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Saemaul leaders assist in ‘Bayanihan’ project in Lemery

Create: 09/07/2017 - 14:08

ILOILO – Twelve officials of Saemaul male leader’s association in different provinces and cities in South Korea arrived here on Tuesday to visit and assist the residents of Poblacion South East Zone in Lemery town in their Saemaul-inspired community project dubbed as “Bagong Bayanihan ng Barangay.”

In partnership with Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College and Philippine Saemaul Undong Center, the project is a recycling center that aims to manage the solid waste from four sitios (sub-villages) and to address the improper waste disposal in every household.

No more squatting for PhilHealth, DOH in WV

Create: 09/07/2017 - 14:05

ILOILO – The provincial government has donated two of its lots located in Barangay Bolong Oeste, Sta. Barbara for the proposed construction of regional offices of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas.

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has signed the memorandum of agreement and conditional deed of donations for Lots 505 and 502 in favor of PhilHealth and DOH during the recent visit of Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial here.

Informant, police of Prevendido slay to get P1M reward

Create: 09/07/2017 - 13:56

ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has ordered to grant P1-million reward to the confidential informant and arresting police team who led the successful operation against high profile criminal Richard Prevendido yesterday.

Pursuant to Executive Order 235, the reward will be taken from the province’s 2017 annual budget as part of its Peace and Order and Public Safety Plan.

CCC Highway Consultants courtesy call

Create: 09/07/2017 - 09:09
CCC Highway Consultants courtesy call

Officials of state-owned CCC Highway Consultants of China make a courtesy call at the Governor's office on Wednesday (September 6, 2017) with Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (right) welcoming them. The group is in Iloilo to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the proposed bridge that would link Iloilo and Guimaras provinces. CCC Highway Consultants is a prestigious company that has built hundreds of major bridges and highways in China and in other parts of Asia, among which the recently completed 29.6 km. Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao link project and the 36 km. Hangzhou Bay Bridge.

MOA Signing for Iloilo Economic Zone Project

Create: 08/18/2017 - 17:00
MOA Signing for Iloilo Economic Zone Project

A Memorandum of Agreement was signed on Friday (August 18, 2017) among the Iloilo Provincial Government, Palm Concepcion Power Corp. (PCPC) and Iloilo Economic Development Foundation (IEDF) on the proposed Iloilo Economic Zone Development Project during the first anniversary of commercial operation of PCPC at its plant site in Brgy. Nipa, Concepcion, Iloilo. From left: Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, PCPC chairman Dr. Walter Brown, PCPC president Roel Castro, Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., IEDF president Jocelyn Jalandoni-Perez, and IEDF project manager Francis Gentoral.

MOA Signing for Future Site of DOH and PhilHealth Regional Offices

Create: 08/18/2017 - 17:00

The Iloilo provincial government has made official its intention to donate a property in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo as the future site of the regional offices of the Department of Health and PhilHealth.

From left: Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, PhilHealth VI regional vice president Lourdes Diocson, Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial, DOH VI regional director Marlyn Convocar, and PhilHealth Asst. Vice President for Visayas Dr. Leo Douglas Cardona, Jr. sign the Memorandum of Agreement and Conditional Deed of Donation on Friday (August 18, 2017).

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.

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.

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)