ILOILO – The 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army and Police Regional Office jointly declared the Province of Iloilo as “Peaceful and Ready for Further Development” in a ceremony held in Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City, today. Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Catapang, represented by Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. John Bonafos, and Police Regional Director Josephus Angan affirmed the declaration during the first quarter meeting of the Regional Peace and Order Council where Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. acts as chairman and presiding officer.
ILOILO –The Philippine Red Cross-Iloilo Chapter, with the support of Korean Red Cross, will help in the upgrading and expansion of a birthing clinic located in Carles town here. Based on the letter of Chapter Administrator Gilbert Paul Valderrama, PRC-Iloilo will construct an annex building to the existing birthing clinic to increase its bed capacity. The annex building, which has a floor area of 385 square meters, is expected to accomodate additional eight birthing patients.
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. continues its forays in Visayas by partnering with a power firm in the construction of coal-fired power plant in Concepcion, Iloilo.