Wednesday, July 18, 2018

CENRO: It’s now safe to swim in Boracay

More than two months after its closure and ongoing rehabilitation, the quality of water, particularly at the long beach of the island of Boracay...

‘Expect better, cleaner Boracay’

The Department of Tourism (DOT-6) assured tourists that a "better, cleaner, and environment-friendly" Boracay Island will welcome them in October this year. “We will make...
(From left to right) Capiz Governor Antonio del Rosario, Second District Cong. Fredenil H. Castro and Mambusao Mayor Leodigario “Jun” Labao, Jr. vow to support each other in the 2019 polls. Photo by Joel Capundan

3 giant politicians in Capiz team up

Second District Rep. Fredenil H. Castro, Capiz Governor Antonio del Rosario and Mambusao Mayor Leodigario “Jun” Labao, Jr., have joined forces to boost economic...
ASIA'S 24/7 ISLAND. The water along the long beach remains safe for swimming based on the result of water sampling conducted by the DENR-EMB. As observed, the green algae occurs during the months of February to June and will eventually disappear starting the month of September bringing back to its natural beauty of being the best tropical white beach in the world.

17 Aklan officials face charges for neglecting Boracay

Seventeen public officials in the province of Aklan are facing criminal and administrative charges for allegedly neglecting Boracay Island. Yesterday, the Department of Interior and...
Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao

P200-M mega dike in Antique town to break down this month

A P200-million dike in the northern town of Culasi, Antique is set for ground-breaking on June 29. Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao on Monday said she...

3 NegOcc power coops increase rates for June

All three electric cooperatives in Negros Occidental increased their residential rates for June, triggered by the implementation of additional feed-in tarrif allowance (FIT-All). FIT-All rate...

Whale shark sighting means Boracay cleanup successful: Palace

The presence of a whale shark off Boracay Island shows that the efforts to bring back the pristine waters of the popular tourist destination...

Task force targets to reopen Boracay on Oct. 26

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat is deferring details on Boracay's reopening to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), but shared hopes the inauguration...

Seafood supply in Capiz feared to deplete due to illegal fishing

Governor Antonio del Rosario expressed fear over the possible depletion of seafood supply in the province of Capiz due to illegal fishing. Illegal fishing practices,...
The island of Boracay in Malay, Aklan

Boracay agrarian reform to roll next week: DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is in the thick of preparations for the implementation of distributing agricultural lands to qualified indigenous people in...