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.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes the different stakeholders in the transport sector to the First Road Safety Summit held at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Monday, August 22, 2016. Gov. Defensor called for the said gathering to address the growing number of road accidents in the province and to tackle various road safety issues.
Residents of barangays Loong and Barangay Nipa in Concepcion, Iloilo will soon heave a sigh of relief as the provincial road passing through their barangay will soon be concretized.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC) president and chief executive officer Roel Castro, Concepcion Mayor Milliard Villanueva and other local officials led the groundbreaking ceremony for the concreting of the provincial road from poblacion Concepcion to Sitio Puntales, Brgy. Nipa on Friday, January 15, 2016.
ILOILO — Government and civic leaders who attended a benchmarking trip to South Korea were inspired by Saemaul Undong and committed to contribute in the effort of making this province a “safer and happier place to live in”. The benchmarking trip organized by Yeungnam University and Enderun Colleges in South Korea was held from September 12-19 alongside with the 2nd Global Saemaul Undong Forum on September 15-16 in Gyeongju
New Iloilo Convention Center to drive tourism, bring jobs for Ilonggos. Iloilo’s tourism and job-creating economic development will soon receive a huge boost with the upcoming inauguration of the newly-completed and state of the art Iloilo Convention Center (ICC).
The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) remains to be a priority project of the Aquino Administration in Western Visayas. On his latest State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Benigno Aquino III once again included JRMP II in the roster of infrastructure projects his administration championed. Other projects mentioned include Lulutan Bridge in Isabela, Balog-Balog Multi-Purpose Project Phase 2 in Tarlac and Basilan Circumferential Road in Basilan among many others.
ILOILO — Over P10.01-million worth of financial assistance from its 20% Internal Revenue Allotment has been released by the provincial government for the construction of various community development projects in 24 towns here.
PASSI CITY, Iloilo — Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Governor Arthur D. Defensor, Sr. are leading the groundbreaking ceremony here today (July 21) for the country’s biggest and longest farm-to-market road project in the Visayas. The laying of time capsule for the rehabilitation of 28-kilometer Imbang Grande-Tagubong-Gemumua Agahon-Agtabo road in Passi City is a project under the Philippine Rural Development Program.
ILOILO – The provincial government here will now implement the construction of the 28-kilometer farm-to-market road which will pave the way for the development of Passi City. This developed after Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. issued the notice for the contractor to proceed to the clearing and construction of the longest farm-to-market road in Western Visayas on Monday.
No less than the highest Catholic leader in the Western Visayas, Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, had given his blessing and prayers for the successful implementation of the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project II (JRMP II), according to Senate President Franklin M. Drilon.