Posts Tagged Boracay Island

Swim ban lifted at area of ‘poop’ incident in Boracay

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has lifted the swimming ban on Section 1 of Boracay Island after being closed for some time due to...

Portion of Boracay island closed after pooping incident

Marje Pelayo   •   August 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Wednesday (August 14) ordered the temporary closure of Section 1 in Boracay Island following an incident where a foreign tourist allowed her...

Boracay Island submerged in flood due to heavy rain

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 17, 2019

Several areas in Boracay Island have been submerged in flood since Tuesday (July 16) due to heavy monsoon rain brought by tropical storm Falcon. Barangay Balabag and several parts of...

LIST: 11 Chinese, Korean businesses in Boracay ordered closed

Robie de Guzman   •   May 21, 2019

Several business establishments owned by foreign nationals on Boracay island have been ordered closed by the government. In a list released on Tuesday, eleven restaurants and other businesses mostly owned...

Beach goers warned against ‘bluebottle jellyfish’ spotted in Boracay Island

Marje Pelayo   •   February 14, 2019

BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines — Environment authorities in Western Visayas warned beach goers to steer clear of the venomous ‘bluebottle jellyfish’ spotted ashore the east coast of Boracay Island and along...

Tourist raises need for medical facilities in Boracay Island after traumatic experience

Marje Pelayo   •   January 9, 2019

BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – A tourist aired her concern over lack of emergency medical facilities on the island of Boracay following a traumatic experience she had from their recent trip...

Few hotels, resort lodgings join Boracay reopening

Marje Pelayo   •   October 26, 2018

  BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – Only a few hotels and resort lodgings were able to comply with the requirements for the reopening of Boracay Island on Friday (October 26). From...

Boracay Island gets back to business with 157 compliant hotels, resorts

Marje Pelayo   •   October 26, 2018

  BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – The long wait is over. After six months of rehabilitation, Boracay Island reopened to tourists on Friday (October 26). Though road works and improvements are...

DENR checks Boracay marine ecosystem in view of water sports regulation

Marje Pelayo   •   October 23, 2018

  BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – Around 50 divers and marine biologists joined the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in assessing the marine biodiversity of the waters surrounding the...

BORACAY: A paradise regained

Marje Pelayo   •   October 22, 2018

    BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines — Consistently crowned as among the best beaches in the world, Boracay Island has been known for its exceptional beauty, attracting tourists from across the globe....


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