Local excess in Boracay mess face criminal raps
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The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed criminal complaints against incumbent and former local officials of Malay, Aklan in connection with the environmental crisis in Boracay. The NBI Environment Crime Division’s Task Force Boracay filed the complaints against Mayor Ceciro Cawaling, former mayor John Yap, municipal engineer Elizer Casidsid, municipal assessor Erlinda Casimero and provincial assesor Kokoy Soguilon before the Department of Justice on Thursday. Officials of Boracay Tanawin Properties Inc., Yooringa Corp., Denichi Boracay Corp., Boracay Island West Cove Management Philippines, Correos International Inc. and Seven Seas Boracay Inc. were named respondents in the cases for violation of the Revised Forestry, Local Government and Fisheries Codes as well as the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.
Macairan, E. (2018, July 21). Local excess in Boracay mess face criminal raps. Philippine Star, p. 10.
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Fishery regulations; Environmental legislation; Wetlands; Wetland restoration; Environmental restoration; Environmental protection; National Bureau of Investigation (NBI); Department of Justice; Boracay Tanawin Properties Inc.,; Yooringa Corp.,; Denichi Boracay Inc.,; Boracay Island West Cove Management Philippines; Coreos International Inc.; Seven Seas Boracay Inc.; Department of the Interior and Local Governement; Provincial Environment and Natural Resources; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Cawaling, Ceciro; Yap, John; Casidsid, Elizer; Casimero, Erlinda; Suguilon, Kokoy; Guevarra, Menardo; Miraflores, Florencio; Talabero, Valentin; Sualog, Abram; Leones, Jonas; Climatu, Roy
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