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Duterte won't shorten Boracay closure, asks for patience
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he will not shorten the six-month shutdown period for Boracay Island, and reiterated that no casino will be built on the island resort. In a press conference at Davao International ...
- April 30, 2018
[ Green algae ]
The growth of green algae is being blamed on the sewerage problems and pollutions caused by illegal establishments in Boracay.
- May 1, 2018
DA extends support to rice farmers, livestock raisers, and fisherfolks
Aside from onion farming, Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) program is now offering financial assistance to the rice farming, livestock, and fisheries needs of the farmers and fisherfolks ...
- November 1, 2018
SEAFDEC/AQD addresses constraints in aquaculture production
Three major constraints in aquaculture are lack of sufficient fry supply, high cost of feed and skilled manpower to keep aquaculture ventures running. SEAFDEC has been conducting research using indigenous materials that ...
- January 4, 2019
Boracay's environmental woes 2
This is the last part of our discussion of scientific studies on the environmental conditions of Boracay Island. The studies were presented in a policy forum on the rehabilitation of Boracay Island and management of coastal ...
- May 7, 2018
'Hulbot-hulbot' more destructive than dynamite
An environmentalist urged owners and operators of “hulbot-hulbot” or Danish seine fishing to stop their illegal activities to preserve one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. Renowned environmentalist and lawyer ...
- August 3, 2018
Boracay Water completes sewage treatment plant diversion
Boracay Island Water Company, Inc. (Boracay Water) said it has completed the sewage diversion flow system from its Balabag Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to the Manocmanoc STP, allowing more establishments and households in ...
- May 11, 2018
Gov't may limit tourists, infrastructures in Boracay
Interior Undersecretary Epimaco III on Friday said the government may limit the number of tourists and infrastructure on Boracay island to prevent another shutdown. Densing said the rehabilitation of the island is on course ...
- July 14, 2018
China to put up automated under water base in manila trench
China is considering putting up an automated underwater base in Manila Trench for "scientific purposes," an article from the South China Morning Post said. According to Maki Pulido's report on "State of the Nation Address ...
- December 1, 2018
Duterte knows China's ultimate goal is control of South China Sea
Twice last week, President Duterte complained about China’s activities in the South China Sea--a stark departure from his pandering stand since the start of his presidency. Always, he was all praises for China’s President ...
- August 23, 2018