August 2013 Stories
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People of Guinsaugon seek return of IRA, record of existence
Philippine Daily Inquirer,
07 August 2013
Seven years after the whole village was buried through a tragic landslide, Barangay Guinsaugon is now aiming to get its privileges back. The government declared the village 'non-existent' after the tragedy.
Local govt wants to regulate fire dancing in Boracay
GMA News, 03 August 2013
Malay, Aklan is mulling the proposal of an ordinance that seeks to regulate fire dancing in Boracay. This is to ensure the safety of tourists and protection of the environment, according to a councilor in the said local government.