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Iloilo

(ē'lōē`lō), city (1990 pop. 309,505), capital of Iloilo prov., SE Panay, the Philippines, on Iloilo Strait of Panay Gulf. With a fine harbor sheltered by Guimaras island, it is the principal port on Panay, with both interisland and overseas shipping. Iloilo is also a busy commercial center, with some manufacturing. It is known for its delicate, handwoven fabrics, made from silk and pineapple leaves. Central Philippine Univ., the Univ. of San Augustín, a campus of the Univ. of the Philippines Visayas, and many other educational institutions are there.

Iloilo

a port in the W central Philippines, on SE Panay Island. Pop.: 408 000 (2005 est.)
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United Kingdom (UK) has great strengths in companies that already engage in infrastructure projects across the country and engineering expertise," said British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Robert Pruce, who was in Iloilo last week.
Soloists from Iloilo City that have performed with the PPO before include pianist Maria Luisa Vito and violinist Gilopez Kabayao.
AirAsia guests flying to Iloilo today will get special Dinagyang festival discount coupons from AirAsia's partner establishments.
At least seven Iloilo local officials were included in Duterte's list of alleged "narco politicians.
These major awards include Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Ecotourism, Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Farm Tourism and Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Faith-based Tourism.
Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III has called for a closed-door meeting with members of the council on Tuesday where they agreed to "review the working mechanism and system of the MIGEDC as a metropolitan organization" in April.
Even as organizers stressed the nonpolitical nature of the festival, proadministration politicians were visible among the spectators at Iloilo Freedom Grandstand to watch the festivities.
Being a highly urbanized city, Iloilo City is not included in the comparison.
Aside from making our provincial government employees proud of their workplace or making a major contribution to the tourism industry, this will be one of our tangible legacies to the people of the city and province of Iloilo, he said.
The Western Visayas office of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has coordinated with the family of Joanna Daniela Demafelis to fetch her body from the Iloilo Airport.
of the airport situated in Cabatuan town, about 20 kilometers from Iloilo City.
We are preparing tour packages for delegates to choose from that will showcase the different tourism destinations and best practices in the southern district, central district and northern district of Iloilo province and in Iloilo City, said Anas.