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EX-REDS GET FREE HOUSING IN AKLAN – MIRAFLORES

Former affiliate members of communist terrorist groups (CTGs) will start their new lives with a housing project provided by the national government. Sixteen single-detached core shelters were given to the beneficiaries of Rebolusyonaryong Partido Manggagawa-Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG), now recognized as Kapatiran, in a ceremonial turnover in Ibajay, Aklan recently. On […]

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Government

AKLAN, ILOILO FARMERS GET P503-M AGRI AID – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) distributed P503 million worth of Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) among rice farmers in the Western Visayas Region. A total of 100,667 rice farmers from the provinces of Iloilo and Aklan benefited from the said program. The Provincial Government of Iloilo received an RFFA budget of P344M, while the Aklan […]

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Government

400 AKLAN FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSING – NOGRALES

“The Duterte administration wants to assure that 400 families from Aklan will live in safe, secure, and sturdy houses so they can live peacefully and form close communities.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles during the virtual turnover of 400 housing units in Briones Village, Brgy. Briones, Kalibo, Aklan on August 26, […]

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Travel & Tours

BORACAY: IT’S UGLY

Hold your horses. Now, before you release the Kraken of emotions and negative comments, allow us a small amount of your time to walk you through the stories of Boracay people, their experiences, whether they bring a smile to your faces or tears to your eyes. Their story. Their life. The little voices of Boracay.  […]

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Government

DUTERTE’S BORACAY VISIT TO LIFT DOMESTIC TOURISM – ROMULO-PUYAT

Tourism in Boracay in Malay, Aklan, which has been affected by the COVID-19 threat (formerly known as the 2019-novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) is expected to get a much-needed boost with the scheduled visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to the island resort. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat bared that the President is set to prove that tourist […]

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Government

KALIBO BRIDGE OPENS IN TIME FOR ATI-ATIHAN FESTIVAL – VILLAR

Expected volume of tourists that will flock to Kalibo in Aklan for this year’s Ati-atihan Festival can now expect faster and more reliable travel with the inauguration of the Kalibo Bridge in Aklan recently.Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that the opening of the two-lane 770-linear meter bridge to vehicular traffic […]

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Politics

LEGARDA LAUDS OMBUDSMAN FOR DISMISSAL OF AKLAN TOWN EXECS OVER BORACAY NEGLECT

Senator Loren Legarda has renewed her call for local government units (LGUs) to implement the country’s environmental laws as she commended the Office of the Ombudsman for its dismissal of Malay, Aklan Mayor Ceciron Cawaling and Malay, Aklan Licensing Officer Jen Salsona in relation to an administrative complaint filed against them for management negligence of […]

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Government

HOW A SMALL TOWN EMPLOYEES’ CO-OP IN AKLAN MADE ITS MILLIONS

Successful cooperatives are all alike; unsuccessful cooperatives fail in their own way. For the Akelco Employees Multipurpose Cooperative (AKEMPCO), it’s all about managing expectations and getting its priorities straight. It has been 15 years since this employees’ co-op of the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AKELCO) was established and until now, its members continue to live […]

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Travel & Tours

THE TOP 5 PLACES TO STAY IN KALIBO

When people hear Aklan, they usually think Boracay.  Rightly so, as Boracay is known the world over as one of the best beaches in the world, if not the very best. But, the thing is, Boracay isn’t the only reason to visit Aklan.  The province is also famous for its one and only Ati-atihan festival. This festival is held every January […]