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LOOK: Iloilo governor designs motorcycle with safety divider

Jun 06, 2020 - 11:20 AM

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr hopes the Land Transportation Office will consider his design and allow backriding on motorcycles

GOVERNOR'S DESIGN. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr (right) presents the motorcycle design that he has proposed to the Land Transportation Office. Photo from the Iloilo Public Information Office

Iloilo maps out recovery plan to lift sectors hard-hit by coronavirus pandemic

Jun 06, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Agriculture, tourism, and public transportation are the priority sectors under the recovery plan of Iloilo, which incurred over P10 billion in economic losses when most businesses ceased operations during the coronavirus lockdown

ILOILO CHIEF. Governor Arthur Defensor Jr addresses local officials during a meeting on March 31, 2020. Photo from the Balita Halin sa Kapitolyo Facebook page

Iloilo province extends P43.5 million in aid to 43 LGUs in coronavirus fight

Mar 28, 2020 - 12:27 PM

Iloilo's local government units are each allotted P1 million in financial assistance to equip them in the war against COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus

Pampanga, Iloilo ramp up defenses against spread of coronavirus

Feb 05, 2020 - 6:48 PM

Though both provinces remain free of the nCoV, they have assigned facilities in case of an outbreak

Photo from Clark International Airport Facebook

Iloilo gov asks Cebu Pacific to suspend flights from HK amid coronavirus threat

Jan 31, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr's request comes on the day the Department of Health confirms the first coronavirus case in the Philippines

SUSPENDED. Iloilo asks Cebu Pacific to suspend flights from Hong Kong. File photo from Cebu Pacific

Iloilo governor declares dengue outbreak

Jul 05, 2019 - 5:01 PM

(UPDATED) Over 3,000 cases of dengue have been recorded in the province since January 2019

CASES INCREASING. Dengue is a disease common in tropical and sub-tropical countries in the world. Photo from Shutterstock

SC orders government to answer petition vs tax reform law

Jan 23, 2018 - 3:14 PM

(UPDATED) The House Makabayan bloc says the law is invalid because the ratification that occurred at the Lower House violated rules

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos led supporters gather infront of the Supreme Court on October 17, 2016 for a mass and to call for the immediate burial of former President Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

House death penalty bill: How they voted

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:30 PM

UPDATED The House justice committee votes in favor of reimposing the death penalty for heinous crimes in the Philippines Who voted for and against the measure?

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. How did the House justice panel vote on the death penalty bill?

Defensor, Arthur Jr.

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM