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Guests from New Zealand, Ruapotaka Marae

Create: 01/31/2018 - 08:08
New Zealand, Ruapotaka Marae

Iloilo Business Club (IBC) executive director Leah Lara introduces to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the guests from New Zealand who are members of the Maori Tribe known as Ruapotaka Marae who paid a courtesy call with him on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The Ruapotaka Marae will have a cultural presentation during the Dinagyang highlights on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Iloilo-Tieza MOA Signing

Create: 10/06/2017 - 08:25
Iloilo-Tieza MOA Signing

Gov. Arthur Defensor and Architect Pocholo Joselito D. Paragas, general manager and chief operating officer of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), sign a memorandum of agreement today, 5 October 2017, where the latter allows the integration of the TIEZA-owned Museo Iloilo building in the Iloilo Provincial Capitol Redevelopment Project. They were assisted by Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and Provincial Legal Officer Dennis Ventilacion.

DOT Usec. Alma Rita Jimenez Courtesy Call

Create: 10/05/2017 - 00:00
DOT Usec. Alma Rita Jimenez visits Iloilo

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. interacts with Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary Alma Rita Jimenez who paid him a courtesy call on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Usec. Jimenez is in Iloilo to grace the 18th Association of Tourism Officers in the Philippines (ATOP) National Convention. Also in photo are (from left) Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Dennis Ventilacion and DOT VI regional director Helen Catalbas.

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.