Keeping the faith despite unfinished work in Boracay
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Six months ago, Boracay Island was closed to tourism activities to pave the way for its rehabilitation. President Duterte had then described the country's premier beach destination as a "cesspool", referring to the huge storage of liquid waste and sewage that has tainted the world-class tourist destination. This October 26, Boracay will be reopened to tourists. This October 26, Boracay will be reopened to tourists. However, there remains tons of rehabilitation works that need to be completed.
De Vera-Cruz, E. (2018, October 21). Keeping the faith despite unfinished work in Boracay. Manila Bulletin, p. 15.
Ecotourism; Environmental restoration; Environmental protection; Sewage; Solid impurities; Waste water; Water pollution; Recreation; Swimming; Bathing; Diving; Coliforms; Waste disposal; Environment management; Wetland restoration; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF); University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB); Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA); Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD); Duterte, Rodrigo; Leones, Jonas; Cimatu, Roy; Boracay
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