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Iloilo invests 16.4M in rainwater harvesting facilities

Create: 07/03/2017 - 16:13

ILOILO – To avoid wastage of rainwater during rainy days, the provincial government will embark on a massive construction of rainwater harvesting facilities in water constraint villages here this year.

The P16.4-million project involves the construction of 25 rainwater harvesting systems in special areas and 42 ferrocement tanks in public schools, according to a report from the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO).

DENR fetes Gov Art as Environmental Champion

Create: 07/01/2017 - 00:00

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional executive director Jim Sampulna gives to Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a plaque of recognition signed by DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu after the mangrove planting activity in Brgy. Santiago, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Sec. Cimatu cited Gov. Defensor as the most active Environmental Champion in Region 6 for his laudable efforts in mobilizing all stakeholders in environmental conservation through his Action for Regreening and Transformation for Climate Change Adaptation (ART for CCA) program.

Gov Art at LMP meeting

Create: 06/30/2017 - 00:00

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. attends the meeting of the League of the Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) - Iloilo Chapter held at Days Hotel, Iloilo City on Friday, June 30, 2017 where among the things tackled was the creation of a Joint Provincial Task Force on Peace and Security. With Gov. Defensor on the presidential table are (from left) Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 director Chief Supt. Cesar Hawthorne Binag, Third Infantry Division Philippine Army commander Brig. General Jon Aying, LMP-Iloilo president Jett Rojas, Zarraga Mayor John Tarrosa and Alimodian Mayor Geefre Alonsabe.

Defensor to Koica: Words are not enough to thank you

Create: 06/21/2017 - 11:07
Defensor thanks Koica

“Words are not enough to express how grateful we are to Koica and the Republic of Korea,” said Gov. Defensor.

Koica country director Shin Myung Seop, program director Prof. Dongwoon Han and representatives from Medipeace, a non-government organization based in South Korea, along with the chief of hospitals and other medical personnel attended the simple occasion held at Casa Real.

New SB Member of Janiuay

Create: 06/16/2017 - 00:00
Felizardo Amigable, Jr.

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Sangguniang Bayan member Felizardo Amigable, Jr. of Janiuay, Iloilo on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. SB member Amigable replaced his father Felizardo Sr. who passed away recently. He was accompanied by his mother (holding the bible) and sister.

Various Projects Inaugurated in Mina

Create: 06/16/2017 - 00:00

The projects that were inaugurated were the Barangay Tumay covered court (P1.3 million), Food Terminal (P1.5 million) at Mina Public Market, Barangay Abat concrete road (P2.9 million) and Barangay Bangac concrete road (P1.9 million). Said projects were funded by Rep. Defensor under the Lower House Infrastructure Project.

Two projects, on the other hand, were inaugurated at Mina National High School (MNHS), namely, Home Economics building (P3 million) and Flag raising area (P2 million). Gov. Defensor provided funds for the said projects.

Defensor Releases P2.3 M to 23 LGUs For Rehab of Dump Sites

Create: 06/15/2017 - 00:00
Defensor Releases P2.3 M to 23 LGUs For Rehab of Dump Sites

The Governor was assisted by OIC Provincial Administrator Dennis Ventilacion and PENRO officer-in-charge Atty. Arturo Cangrejo. Each municipality received the amount of P100,000. The recipients LGUS were: Guimbal, Igbaras, Miag-ao , San Joaquin, Tigbauan, Alimodian, Leganes, Leon, San Miguel, Calinog, Janiuay, Maasin, Anilao, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Balasan, Btc. Viejo, Batad, Carles, San Rafael, Estancia, Lemery and San Dionisio.

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