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DPWH opens 'game changing' bridge project in Kalibo

Jan 17, 2020 - 1:29 PM

The new Kalibo Bridge III is inaugurated just in time for the Ati-atihan festival

photo DPWH

Supreme Court affirms Ati ownership of 2-hectare land in Boracay

Aug 28, 2019 - 11:08 AM

The private claimants take the wrong appeal route, which is the High Court's basis in upholding the authority of the NCIP award of ancestral domain

LAND DISPUTE. The Ati Indigenous Cultural Commnunity stakes its claim on a 2-hectare land in Bgy Manoc-Manoc in Boracay island in Aklan. File photo by Purple Romero/Rappler

Ati-Atihan security appeals for public cooperation, understanding

Jan 15, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Beefing up the round-the-clock security are over 1,500 police and additional members of the Philippine Army

TIGHTER. The Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

Kalibo Ati-Atihan festival organizer praises volunteers

Jan 08, 2019 - 10:48 PM

'We have exceptional volunteers and they are making things happen in a great way for the Kalibo festival,' says the festival director

SECRET WEAPON. Volunteers are the reason for the success of the Ati-Atihan Kalibo celebrations the past nine years, said organizers.

Tribes, groups vie for P1.7M in Kalibo's Ati-Atihan festival

Jan 06, 2019 - 1:31 PM

The festival organizer is expecting around 4,500 drummers and dancers to participate in the 2019 Sadsad Ati-Atihan contest

COLORFUL COMPETITION. Thousands of dancers and drummers are expected to compete at this year's Ati-Atihan Festival. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

PNP assures safe, secure Kalibo Ati-Atihan 2019

Jan 03, 2019 - 9:58 PM

The Philippine National Police targets 'zero major crime' throughout the 18 days of festivities of the Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo

SAFE, SECURE. The Philippine National Police is aiming for zero major crime in the ongoing Kalibo Ati-Atihan. Photo by Boy Ryan B. Zabal/Rappler

What’s in store for you at 2019 Kalibo Ati-Atihan festival

Dec 25, 2018 - 10:22 AM

The Feast of Señor Sto Niño de Kalibo attracts devotees and tourists with its traditional procession and other activities held in celebration, including a rock concert and beauty pageant

What’s in store for 2019 Kalibo Ati-Atihan festival? Photo BY BOY RYAN B. ZABAL

PNP: Security, safety of Ati-Atihan festivalgoers is top priority

Dec 20, 2018 - 8:59 AM

'We target zero major crime incidents and raise the level of trust and confidence of stakeholders that they feel safe in the Kalibo festival,' says the chief of the Kalibo Municipal station

ATI-ATIHAN 2019. Authorities are finalizing the security plans for the Ati-Atihan festival in January 2019. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

Kalibo's Ati-atihan festival 80% ready

Dec 14, 2018 - 8:20 PM

The 18-day Feast of Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo begins January 2, 2019

80 percent ready for Kalibo Ati festival. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

Kalibo Ati-Atihan fiesta extended to 18 days, begins on January 2

Nov 30, 2018 - 10:47 PM

The 2019 edition of the Ati-Atihan festival attended by devotees, balikbayans and tourists starts January 2 until January 20, the third Sunday of January

18-day Kalibo Ati-Atihan celebration begins on January 2. Photo Boy Ryan Zabal

Only 8 hectares of Boracay land to be distributed to Ati tribe

Oct 23, 2018 - 4:21 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants the 'entire' Boracay island placed under land reform for the benefit of the native Ati community

Asian Terminals sets P8-billion port expansion program

May 03, 2018 - 8:20 PM

The company will increase the container handling capacity of both the Manila South Harbor and the Batangas Container Terminal

BOC files smuggling charges vs 2 ATI officials, importers

Apr 07, 2018 - 5:39 PM

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña says there will also be an investigation into the possible involvement of customs personnel in the illegal release of 105 containers

SHIPMENTS. In this photo taken November 8, 2012, a crane stacks shipping containers at the international container port in Manila. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

'World's heaviest woman' hospitalized in Abu Dhabi

May 05, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty arrived in India on a specially modified Airbus plane in February and has now shed an astonishing 323 kilograms in 3 months

HOSPITALIZED. This handout photograph released by The Saifee Hospital on March 9, 2017, shows Egyptian patient Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty as she lies in a hospital bed at The Saifee Hospital in Mumbai on March 8, 2017, after an operation. File photo by Saifee Hospital/AFP

Port congestion fixed, Malacañang says

Mar 02, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The volume of cargo ship in and out of the seaports in the Philippines also grew faster in 2014 amid the congestion the Philippine Ports Authority reports

Manila ports less congested now, says ports agency

Feb 23, 2015 - 2:30 PM

The continued decline in the utilization level of the Manila ports is a clear manifestation of a healthy government and private sector partnership the Philippine Ports Authority chief says

DOTC proposes scheduling system for importers

Nov 18, 2014 - 12:54 PM

DOTC suggests that importers follow a schedule on when to transact business at the ports of Manila

HIGH PRIORITY. President Benigno Aquino III convenes a Cabinet cluster to solve the worsening problem of port congestion in Manila. File photo from the ICTSI website

Singson to importers: Move cargos on weekends

Oct 13, 2014 - 7:40 PM

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson laments that many importers do not take advantage of the ports on weekends when traffic is lighter

File photo of DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson

Suspect in murder of Ati tribal leader arrested

Mar 05, 2014 - 1:26 PM

Daniel Celestino who used to be a security guard at a Boracay Hotel was nabbed by the PNP and PAOCC in Laguna on Monday March 5

JUSTICE. The suspect in the murder of Ati tribe member Dexter Condez was arrested Monday, March 3. The Ati tribe Brgy Manoc-Manoc in Boracay continue to be threatened with violence despite affirmation from the government of their rights to their ancestral domain. File photo by Purple Romero

Violence looms over Ati tribe ancestral domain in Boracay

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:54 PM

Despite government recognition of their rights to their ancestral domain the Ati tribe continue to be threatened by violence from other claimants

THREATENED. The Ati tribal community in Brgy Manoc-Manoc in Boracay continue to be threatened with violence despite affirmation from the government of their rights to their ancestral domain. Photo by Purple Romero

Asian Terminals posts 10% growth in 2012 profit

Mar 11, 2013 - 1:18 PM

The company attributes growth to strong port revenues and cost management efforts

PROFITABLE PORTS. Asian Terminals' growth driven by Manila South Harbor and Batangas Port operations. AFP Photo

Condez, Boracay and a land dispute

Feb 26, 2013 - 6:18 PM

His killing struck a fatal blow to the struggle of the Ati tribal community

OUR LAND. Condez was spokesman for the Ati tribal community, who's fighting for ownership of a 2-hectare land in Brgy. Manoc-manoc, Boracay. Photo by Purple Romero

PHOTOS: Ati-Atihan 2013

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:48 PM

As the Sinulog was happening in Cebu Ati Atihan was happening in Kalibo Check out our photos

VIVA, SANTO NINO! The Ati-Atihan festival is said to be the oldest in honor of the Child Jesus. All photos by Nap Beltran of PhotoworldManila

#PHTravel: Sinulog, Ati-Atihan, and Dinagyang

Jan 19, 2013 - 8:18 AM

3 major festivals greet Filipinos in January Take your pick