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‘Tamboe Salvo’ seen to draw over 1,500

BY BOY RYAN ZABAL KALIBO, Aklan – Around 1,500 merrymakers are expected to join the opening salvo for the 2017 Ati-Atihan Festival. Street dancers and drummers...

Disaster drill in Capiz island brgys

ROXAS City – Residents in island barangays in Capiz have undergone a storm surge and evacuation simulation drill. They were taught how to respond to...

P2-M livelihood grant for Tobias Fornier youths

SAN JOSE, Antique – The government granted out-of-school youths (OSYs) in Tobias Fornier town a P2-million livelihood assistance. The amount will be used to train...

PhilHealth offers detox package for druggies

ROXAS City – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is offering a “detoxification package” for drug dependents. Former vice mayor Ronnie Dadivas, a member of...

Know your rights, ‘sacadas’ from Antique told

SAN JOSE, Antique – Antiqueño migrant workers headed for sugarcane plantations in Negros Island Region undergo pre-employment orientation before they are deployed. The orientation ensures...

Rehab of 2 Guimaras bridges eyed

GUIMARAS – The rehabilitation of two bailey bridges in Buenavista town has been proposed for inclusion under the “Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang...

PDEA agents arrest Ivisan SB member

BY JOHN S. HEREDIA ROXAS City – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested the Liga ng mga Barangay president of Ivisan, Capiz for alleged...

WV labor office to open one-stop center for OFWs

ILOILO City – Western Visayas’ labor office and its partner-agencies will open a One-Stop Service Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (OSSCO) in the region...

Plenty of rice for Antique, says NFA exec

SAN JOSE, Antique – There is plenty of rice buffer stocks for Antique province, said National Food Authority (NFA) regional director Rex Estoperez. Estoperez said...

4Ps beneficiaries briefed on effects of calamities

KALIBO, Aklan – Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of Kalibo recently underwent a briefing from the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management...

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