Capitol accepts OJTs from senior high

ILOILO – The provincial government and the administration of Iloilo National High School (INHS) has sealed an agreement allowing senior high school students to experience working in the Capitol.

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. and INHS Principal and Asst. Schools Division Supt. Nordy Siason signed the memorandum of agreement stipulating the terms and conditions of the information and communication technology work immersion on October 24.     Continue reading “Capitol accepts OJTs from senior high”


Concepcion gets P1.9M boost for KALAHI

ILOILO – The provincial government of Iloilo has provided the municipality of Concepcion P1.9-million on Tuesday as counterpart fund to implement 17 priority projects under KALAHI-CIDSS in 13 villages in the coastal town.

Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. turned over the cheque to Concepcion’s Association of Barangay Captains President Delfin Gregorio of Barangay Macatunao in a ceremony held at his office.

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P1M hand washing facility to benefit 55 Iloilo schools  


ILOILO – Procter and Gamble Philippines, Safeguard and Synergeia Foundation were giving pupils in 55 public elementary schools here the access to complete five-faucet hand washing facility to promote the importance of proper hygiene and sanitation in keeping them healthy.

The first batch of completed hand washing facility has been turned over in a ceremony held in Bancal Elementary School in Alimodian and Walang Elementary School in Lambunao on October 19, 2017. Continue reading “P1M hand washing facility to benefit 55 Iloilo schools  “

Bantay Dagat nets ‘Palupad’ fishers



ILOILO – Sixteen fishermen, including their boat captain, from Brgy. Bara, Roxas City have been arrested over the weekend for using trawl, an active gear, within the municipal waters of Concepcion town.

Engaging in trawl fishing, locally known as “palupad”, 15-kilometer from the shoreline is a violation of Section 95 of Republic Act 10654, according to SPO 1 Gilbert Piedad of Iloilo Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force. Continue reading “Bantay Dagat nets ‘Palupad’ fishers”

Carles in state of calamity due to red tide

ILOILO – The coastal town of Carles, which is known for its shellfishes, is in a state of calamity due to red tide that hit four barangays in Gigantes Island recently.

The Sangguniang Bayan of Carles will pass a resolution declaring the town in a state of calamity in a special session today (September 28), according to Mayor Sigfred Betita.

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Defensor eyes P90.9M agroforestry support projects for Iloilo

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ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. is eyeing to access P90.9-million fund from Forestland Management Project to finance 13 proposed agroforestry support facilities (ASFs) that will benefit three towns in Jalaur River Basin.

Defensor on Tuesday (September 26) has identified the priority projects and has instructed the Provincial Engineer’s Office to make the necessary project proposals to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Continue reading “Defensor eyes P90.9M agroforestry support projects for Iloilo”