Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cash aid, tax relief sought for Boracay residents, businesses

A party-list lawmaker cited the need to provide financial assistance for households and businesses affected by the six-month shutdown of Boracay Island. 1-CARE Rep. Carlos...

Antiqueños told: Save water

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) urged Antiqueños to save water due to the presence of a weak El Nino since...
Matt Hachuela submitted his certificate of candidacy for board member of the province's Second District' under the National Unity Party (NUP)-Liberal Party (LP) local coalition.

Matt Hachuela: Tourism is both policy and way of life

"Tourism should not just be lip service. It has to be both a policy and a way of life." These are the words of Atty....

‘It’s a job well done’: Boracay reopens its doors to tourists

Boracay Island, the "crown jewel of the Philippine tourism industry", reopened its doors to tourists on Friday. "The reopening of the island is not the...

Boracay cops ready for Oct. 26 reopening

More than 500 policemen have been deployed to Boracay Island to ensure the safety of tourists when the island reopens on October 26. Senior Supt....
Boracay Island

Boracay’s pristine beauty ‘80% restored’

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said 80 percent of the pristine beauty of the famous tourist destination has been restored after...

PAL to launch Kalibo-Boracay ferry service

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will soon launch a ferry service between Kalibo and Boracay. “This is the first time that PAL is venturing into...
Mr. Rommel Lastimoso - Candidate for City Mayor under PDP-Laban Party. Photo courtesy of RMN-DYVR, Roxas

Son of ex-PNP chief running for mayor of Roxas City

Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief retired General Roberto “Bobby” Lastimoso’s son Rommel is running for mayor of Roxas City, Capiz. Rommel, former First District...

NegOcc borrows another 10K bags of rice from Iloilo

Still without a final schedule on the arrival of its imported rice stocks, the National Food Authority (NFA) in Negros Occidental again borrowed an...
Boracay Island (Photo by Philip Familara Photography)

‘Cesspool’no more: DENR chief claims Boracay now ‘clean’

Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan is now "clean" and "fit for swimming," said Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu. The world-famous...