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Duterte warns businessmen not to turn Palawan into a cesspool like Boracay

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 | No Comments
PALAWAN, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warns business owners in Palawan to be mindful of their water waste disposals so as not to turn the island into a cesspool like...

Duterte awards land ownership to Ati tribe in Boracay

Posted on: November 9th, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – More than six months since President Rodrigo Duterte ordered land reform in the island of Boracay, the President on Thursday (November 9) personally awarded the first...

P43M fine ordered to 209 non-compliant establishments in Boracay

Posted on: October 30th, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has ordered 209 establishments to pay P43 million in total for violation of environmental laws. The DENR’s Pollution...

DAR vows to distribute 8 hectares of Boracay agri land to Ati tribe

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 | No Comments
  Instead of running for the upcoming elections, Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones has decided to continue his duty in the department. Earlier reports said the Secretary...

Non-compliant hotels, resorts in Boracay warned against accepting online bookings

Posted on: October 17th, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines — Hotels and resorts in Boracay that have not passed the set environmental standards to operate should not accept booking reservations. According to Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat,...

Siargao, Boracay, Palawan top list of Asia’s best islands

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
    Three islands in the Philippines not only made it to the list of best places in Asia but also dominated the top three spots according to the 2018...

Boracay rebuilds drainage system with latest technology

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
  BORACAY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is using German technology in building the new drainage system of Boracay Island. Six-meter long high density polyethylene...

DENR to require ‘environment friendly’ vehicles in Boracay

Posted on: June 29th, 2018 | No Comments
  BORACAY Island, Philippines – Aside from rehabilitating the beaches of Boracay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recommends measures to improve the quality of air on the...

17 local execs in Aklan face graft, other charges over Boracay mess

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – Seventeen (17) local officials of Aklan province are now facing multiple charges over irregularities in managing Boracay Island. DILG Undersecretary Epimacio Densing III filed Thursday (June...

Palace set to release EO for Boracay land reform program – DAR

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) already submitted to the Office of the Cabinet Secretary its proposed guidelines in distributing Boracay lands to farmers. “This will be...