The provincial government will again require COVID-19 swab tests for inbound travelers, including those fully vaccinated, in response to the surge of cases in Metro Manila. Returning residents and non-residents, regardless of vaccination status, shall be required negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours from travel to the province. Those […]

Provincial Ordinance 2020-245 or the Financial Assistance to Repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers of the Iloilo Provincial Government (“IPG”) aims to provide monetary assistance amounting to Ten Thousand Pesos Php 10,000.00 to repatriated llonggo Overseas Filipino Workers (“OFWs”) who experienced job displacement due to the receiving country’s political unrest, civil war, […]

The Iloilo provincial government and Department of Labor and Employment (“DOLE”) Iloilo provincial held a ceremonial turn over this morning of certificates of entitlement to five municipalities that are recipients of the emergency employment program called Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (“TUPAD”). The program will benefit 2,217 workers from […]

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. was named second top performing governor in the country in a survey conducted by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (“RPMDinc”). Defensor earned a “high job performance” rating of 72%, trailing Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia who topped the list with 77%. Joining the Top 10 […]

Residents of Iloilo Province, Iloilo City, and Guimaras coming from Capiz, Antique, and Negros Occidental only have until today, July 3, 2020 to return to the province. They only need to present any proof of residence for them to be allowed entry. Iloilo Province reimposed border restrictions from July 1 […]


Today marks the first day where we are all placed under general community quaratine. General Community Quarantine (GCQ) Rappler has released a quick explainer how ECQ differs from GCQ. In GCQ, people are allowed to move around for work and essential services in barangays without coronavirus cases. Selected industries and […]

BFAR Region 6 has posted in their Facebook Page that the agency recently brought fishes to landlocked areas and to those with limited supply. This is to ensure that fish is available to everyone. BFAR 6 has partnered with PLGU Iloilo and Guimaras to identify priority areas to distribute fresh […]


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