Iloilo province - updates

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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

Film characters inspire PPE designs in Iloilo City

Apr 22, 2020 - 11:23 AM

'If a little color can help make them feel better, then that’s great,' fashion designer Adrian Pe says of the Teletubbies-inspired coveralls he makes for medical frontliners

FUN IN BAYANIHAN Ilonggo nurse and designer Adrian Pe and his team at The Medical City-Iloilo help in the production of personal protective equipment, some of which went viral due to their designs inspired by Teletubbies, Star Wars, and Power Rangers. Photos from Adrian Pe

Iloilo sets policies on entry of capitol employees, visitors amid COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 01, 2020 - 10:57 AM

The order comes after Governor Arthur Defensor Jr issued a memo strengthening quarantine procedures and prevention measures to protect the province of Iloilo from the novel coronavirus disease

Iloilo gov’t to monitor travelers from South Korea due to coronavirus scare

Feb 28, 2020 - 7:28 AM

The Iloilo provincial government cancels the 'Run for Jesus' event where South Korean delegates are supposed to attend

Iloilo mayor welcomes Espenido: ‘We can learn something from him’

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:39 PM

UPDATED Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog is unfazed despite Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido s history of having two mayors dead under his watch

WELCOME. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog says Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido will greatly contribute to the war on drugs in his city. Photo from Mabilog's Facebook page

#NotOnMyWatch: List of Iloilo execs punished for corruption

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:51 PM

The NotOnMyWatch anti corruption caravan heads to Iloilo City

In Iloilo, barangay officials go after remiss taxpayers

Sep 22, 2014 - 3:22 PM

To double its real property tax collection Iloilo province gives barangay officials this incentive: the higher a barangay s collection the more funds it gets as share

TAX COLLECTORS. The Iloilo provincial government taps village officials to go after delinquent real property taxpayers and double its collection for the year. Photo from

Ropes hold shelters together in battered Iloilo town

Dec 01, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Residents wish to build real homes They are hoping the National Housing Authority and UN Habitat will soon come to Ajuy Iloilo

STILL UNREPAIRED. The house of Arnel Ancuna in Ajuy, northern Iloilo, is still unrepaired 19 days after Yolanda, because Arnel takes on jobs repairing their neighbors' houses to earn a living. Shown in the photo is his son Lloyd Ancuna, 5 years old. Emmanuel Lerona of Typhoon Yolanda Story Hub Visayas