Antique, the first in Western Visayas to pass the technical evaluation in Enhanced eNGAS

The Provincial Accounting Office in Antique headed by Esther Minnie A. Julian together with the municipality of Caluya participated in the five day capacity training and implementation on the Enhanced Technical Training on Enhance Electronic New Government Accounting System (eNGAS) and Electronic Budget System (eBudget) held at the Merrace Resort and Catering Services, Dalipe San Jose de Buenavista, Antique last September 18 – 22, 2017.

Despite the demanding technical requirements for the implementation of the system, the province passed the technical evaluation.

“Antique was the first in Western Visayas to pass the technical evaluation of the Electronic New Government Accounting System (eNGAS) and was allowed to implement the system thus the training was requested”, said Julian.

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Barangay District III requests additional concrete road

Barangay Captain Elmor Vego of District III Sibalom, Antique passed a resolution to Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao for a 200-meter concrete road extension worth 2 million pesos for Evelio B. Javier (EBJ) Street.
The EBJ Street with a total length of 300 meters had already completed its one hundred meter concretization that cost one million pesos last March 2017.The said street is part of the Farm-to-Market Road project implemented by the provincial government that will serve as a connecting road between Egaña, Sibalom and Sitio Puro of District III.“The residents find it hard to access the road during the rainy season, and the EBJ Street is for farmers…

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Centenarians receive PHP100K worth of cash incentives

Seven Antiqueños whose age reached a hundred and above received their certificate and cash incentives given by the national Government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) at the Antique Provincial New Capitol last Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

Republic Act No. 10868 otherwise known as the “Centenarians Act of 2016” gives benefits and privileges to Filipino centenarians that reside here in the Philippines and abroad. A letter of Felicitation from President Rodrigo R. Duterte and a monetary gift of Php 100,000 shall be given to the living centenarian.

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PFDA Turns Over New San Jose dB Fish Port to LGU

The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) turned over the New Fishing Port to the municipality of San Jose de Buenavista on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
The construction of the said fishing port amounted to 40 million pesos.
According to Mr. Custodio Balaowing, OIC/Port Manager of the Iloilo Fish Port Complex, the services of the fishing port is not only for the town of San Jose but also for its neighboring towns in the province of Antique.
Balaowing said that the fishing port will further enhance the livelihood of the fisherfolks, bring business to the commercial fishing boat operators, and improve the fishing industry in the municipality of San Jose de Buenavista.
He also mentioned that the cold storage facilities given by the Department of Agriculture (DA) will possibly be used in the San Jose fish port.

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Provincial roads concreting continue despite delay

The implementation of Konkreto at Ayos na Lansangan ang Daan Tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran or KALSADA Program 2016 of the National Government through the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) continues amidst several interruptions due to bad weather conditions happened this month of October 2017.

The program is composed of two subprojects in Nagdayao to Pis-anan Road in Sibalom and La Rioja-Pandanan-Valderrama Road that started last December 8, 2016.

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P100M Allotted to Renovate Antique Old Capitol

A total amount of fifty million pesos was budgeted for the   renovation/restoration of the Old Provincial Capitol of Antique   and another 50 million pesos for the construction of the new   Legislative Building to be built behind the Old Capitol.
 This budget allocation is part of the developmental plans   under   the administration of Governor Rhodora Cadiao, with   assistance   from Senator Loren Legarda.
 The Old Capitol will be restored and turned into a National   Heritage site. The three-story Legislative Building is reported to have an elevator for convenience.
The plans posted online gathered responses from netizens.
“Wow! Congrats! Unti-unti nang may pagbabago (there is eventual change),” netizen Elsie Espanola Navarosa commented on the Facebook post of the plan.

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