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Duterte: No need for EO to ban casinos in Boracay

CONTRARY to an earlier position taken by the Department of Justice (DoJ), President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday night said he did not see the need to sign an executive order...READ MORE The post Duterte: No need for EO to ban casinos in Boracay appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netNov 9th, 2018

No need for an EO to ban casinos in Boracay – Duterte - Manila Bulletin

No need for an EO to ban casinos in Boracay – Duterte - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Boracay opening, tokhang, Johnny Depp | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: No casinos in Boracay as island reopens Duterte 'recycled' Lapeña to prevent shabu probe backlash – lawmakers ‘Tokhang’ ang Salita ng Taon 2018 Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border Johnny Depp out of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise – report {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

NO GAMBLING IN PARADISE: DOJ pushes ‘no casino’ EO for Boracay Island

BORACAY, Aklan – President Rodrigo Duterte is still firm on his stance that no casinos – existing or otherwise –would operate in this world-renowned tourist destination. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said they are now considering several ways to implement the President’s order against casino operation in Boracay. “But the DOJ has specifically recommended the issuance […] The post NO GAMBLING IN PARADISE: DOJ pushes ‘no casino’ EO for Boracay Island appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Pagcor OK with Boracay casino ban

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) has no problem cancelling all licenses to operate casinos on Boracay Island, as requested by the Boracay Interagency Task Force and in accordance with the wishes of President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Pagcor OK with Boracay casino ban

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) has no problem cancelling all licenses to operate casinos on Boracay Island, as requested by the Boracay Interagency Task Force and in accordance with the wishes of President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Duterte will never allow a Chinese casino to be built in Boracay — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will never allow a Chinese casino to be built on Boracay even after the rehabilitation period of the resort island, Malacaang said on Monday. This is contrary to Leisure and Resorts World Corporation's (LRWC) announcement on Friday, July 27, that the plan to build a 23-hectare casino-resort complex will push through despite the island's closure to tourists. "I don't think any private entity should test the political will of the President on the issue of casinos in Boracay," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a briefing. "The President has said no, and I would hope they would respect that as part of Executive power," he stressed. The Philip...Keep on reading: Duterte will never allow a Chinese casino to be built in Boracay — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Malacañang: No casinos in Boracay, period

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang released a vaguely worded statement on casinos in Boracay on Tuesday, April 10, after President Rodrigo Duterte denied knowing of a Chinese company's plan to build a casino in the popular island. "Boracay closed to tourists and no casinos in Boracay. Period," said Presidential Spokesperson Harry ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Ati people receive Boracay land titles

BORACAY ISLAND -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte kept his promise to implement land reform in Boracay Island when he led the distribution of six Certificates of Land Ownership Awards (CLOA) to 44 me.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Duterte tells Palawan: Avoid another Boracay - Philippine Star

Duterte tells Palawan: Avoid another Boracay - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Ati people receive Boracay land titles

BORACAY ISLAND -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte kept his promise to implement land reform in Boracay Island when he led the distribution of six Certificates of Land Ownership Awards (CLOA) to 44 me.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

DOT starts looking into other tourist spots for rehab after Boracay

Following Boracay's six-month closure for rehabilitation, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has started looking into other major tourist destinations for possible rehabilitation, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Monday. Puyat said the government's work in Boracay will be repeated in other tourist destinations, and President Rodrigo Duterte has already given the order to look into major tourist spots that need urgent rehabilitation. "Hindi lamang Boracay iyong model for sustainable tourism namin, pilot lamang siya kaya inutusan na kami Presidente na tingnan lahat ng tourist destinations and make sure that all these tourist destinations are already following environmen...Keep on reading: DOT starts looking into other tourist spots for rehab after Boracay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Duterte tells Palawan: Avoid another Boracay

Boracay was “overloaded” with tourists and Palawan must not go the same way, according to President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte urges Palawan locals, firms not to repeat Boracay s mistakes | News

President Rodrigo Duterte called on the officials and concerned citizens of Palawan to keep a watchful eye on the influx of tourists and help preserve the island province's environment......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Duterte to Palawan hotels, resorts: Follow rules to avoid another Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – To avoid another Boracay, or the temporary closure of a tourist destination because of environmental problems, President Rodrigo Duterte urged hotels and other establishments in Palawan to just "follow the rules." Speaking at the Subaraw Festival in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, late Saturday, November 10, Duterte said he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Duterte promises to rid & apos;cleaner& apos; Boracay Island of illegal drugs - The Manila Times

Duterte promises to rid 'cleaner' Boracay Island of illegal drugs - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Duterte’s dare: Vote for Mar

BORACAY ISLAND---President Duterte dared the electorate in the 2019 midterm polls to vote for former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, who is seeking a Senate seat, to see if he has a better way of dealing with the drug menace.   The President made the statement on Thursday night during the distribution of certificates of land ownership award to land reform beneficiaries on Boracay Island.   Reminding local officials not to get involved in the illegal drug trade, Mr. Duterte said he would have no problem if the public go with Roxas for a change.   "Don't do it during my watch, not while I am President. Lie low for three years, and if you want to come back...Keep on reading: Duterte’s dare: Vote for Mar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Roxas in disbelief: What? Duterte asked people to vote for me?

  Former senator Mar Roxas on Friday was in a moment of disbelief after news broke out that one of his rivals in the 2016 presidential elections, Rodrigo Duterte, had actually asked voters to vote for him. "Totoo ba yan? Kasi wala akong personal knowledge (Is that true? I have no personal knowledge...)," said Roxas. In his speech in Boracay, President Duterte said "vote for Roxas" so we would know if he can do something against illegal drugs. "Vote for Roxas, Ilonggo eh. Iboto ninyo, walang problema 'yan," Duterte pleaded. "Tatakbo siguro 'yan si Roxas uli eh. Sige why don't you try para makita ninyo. You can only measure a man's stamina for doing a particular activi...Keep on reading: Roxas in disbelief: What? Duterte asked people to vote for me?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

PRRD Confirms Offer to Honasan to Head DICT

President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed that he had offered Senator Gregorio ‘Gringo’ Honasan II to join his administration. “Yes that is true,” Duterte said Thursday when asked in a media interview on Boracay Island if he asked Honasan to become the next secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). “I think he’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte to Ati tribe: You can sell Boracay land after 10 years, get rich | News

In his speech, Duterte reiterated that the beneficiaries could sell their lots to commercial developers once the 10-year prohibition on selling the property has lapsed......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte says Boracay residents want a no-casino policy in the island - INQUIRER.net

Duterte says Boracay residents want a no-casino policy in the island - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018