‘Very high’ COVID-19 positivity rate in 5 Visayas provinces — OCTA

Neil Arwin Mercado 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — “Very high” COVID-19 positivity rates were observed in five provinces in the Visayas  as of July 30, OCTA Research fellow Guido David reported Monday. David said “very high” positivity rates were recorded in Capiz, Aklan,…

Cebu City, Mandaue City raised to Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Mandaue City has been raised to Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022, in a new pronouncement by the Interagency Task Force (IATF). Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary…

Stranded folk from Western Visayas may now go home

09/17/2020

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — Stranded residents from Western Visayas can now go home after the national task force overseeing the government response to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) partially lifted the suspension of travel to the…

3 Chinese kids in Aklan hospital for possible 2019-nCoV discharged

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 01/28/2020

ILOILO CITY –– Three Chinese nationals confined at the provincial hospital of Aklan for possible novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV infection were released on Tuesday morning, health officials said. Dr. Cornelio Cuachon Jr., Aklan provincial health officer, said…

Passengers from Wuhan, China to be flown out of Kalibo, Aklan – CAAP

Krissy Aguilar 01/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over 500 airline passengers who arrived at the Kalibo International Airport in Aklan from Wuhan, China will be subjected to forced repatriation following the novel coronavirus scare, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines…

Pagasa ups gale warning; fisherfolk warned against going out to sea

Rosalie Abatayo 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishing boats and small seacraft are discouraged from going out to the sea as the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raises gale warning in the western seaboard of Luzon, eastern…

Country’s top junior tanker from Aklan just got better

Glendale G. Rosal 01/18/2018

Expect Kyla Soguilon to make more waves this year. This after the country’s top junior swimmer from Aklan beefed up her skills by undergoing a month-long training in one of the United States’ Olympic training camps for…

Aklan tankers shine

Glendale Rosal 08/26/2017

Two tankers from Aklan stole the thunder from their more fancied rivals by winning 17 gold medals between them at the close of the swimming competitions in the 22nd Milo Little Olympics-Visayas Regional Finals. Milo meet rookie…

Cebu teams compete in International Dragon Boat Festival in Boracay Island

Rabboni Centino Borbon 04/20/2017

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…

Kyla Soguilon: Role model for young athletes

Glendale G. Rosal 01/31/2017

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…

Global Filipino School program reaches Aklan

PR 11/15/2016

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…

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

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/11/2016

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…

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