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Demolition warning issued against non-compliant Boracay establishments

Posted on Friday, 1 March 2019 03:31 PM | No Comments
The Boracay Interagency Task Force has given 10 non-compliant establishments a 15-day ultimatum, beginning March 1, to remove their structures after failing to follow the easement rule in Boracay even...

REPASO 2018: The Boracay story: Years of ‘cesspool’ to a paradise in months

Posted on Monday, 31 December 2018 07:10 PM | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte on April 26, 2018 ordered a six-month closure of Boracay Island after reports of overpopulation, pollution and corruption turned the country’s top tourist destination into a...

Boracay’s compliant hotel and resorts reaches 296 – DOT

Posted on Monday, 31 December 2018 05:02 PM | No Comments
  BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – Only 150 hotels and resorts are allowed to operate in Boracay Island when it reopened on October 26 after its six-month rehabilitation. However, before the...

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

Posted on Monday, 12 November 2018 06:08 AM | 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 Friday, 9 November 2018 10:19 AM | 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 Tuesday, 30 October 2018 01:01 PM | 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 Wednesday, 17 October 2018 04:26 PM | 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 Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:03 AM | 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 Thursday, 11 October 2018 03:37 PM | 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 Thursday, 2 August 2018 02:24 PM | 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...