• Historic street in Molo district renamed


    ILOILO CITY: The city council has approved an ordinance officially naming Compania Street in Molo district as La Compania de Jesus Street to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of the area encompassing five barangays here. The city council on tourism, culture and historical affairs chaired by Nielex Tupas gave a report on the proposed ordinance read by committee vice chair Jose Efrain Trenas 3rd during a regular session on November 4 and was eventually approved and elevated as a city ordinance. The House of Jesuits once stood at Compania Central during the Spanish era and the street was known as La Compania de Jesus.


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