Friday, January 18, 2019

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...

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,...
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...
IMT Online Team

Aklan aims smoke-free status

The towns of Buruanga and Ibajay, Aklan’s provincial hospital Dr. Rafael S. Tumbokon Memorial Hospital and PhilHealth-Aklan have been nominated for the Red Orchid...
Aklan Electric Cooperative (AKELCO). Photo from www.boracayinformer.com

ERC hears AKELCO’s cheapest rate application

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) conducted a hearing on the latest rate application of Aklan Electric Cooperative (AKELCO) on its Energy Power Purchase Agreement...
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...

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...
Boracay Island. Photo by Clark V. Antiquiera

Int’l cruise ship hub to rise in Boracay

Boracay Island will soon become a homeport for an international cruise line. Aklan Jetty Port Administrator Niven Maquirang said international cruise line Royal Caribbean has...
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...
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.

Boracay’s algal bloom is a natural phenomenon

What is deemed “dirty” is actually a work in progress, a natural phenomenon and is part of the ecosystem cycle. It is called the algal...