Iloilo Provincial Government website

August 2017

Commendation for Bantay Dagat

Create: 08/01/2017 - 08:11
Commendation for Bantay Dagat

SPO1 Jose Ronnie Panes, team leader of the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force, and some of his men receive their copy of the commendation given by the environmental movement Pasalamat sa Katauhan from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias after the flag-raising ceremony at the provincial capitol grounds on Monday, July 31, 2017. Environmental advocate Atty. Antonio Oposa presented the said commendation to Gov. Defensor during the Visayan Sea meeting held in Sicogon Island, Carles recently.

DOLE-6, Iloilo Province Sign MOA for JobStart Program

Create: 08/01/2017 - 08:16
JobStart Program

Iloilo province was chosen as pilot area in Western Visayas for the JobStart program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). The memorandum of agreement (MOA) was entered into by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and DOLE-6 regional director Johnson Cañete for the program’s implementation on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Leganes is Most PWD-friendly Municipality

Create: 08/02/2017 - 07:53
Leganes is Most PWD-friendly Municipality

The Iloilo Provincial Government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) awarded the Municipality of Leganes as this year's Most PWD-friendly Municipality during the culminating activity for the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at Casa Real de Iloilo on Tuesday, August 31, 2017. The municipalities of Concepcion and Tigbauan bagged first runner-up and second runner-up, respectively. In photo are (from left) PWD provincial federation president Bonifacio Castigador, PSWDO chief Dr.

Alarm Raised Over Effect of Quarrying on Infras

Create: 08/03/2017 - 12:34
Alarm Raised Over Effect of Quarrying on Infras

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) and Infrastructure Development Committee (IDC) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) expressed concern over the ill effects of excessive quarrying on rivers to existing infrastructures. National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) 6 regional director Ro Ann Bacal, chair of RPMC, called for an inter-agency meeting to tackle the matter at the Governor’s boardroom on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

P1.3M for 10 Lemery Barangays

Create: 08/03/2017 - 15:37
P1.3M for 10 Lemery Barangays

Lemery Mayor Ligaya Apura (2nd from right) accompanies her 10 barangay captains as they receive a check worth P1.3 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The amount, which will be divided among the 10 barangays, serves as a counterpart fund of the province for the KALAHI-CIDDS project in the said town. The recipient barangays and their corresponding projects are: Brgy. Alcantara - Road concreting with hauling; Brgy. Bankal - Improvement of road opening, steel hanging bridge and hauling; Brgy. Capinahan - Installation of solar street lights; Brgy.

P2 M for Barangay Road Concreting in Brgy. Tubungan, Barotac Nuevo

Create: 08/03/2017 - 15:41
Brgy. Tubungan, Barotac Nuevo

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. turns over a check worth P2 million to the officials of Brgy. Tubungan, Barotac Nuevo led by Punong Barangay Edgar Bedia (3rd from right) for the concreting of their barangay road on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Joining the barangay officials in receiving the check is Fourth District Board Member Domingo Oso, Jr. (2nd from right)

BSP Iloilo Confesor Council Oath Taking

Create: 08/03/2017 - 15:46
BSP Iloilo Confesor Council Oath Taking

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of the new set officers of Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Iloilo Confesor Council, namely, Bingawan Vice Mayor Matt Palabrica - Chairman, Jesus Decolongon, Jr. - 1st Vice Chairman, Dr. Nelson Pomado - 2nd Vice Chairman, Eric Dumdumaya - Secretary, Dr. Renato Alba - Treasurer, Ahmed Pama - Asst. Treasurer, Angelo Tanoy - Auditor and Romulo Supeña - Asst. Auditor on Thursday, August 3, 2017. The Council also appointed Gov. Defensor as its honorary chairman.

Gold Medalists in China Primary Math Olympiad

Create: 08/07/2017 - 10:28
Andrea Hope Uy and Recsan Triumfante

The gold medalists in the China Primary Math Olympiad held in Zhejiang, China in July 2017, Andrea Hope Uy (left) of Iloilo City and Recsan Triumfante of Tigbauan, Iloilo, pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Friday, August 4, 2017. Aside from getting the gold medal, Uy, who is a Grade 7 student at Assumption Iloilo, also brought home one silver and one bronze medal. While Triumfante, who is a Grade 7 student at Kinaadman Learning Center in Tigbauan, also took two bronze medals.

Asia's first Chess GM Eugene Torre Visit

Create: 08/07/2017 - 10:31
GM Eugene Torre Visit

Asia's first chess Grand Master Eugene Torre, who is a true-blooded Ilonggo, pays Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy visit on Friday, August 4, 2017. Torre is in Iloilo for a series of activities to promote chess especially among the youth. Also in photo are Dr. Raymundo Lapating (right), director of the province's Center for Sports and Physical Fitness and Board Member Valentine Serag (2nd from right).