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.
MANILA. Leonard Francis M. Alcoran bags his first Palanca Award for the Hiligaynon short story "Ang Itlog nga wala Nagabalibad" at the recently concluded 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. (Contributed photo)
ILOILO. The Public Employment Service Office of Iloilo was chosen as grand winner in the Regional Search for Best Peso-First Class Province Category conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment. (Contributed photo)
ILOILO. Team BakUNAWA from UP Visayas is the Ideas Positive Run 7 grand champion for Project Bakunanays, which enabled 100 percent compliance to school-based immunization among students in Ungka II Elementary School, Pavia, Iloilo. (Contributed photo)
ILOILO. Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. welcomes the new regional director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Western Visayas Wardley Getalla and staff who paid him a courtesy call on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. (Capitol News photo)
ILOILO. Officials attend the inauguration of the P7.7-million, two-storey, six-classroom school building at Malapaya Elementary School in Barangay Malapaya, Sara town. (PNA)
ILOILO. The campaign for a smoke-free Iloilo province as embodied in an ordinance passed by Board Member Liecel Mondejar-Sevilla kicks off. In photo are: (from left) General Services Office head Aaron Raymundo, Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Provincial Legal Office chief Atty. Dennis Ventilacion, Governor Defensor, BM Seville, and Provincial Health Officer Patricia Grace Trabado.
ILOILO. Memorandum of Agreement signing for the Free Smart WiFi at the Provincial Capitol ground floor lobby between Jimmy Chua (4th from left), Assistant Vice President of PLDT Enterprise, and Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. (5th from left) with Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (4th from right), Board Member Liecel Seville (3rd from right), Provincial Legal Officer Dennis Ventilacion (2nd from right), Information and Communication Technology Development and Management Office Chief Salvacion Sibonga (right) and PLDT-Smart officials serving as witnesses. (Contributed photo)
ILOILO. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. gives plaques of recognition to eight tanods of Barangay Lampaya, Leon, who bravely fought against members of the New People's Army who passed by their area during an encounter with the military recently. (Photo courtesy of Iloilo Capitol)
ILOILO. Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. administers the oath of office of Muncipal Council member Felizardo Amigable, Jr. of Janiuay, Iloilo on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Amigable replaced his father, Felizardo Sr., who passed away recently. He was accompanied by his mother (holding the bible) and sister. (Contributed Photo)
ILOILO. Twenty chefs of MTC Colleges under the supervision of Chef Minor Delmundo prepare Western Visayas' biggest salad bowl during the opening of the Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo at the Atria Park District in Mandurriao, on April 28, 2017. (PIA-Iloilo)