More than 2,000 Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) from the 42 municipalities and one component city of Iloilo province filled the Pototan Astrodome in Pototan, Iloilo on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 for their annual BSPO Congress. Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Third District Congressman Arthur Defensor, Jr. graced the event which gathered the BSPOs for a day of recognition and fun-filled activities.
Expect more improved services at Ramon Tabiana Memorial District Hospital (RTMDH) in Cabatuan, Iloilo as it officially opened new facilities and equipment to the public.
ILOILO – The Information Communications Technology Management Office (ICTMO) placed third in Best eGOV Business Empowerment Category (G2B) of the 6th Awards for Excellence in ICT for Good Governance of Local Government Units organized by National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) in Cagayan de Oro City.
The Iloilo provincial government will give recognition to local government units (LGU) and key players in the implementation of nutrition programs through the first ever Pasidungog sa Nutrisyon 2017 this Thursday (December 7, 2017), 9:00 a.m. at the Social Hall of Casa Real de Iloilo.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., who chairs the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC), will give the plaques, certificates and cash incentives to the lucky awardees.
By Jhea Mae B. Gaco
ILOILO – Christmas is finally in the air here at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol now that the whole building is decorated with Christmas lights, lanterns and festive symbols.
Dancing light-emitting diode bulbs and parols envelop the historic Casa Real de Iloilo and the surroundings of the new Capitol building attracting city residents and local tourists at night.
The compound is open until 10:00 PM since the ceremonial switching on of lights and giant Christmas tree on December 4, 2017.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. inaugurated last Wednesday (December 6, 2017) the rainwater harvesting system in Pavia National High School (PNHS). The rainwater harvesting system is a project of the provincial government through the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO).
The awarding ceremony, which gave recognition to local government units (LGU) and key players in the implementation of nutrition programs, was held on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Casa Real de Iloilo.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., who chairs the PNC, led the giving of plaques, certificates and cash incentives to the lucky awardees.
The municipality of Concepcion and the City of Passi won first runner up and second runner up, respectively.
By Fatima Jane Villarias
ILOILO – In gratitude of their dedication to service, over 5,000 volunteer workers here have started to receive their cash gift from the provincial government over the weekend.
Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. authorized the release of the cash gift amounting to P56.1-million through Executive Order 380 issued on December 4, 2017.
Receiving P4,000 each, the volunteer workers are composed of Barangay Health Workers, Barangay Service Point Officers, Day Care Workers, and Barangay Nutrition Scholars in 1, 721 villages in the province.
ILOILO – Medipeace, a global healthcare non-government organization based in South Korea, has completed its donation of ambulances for 12 district hospitals here.
Medipeace President Dong Youb Suh and Representative Hyemi Kim turned over the key of the last three ambulances for Iloilo during the flag-raising raising ceremony held at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol parking area on December 11.