- Illegal fishing vessels nabbed
- ‘Pray for more typhoons’ - Pagasa
- Turnover of 42 PNP patrol cars
- Iloilo gets 42 new patrol cars
- Iloilo evaluates competitiveness in sports
- Cong. Defensor donates computer to Maasin
- 5 Leon barangays get medical equipment from Korea
- Korea trip deepens officials view on dev’t
- Dynamite fishing suspects charged
- CA junks kalikasan writ vs. NIA et.al.
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10 Oct 2015
11 Oct 2015
ILOILO — An official of the state weather bureau urged the public to prepare themselves for a prolonged El Niño which will likely threaten the economy of the country, especially this rice-producing province.
“We need typhoons in the Philippines. Dapat magdasal tayo (we must pray) since a mature strong El Niño is now present in the tropical Pacific Ocean,” said Engr. Oscar Tabada, officer-in-charge of Pagasa-Visayas.
ILOILO - The Philippine National Police purchased 42 new patrol vehicles to beef up police visibility in areas prone to crimes and ensure responsive police precincts in rural areas here.
According to Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., the new logistic support will boost the capability of municipal police force to respond to crime incidents and to hunt down criminals.
ILOILO - One hundred forty-eight key sports officials from the academe and government convened on September 29-30 to assess the effectiveness of the province’s existing sports programs.
The two-day seminar-workshop in Iloilo National High School Conference Hall is organized by Center for Sports and Physical Fitness Executive Director Raymundo Lapating in preparation for the full implementation of a more competitive sports program for the youth of Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.
ILOILO — The petition for writ of kalikasan with prayer for temporary protection order that could prevent or delay the construction of P11.2-billion water reservoir in Jalaur River has been dismissed by the Court of Appeals due to lack of merit.
The decision dismissing the plea was ordered by Associate Justice Rosemari Carandang and concurred by Associate Justices Marlene Gonzales-Sison and Edwin Sorongon on September 16 and made public on September 23.
ILOILO - The leadership of Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has achieved another milestone this year after it bagged the coveted Seal of Good Local Governance in an awarding held at Casa Real on Wednesday.
The governor along with the chief executives of Passi City, Miagao, Banate, Concepcion and Lemery were conferred with the Seal that was conceptualized as performance management tool by late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo in 2012.
ILOILO — The Government of Canada will spend $4.21-million to jumpstart a sustainable long term economic recovery plan for almost 50,000 people who were affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan here in 2013.
Of the target beneficiaries from farming and fishing villages in 4th and 5th districts, half of which are women, according to an email from First Secretary Genevieve Asselin of Embassy of Canada addressed to Provincial Administrator Raul Banias.
ILOILO - The People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua is expected to visit this province on September 17-19 before the locals remember the second year since Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
According to Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., the ambassador will be accompanied by Chinese Consul General Qui Jian and two other officials from Chinese Embassy in Metro Manila.
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