The government should delay its plan to close Boracay island if it has no definite plan for its rehabilitation and for the delivery of assistance to its residents, who are relying on the island for their livelihood.
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With no clear-cut plans in sight on how the government intends to rehabilitate Boracay island, Sen. Bam Aquino urged the Duterte administration to delay the scheduled closure of the world-famous tourist destination.
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The victim of a racket involving IDs for non-residents of Boracay Island is real, and the barangay officials concerned should know it.
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Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday urged the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AKELCO) to invoke “force majeure” to avoid passing on extra power charges to its consumers during the impending six-month closure of Boracay Island.
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Senator Nancy Binay on Tuesday said she does not have any choice but to take up Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s resolution calling for a probe on the six-month closure of Boracay island.
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Senator Nancy Binay on Monday urged the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) to just heed President Duterte’s moratorium on new casinos, including the one being eyed in Boracay island.
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Former Chief Justice Art Panganiban said President Rodrigo Duterte would prevent Boracay Island from ending up in private hands by declaring it as a national park.
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There is no debate that the Boracay island needs to be rehabilitated but the Duterte administration “is heartless” to close it down without thinking about the welfare of the workers in the island.
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Boracay island--with its fine, white sand and emerald waters--was meant to become a “tourist paradise” and not a farmland.
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If he were to decide, Senator Richard Gordon, a former tourism secretary, will not totally shutdown Boracay island in order to rehabilitate it--unless there is a "master plan" to do it.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Tuesday urged Malacanang to put on hold the planned construction $500-million new casino-resort on Boracay island that will commence next year.
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Senator Cynthia Villar on Friday said the senators have reached a consensus that it is "not fair" to close all the establishments in Boracay island, but only those who violated environmental law.
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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has created a 12-person special investigating team to probe and file cases against government personnel and private individuals who would be found accountable for the environmental…
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Senator Joel Villanueva has joined the "bandwagon" in seeking an inquiry on the environmental condition of Boracay Island, world-renowned for its powdery sands.
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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will file administrative and criminal charges against government officials, who would be found liable for Boracay's environmental woes, Secretary Eduardo Año said in a statement…
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Hong Kong's sixth richest man made a courtesy call to President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday to personally explain his vision to build a casino entertainment complex on the world-famous Boracay Island.
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Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito is pushing for a probe on worsening pollution and degradation in some of the country’s prime island beach destinations despite efforts promoting environmental protection.
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Former President Benigno S. Aquino III reiterated Monday (August 1) his plans to go on a beach escapade now