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  • Caluya Island Is A Beautiful Hidden Paradise In Antique

    Caluya Island Is A Beautiful Hidden Paradise In Antique

    It may be towards the end of summer but there is still time for that getaway.

    If you want to travel to a less mainstream destination but still offers a paradise that you can enjoy, check out what one of our readers, Iyo Gaudite, shared to WhenInManila.com.

    If you took a trip to Caluya Island, a lovely island destination in Antique.

  • DENR To Help Identify Areas For Seaweed Farming

    DENR To Help Identify Areas For Seaweed Farming

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started to identify suitable sites for seaweed farming in the country, as an alternative source of income for coastal communities and to help counter the effects of climate change.

    DENR Secretary Gina Lopez said some of the potential seaweed farming sites include Calatagan in Batangas, Tambuyong in Quezon, Badian in Cebu, and Caluya Island in Antique.

    Lopez said the government will not only help in seaweed propagation, but also in marketing its by-products.

    "The seaweed revenues should affect more than one person while dev ...

  • Semirara Island Invasion The Unong Lake That I Love

    Semirara Island Invasion The Unong Lake That I Love

    Being a field auditor gave me the opportunity to do out-of-town fieldwork; and one of the out-of-Manila clients that I've had is located in Semirara Island in Caluya, Antique. As mentioned in my previous post about Semirara, the island is the largest source of coal in the Philippines. But I'm not going to talk about my former client's business as this blog post isn't part of my Understanding the Business procedure hahaha! I'd just like to share my experience in this island and how this Unong Lake has captured my heart! Chos! :)

    Seriously, Unong Lake, formerly Unong Mine Pit, is one the best ...

  • Semirara Residents Call For End To Coal Mining

    Semirara residents have united to call for an end to coal mining on the Island.

  • Time To Act Is Now On Energy Transformation

    What could possibly be so urgent and life-threatening to drive leaders of people from a small and barely reachable island off the coast of Mindoro to leave their homes and travel 285 kilometers by land and sea over the period of five days just to reach Metro Manila? On November 27, a day before the biggest climate justice march in the country, they have reach the Presidential Palace.

    If Semirara sounds like a familiar name to you then chances are you may have heard about the island on the news and are familiar with its single greatest threat: coal. 97% of the country's locally-produced coal ...

  • EMB Stops Semirara Mining Operations Probe Of Coal-fired Power Plant Sought

    EMB Stops Semirara Mining Operations Probe Of Coal-fired Power Plant Sought

    The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Region 6 (Western Visayas) yesterday indefinitely suspended the operations of Semirara Mining and Power Corporation (SCC) following the tragic mine collapse on Semirara Island in Antique last July 17 that left nine people dead.

    The EMB-Region 6 issued a cease and desist order (CDO) against SCC, a company under the DMCI Holdings, Inc., four days after the Department of Energy (DOE) issued its own CDO last July 17.

    "The CDO shall be until the respondent implements approved mitigation measures to prevent any future incidents," said Department of ...