Monday, August 30, 2010

1st Iloilo Night Run

1st Iloilo Night RunThe 1st Iloilo Night Run was held on Saturday as part of the 73rd Charter Day celebration of Iloilo City. The six-kilometer run stretched from SM City Iloilo in Mandurriao district to the Treñas Boulevard and back. Students, policemen, the military, businessmen and government officials and employees joined.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Ayala Land to transform Iloilo property into BPO hub

Ayala Land Inc. is planning to transform a 2-hectare property in Iloilo City into a business process outsourcing (BPO) hub.

In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the property giant said it signed a 35-year lease agreement with Teodoro B. Pison, Josefina B. Pison-Ortiz, and Riverside Boardwalk Properties Inc. for the development of a 2-hectare property located at Riverside Boardwalk, Barangay San Rafael Mandurriao in

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Iloilo City Charter Day: What happened in 1937

Exactly 73 years ago to this day on Aug. 25, 1937, the inauguration of Iloilo City was celebrated with a grand parade that started in front of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol and ended in front of the newly-constructed Ayuntamiento.

The route was from Bonifacio Drive to Iznart St., J.M. Basa towards Plaza Libertad, Rizal St., Mabini St., Ledesma St., Rizal Estanzuela, and Infante St. up to the grandstand in Delgado St. in front of the Iloilo City Hall.