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84% of Pinoys want to assert PH claim on disputed waters
More than majority, or 84 percent of Filipinos agree that the government should assert the country’s rights on the West Philippines Sea, a Pulse Asia survey released on Friday said. The survey held from Dec. 6 to 11 asked ...
- January 28, 2017
'No improvement in Manila Bay'
Sen. Cynthia Villar urged government agencies to work "double time" in their effort to rehabilitate Manila Bay
- June 29, 2016
Du30 asserts PH Rise 'ours' but breaks promise to visit
President Rodrigo Duterte asserted the Philippines’ sovereign rights over the Philippine Rise but did not make good on his promise to visit the undersea region on Tuesday. He does not distinguish between “sovereign rights” ...
- May 17, 2018
'It's not fair!': total island closure riles tourism stakeholders Gov’t readies P2-B Boracay calamity fund
A calamity fund of P2 billion will be used to help worked that would be displaced by Boracay Island's six-month closure starting April 26. No resort owners, however, would benefit form the fund, said Presidential spokesperson ...
- April 6, 2018
New 'racket' in Boracay
Are there unscrupulous barangay officials in Boracay raising funds for their election campaign using the island’s rehabilitation as a convenient cover? A businessman in Boracay was asked by certain barangay officials to ...
- April 25, 2018
Is Boracay a war zone?
“Has Boracay Island suddenly become a war zone that would warrant these extreme measures? Is the government hiding something?” asked NUJP whose acting chairperson, Atty. Jocelyn Clemente urged the government not impose ...
- April 16, 2018
Boracay mega casino scrapped?
Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. is not pursuing its plan to build a $500-million casino resort on Boracay Island, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT). The company is looking for a new site ...
- April 18, 2018
Boracay best for farming?
Which is best for Boracay Island – farming or tourism? The government should observe the “suitable land use rule” in deciding what to do with Boracay after its rehabilitation, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph ...
- April 11, 2018
Solons advocate coastal restoration
Two House members on Monday underlined the important role of mangrove and beach forests along coastlines. Coastal reforestation could help cope with impacts of both natural and manmade disasters, they said.
- June 7, 2016
Du30 visiting Benham Rise
President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Benham Rise next week. “The President will be commemorating the renaming of Benham Rise to Philippine Rise by visiting the Philippine Rise itself,” Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque ...
- May 9, 2018