Miraflores allows cockfighting in Aklan


Governor Florencio Miraflores has allowed the operation of licensed cockpits in Aklan province.

Miraflores issued Executive Order No. 039, allowing licensed cockpits to resume operations.

The operation of cockpits, however, is subject to health and safety protocols and implementing guidelines by the Department of the Interior and Local Government. (

Under the said guidelines, audience will not be allowed at the cockpits, while online or remote betting and broadcasting are strictly prohibited.

The governor added that despite his EO, the local government units still have the final decision if licensed cockpits can resume operations in their respective localities.