Iloilo

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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.
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Iloilo

a port in the W central Philippines, on SE Panay Island. Pop.: 408 000 (2005 est.)
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However, pending the clarification, ballot boxes from Iloilo City, along with those from the second district of Iloilo province, would be retrieved on Tuesday.
Paul's Hospital Iloilo on Sunday where he was taken after he was arrested in his house in Pavia town, Iloilo province, on Friday.
El Nino or the prolonged dry spell has damaged at least 87 percent of rice crops in Iloilo province, an official of the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) reported on Friday.