounced seasons: dry season from November to April and wet season during the rest of the year.
www.da.gov.ph /agribiz/region6/indexbottom.html   (1123 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
MBC-Aksyon Radyo police reporter in Iloilo City, Johnny Diaz, was sent a death threat via text message after an expose on illegal drugs in which he named senior police officers who may be protecting drug dealers.
The message warned Diaz that he would be killed if the MBC-Aksyon's news reports lead to the relief of Senior Inspector Clarence Dongail, who was included in the report.
The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Monday dubbed the Philippines as the "most murderous country of all" because of the unsolved killings of media practitioners in the country.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /topofthehour.aspx?StoryId=4409   (932 words)

 LAKBAY.NET - Online Travel Reservation for the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The province of Iloilo is situated in the center of the Philippine archipelago in the Western Visayas region.
Its capital city, also named Iloilo, is considered the "Jewel of the Philippine South," and is the gateway to the region.
A festival commemorating the landing of the Bornean datus and the barter of Panay.
www.lakbay.net /destinations/viewdetails.asp?placeid=90   (940 words)

 Sun.Star Iloilo - New Lucena robbery an inside job?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
OPERATIVES of the New Lucena Police Station are still puzzled and thoroughly conducting an investigation whether the alleged Guinobatan robbery was in inside job or purely a random robbery incident.
PO3 Suberrano, New Lucena intelligence officer said that they are now conducting a non-stop operation to identify the suspects and arrest them the soonest.
The suspects reportedly got his service motorcycle and used this as their getaway vehicle which was later recovered in Barangay Hanipaan Oeste, New Lucena, Iloilo.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2003/02/10/news/new.lucena.robbery.an.inside.job..html   (257 words)

 wcr:11/14/2005 — Nilo Macapinalc: Deacon sees joy in serving God's people
Born in New Lucena, Iloilo, Philippines on Sept. 27, 1972, Macapinlac is the eldest of five children of Magdalena Libona-Belvis, a teacher and former town councillor, and of the late Jose Gerona-Macapinlac, Jr., a well-known local artist.
His desire to become a priest became stronger in his second year of high school because his English teacher, a Carmelite nun, told him he had what it takes to be a priest and encouraged him to pursue the vocation.
After completing studies in psychology at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City in 1992, Macapinlac spent the next four years at a minor seminary, where he graduated with a bachelor of arts with a major in classical philosophy.
www.wcr.ab.ca /news/2005/1114/deacon111405.shtml   (858 words)

 OVER SEAS -- May 2001: Coastal Alert
The report, The Status of Natural Resources on the High Seas, says that the deep sea, and the creatures that live within it, are threatened by unregulated fishing and oil exploration, CO dumping, biotechnology, and the exploitation of gas hydrates and hydrothermal vent heat.
The new phase-out timetable, which will be enshrined in a revised regulation 13G of the MARPOL Convention on the prevention of marine pollution, is one of a range of post-Erika measures tabled by IMO.
San Francisco, CA, May 2, 2001 — Facing new restrictions in the waters of Hawai’i, a fleet of longline fishing vessels are relocating to California to avoid a federal judge's decision to enforce protections for the endangered leatherback sea turtle.
www.oneocean.org /overseas/200105/coastal_alert.html   (8434 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | OPINION > LETTERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The new roads that are constructed are so poorly made that they collapse in just a few years time.
In the nearby towns of New Lucena, Bengawan, Cabatuan, Maasin, Santa Barbara and Pototan, we have yet to see the much reported road improvement projects and new farm-to-market roads.
He did mention Unicef’s work with the NPA to respond to the UN Secretary-General’s report on child soldiers and to undertake a joint situation analysis in situations of armed conflict in the Philippines.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/feb/02/yehey/opinion/20050202opi7.html   (618 words)

