Open Season in the Visayan Sea

February 21, 2017

Hundreds of participants joined the Declaration of Fishing Season for Sardines, Herrings and Mackerels in the Visayan Sea in a simple ceremony held on February 15, 2017 at the Community Fish Landing Center, Pawa, Panay, Capiz. The affair was graced by Regional Directors and personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) from Regions 5, 6, 7 and 8, local government officials, representatives from partner agencies, commercial fishers, fisherfolks and community residents. BFAR’s…

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Livelihood Program

November 30, 2016

In the midst of fanfare, glamor and glistening lights of the now becoming famous Panay Christmas Village, there are Pan-ayanons who are earning extra income because of the event. It was a decision made by Mayor Felipe B. Barredo to give preference to the members of Sulong Poblacion Association to sell food items in the venue. They are beneficiaries of the livelihood program of the DSWD and the Municipality of Panay and during the Ceremonial…

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Ceremonial Lighting and Opening of Panay Christmas Village

November 28, 2016

“I also wish to celebrate Christmas with love in our hearts, peace in our minds and love of God. As we light and open the Panay Christmas Village tonight, let us also open Panay to serve as home for others, and may its light illumine the path that we will take ahead as we endeavor to bring progress to this municipality.” These are words coming from Mayor Felipe B. Barredo during the Opening of the…

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