New Barangay Hall

Create: Mon, 03/20/2023 - 08:40
Author: PICAO

Gov. Toto Defensor graced the inauguration and blessing of the new barangay hall of Barangay San Jose Ward in the municipality of Pototan on March 19, 2023.

Third District Rep. Lorenz Defensor, Mayor Adi Lazaro, and Vice Mayor Tommpen Peñaflorida also attended the event.


Capitol's New Exec. Asst.

Create: Mon, 03/20/2023 - 08:05
Author: PICAO

Provincial Administrator Atty. Dennis Ventilacion welcomes Mr Ariel Castañeda, the new Executive Assistant of the Office of the Governor, who was presented during the flag-raising ceremony by Human Resource Management and Development Office (HRMDO) head Susie Garrido.

Castañeda was formerly connected with the Iloilo City Government and recently with electric distribution utility MORE Power.

7 Capitol Scholars Pass Board Exams

Create: Fri, 03/17/2023 - 15:31
Author: PICAO

Congratulations to our Iskolar sang Iloilo Program (ISIP) Batch 23 scholars who passed the board examinations of their respective fields.

The Iloilo provincial government is proud of you!

We wish you all the best as you face the new chapter of your life and career with newfound pride and confidence.

ISIP is a four to five-year college scholarship which aims to assist poor but deserving students in the province by providing them with the opportunity to pursue a college education.

PHP 6-M For Oton Liga Hall

Create: Fri, 03/17/2023 - 09:42
Author: PICAO

The officers of the Liga ng mga Barangay - Oton Chapter are all smiles after receiving a check in the amount of PhP 6 million from Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. this morning.

The amount is intended for the construction of their new Liga Hall.

LnB Oton vice president Junjun Flores led his fellow officers in receiving the check as their president Antonio Masculino, Jr. was absent due to unforeseen circumstances.

Water System In Barangay Malagyan

Create: Thu, 03/16/2023 - 13:14
Author: PICAO

Gov. Toto Defensor led the turnover ceremony and inauguration of the newly-constructed water system in Brgy. Malagyan in the municipality of Miagao.

The event was also graced by Vice Mayor Mac Napulan and Barangay Captain Brian Murillo.

The water system project is part of the Rural Water Supply Sanitation Project of the Iloilo provincial government.

Dynaslope Project Interview

Create: Thu, 03/16/2023 - 10:43
Author: PICAO

A team from the DOST-PHIVOLCS conducted an interview with Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. on March 15 to feature the province’s best practices in the implementation of the Dynaslope Project.

The video will be presented during the Dynaslope Project national conference this July.

The province of Iloilo has been a recipient of the PHIVOLCS-Dynaslope Project since October 2011.

Solo Parents First Technical Session For 2023

Create: Thu, 03/16/2023 - 10:05
Author: PICAO

Last March 10, 2023, the Solo Parents Provincial Federation, Iloilo Province, under the sectoral program of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) conducted its First Technical Session held at Function Room A, Casa Real de Iloilo.

It was attended by 47 officers coming from the municipalizes and the City of Passi.

As part of the meeting, an election of officers was done to serve for a period of three years (2023-2026).

Kagoshima University Researchers

Create: Wed, 03/15/2023 - 10:46
Author: PICAO

Researchers from Kagoshima University Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology Dr Shin Ugawa and Ms Rico Hachisuka paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. on March 15.

With them are professors from the University of the Philippines Visayas Dr Joy Lizada and Dr Reynold Tan from the College of Management and Ms Ruby Napata from the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

Water Exhibit

Create: Wed, 03/15/2023 - 08:58
Author: PICAO

Ribbon-cutting for Water Conservation Month exhibit at the Provincial Capitol lobby: From left, Public Information and Community Affairs Office (PICAO) chief Jose Nereo Lujan, Rico Hachisuka of Kagoshima University, Japan, Dr Reynold Tan and Dr Joy Lizada of University of the Philippines Visayas, Provincial Government and Natural Resources Office (PGENRO) Chief Atty. Cesar Emmanuel Buyco, Dr. Shin Ugawa of Kagoshima University, and Mitzi Peñaflorida of PGENRO.

P5.4 Million Aid To 10 ASF-Affected Towns

Create: Tue, 03/14/2023 - 13:56
Author: PICAO

The provincial government of Iloilo has distributed a total of P5.4 million worth of financial assistance to 10 municipalities covering 554 farmers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF).

Financial aid ranging between P7,000 and P30,000 were given to the beneficiaries based on the assessed number of affected hogs, as stipulated in Executive Order No. 545 Series of 2022 issued by Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr.