Palace: Pooping incident in Boracay ‘offensive’; tourists may face raps

08/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang felt offended over the behavior of two foreign tourists, who let her child defecate on the beach of Boracay while the other buried a diaper in the island’s powdery white sand. Presidential spokesperson…

Cebu ranks 7th in Top Islands in Asia list

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu was once again recognized as one of the best island destinations in Asia, along with Palawan and Boracay. Cebu ranked number 7 behind Palawan (No. 2) and ahead of Boracay (No. 9) in the Travel+Asia…

Cebu’s Tan, Rodriguez recovers from loss; defeats Malaysian tandem

Jonas N. Panerio 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Former Southwestern University-Phinma volleybelle Dij Rodriguez and Bea Tan made short work of Malaysia’s Tan Hsi Yan and Tasha Mae as they won, 21-7, 21-15, to give the Philippines two teams in the…

Momoland wants to visit Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/26/2019

Cebuano fans of Korean girl group Momoland must be delighted that the famous girl group wants to visit Cebu. During Momoland’s press conference for their fan meet held last Friday, January 25,  in Metro Manila, the members…

DOJ endorses ‘no casino policy’ in Boracay

Inquirer.net 10/26/2018

The Department of Justice on Friday recommended the issuance of an executive order (EO) to ban casinos and gambling activities in the country’s top tourist destination, Boracay. In a press conference with the Boracay Inter-agency Task Force,…

DAR to distribute Boracay agri land to legit local beneficiaries

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

THIRTY-ONE families will receive less than eight hectares of agricultural land in Boracay island, a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) official said Tuesday. Environment Undersecretary Jonas Leones said that from the initial 150 hectares, the…

Of Boracay reopening, love letters, moves for Oslob town

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/22/2018

Stakeholders working to address popular southern town’s tourism issues Steps have already been taken for Oslob town, a tourism hotspot in southern Cebu, to avoid suffering Boracay’s fate. Regional Director Shalimar Tamano of the Department of Tourism…

DOT-7 makes sure Oslob won’t suffer same fate as Boracay

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/22/2018

With the upcoming reopening of Boracay Island, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat said five more areas including Cebu’s Oslob were asked to also look into their own rehabilitation efforts. Sought for comment, Shalimar Tamano, director of the Department…

DOT to limit Boracay tourists

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2018

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the department will limit the tourists visiting Boracay starting October 26 during its soft opening following the results of the study being done in the island. Puyat said that…

Boracay roads still undone

Inquirer.net 10/04/2018

THREE weeks prior to its scheduled soft opening, roads in the world-famous tourist destination, Boracay, are still unfinished. Photos sent to Inquirer.net suggest that road works in the resort island are far from being completed, 22 days…

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