Iloilo Provincial Government website

June 2016

BFAR’s Ship to Guard the Visayan Sea

Create: 06/03/2016 - 09:23

ILOILO – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has committed to deploy one of its monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) ships to intensify the enforcement of laws protecting the Visayan Sea.

BFAR Western Visayas Regional Director Remia Aparri made the commitment during the recently-concluded 7th Governor’s Summit on the Alliance of Provinces for the Protection of Visayan Sea hosted by Iloilo Governor Arthur D. Defensor Sr.

3 Bidders Vie for Dumangas Road Rehab

Create: 06/07/2016 - 08:54

ILOILO – Three local construction firms are vying for the concreting of 4.4-kilometer Poblacion-Bacay Road in Dumangas during its recent public bidding in Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Of the three, G. Uy Construction submitted the lowest bid of P6,775,500, followed by MarchPhil Construction (P6,801,272) and J EG Construction Firm Corp. (P6,821,292).

The lowest bidder will undergo a post-qualification evaluation this week to determine if it met the requirements under the Government Procurement Reform Act.

P993-M Irrigation Project in Barotac Viejo Under Way

Create: 06/08/2016 - 15:12
P993-M Irrigation Project in Barotac Viejo Under Way

Farmers in Barotac Viejo and Banate will soon have an efficient irrigation system which could eventually improve their agricultural production. Engr. Florencio Colorado of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) yesterday (June 8, 2016) briefed Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. about the status of the ongoing construction of the P993 million Barotac Viejo Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP).

Defensor keynotes PDEA’s 14th anniversary in WV

Create: 06/16/2016 - 13:11

ILOILO – “While we believe that we are winning the war against illegal drugs, victory has yet to come. There are so many things to do. Our problem with illegal drugs remains humongous.”

This was the concern Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. raised during his speech before the law enforces who gathered to celebrate the 14th foundation anniversary of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Casa Real de Iloilo on June 15.

Gov. Art Administers Oath of San Dionisio Officials

Create: 06/16/2016 - 15:29
Gov. Art Administers Oath of San Dionisio Officials

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the incoming municipal officials of the Municipality of San Dionisio led by Mayor Larry Villanueva, Vice Mayor Darwin Bajada and Sangguniang Bayan members Cash Jacomina, Tessie Villanueva, Danny Villanueva, Roger Lopez, Lerma Lopez and Adonis Lumawag at Governor's Office on Thursday, June 16, 2016.

First Hiligaynon Movie Returns Home

Create: 06/21/2016 - 07:44

The first-ever full length Hiligaynon film titled Ginauhaw Ako, Ginagutom Ako (I am Thirsty, I am Hungry) will be shown in Iloilo City on July 1, 2016 after a surviving copy was successfully restored in France. As part of the World Premieres Film Festival Philippines 2016, the movie that was directed by Quirino “Quin” Baterna and Leonardo Q. Belen will have its premiere at the Cinematheque Iloilo on Solis Street.