Thursday, February 21, 2019

DPWH ‘confident’ to finish Boracay road rehab on time

With only over a month left before the reopening of Boracay Island, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) remains confident that it...

DOE donates 50 new e-trikes to Boracay

Fifty new units of electric tricycles (e-trikes) will arrive on Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan within this week, according to the Land Transportation Franchising...

DOT releases initial list of Boracay hotels ready for opening

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that an initial 2,063 hotel rooms are ready for next month’s reopening of Boracay. In its Boracay Bulletin dated...

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...