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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...
IMT Online Team

Provincial hospital gets additional 50-bed

The Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) is set to start the construction of an additional 50-bed capacity extension on the third floor of 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...
The province of Capiz posted 140 cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

Capiz records 140 HIV/AIDS cases

The province of Capiz posted 140 cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Of the total cases, 36 percent or...

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....

Duterte’s threat to close Boracay alarms biz group

A group of businessmen expressed "alarm" over President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncement that he would close Boracay Island once its environmental problems are not solved...

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,...
Boracay Island "Asia's 24/7"

Boracay is Asia’s 24/7 island

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has branded Boracay as “Asia’s 24/7 island” as part of the series of advertisements of the new phase of...
Aklan Governor Joeben Miraflores

Tax policies should benefit travel, tourism industry

The Aklan provincial government is open to best practices and benefits of taxation and policies that will impact the further growth of tourism in...
Of the total number, foreign tourists listed were 472,814; while domestic tourists were 484,131; and overseas Filipinos, 25,765. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

Boracay’s six-month tourist arrivals almost 1M

Tourist arrivals in the world renowned paradise island destination have nearly breached the one million mark in the first half of 2016. Based on data...