Boracay stakeholders back 'BIDA' creation
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Stakeholders support the creation of the Boracay Island Development Authority (BIDA) mentioned by President Rodrigo Duterte in his fifth State of the Nation Address. Acting Mayor Frolibar Bautista of Malay town, which hosts the world-renowned Boracay Island, welcomed the proposal, saying it is for the development of the island. “As long as there is no encroachment in the function of the LGU (local government unit), then there is no problem,” Bautista said. For her part, Natividad Bernardino, general manager of the Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG), said the President’s pronouncement was good news.
Boracay stakeholders back 'BIDA' creation. (2020, July 30). Panay News, p. 3.
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Environmental restoration; Ecotourism; Tourism; Environmental protection; Boracay Island Development Authority (BIDA); Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG); Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF); Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA); Duterte, Rodrigo; Bautista, Frolibar; Bernardino, Natividad
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