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February 2016

Iloilo Bantay Dagat Gets New Patrol Boats, Sea Ambulances

Create: 02/01/2016 - 14:22
The new patrol boats of the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (PBDTF), including the two sea ambulances with rubber boats which was donated by the Italian shipping firm D’Amico Shipping Company through the Italian Embassy.
The province of Iloilo’s relentless campaign against illegal fishing activities especially in northern Iloilo got a boost with the addition of four more patrol boats for the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (PBDTF) recently.
 
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. funded the construction of the two new patrol boats while Italian firm D’Amico Shipping Company through the Italian Embassy, donated the other two patrol boats which will also serve as sea ambulances.
 

Gov. Art Defensor at 25th PNP Foundation Day

Create: 02/01/2016 - 14:52
 Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. was the guest of honor in the 25th Philippine National Police (PNP) Foundation Day celebration at Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo on Monday, February 1, 2016. Defensor assured the IPPO of continued full support as he urged the men and women in uniform to maintain peace and order in the province and be apolitical this coming May 9, 2016 elections.

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. was the guest of honor in the 25th Philippine National Police (PNP) Foundation Day celebration at Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo on Monday, February 1, 2016. Defensor assured the IPPO of continued full support as he urged the men and women in uniform to maintain peace and order in the province and be apolitical this coming May 9, 2016 elections.

 

28th Multi-purpose Teen Center in Balasan Inaugurated

Create: 02/01/2016 - 14:37
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Balasan Mayor Filomeno Ganzon lead the ribbon-cutting for the opening of the multi-purpose teen center in Balasan National High School (BNHS) on Friday, January 29, 2016. Joining the ceremonies are (from left) Provincial Population Office (PPO) chief Ramon Yee, Vice Mayor Simeon Ganzon, and BNHS principal Nenita Maningo.The multi-purpose teen center in Balasan is the 28th in the province.

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Balasan Mayor Filomeno Ganzon lead the ribbon-cutting for the opening of the multi-purpose teen center in Balasan National High School (BNHS) on Friday, January 29, 2016. Joining the ceremonies are (from left) Provincial Population Office (PPO) chief Ramon Yee, Vice Mayor Simeon Ganzon, and BNHS principal Nenita Maningo.The multi-purpose teen center in Balasan is the 28th in the province.

Defensor Releases P15.1M for School Projects

Create: 02/03/2016 - 14:56
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. distributes checks to the recipient schools on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. With the governor are (from left) Maasin Mayor Mariano Malones, Mina Mayor Rey Grabato and Vice Gov. Raul Tupas. A total of P15.1 million was released for school projects in 29 elementary and 31 secondary schools in the province.

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P15,134,999 million for various school projects in the province on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. He distributed the checks to recipient schools, received by their respective principals and officials, in a ceremony held at Casa Real de Iloilo.

A total of 60 public schools -- 29 elementary and 31 secondary -- were recipients of the funds, where each school were given an amount depending on the project proposals they submitted.

Turn-over of 3 Ambulances from Korea

Create: 02/22/2016 - 14:44
Turn-over of 3 Ambulances from Korea

The three state-of-the art ambulances donated by Medipeace through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) to Iloilo province has finally arrived. Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from left) is shown turning over the symbolic key to the chiefs of the three recipient hospitals, Dr. Robert Gerard Yusay (2nd from left) of Don Valerio Palmares Memorial District Hospital in Passi City, Dr. Prem Parcon (4th from left) of Iloilo Provincial Hospital in Pototan and Dr.