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BORACAY DOWNTIME – Once teeming with foreign and local tourists, only local residents can be seen strolling on this stretch of White Beach in Boracay Island on Friday, a day after it was closed to visitors for a six-month rehabilitation and cleanup drive. (Tara Yap)

Gov’t hails survey backing Boracay closure

By Genalyn Kabiling The government felt vindicated after a survey showed majority of Filipinos supported the government’s move to shut down Boracay for its massive…


Historic Kennon road eyed for long-term closure

By Zaldy Commanda BAGUIO CITY – Concerned government agencies are studying the possibility of closing the historic Kennon Road for a longer period of time…

The inter-agency task forced tasked to rehabilitate Boracay led by DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu (right), DILG OIC Sec. Eduardo Año and DOT Sec. Wanda Tulfo-Teo (left) issued a joint declaration recommending the total closure of the island to address several environmental issues.

One year total closure of Boracay recommended

By Analou De Vera Total closure for a maximum of one year was recommended by the interagency task force to address the looming environmental problems…

Aklan map (Photo courtesy of Mike Gonzales/ Wikimedia Commons)

Boracay shutdown ‘counter-productive’

By Hannah L. Torregoza Senator Cynthia Villar, head of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, said Sunday senators will ask President Duterte not…