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February 2017

US$5.5M Concepcion Port Rehab Launched

Create: 02/02/2017 - 08:53
US$5.5M Concepcion Port Rehab Launched

CONCEPCION, Iloilo — The US$5.5-million rehabilitation of the port of Concepcion will soon commence following the launch of the Northern Iloilo Fishery Rehabilitation and Development Project on February 1, 2017. To be funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the project aims to raise the productivity and income of Yolanda-hit fisher folks in Concepcion through the rehabilitation and improvement of the town's fish port facilities.

Guv, DOH Chief Inaugurate Several Projects in Janiuay

Create: 02/02/2017 - 08:58
Guv, DOH Chief Inaugurate Several Projects in Janiuay

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. thanked Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial for helping the province in its quest to improve the delivery of health services especially for the poor.

Defensor joined Secretary Ubial and other officials in inaugurating several projects in Janiuay town last Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

First to be inaugurated was the P2.2 million barangay health center in Brgy. Atimonan, a mountainous barangay in Janiuay that can be reached by foot 4 to 5 hours.  

44th Teen Center Opens in Batad

Create: 02/08/2017 - 08:57
Gov. Arthur Defensor (2nd from left) assisted by (left to right) Batad Mayor Pedro Alarcon, OIC Schools Division Superintendent Felisa Beriong, Batad National High School (BNHS) principal Melinda dela Cruz, and Provincial Population Office chief Ramon Yee cut the ribbon to officially open the Hang Teen Center at BNHS on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

A festive atmosphere marked the inauguration of Iloilo province’s 44th teen center in Batad National High School (BNHS) on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The faculty and students presented dance and song numbers to the delight of guests especially Gov.  Arthur Defensor, Sr., OIC Schools Division Superintendent Felisa Beriong, Provincial Population Office chief Ramon Yee and Batad Mayor Pedro Alarcon.

Nurses and Medtechs for KSA Thank Gov. Art

Create: 02/10/2017 - 09:54
Nurses and Medtechs for KSA Thank Gov. Art

Nurses and medical technologists bound for Dallah Hospital, one of the largest private hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have their photo taken with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. after their courtesy call on Thursday, February 9, 2017. They were successfully hired by the Cebu-based AGMP Manpower Agency which conducted a special recruitment activity with the help of the Public Service Employment Office (PESO) at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

Home Credit Finance Courtesy Call

Create: 02/10/2017 - 10:02

Ms. Ana May Duran-Ledesma, Human Resource manager of Home Credit Consumer Finance Philippines Corp., thanks Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for letting their agency conduct a special recruitment activity with the help of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol recently. Ledesma said they successfully hired 50 job applicants during the activity.

Turn-over of Six Ambulances from Medipeace Korea

Create: 02/10/2017 - 10:11
Turn-over of Six Ambulances from Medipeace Korea

Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (6th from left) leads the turn-over of six ambulances donated by Medipeace Korea to Iloilo province which will be deployed to four district hospitals (Guimbal, Cabatuan, Sara and Dumangas) and two Municipal Health Offices (Concepcion and Miagao) on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Medipeace is a non-government organization from South Korea that has been a development partner of the province for several years. The organization also donated three ambulances to the province last year.

Defensor Releases P33.8M For School Projects

Create: 02/15/2017 - 15:59
Defensor Releases P33.8M For School Projects

One hundred nineteen public schools in 32 municipalities in the province received financial assistance from the Iloilo provincial government through the Provincial School Board (PSB) chaired by Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  The financial assistance totalling P33,874,944.73 ranges from P60,000 to P1,000,000 depending on the project proposal submitted by the recipient schools.

Iloilo bags 3 awards from DSWD-6

Create: 02/22/2017 - 08:00

The Province of Iloilo and the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) won three awards from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office 6. The award was given during the 66th Anniversary celebration of the DSWD at the Casa Real in Iloilo City on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Group Formed to Help Iloilo Investors

Create: 02/28/2017 - 08:51
Group Formed to Help Iloilo Investors
Investors who want to put up their business in Iloilo province are now assured of full support and guidance with the launching of the Iloilo Investment Facilitation Network (IIFN). IIFN, spearheaded by the Iloilo provincial government, is composed of 24 national government agencies (NGAs) that are in-charge of permitting, licensing, and regulatory services of the government.
 

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