Sunday, September 23, 2018

Not all parties, events banned in Boracay: DOT exec

Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr. said not all parties in Boracay would be banned. "Sa ngayon, ang tinitignan namin is doon sa beach...
Boracay Island. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

DOT sees October 26 as fixed Boracay reopening date

While rehabilitation efforts in Boracay are continuous, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat does not hint a possible extension and still sees October 26 as the...

One-stop shop to assist Boracay establishments until Aug. 15

Business establishments on Boracay Island have until August 15 to comply with the requirements through the one-stop shop so they could operate again in...
DENR-6 Regional Director Jim Sampulna

DENR says study on Boracay’s carrying capacity out next month

The study on the carrying capacity of Boracay Island will be out next month, said Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-6) Director Jim...

EMB issues 478 violation notices to Boracay establishments

The Environmental Management Bureau in (EMB-6) has already issued 478 notices to establishments in Boracay island, Malay, Aklan for violating environmental laws. Of the number,...

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...
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...

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...