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Cebu teams compete in International Dragon Boat Festival in Boracay Island

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CEBU’S top dragon boat teams will vie in the 11th Boracay International Dragon Boat Festival today in Boracay island, Aklan. The Gruppo Habagat-Paramount Team and the Philippine Accessibilty Disability Services (PADS) Dragon Boat squad will test their skills in the race, which will be participated by some of the best paddlers in the world. The […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Sports,Uncategorized | Read More »

Kyla Soguilon: Role model for young athletes

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WITH Kyla Ong Soguilon being named as the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Junior Athlete of the Year for third straight year, no one can be prouder than her father, Kokoy. The 12-year-old swimmer from Kalibo, Aklan was on a roll last year, winning titles locally and internationally, which led her to winning the prestigious award […]

Posted: January 31st, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Global Filipino School program reaches Aklan

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As many as 1,400 public elementary school students from New Washington, Aklan, can now experience what it is like to be attending a “Global Filipino School” with the recent unveiling of a new Internet-connected computer laboratory. Through the Global Filipino School (GFS) program, New Washington Elementary School was provided with 24 computers and 10 tablets, […]

Posted: November 15th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Ex-mayor gets 14 years for broadcast journalist’s death

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CEBU CITY — A former municipal mayor bowed his head and closed his eyes while the decision of the court was being read on Wednesday morning. But former Mayor Alfredo Arsenio of Lezo town in Aklan opened his eyes and looked at Judge Sylva Aguirre-Paderanga in disbelief after hearing that he had just been meted […]

Posted: August 11th, 2016 in Nation | Read More »

Cebu Pacific plane from Kalibo allegedly struck by lightning

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KALIBO, Aklan–Just 40 minutes after takeoff from Kalibo International Airport in Aklan at 6:50 a.m., a Cebu Pacific plane bound for Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila experienced light turbulence on Tuesday. The fasten-your-seatbelt sign was turned on. Minutes later, a loud explosion occurred followed by a blast of a red light bulb. The woman […]

Posted: July 28th, 2015 in Breaking,Nation | Read More »