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The organizer of the annual Kalibo Ati-Atihan Festival is now gearing up for next year’s celebration. Ati-Atihan, an annual festival that attracts thousands of local and international tourists, is a week-long celebration every second week of January. The more than 800-year-old festival, dubbed as the "Mother of All Philippine Festivals” is...
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Region 7 has issued a work stoppage order on a mall construction project located at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City. DOLE-7 Regional Director Exequiel R. Sarcauga said Wednesday they received a complaint letter from one of the workers of the construction...
At least 549 police assistance desks and crowd security check points have been set up in bus terminals, ports and places where people converge during the Holy Week, especially on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, all over Cebu province. Chief Superintendent Noli Talino, Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 director, on...
At least 192 projects worth PHP9 billion will have to be modified by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), a process hindering the timely implementation of projects. DPWH Regional Director Edgar Tabacon said on Monday that some project proposals for this year had not included specifications before the...
Business process outsourcing (BPOs) companies based in Iloilo signed a “Voluntary Code of Conduct” Monday as their means to promote good relationship and respect within the industry. “This code of conduct is voluntary; it doesn’t bind us to any laws but this is just to promote respect among us BPOs....
The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist has reported a total damage of PHP 8,956,556 to agricultural crops due to heavy rains experienced recently in Antique. Nicolasito “Nick” Calawag said in an interview that the damage to crops were consolidated by his office and reported to the Department of Agriculture...
Ten students from various towns and cities in Negros Occidental have been chosen to study at Miyakonojo Higashi High School in Miyazaki Prefecture in Japan next year. The three-year scholarship grant is made possible by the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. with the school during...
The first International Travel Fair here of the iEvents Philippines in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) 6 kicked off in this city, Friday. The travel fair gathered key players from the tourism industry, including international Tourism Boards to exhibit their products and engage in a Business-to-Business Networking Session. Christian...
The Aklan provincial government started its week-long consultation with town residents of both Kalibo and New Washington on the proposed expansion of the Kalibo International Airport (KIA). The consultation, to end on November 17, is in response to the mandate of the Department of Transportation (DoTr). “Certain parcels of land located...
The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) has been named as Asia Pacific Regional Airport of the Year by CAPA-Center for Aviation in Singapore. According to CAPA, MCIA “has been the biggest standout strategically, has established itself as a leader and has done the most to advance the progress of the...