Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League

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Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. speaks of the value of sports in development before the athletes during the launching of Iloilo’s 1st Developmental League Program. (Photos by Erly Garcia)

ILOILO – In search for new talents in priority sports, the provincial government launches the 1st Developmental League Program which will provide meaningful sports and physical fitness activities to the youth whole-year round.   Continue reading “Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League”


Iloilo rewards top performers in tax collection

ILOILO – Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. gave a total of P508,000 cash prizes on Monday (April 10, 2017)to top performing municipalities in treasury and assessment for calendar year 2016.

The awarding ceremony held at the ground floor of the Iloilo Provincial Capitol was part of the celebration of 116th foundation anniversary of the provincial government.  Continue reading “Iloilo rewards top performers in tax collection”

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”