Apr 12

Caluya, pushing through 24-hour electricity service

CALUYA, Antique – Natives of this island municipality don’t exactly know the history behind its name. They can only guess it was intentionally coined to mirror its English translation, “loneliness.” Who would not be lonely if the island municipality he lives in is three hours away by motor boat from the mainland province? In fact, …

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Apr 12

Yolanda struck the island municipality of Caluya

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SAN JOSE, Antique — The municipality of Caluya was considered one of the worst-hit areas when super typhoon “Yolanda” struck northern Antique on Friday last week. Thousands of houses were destroyed, particularly in Sitio Panagatan in the coastal barangay of Harigue. A person from the sub-village was killed while at least seven others were missing. …

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Mar 14

LGU-Caluya celebrates Senior Citizens Week

In accordance to R.A. 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, the Municipality of Caluya celebrates the Senior Citizens week. This years celebration focuses on the physical and mental development of the elders, information drives in increasing the knowledge of the SC’s about the rights and privileges they can avail through this act …

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Mar 14

Seaweed Farmer’s Housing Demolition and Displacement

Caluya is an island municipality that lies between the islands of Mindoro and Panay, about 4-5 hours by boat from both of them. Caluya is a 1st class municipality in the province o fAntique, Philippines. “The furthest and last town of the province” (Municipal Development Plan), Caluya is not well known outside the area and …

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Mar 14

DOE allows Semirara Mining Corp. to resume operations in Antique

ANTIQUE, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) has granted permission to the Semirara Mining Corp. (SMC) to resume extraction operations after it cleared the firm of negligence in the collapse of a mining pit that buried 10 workers. Five workers died when at least 600,000 cubic meters of soil (around the load of 13,000 …

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