Category: Investment and Employment

  • Iloilo’s Top Taxpayers Honored

    Iloilo’s Top Taxpayers Honored

    Story by Gayson Gayola and Krisyl Mae Limbague (WVSU Interns) The Provincial Treasurer’s Office of the Iloilo Provincial Government held the prestigious awarding ceremony to recognize the top taxpayers for real property and other provincial taxes in 2023 on Wednesday, June 26. The event, held at the Zuri Hotel and Suites in Mandurriao, Iloilo City,…

  • Iloilo Province, PBeD Ink Deal To Train Youth For Future Jobs

    Iloilo Province, PBeD Ink Deal To Train Youth For Future Jobs

    The Iloilo Provincial Government will work with the Philippine Business for Education (PBeD) to train and upskill Ilonggo youth for future jobs. This was after Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. and PBeD Executive Director Justine Raagas signed a memorandum of understanding on the implementation of the JobsNext program. JobsNext, a multi-stakeholder program aimed at addressing the…

  • Soft Loans For Accredited Cooperatives

    Soft Loans For Accredited Cooperatives

    Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. turned over two checks to the beneficiaries of the Provincial Livelihood Project Fund (PLPF), a program that provides soft loans to accredited cooperatives. An amount of P1 million was extended to the San Miguel Local Government Unit Multi-Purpose Cooperative. It was received by Herlinia S. Satore, chairperson; Melende M. Pugales, manager;…

  • IPG Inks MOU With HEIs Industry Groups To Boost Employment Facilitation In Iloilo

    IPG Inks MOU With HEIs Industry Groups To Boost Employment Facilitation In Iloilo

    Governor Arthur R. Defensor, Jr. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ten higher education institutions (HEIs) and two industry groups today to strengthen employment facilitation services and address the challenges of unemployment and underemployment in the Province of Iloilo. ‚ÄúThis is another engagement with our academic institutions in the area of employment. We want…

  • 29 Jobseekers Immediately Hired In The PESO Job & Migrants Fair

    29 Jobseekers Immediately Hired In The PESO Job & Migrants Fair

    Twenty-nine job seekers were hired on the spot (HOTS), 323 applicants registered, and 328 applicants for further interview were recorded at the recently held PESO Job and Migrants Fair at Casa Real de Iloilo. The event, organized by Iloilo Provincial PESO was participated in by over 323 applicants, including 2 PWDs and 1 Senior Citizen,…

  • Now Happening

    Now Happening

    Basic Employment Service Training (BEST) for Barangay PESO Coordinators conducted by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of the Iloilo Provincial Government at the Casa Real Social Hall. In attendance are Barangay PESO Coordinators from 37 municipalities. Six LGUs have yet to install their Barangay PESO Coordinator. PESO chief Francisco Heler, Jr. said the activity…