Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. urged the youth to continue engaging in sports activities as it will help them grow into better persons. He made the call during his speech at the opening of the First Congressional District Sports Association (FCDSA) Meet hosted by the municipality of Oton on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. turns over one set of computer with printer for Bingawan Municipal Police Station to chief of police Chief Insp. Jogen Suegay (2nd from left) on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. At right is SPO1 Jasmin Frial.
Save the Children (STC) program manager Vivien Grace Martin (4th from left) updates Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and other provincial government officials on the status of their post-Yolanda assistance in Northern Iloilo, particularly the towns of Estancia, Carles, Concepcion, San Dioniso and Balasan. To recall, supertyphoon Yolanda struck northern Iloilo, three years ago on Nov. 8, 2013. STC and its partner organizations were able to help thousands of Yolanda survivors through cash assistance, livelihood projects, risk reduction trainings, and rebuilding children's lives.
Talk915, the largest online English tutorial company in China, is now in Iloilo. The company currently have 600 Filipino home-based teacher-tutors and it intends to hire up to 500 hundred more for their operation here in Iloilo. Photo shows Talk915 officials, namely, Aaron Wang (Chief Executive Officer) and Sean Wen (General Manager) paying Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Monday, Nov. 7,
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the athletes and coaches of the eight towns of the Second District during the opening of the Second Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) Meet at Leon Central Elementary School in Leon, Iloilo on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The Center for Sports and Physical Fitness (CSPF) of the Province of Iloilo has launched a sports developmental clinic for the youth ranging from 17 years old and below. The sports clinic is in preparation for the upcoming Governor Defensor Sports Developmental League.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. called for a Provincial Mining and Quarry Summit on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2016 to address the looming crisis on sand and gravel as well as the existence of illegal quarrying in the province. Quarry operators, local government officials and other stakeholders attended the summit held at Casa Real de Iloilo.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from left) presides the fourth quarterly meeting of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. From left, 301st Infantry Brigade deputy commander Col. Eliser Losañes, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial director Teodora Sumagaysay, Gov. Defensor, and Iloilo Provincial Police Office director Senior Supt. Harold Tuzon.
Architect Paulo Alcazaren (2nd from right) discusses with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the proposed development of the provincial government property, from the old provincial capitol up to the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) building, into a unified government center complete with parks and multi-level parking area for vehicles at the Capitol boardroom on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Also in photo are Architect Guillermo Hisancha and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (foreground).
The newly-hired personnel of the Barotac Viejo District Hospital (BVDH) have their picture taken with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr.,Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, and BVDH chief of hospital Dr. Armando Dumdum after their courtesy call at the Governor's office on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.