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March 2016

Gov Art Meets with Quarry Permitees

Create: 03/01/2016 - 16:36

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. meets with the new officers of the Iloilo Quarry Permittees Association, Inc. (IQPAI) headed by their president Asuncion Sepida after administering their oath of office on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Defensor warned the IQPAI officers against bribing provincial officials in exchange of favors and he also reminded them against truck overloading which tends to destroy provincial roads.

Oathtaking of Iloilo Quarry Permittees Association, Inc. (IQPAI) officers

Create: 03/01/2016 - 16:46
Oathtaking of Iloilo Quarry Permittees Association, Inc.

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the newly elected officers of Iloilo Quarry Permittees Association, Inc. (IQPAI), namely, Asuncion Sepida (President), Krista Allen Locsin (Vice President), Cyril Aruejo (Secretary), Hazel Dormitorio (Asst. Secretary), Joe Frie Navarra (Treasurer), Aurelio Piabol (Asst. Treasurer), Jesus Joloro (Auditor) and Board of Trustees: Ireneo Grabato II, Aires Octaviano, Regor Dadivas, John Hanzel Fama, Noel Loot, Francisco Calvo, Andrew Armada, and Joseph Martin Yap on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

DAR approves Sicogon conversion

Create: 03/03/2016 - 15:37

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has approved the reclassification of Sicogon Island from agricultural to commercial use, a move that will pave way for its full development into a tourist destination because of its white-sand beach and pristine waters. DAR Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes, in an order dated 29 February 2016 docketed as DARCO No. CON-1608-053, reclassified 334.6 hectares of agricultural land in Sicogon but required the developer to provide disturbance compensation for farmers and fisherfolk in the island.

Inauguration of Teen Center in Zarraga National High School

Create: 03/04/2016 - 16:03
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Zarraga Mayor John Tarrosa and Zarraga National High School principal Lina Dordas (5th, 6th, and 7th from left) lead the ribbon cutting ceremonies during the inauguration of Kabugwason Teen Center in Zarraga National High School on Friday, March 4, 2016. Kabugwason Teen Center is the 32nd multi-purpose teen center in the province.

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Zarraga Mayor John Tarrosa and Zarraga National High School principal Lina Dordas (5th, 6th, and 7th from left) lead the ribbon cutting ceremonies during the inauguration of Kabugwason Teen Center in Zarraga National High School on Friday, March 4, 2016. Kabugwason Teen Center is the 32nd multi-purpose teen center in the province.

British Ambassador courtesy call

Create: 03/10/2016 - 16:07
British Ambassador Asif Ahmad visits Governor Defensor

British Ambassador Asif Ahmad (2nd from left) pays a courtesy visit to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The British diplomat visits Iloilo for the first time to explore possible trade ties. Also in photo are (from left) the ambassador's aide and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias.

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