 Court convicts 2 swindlers
Iloilo -- The Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MCTC) of Iloilo City under Judge Alexis Zerrudo recently sentenced two swindlers victimizing PhilHealth beneficiaries with imprisonment from six months of arresto mayor as maximum to two years, four months and one day prision coreccional medium period as maximum, and, to pay a fine of P5,000.
On February 10, 2005, the hospital tipped off the PhilHealth Anti-fraud Team about their presence, Sison representing herself as authorized representative of Maria Gumban from New Lucena, Iloilo to claim the Philhealth Benefit Refund of Gumban's daughter who is a PhilHealth member.
Sison later disclosed that a spouse of a policeman is behind the syndicate.
www.thenewstoday.info /20051223/court.convicts.2.swindlers.html   (297 words)

 Love blooms again after 40 years - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Mike was employed at a sugar mill in Tarlac and retired in his hometown of New Lucena, Iloilo, where he became barangay chair and later councilor.
In January, she met Lina Nogra, who turned out to be a relative of Mike's, during the wake of a friend's daughter.
me she was from New Lucena, I told her I once had a boyfriend from there...
news.inq7.net /nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=37868   (902 words)

 The gift in Fr. Nilo Macapinlac
Hotels in Iloilo City and their contact information.
As word got out of his homecoming, barangay folks came in their Sunday's best, gathered family members including those too young to even know the "Nilo" who once served as an altar boy and member of the town's Legion of Mary.
New City Hall likely to remain in its present site
www.thenewstoday.info /2006/04/10/the.gift.in.fr.nilo.macapinlac.html   (719 words)

 New York Life - Career Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
When one of the world's largest insurance companies partners with one of the country's most stable financial institutions, the advantages can be LIMITLESS.
New York Life, on its third year of operations in the Philippines, is inviting highly motivated, results oriented and self starter individuals to join its elite group of professional executives and help us strengthen the Bancassurance distribution channel of the company.
The Financial Executives will be financial solutions provider to the valued clients of Allied Bank, our NEW ALLY.
www.newyorklife.ph /nyl_career.htm   (195 words)

 wcr:11/28/2005 — Fr. Nilo Macapinlac: Priest fulfills a childhood dream
At the end of the Liturgy of Ordination, each of the priests gave Macapinlac the traditional kiss of peace and a hug, thus welcoming him into the priesthood.
He has been at St. Theresa Parish since Aug. 6, when he was ordained a deacon, and expects to remain in this parish as an associate pastor for the foreseeable future.
Born in New Lucena, Iloilo, Philippines in 1972, Macapinlac was raised in a large extended family that taught him the Catholic faith.
www.wcr.ab.ca /news/2005/1128/nilo112805.shtml   (1057 words)

 DEEP SEA FISHING DEVELOPMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The new surveys already initiated should be continued.
New surveys as yet not initiated should be implemented (see the “Guide for Fisheries Statistical Surveys”).
Fish Landing Surveys at Iloilo City, Cadiz City, Catbalogan, Zamboanga City and Davoa City.
www.fao.org /docrep/field/003/B2878E/B2878E05.htm   (271 words)

 Visit Philippines 2006 Calendar of Events - January to March   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Thanksgiving for all the blessings received in the year that was and hope for a prosperous new year.
It is one of Iloilo’s grandest street festival, the region’s pride that won the grand prize in the 2005 Aliwan Festival in Manila and Iloilo Kasadyahan Over-all Champion
A celebration of the birth of a new history and culture of the people of Guimbal as a tribute and reverence to the triumphant struggle of its ancestors for meaningful existence.The magic of the Gimba (drum) and the Bantayan (watchtower) are the major features of the festival.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /VPY-calendar/vpy-janmarch.html   (5261 words)

 Philippines Provinces
The new ISO codes for provinces appear in the table below, except for Zamboanga-Sibugay (too new to be in the table), whose code is
The new province is sometimes spelled Sibuguey, or other variants.
The name derives from the Sibuguey River and its valley, and was apparently the name of the whole area during the period of Muslim rule.
www.statoids.com /uph.html   (3744 words)

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