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Sonza Launches Book on 2 Bemedaled Ilonggo Soldiers

Create: 04/18/2017 - 15:14
Sonza Launches Book on 2 Bemedaled Ilonggo Soldiers

Second District Board Member Demy Sonza, in cooperation with the provincial government’s Office of Culture, Arts, History and Tourism, launched on Tuesday (April 18, 2017) his new book entitled “Two Most Highly Decorated Filipino Soldiers in World War II – Jose C. Calugas and Ramon S. Subejano of Iloilo”. Governor Arthur Defensor along with other provincial officials and Sonza’s family and friends graced the launching ceremony held at Casa Real de Iloilo.

Rockwell Club visits Capitol

Create: 01/12/2017 - 16:29
Rockwell Club visits Capitol

The Rockwell Club, a members-only leisure club located in Rockwell Center, Makati, is having a tour of Iloilo and Guimaras and witness the Dinagyang Festival from January 19-22, 2017. The group's advance party led by club president Adolfo Granados (3rd from right) visited the Governor's office on Thursday, January 12, where they were received by Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (3rd from right) and other provincial officials.

MOA for Road Safety Signed

Create: 12/13/2016 - 16:02

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Road Safety in the Province of Iloilo was signed on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Capitol Boardroom. Photo shows Iloilo Provincial Police Office (IPPO) director Senior Supt. Harold Tuzon, Land Transportation Office (LTO) regional director Dennis Singzon, Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) representative Atty. Ma. Joscet Buyco-Abellar signing the MOA.

Gov. Art's Meeting With Stakeholders on Road Safety

Create: 12/09/2016 - 17:35
Gov. Art's Meeting With Stakeholders on Road Safety

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. meets with the stakeholders for the drafting of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on road safety in the province of Iloilo on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Gov. Defensor mulls the creation of a task force to enforce the transportation laws and other measures to lessen if not avoid road accidents in the province.

Provincial Tourism Office Awards

Create: 10/18/2016 - 16:08
Provincial Tourism Officer Bombette Marin presenting to the governor the trophies

Provincial Tourism Officer Bombette Marin (3rd from left) and his staff pose with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. after presenting to the governor the trophies garnered by the province in the recently concluded Pearl Awards of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) and Department of Tourism (DOT), namely, Outstanding Tourism Officer and Second Runner-up Best Tourism-Oriented Local Government Unit.

First Hiligaynon Movie Returns Home

Create: 06/21/2016 - 07:44

The first-ever full length Hiligaynon film titled Ginauhaw Ako, Ginagutom Ako (I am Thirsty, I am Hungry) will be shown in Iloilo City on July 1, 2016 after a surviving copy was successfully restored in France. As part of the World Premieres Film Festival Philippines 2016, the movie that was directed by Quirino “Quin” Baterna and Leonardo Q. Belen will have its premiere at the Cinematheque Iloilo on Solis Street.