February 2019 Monthly Highlights

February 2019 Monthly Highlights

February 22, 2019. 2nd Day of the 7th VICTOR Conference. Trip to Capitan Cillo Island. Legends surrounding the island state that Capitancillo was named after Captain Basillo, the captain of a Spanish trading vessel. According to the legends, Captain Basillo insulted a local datu, named Bugtopasan. Bugtopasan cursed Captain Basillo and put a spell on him, transforming the Captain’s galleon into the island.

VICTOR Ladies joing the fun and surprises.

February 21, 2019. Attending the 7th Visayas ICT Organization (VICTOR) Conference in Bogo City, Cebu.

February 20, 2019. Travelling to Cebu to attend the 7th VICTOR Conference with DICT Director Mario Cunado, Inday Hazel of DICT when we bump into former DICT Director Ms. Trish Abejo

February 20, 2019. From the original plan of just playing golf in the oldest golf course in the country, now American Chamber is planning to put up another office that will be located in Iloilo. The support of the local business sector and the infra development they saw is just a testament that it’s now time to seal their footprints in another location in the Visayas. AmCham brought with them delegations from the BPO/Shared Services sector, Manufacturing sector, Real Estate sector, and Hotel sector.

February 19, 2019. Attended Attending the Iloilo Province Strategic Direction. Dr. Winston Conrad “Stan” Padojinog presented a thorough outlook for Iloilo. Dr. Padojinog is with UA&P. the most urgent concern of Filipinos is Controlling Inflation. There are 22% of the total household is below poverty line. According to Dr. Padojinog, there are four emerging economic block corridor and one of them is Metro Iloilo Development. He stresses the one of the development guidelines for Iloilo is to develop its Human Capital.

February 13, 2019. Attended the Quanzhou Maritime Silk Road International Brand Expo, Marriott Hotel, Iloilo. The delegation invited Iloilo City and the Province of Iloilo to join the Expo in Fujian, China on April 18-21, 2019.

February 4, 2019. A courtersy call to the new DICT VC1 irector Mario P. Cuñado . Mr. Rayjand Gellamucho, GTBI Manager and DICT RAINMAKER together with IFIT Executive Director Mr. Joeven Tansi, IFIT President Mr. Jessraf Palmares, Iloilo City LIEPO Head Ms. Che Gavan and Mr. Leif Brian Margallo, VWP CEO and DICT RISTT Trainer to discuss the different initiatives/programs supported by DICT VC1.

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