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Last 2015, nine Semirara Mining and Power Corporation workers died after excavated soil and part of the northern Panian open mine pit collapsed, burying workers and heavy equipment. GMA NETWORK

DENR urged to probe Semirara mishap

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Save Antique Movement (SAM) urged the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to probe the mudslide incident at...
Wooden boats were used for transporting tourists and residents to and from Boracay and Caticlan in Malay, Aklan for several years. BOY RYAN ZABAL/AKEAN FORUM

Wooden boat phase out in Boracay sought

MALAY, Aklan – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) with the Caticlan-Boracay Transport Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CBTMPC), said they were cooperating for the implementation of the...

Former Capiz town mayor nabbed for firing gun inside gov’t office

ROXAS City – Former mayor Ramon Locsin of President Roxas, Capiz was hospitalized after his arrest around 4 p.m. on Monday for allegedly firing...
“Providing access to quality education is one of the best investments we can make to lessen illiteracy and alleviate poverty,” says Loren Legarda, Lone District Rep. of Antique. LOREN LEGARDA VIA FB

Legarda files 19 bills pushing quality education in Antique

SAN JOSE, Antique – Deputy speaker Loren Legarda has filed 19 local bills seeking to convert and establish public schools to address the need...

Moises Padilla town positive on gov’t aid

BACOLOD City – The local government of Moises Padilla in Negros Occidental is banking on the support of the government that will...

Antique bags reg’l award in DTI short film tilt

SAN JOSE, Antique – The three entries of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Antique to the regional level short film contest were declared...
These centenarians receive P100,000 cash assistance and letters of felicitation from President Rodrigo Duterte during the National Respect for Centenarians Day at a hotel in Iloilo City on Monday. GAIL MOMBLAN/PNA

24 WV centenarians get P100-K cash aid

ILOILO City – Twenty-four centenarians from the islands of Panay and Guimaras received P100,000 cash each during the National Respect for Centenarians Day in this city’s...
Participants ride inner tubes down the Tibiao River during the first National Extreme River Tubing Race. PHILSTAR

Antique to host 2nd National Extreme River Tubing Race

SAN JOSE, Antique – Rivers of Bugang, Pandan and Tibiao in this province will hold the Northern Antique River Festival 2019: 2nd National Extreme...
The Bureau of Internal Revenue in Capiz reminds taxpayers to settle their second installment as deadline approaches on Oct. 15. BUSINESSWORLD

Capiz taxpayers told not wait for deadline rush

ROXAS City – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminded Capiz taxpayers to settle their remaining income tax to avoid penalties.                
The National Food Authority-Capiz says it surpassed the palay procurement target of over 1,400-percent last September. BUSINESSNEWS.COM.PH

NFA-Capiz exceeds ‘palay’ buying target

ROXAS City – The National Food Authority (NFA) here surpassed its palay procurement target of over 1,400-percent, NFA-Capiz information officer Mary Christie Hari-on said.   

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