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Not all resorts in Boracay will be closed, DOT says

By Tara Yap Iloilo City—For the Department of Tourism (DOT), world-famous Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan province will not totally closed. “It’s not really a…

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DOT recommends ideal Lenten sites in W. Visayas

By Philippine News Agency As the Lenten season nears, the Department of Tourism 6 (Western Visayas) has some recommended sites for the public to visit.…

In this photo dated January 9, 2018, tourists enjoy Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. (Tara Yap / MANILA BULLETIN)

Boracay to go “dark” vs. total closure order

By Tara Yap ILOILO CITY—Amid possible total closure, lights will be switched off at world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province, this Saturday night.…

HEADING FOR CLOSURE – The recommendation of three government agencies to close down Boracay will be carried out a month after President Duterte declares a state of calamity in the resort island. This early, warnings have been raised about the shutdown’s impact on the local economy and the country’s tourism program. (Czar Dancel)

Total Boracay closure eyed

By Analou De Vera  An inter-agency task force formed to address the environmental problems Boracay Island is now facing has recommended a total closure of…

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…