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16 Filipino tourists downed by food poisoning in Boracay
KALIBO, Aklan -- At least 16 members of a Filipino family were rushed to two medical clinics in Boracay Island Tuesday morning, July 23, for food poisoning.Rod Bachiller of the Boracay Fire and Rescue Volunteers Incorporated (BFRAV) said the victims ...
From 18 hours ago
BDM urges civil society orgs to be vigilant in local governance
KALIBO, Aklan -- The Department of Budget and Management in Western Visayas (DBM) has urged civil society organizations (CSO) in the province of Aklan to be vigilant in its important role in local governance.Cecille Lacson of the DBM regional office ...
From 4 days ago
Local biz chamber welcomes lifting of ban on Boracay charter flights
BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan -- The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry chapters in the Western Visayas (PCCI-WV) welcomes the decision of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) in lifting the moratorium on chartered flights to Kalibo International Airport (KIA), the gateway ...
From 5 days ago
Management group seeks understanding as Boracay rehab not yet over
Boracay Island, Aklan -- The Boracay Inter Agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG) urged both tourists and residents in this resort island to be understanding as Boracay continuously is undergoing environmental rehabilitation.In a press conference held at Casa Pilar Wednesday afternoon, ...
From 6 days ago
New group to manage Kalibo Ati-Atihan
KALIBO, Aklan -- A new group was formed to manage the Kalibo Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Festival.The Kalibo Sr. Sto. Niño Ati-Atihan Management Council (Kassmaco) was formed through an executive order issued by Mayor Emerson Lachica. It will be headed by ...
From 11 days ago
Vice mayor seeks full implementation of health workers' hazard pay
KALIBO Vice Mayor Cynthia Dela Cruz has urged the town's executive department to consider the full implementation of hazard pay for public health workers.Dela Cruz said Thursday, July 11, the full implementation of hazard pay was already stipulated in the ...
From 12 days ago
29 colleges in Western Visayas start ROTC program
DINGLE, Iloilo -- At least 29 schools in Western Visayas are starting their respective Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) as the first semester for school year 2019-2020 has officially started in several schools in the region.Colonel Alcon Magdamit, chief of ...
From 15 days ago
USAid: 70% of Philippine fishing grounds overfished
BANGA, Aklan -- The chief of the Fish Right Program in the Philippines of the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) said 70 percent of fishing grounds in the country are currently overfished.Nygiel Armada said the fishery sector, local ...
From 18 days ago
Public warned vs proliferation of fake anti-dengue products
KALIBO -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Aklan warned consumers anew of buying anti-dengue-related products that are defective or fake.Carmen Iturralde, acting provincial director of DTI, said Thursday, July 4, that consumers should be vigilant in buying ...
From 19 days ago
Villar to newly elected leaders: Fulfill promises
KALIBO -- Senator Cynthia Villar urged newly elected leaders in Aklan to fulfill their respective promises and not to let the people down.This was the gist of Villar's message as she administered the oath-taking ceremony of the provincial and municipal ...
From 22 days ago