Business and Investments
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. met with Dingle Mayor Jessie Alecto, Vice Mayor Rufino Palabrica III and other municipal officials to talk about the plight of the seven displaced fish vendors in their town on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The governor will again meet with the fish vendors next week to relay to them the win-win solution that was reached during the meeting.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. graced the inauguration of the 5.67 megawatt solar power plant of Cosmo Solar Energy Inc. (CSEI) in Brgy. Narat-an, Miag-ao on Thursday, September 8, 2016. It is the first solar power plant established in the province of Iloilo and the entire Panay and Guimaras islands.
Representatives from the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce together with Mr. Juan Jamora (2nd from right) of the Iloilo Economic Development Foundation and Ms. Lea Lara (left) of the Iloilo Business Club pay Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce invited Gov. Defensor to attend a Business Mission in New York, USA to promote Iloilo as an investment destination.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the local chief executives of the province of Iloilo who attended a briefing and orientation conducted by the Regional Development Council (RDC) and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) at the Casa Real on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
ILOILO – Micro entrepreneurs are getting much attention these days as the province develops to become business-friendly and globally competitive.
With the help of the Department of Science and Technology in Western Visayas, the Provincial Planning and Development Office, through its Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion Division, is providing packaging assistance to hundreds of micro enterprises in Iloilo.
Among those who benefited from the assistance is prison guard Mayflor Cepeda of MC Food Products in Calinog, Iloilo.
ILOILO – Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC) is the first big-ticket investor to be given with ten-year tax relief pursuant to 2015 Iloilo Provincial Investment and Incentives Code.
The Iloilo Provincial Investments Promotion Board (IPIPB) chaired by Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. reviewed and approved the application of PCPC for tax exemption during its 1st quarterly meeting on May 11.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and his wife Cosette (4th & 5th from left), assisted by the provincial government department heads, cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the Agri-Trade Fair at the canopy of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol on Monday, April 11, 2016. The activity runs until Friday, April 15 as part of the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration.
Iloilo province will turn 115 years old on Monday, April 11, 2016. The occasion marks the establishment of the civil government of Iloilo province in 1901 where Gen. Martin Delgado was appointed as the first provincial governor.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. (left) congratulates the Philippine Saemaul Undong on their second Foundation Anniversary during a simple program at Casa Real on Monday, January 11, 2016. Defensor is a staunch supporter of the Saemaul Undong movement which propelled the growth and development of South Korea in the 70's. Saemaul Undong, which means New Village Movement, has several community projects in the province of Iloilo.
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