Sunday, September 23, 2018

DOE donates 50 new e-trikes to Boracay

Fifty new units of electric tricycles (e-trikes) will arrive on Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan within this week, according to the Land Transportation Franchising...

No leakage from grounded MV Star Liberty in Antique

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Antique said the MV Star Liberty has no leakage after it ran aground some 300 meters away from...

PHA holds hands-only CPR training in Guimaras

Almost a thousand people from various sectors in the province of Guimaras took part in a hands-only CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training spearheaded by the...

DOT releases initial list of Boracay hotels ready for opening

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that an initial 2,063 hotel rooms are ready for next month’s reopening of Boracay. In its Boracay Bulletin dated...
The concreting of access road leading to Binadlan Falls in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental is ongoing. (Photo courtesy of DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd DEO)

DPWH builds access road leading to Binadlan Falls

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Negros Occidental Second District Engineering Office, in convergence with the Department of Tourism (DOT), is currently...

Not all parties, events banned in Boracay: DOT exec

Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr. said not all parties in Boracay would be banned. "Sa ngayon, ang tinitignan namin is doon sa beach...

Negros sugar workers seek gov’t help to cope with lean season

A progressive workers group in Negros Occidental is asking the government to institutionalize mechanisms that will help sugar farm workers cope with the difficulties...

Dead man files complaint vs Gumarin, Nava, et al.

The controversial Rodrigo Gabales, who filed a complaint against Guimaras Governor Samuel Gumarin, five town mayors and former representative JC Rahman Nava in March...
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is considering requiring all supermarkets designate five percent of their shelf space for micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) products.

No overpricing of basic commodities in Antique: DTI

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-Antique) said it found no problem with the compliance of establishment owners to the Automatic Price Ceiling (APC). The...
Boracay Island. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

DOT sees October 26 as fixed Boracay reopening date

While rehabilitation efforts in Boracay are continuous, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat does not hint a possible extension and still sees October 26 as the...