Iloilo Provincial Government website

April 2016

Courtesy call of YWCA officials

Create: 04/29/2016 - 09:11
Courtesy call of YWCA officials

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes the officials of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of the Philippines led by its national president Leonida Bayani Ortiz (right) and Iloilo YWCA president Mitzi Penaflorida (3rd from left) who paid him a courtesy call on Thursday, April 28, 2016. YWCA is having its 35th National Biennial Convention at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center from April 28-30, 2016.

Defensor Assures Successful PRDP Implementation in Iloilo

Create: 04/05/2016 - 15:21
Defensor Assures Successful PRDP Implementation in Iloilo

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. reiterated his full support to the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) to ensure its successful implementation in Iloilo province. Defensor made the commitment during the World Bank Review Mission for the Visayas Cluster held at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center in Iloilo City on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

Gov. Defensor Receives Outstanding Governor Hall of Fame Award

Create: 04/06/2016 - 15:36
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. (4th from left) receives his Most Outstanding Governor Award in the 2016 Gawad Parangal given by the Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI) at the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Shown in photo with him are Iloilo PSWDO chief Dr. Neneth Q. Pador (2nd from left), DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman (3rd from left), his wife Mrs. Cosette Defensor (5th from left) and the officials of ALSWDO

The Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI) conferred on Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. the Most Outstanding Governor award in its 2016 Gawad Parangal. The awarding was held during the 20th ALSWDOPI National Convention and General Assembly at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 where DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman was the guest of honor.

DSWD Sec. Dinky congratulates Gov. Defensor

Create: 04/06/2016 - 17:13
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Soliman congratulates Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. for being a Hall of Famer in the Gawad Parangal of the Association of Local Social Welfare Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI). Defensor received the Most Outstanding Governor award for a third consecutive year at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Also in photo are PSWDO chief Dr. Neneth Q. Pador (left) and Mrs. Cosette Defensor (right).

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Soliman congratulates Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. for being a Hall of Famer in the Gawad Parangal of the Association of Local Social Welfare Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. (ALSWDOPI). Defensor received the Most Outstanding Governor award for a third consecutive year at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Also in photo are PSWDO chief Dr. Neneth Q. Pador (left) and Mrs. Cosette Defensor (right).

Iloilo District Hospitals To Add Personnel, Bed Capacity

Create: 04/07/2016 - 15:15
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (7th from left) receives an enlarged replica of the check amounting P261,034,750.90 representing the net income of the 12 provincial government-run hospitals for 2015 from Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (8th from left) and the hospital chiefs on Thursday, April 07, 2016. The money will be reinvested back to the hospitals to further improve their services.

The 12 hospitals run by the Iloilo provincial government have brighter days ahead. Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, who is also chief of the Hospital Management Office (HMO), said Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. has already given the green light for the hiring of additional medical personnel and upgrading of the bed capacity of the hospitals this year.

PPOC Meeting at the Capitol

Create: 04/08/2016 - 15:23
PPOC meeting at the Capitol

Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (2nd from left) presides the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting in behalf of Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. at the Capitol Boardroom on Friday, April 8, 2016. PPOC tackled, among others, the preparations to ensure a peaceful, honest and orderly elections this coming May 9.

Opening of Agri-Trade Fair

Create: 04/11/2016 - 13:15
Opening of Agri-Trade Fair

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cosette (4th & 5th from left), assisted by the provincial government department heads, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the Agri-Trade Fair at the canopy of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol on Monday, April 11, 2016. The activity runs until Friday, April 15 as part of the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration.

IPPO exhibit at the Capitol

Create: 04/11/2016 - 14:38
IPPO exhibit at the Capitol

Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) director Senior Supt. Roderick Augustus Alba and Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. view the IPPO exhibit at the lobby of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol on Monday, April 11, 2016. The IPPO exhibit is part of the weeklong activities for the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration.

Agri Trade Fair Exhibits @ the Capitol

Create: 04/11/2016 - 14:49
Agri Trade Fair Exhibits @ the Capitol

Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) chief Ildefonso Toledo (right) shows to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cosette one of the products on display at the Agri Trade Fair being held at the canopy of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol as part of the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration. The Agri Trade Fair which runs until Friday, April 15, features various products from local producers and a gardent show at the Capitol grounds.

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