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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 […]

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ANTIQUE HOSPITAL GETS NEW EQUIPMENT – CADIAO

The Antique provincial government has turned over P70 million worth of equipment to the Angel Salazar Memorial General Hospital (ASMGH) to improve its health facilities. In her message, Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao, who led the turnover of the various equipment, said the ASMGH previously lacked the needed equipment for patients. “Before, the equipment like the […]

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ANTIQUE ALLOTS P10M FOR COVID VACCINES – CADIAO

The Antique provincial government has allocated P10 million for the purchase of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Antique’s provincial planning and development officer, Juliana Cepe, said Governor Rhodora Cadiao had requested the inclusion of the P10 million for the purchase of the COVID-19 vaccines in the 2021 annual budget. Cepe said the appropriation for the […]

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SAN REMEGIO, ANTIQUE WELCOMES TOURISTS – MISSION

The municipality of San Remigio in Antique has reopened its premier tourism destinations to local tourists. Mayor Margarito Mission Jr. said their resorts and other tourism spots in Barangay Aningalan as well as in Tubudan and La Union are ready to welcome visitors after they were closed on Dec. 21 due to the reported two […]

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ANTIQUE GIVES P10K AID TO MIGRANT WORKERS – CADIAO

Twelve sugar migrants have received P10,000 each as livelihood assistance from the Antique provincial government recently. Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao said in an interview that the livelihood assistance was given to help poor sugar migrants who came home from Negros Occidental during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown. “Manage well the amount given so that you […]

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LIBERTAD TO BE ANTIQUE’S ‘BALUT’ CENTER – TE

The town of Libertad in Antique aims to become the center for the production of “balut” (fertilized duck egg) in the province. Libertad Mayor Mary Jean Te said they are fortunate to be a recipient of assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under its “Itik-Pinas” project. “The 1,800 heads of ducks are given for […]