3,000 jobs up for grabs in Iloilo

ILOILO – Still unemployed? Today (April 6) is your chance to look for job vacancies that suit your qualifications.

About 2,000 local job vacancies and 1,000 job orders abroad are up for grabs in today’s job fair in Robinsons Galleria Jaro.

Organized by Public Employment Service Office of the Province of Iloilo, the job fair is held in partnership with ABS-CBN in relation to the 30th anniversary celebration of their long-running Filipino newscast – TV Patrol. Continue reading “3,000 jobs up for grabs in Iloilo”

WB green lights 4 agri biz plans in Iloilo

RPCO6 1st Quarterly Assessment Meeting on PRDP’s core components – iPLAN, iREAP, & iBUILD. Iloilo currently implements 3 PRDP farm-to-market roads worth P448-million in Passi City, Tigbuan and Leon. Four agribusiness proposals valued at P3.4-million are also approved under iREAP and ready for implementation. 

ILOILO – Through its rural enterprise component known as I-REAP, World Bank-assisted Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) has accepted to finance the P3.4-million business proposals of four farmers associations here.

Among these approved business ventures involve the goat production for sustainable livelihood (P990,000 ) of Inagdangan Norte and Sur Farmers Association in Zarraga and the swine fattening project (P500,000) of Iloco Farmers Association in San Rafael. Continue reading “WB green lights 4 agri biz plans in Iloilo”

18 face illegal fishing charges


ILOILO – The Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force filed multiple charges against 18 fishermen who were caught fishing using the forbidden Danish seine off the coast of Gigantes Island in Barangay Abong, Carles.

Docketed as VI-II-INQ-17C-00221, the complaint on the violation of Fisheries Administrative Order 246 or the ban on the use of Danish seine or modified Danish seine or Hulbot-Hulbot in Philippine waters was filed in the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office, according to a report from the task force’s leader SPO1 Jose Ronnie Panes on Thursday.   Continue reading “18 face illegal fishing charges”

Capitol to save P1.3M using IP telephony

ICTMO conducted the user’s training for internet protocol telephony communication system to familiarize employees of the project in the Governor’s Board Room on Thursday (March 30). Photo by Dr. Raul Banias 

ILOILO – Taking advantage of the latest technology, the provincial government will subscribe to a system that will help reduce the telephone cost of offices situated in the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

The project refers to the internet protocol telephony communication system which the Information Communication Technology Management Office (ICTMO) procured from the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company to a tune of P1.7-million. Continue reading “Capitol to save P1.3M using IP telephony”

Jobs for 40 Iloilo scholars ok’d

ILOILO – The provincial government enlists 40 of its scholars in the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) giving them the chance to earn extra income during school breaks.

Those enrolled in state universities and colleges in Iloilo City will be placed in select offices at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol while those in the province will be assigned in their respective municipalities or in the nearest district hospitals. Continue reading “Jobs for 40 Iloilo scholars ok’d”

15 fishers fined for illegal fishing


ILOILO – Fifteen fishermen without permit to operate have been arrested in Concepcion and Carles, according to reports from the Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force on March 23, 2017.

SPO1 Jose Ronnie Panes said the arrested fishermen paid compromise fines ranging from P2,500 to P5,000 each depending on the type of violation. Continue reading “15 fishers fined for illegal fishing”