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Antique steps up anti-measles drive

SAN JOSE, Antique – As of March 11, seven new cases of measles were recorded in seven towns in Antique, according to the Department...

Public warned vs dengue this summer

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is warning the public against dengue as summer looms.“We should always take preventive measures against...

Plane overshoots runway at Kalibo airport

KALIBO, Aklan – An airplane from Taipei, Taiwan overshot the runway while landing at the Kalibo International Airport on Wednesday evening.The Far Eastern Air...

DPWH monitors safety of roads, public bldgs

SAN JOSE, Antique – Roads, bridges and public buildings are being monitored by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to ensure the...

NegOcc LGUs urged to allocate funds for anti-rabies vaccine

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) urged local government units (LGUs) to allocate funds for anti-rabies vaccines in Negros Occidental.“The province lacks vaccines...

Filipino-Canadian among 157 killed in Ethiopian plane crash

KALIBO, Aklan – The 24-year-old Danielle Moore, a Canadian born from a Filipina mother, was among the 157 passengers on board when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302...

BFAR to give 900 motorized boats to Antique fisherfolk

SAN JOSE , Antique – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will distribute 900 fiberglass boats to marginalized fishermen in Antique.“We are just...

DAR to fast-track land distribution, support services to NegOcc farmers

BACOLOD City – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) fast tracks land distribution to the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in the province.“This is by...

Antique guv vetoes executive budget

SAN JOSE, Antique – Governor Rhodora Cadiao vetoed the P1.19-billion executive budget that was recently approved on the Provincial Board (PB).Cadiao said the approved budget...

COMELEC opens media accreditation in Negros

BACOLOD City – The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) opened media accreditation for the forthcoming May midterm elections.The COMELEC Resolution No. 10507 sets the deadline...

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