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‘Yolanda’ victims in Aklan, Capiz rally


Survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on Tuesday held what they said was their version of the Stations of the Cross to protest the alleged delay and lack of help from the national government.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4.9 magnitude quake hits off the coast of Cagayan


A 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted Calayan, Cagayan off its coast on Friday morning, the state seismologist said.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.3-magnitude quake hits Antique

Antique Quake

A 4.3 magnitude quake jolted Antique early Monday but no damages were recorded, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kalibo, Aklan cops on full alert for Ati-Atihan fest

Members of a tribal contingent dance after the Pilgrims’ Mass at Pastrana Park in Kalibo, capital of Aklan, as part of the Ati-Atihan Festival celebration. FILE PHOTO/HARESH TANODRA (CONTRIBUTOR)

The police in Western Visayas police have stepped up its security measures for the week-long Ati-Atihan festivities, which will kick off on January 10 until January 14.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

4.3 quake jolts Antique

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A 4.3 magnitude earthquake shook Antique Friday afternoon, state volcanologists said.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Antique governor posts bail in election case

Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier. Photo from lpp.gov.ph

Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier on Friday preempted his possible arrest and posted a P12,000 bail hours after he was charged with an election offense for suspending a mayor during the campaign period.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Post-‘Yolanda’: Antique folk flee homes after tsunami scare

Residents of Culasi, Antique evacuate to higher ground after receiving false news that a tsunami was about to hit their town. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/April Deevian Mosquera).

Residents from the northern part of Antique province fled their homes in panic on Sunday after false reports of a tsunami circulated.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Victims in Antique, Capiz cry for help

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As national attention has focused on storm-battered Tacloban City, the cries for help are getting louder from survivors in less known towns that also suffered the brunt of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Antique, Capiz and Eastern Samar.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Iloilo running low on food

CARMELITE sisters and other religious groups join the army of volunteers packing relief goods at a processing center set up on Edsa, Quezon City, by the United Council of Churches of the Philippines for the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” JOAN BONDOC

The supply of noodles and sardines in Iloilo is running low as government agencies and local government units struggle to feed hundreds of thousands of typhoon victims, a week after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck the Visayas.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

The latest on deaths, damage in Philippine typhoon

A young survivor uses a plastic cover to protect him from rain as he passes by a damaged Boy Scout statue at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Here are the latest casualty figures and damage reports from the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) . All figures are preliminary and based on regional government officials and media reports.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyer shot dead by cop in Antique

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A lawyer related to former assemblyman Arturo Pacificador was shot dead allegedly by a policeman in Hamtic town in Antique Saturday morning, police said.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Ballots switching’ delays polls in Antique, Romblon towns

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Balloting could start only early afternoon in Bugasong town in Antique after hundreds of official ballots for the municipality was inadvertently switched with those of Odiongan town in Romblon.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Hunger striker hospitalized

A dismissed Antique provincial official, who has been on hunger strike to protest his non-reinstatement, was hospitalized on Monday after complaining of dizziness in the capital town of San Jose.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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