VP Binay to keynote IBP Joint Eastern and Western Visayas Convention in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, June 26 (PNA) — Vice President Jejomar Binay will be keynote speaker of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Joint Eastern and Western Visayas Convention tomorrow, June 27 at Hotel del Rio, this city. Atty. Von Lovell Bedona, IBP Western Visayas governor, said in an interview Thursday that they expect around 260 […]

President Aquino to inaugurate P4-B infra projects in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY, June 26 (PNA) -– President Benigno Aquino III accompanied by Senate President Franklin M. Drilon, will lead the inauguration and inspection of some P4 billion worth of infrastructure projects here on Friday, starting around 9 a.m. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said this is the first time the city became a recipient […]

DENR, PIA launch climate change advocacy drive in Western Visayas

ILOILO CITY, June 26 (PNA) -– The regional offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) jointly launched an advocacy campaign on climate change mitigation and adaptation advocacy campaign in Western Visayas on Wednesday in this city as part of the national campaign on climate change. Dr. […]

Student leaders launch ‘Adopt a School’ project in northern Iloilo

ILOILO CITY, June 24 (PNA) — Student leaders in the country who attended the 9th National Congress in this city on June 19-23, spearheaded by the Student Council Alliance of the Philippines (ESCAP), launched a “Adopt-a-School” project for disaster stricken schools in northern Iloilo. ESCAP secretary general Ruevin Serrano said the project is in close […]

Iloilo City SP okays P72.73-M supplemental budget

ILOILO CITY, June 24 (PNA) -– The Sangguniang Panlungsod here has unanimously approved the General Fund Supplemental Budget No. 2 for 2014 in the amount of P72.73 million with funds mostly taken from the 2013 budget surplus of P39.7 million. Other funds will come from the unimplemented projects and unexpended balance of P13.2 million; excess […]

President Aquino to inaugurate various projects in Iloilo

ILOILO City, June 25 (PNA)-– President Benigno Aquino III will visit Iloilo this coming Friday, June 27, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. announced Wednesday. Defensor said the President is coming upon the invitation of Senate President Franklin Drilon to inaugurate various projects in Iloilo. These projects include the widened Diversion Road or formally known as […]

Freska’s Hometown Buffet

Iloilo City, being a foodies’ destination certainly has a lot to offer when it comes the best restos in the metro. From budget friendly “Carinderias” to fancy restaurants, Iloilo has them all. Whether you’re on a tight budget or a splurge-on-food type of person, there are truly a variety of food destinations to choose from. […]

Bluejay Coffee and Deli

Being one of the most progressive cities in the Philippines, Iloilo certainly has a lot to offer. Over the years, Iloilo has become one of the favorite destinations of foodies here and abroad. To name a few, La Paz batchoy and Pancit Molo are two of Iloilo’s most popular contributions to Philippine cuisine. But Iloilo […]

Tigbauan’s Sol Y Mar Family Beach Resort

Founded in 1992, Sol Y Mar Family Beach Resort is 5,500-square meter beach resort located in Zayco Farm in Barangay Namocon Tigbaun, Iloilo. It’s approximately 200 meters away from the national highway. Although Sol Y Mar is known to be a family beach resort, it has also been known as one of the favorite places […]

Urban Sands: An Oasis in the Urban Jungle

  Looking for a place for leisure and relaxation without having to leave the metro? We have just the place for you: Urban Sands. If you want to take a snapshot of a picturesque scene, be one with a stunning ambience and experience the feel of real sand under your feet, Urban Sands should be […]

Tatoy’s Resort

If you’re an Ilonggo and you hear the word “Tatoy,” the first thing that comes to mind is “Native Lechon Manok.” From one humble hut, Tatoy’s has now developed into well-respected and most visited eating place with more spacious venues to accommodate different personalities and various types of events. They have bigger huts facing the […]

Bearland Paradise Resort

With the developments in both the city and province of Iloilo, one cannot deny that one of the major contributors to these developments is tourism. Iloilo has become the stomping ground for both local and foreign resort-goers. There is a wide range of accommodations to cater to the needs of the traveller in you. From […]

THE MANGO TREE RESTAURANT

One thing about being an Ilonggo is our love for food. That explains the increasing number of restaurants in the city. With the current developments in the city, many restaurants serving a variety of cuisines have been sprouting everywhere in the city of love. Despite new competition, one restaurant always comes to mind when it […]

Visit Janiuay

ABOUT JANIUAY With a population of more than 50,000, Janiuay is considered to be a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo about 33 kilometers away from Iloilo City. It was established in 1769. Janiuay prides itself of two heritage infrastructures dating back from 1760. The Janiuay Catholic Church was built of sandstone, lime […]

Damires Hills Tierra Verde

I may not be the adventurous nor sporty type, but I surely am a nature lover. And by nature lover, I mean I like to see places with lush greens, breath-taking scenery and thriving vegetation. I often visit the beautiful beaches found in Iloilo. I find it refreshing to be one with nature and forget […]