Capiz News

  • Barangay Eyed As Wetland Of Intl Importance

    During the Feb. 2 observance of World Wetlands Day in Western Visayas, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) marked the occasion in the island barangay of Gabuc in Pontevedra, Capiz.

    There was a cleanup and a forum. But why Barangay Gabuc?

    DENR said the village is being considered for possible application as a wetland of international importance, or a "Ramsar site."

    Ramsar is a city in Iran. It was where the Ramsar Convention – an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands, also known as the Convention on Wetlands – was signed in ...

  • Triaksyon Capiz 1st International Triathlon

    The Province of Capiz will host the #TRIAKSYON Capiz 1st International Triathlon on April 22-23, 2017. Take the challenge at the #SeafoodCapital of the Philippines.

  • Triathlon Expected To Boost Capiz Tourism

    An international triathlon next year is expected to boost tourism in Capiz province.

    Governor Tony Del Rosario and Capiz Tourism Officer Alphonsus Tesoro both have high expectations for the Capiz 1st International Triathlon which will be held on April 22 to 23, 2017.

    Around 300 participants are expected to join race.

    Jose Borres, triathlon director, said that Capiz can capitalize on the triathlon, a sport that is gaining popularity in the country.

    The idea of Capiz hosting an international sports event came from Greg Atienza, a native of Capiz and former president of Smart Communic ...

  • DIY Iloilo Guimaras And Roxas Itinerary And Expenses

    The cities of Iloilo and Roxas were both memorable, not by the sheer beauty of these places, but by the kindness and generosity of their people. In Iloilo, locals were warm even if they have only seen you for a few seconds. It took longer conversations with Capiznons to bring out their warmth, but they were friendly nonetheless. Good and cheap food were the norm: from siopao at Roberto's, coffee at Madge's to seafood at Baybay. It was truly a very relaxing vacation.


    An extended weekend should be enough to visit both Iloilo and Roxas. I would suggest to add another day for Guima ...

  • Chasing Waterfalls The Hinulugan Falls

    When I started my internship, life became dynamic. I experienced living in eight cities from Luzon to Mindanao because of work. After years of soul searching and knowing what genuinely makes me joyful, my heart is finally at peace and not complaining about my ever changing location and mind.

    Since I am currently based in Roxas City, I decided to explore the other side of Capiz. I've been to Pilar, Capiz once or twice because of work and what I specially noted during those visits were the signage that led to the waterfalls. There are a number of waterfalls in Pilar but Hinulugan Falls stood ...

  • Capiz River Clean-up

    Riverbank settlers along Panay River in Capiz province must be relocated to give way to the river's rehabilitation.

    The relocation illegal settlers and the dismantling of illegal structures along the river were recommended by the Save Panay River Council and Task Force.

    The clean-up of the river followed findings by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-Capiz) of high levels of coliform bacteria in its waters.

    DENR-Capiz Director Valentin Talabero has blamed the pollution to massive dumping of garbage and untreated wastewater into the river.

    The task force is le ...