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    Fire razes Gaisano mall in Antique

    A huge fire erupted at a shopping mall in the town of San Jose de Buenavista, Antique province on Thursday afternoon, June 17. Wv-news

    WV gets nearly half million COVID-19 vaccine doses

    Almost half a million doses of vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have so far been sent to Western Visayas. Wv-news

    Antique’s P19-M molecular lab formally opens

    Antique formally opened its P19-million molecular laboratory at the Angel Salazar Memorial General Hospital (ASMGH) in this province's capital town of San Jose de Buenavista on Thursday, June 10. Wv-news

    Western Visayas now COVID-19 epicenter: OCTA

    The OCTA Research Group has considered Western Visayas as an epicenter of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. Wv-news

    'Ati' members produce processed coffee

    Some members of the "Ati" Indigenous People’s community and coffee farmers, who are members of the Tamulalod Progressive Farmers Association (TPFA) in Dumarao town, now produce and sell ground and tea bag packed coffee. Wv-news

    4 more Boracay-bound tourists nabbed over fake RT-PCR test results

    Four more tourists bound for Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan were caught with fake reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests and QR codes at Tabon Port in Caticlan on Tuesday, June 8. Wv-news

    Stricter border control in Guimaras starts June 7

    Starting today, June 7, there will be only three points of entry for residents and visitors to the island province of Guimaras as the provincial government tightens again its border control to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Wv-news

    Upgraded Kalibo International Airport inaugurated

    The Department of Transportation (DOTr) inaugurated today, June 4, 2021, the expanded and improved International Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) of the Kalibo International Airport after it was completed in September 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wv-news

    Boracay Island ready to welcome back visitors

    Boracay Island is already accepting tourists from the NCR Plus bubble as residents under areas classified as general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ are now allowed to enter as provided for in Resolution 118A of the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging and Infectious Diseases (EID). Wv-news

    4 missing, 895 evacuated in Western Visayas due to Dante

    Four fishermen are missing, 895 persons are staying in various evacuation centers while 600 others were stranded in different ports in Western Visayas as Tropical Storm Dante affected some parts of the region. Wv-news