- Italy pours P26M post-Yolanda aid in Iloilo
- Gov. Art and Mayor Jed's tour of old capitol
- Courtesy call Turkey Amb. Esra Cankorur
- Gov. Defensor & Mayor Mabilog at Phil. Festival Costume Expo
- PLDT turns over medicines
- Ulian bags Guv’s Prize on Blue Waters
- 48 trawl fishers nabbed
- Water Missions International Vice President of Operations Seth Womble during his courtesy call to Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.
- Safe water for 50,000 people made possible
- Families affected by tornado, landslide get aid
Wind: 14.48 km/h
1 Feb 2015
2 Feb 2015
ILOILO – Although it’s been over a year since the monster storm, Italian Ambassador Massimo Roscigno committed to work with Governor Arthur Defensor to ensure the province’s full recovery.
Roscigno and Defensor signed a memorandum of agreement on the implementation of P26-million integrated emergency initiative for the survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda here on Saturday.
ILOILO – For the second time, the Ulian Watershed in Lambunao town won the coveted Governor’s Prize on Blue Waters, an award for the most sustainable and well-managed watershed.
The Ulian Watershed proved that it has the most effective council in terms of using the ridge to reef and ecosystem-based approach in implementing the integrated water resource management.
ILOILO – Water Missions International, a nonprofit Christian engineering organization, has provided this province with water filtration and purification systems benefiting over 50,000 people in ten municipalities.
Vice President of Operations Seth Womble said the water purification systems were installed to provide clean and safe water to survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Bingawan, Batad, Ajuy, Concepcion, San Dionisio, Lemery, Estancia, Balasan and Carles.
ILOILO – One thousand sacks of certified rice seeds will be distributed to farmers here before the first planting season this year.
The release will continue after Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. approved the purchase of P1.36-million certified rice seeds from Western Visayas Integrated Agricultural Research Center in Brgy. Hamungaya, Jaro, Iloilo City.
ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. is encouraging all who have been enrolled in Philippine Health Insurance Corp., especially the sponsored poor, to maximize the use of their health insurance benefits.
This developed following reports that only 5.61 percent of 378,312 enrollees under the National Household Targeting System and Local Government Unit Sponsored Program availed their insurance.