SAP Go urges Boracay residents to avail of ‘cash for work’ program

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday urged Boracay residents to avail of the government’s “cash-for-work” program. Go made this call after learning that only 10,000 of the 23,000 residents affected by the ongoing six-month … Continue reading SAP Go urges Boracay residents to avail of ‘cash for work’ program

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Sewage mess turned Boracay water into ‘dysentery cesspool’

Poor waste management Two months after someone finally had the will to address the “crisis” in Boracay, the government has hunted down business establishments breaching management standards, in a bid to restore Boracay’s glory. These multi-billion properties, after all, cared … Continue reading Sewage mess turned Boracay water into ‘dysentery cesspool’

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BORACAY to miss mainland Chinese tourists

Due to Philippine boycott by Chinese travel agents The tension between China and the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal has taken its toll on Philippine tourism as there would be mainland Chinese tourists this summer on the famous tourist island of Boracay. In wake of the tension, Chinese travel agents said they would scratch off the Philippines from their list of tourist destinations. Unfazed, President Benigno had said Philippine tourism can survive without the Chinese. The Philippine News Agency reports that chartered flights from mainland China are the most affected by the suspension of tour packages to the Philippines, according to … Continue reading BORACAY to miss mainland Chinese tourists

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Famous Boracay Island top resto now in Davao

BY ROGER M. BALANZA You don’t need to go Boracay to have a taste of Castillan cuisine offered by a new resto at the Pearl Farm Marina in Lanang in Davao City. You have not been to Boracay if you have not been to Dos Mestizos, could now be cliché that Dabawenyos could dismiss. Dos Mestizos, the famous landmark on Remedios Road in Boracay, has found another cozy home in the Floirendo-owned marina for yachts and speed boats cruising the Davao City-Igacos City Pakiputan Strait connection. Two Spanish mestizos – Juan Carlos “Binggoy” Remedios and Jose Ramon Nieto– are behind … Continue reading Famous Boracay Island top resto now in Davao

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