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Iloilo is SGLG grand slam winner

Create: 11/22/2017 - 16:19

Acting DILG chief Catalino Cuy, in a letter to Gov. Arthur Defensor dated October 30, said that the Province of Iloilo has "met the upgraded criteria for 2017" of the Seal Good Local Governance (SGLG).
This is the third SGLG of the Province of Iloilo, having won its first in 2015 and its second in 2016.

Iloilo Wins 2017 Apolinario Mabini Award for LGU

Create: 09/27/2017 - 00:00

The Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRD), Inc. has conferred on Iloilo Province the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Award for the Local Government.

Lourdes Dela Llana Pimentel, chairperson of the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Awards, in a letter sent to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., said the province has “qualified with the standards of a Local Government Unit that has rendered exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction in the last two years.”

Iloilo PESO is Regional Best PESO Awardee

Create: 09/13/2017 - 08:07
Iloilo PESO is Regional Best PESO Awardee

The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of Iloilo Province was chosen as Grand Winner in the Regional Search for Best PESO - First Class Province Category conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The award was given during the 6th Regional Career Advocacy, Employment and Human Resource Congress at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, which was received by Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and PESO chief Francisco Heler, Jr. (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively). Gov.

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.

Iloilo Province Gets Hall of Fame Award in 2016 EXCELL

Create: 12/23/2016 - 09:12
Iloilo Province Gets Hall of Fame Award in 2016 EXCELL

Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Vice Gov. Christine Garin and provincial government department heads rejoice after receiving the Hall of Fame Award in this year's Excellence in Local Governance Awards (EXCELL) from Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 6 regional director Anthony Nuyda (8th from left) and other DILG executives on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The province of Iloilo won the Best Performing Province award for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Guv brings Yuletide joy to prisoners

Create: 12/19/2016 - 08:54
Guv brings Yuletide joy to prisoners

Christmas spirit filled the Iloilo District Jail (IDJ) in Brgy. Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo on Sunday, December 18, 2016, as Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. held his traditional gift-giving to the prisoners. Around 1,800 inmates of the IDJ, now under the management and supervision of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), received gift packs from Gov. Defensor as his way of celebrating his birthday this coming December 25, Christmas Day.

RDC to launch ‘weekend market’ at Casa Real

Create: 12/08/2016 - 12:39

The Regional Development Council (RDC) will launch on Saturday, December 10, the “Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo”, a bazaar featuring homegrown food products, handcrafted gift items, local art works, fruits, fisheries and aquaculture products, and many more. The weekend market to be held at the Casa Real de Iloilo (old provincial capitol) was organized to provide venue to local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to showcase and market their products.