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LEGARDA LAUNCHES ANTIQUE TRADE FAIR

Recognizing the significance of culture and tourism in empowering micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), showcasing local products, and promoting the province as a premier ecotourism destination, Antique Representative and Senator-elect Loren Legarda continues to invest invaluable support in culture-based livelihood and protection of natural wonders all over the province. Legarda’s longtime advocacy was top […]

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LOWERED ALERT STATUS BOOSTS ANTIQUE TOWN ECONOMY

The economy of Antique’s capital town San Jose de Buenavista is starting to pick up since its de-escalation to Alert Level 1 on April 1.  San Jose de Buenavista Mayor Elmer Untaran said the downgrading by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF MEIDS) of their municipality has enabled the […]

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ANTIQUE EYES MORE SCHOOLS FOR FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES

Antique province is planning to have more schools adopt face-to-face (F2F) classes, once its implementation in two pilot schools starting November 15 proves to be successful. Schools Division of Antique Education Supervisor Curriculum Implementation Division officer in charge (OIC) Edward Bana said some schools have requested F2F classes. “The plan is to have a school […]

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LIBERTAD, ANTIQUE BAGS DIGITAL GOVERNANCE AWARD

The fifth-class municipality of Libertad, Antique won the Business Empowerment Digital Governance Award 2021 in a ceremony held recently. Mayor Mary Jean Nicopior-Te said it is a big honor for their municipality to be recognized in a virtual ceremony. “Our innovation, the eWaterworks, using the digital system in the billing of the Libertad Waterworks, which […]

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2,603 ANTIQUE FAMILIES GET FREE HOUSING – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the turnover ceremony of 2,603 completed housing units for beneficiaires in Bugasong, Antique last Friday, July 16, 2021 and assured residents that the Duterte administration was fully committed to developing communities in the Yolanda Permanent Housing sites.The 47th virtual ceremonial turnover of free houses covered the Bugasong Resettlement Project (91 […]

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SEAWEED FARMING BOOSTS INCOME OF ANTIQUE TOWN

Seaweed cultivation remains one of the major sources of income on the island municipality of Caluya despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Mayor Rigil Kent Lim said. “We have 1,528 hectares of seaweed farm in our municipality,” Lim explained, adding the seaweed cultivation is year-round in their municipality with the local farmers harvesting every […]

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ANTIQUE LONE SANITARY LANDFILL NOW OPEN – UNTARAN

Antique province’s sole sanitary landfill in San Jose de Buenavista is already fully operational, in time for the order of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to close all open dumpsites this month. “We have already closed our open dumpsite in Barangay Pantao,” Mayor Elmer Untaran said, adding that since last January they have […]

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SAN REMIGIO, ANTIQUE TO HAVE GREENHOUSES – MISSION

Greenhouses worth P19 million will be constructed in Barangay Aningalan in the municipality of San Remigio, Antique for the cultivation of high value crops and cut flowers. San Remigio Mayor Margarito Mission Jr. said the seven greenhouses will be constructed in a one-hectare lot of the village. The project is funded by the Department of […]

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NOGRALES, TF-YOLANDA DISTRIBUTE HOUSES IN ANTIQUE

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the turnover ceremony of 1,000 completed housing units to beneficiaries in Antique last February 26, 2021, as part of the Duterte administration’s efforts to complete its commitments to Typhoon Yolanda victims. The turnover was made in coordination with Task Force Yolanda, the National Housing Authority and LGU officials. Nograles heads […]

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ANTIQUEÑOS GET FREE RORO TRIP ON FEB. 2 – CADIAO

A free trip await Antiqueños in Metro Manila who will take the maiden voyage of the roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel owned by Starlite Ferries, Inc. from Batangas to Antique on February 2. “Starlite will be providing a free trip for Antiqueños who had been displaced from their work in Metro Manila due to the coronavirus disease […]