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Guidelines set for Boracay coverage

Guidelines set for Boracay coverage.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 15th, 2018

The DOT Accreditation System: A Form of Prior Restraint

THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT), through its recently issued Media Accreditation Guidelines for the coverage of Boracay once it is closed to tourists, is in effect putting in place a system of sele.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Guidelines set for Boracay coverage

Guidelines set for Boracay coverage.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

ASEAN problem: Need for consensus

The temporary closure of Boracay attracted more coverage from the global media than the 2018 ASEAN summit meeting in Singapore which is scheduled to start today......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Task force scraps restrictions on media coverage of Boracay during closure

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan --- The interagency task force tasked with the rehabilitating Boracay has scrapped restrictions on media coverage of the six-month closure of the Island. In a press conference at the Discovery Shores Boracay here on Wednesday, Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre said journalists accredited by the agency would have unrestricted access to the island. "Media is free to roam because we trust that media is a responsible sector of society and we trust that they will conduct themselves professionally... We will allow you to cover every thing that is happening here. No restrictions," Alegre said. The Department of Tourism had earlier announced that jou...Keep on reading: Task force scraps restrictions on media coverage of Boracay during closure.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Roque proposes creation of Boracay press corps

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque urged the Boracay inter-agency task force on Monday to ease restrictions on media coverage of the resort island and proposed the creation of a Boracay press corps. He said this will give members of the media passes that will entitle them to the same privileges as residents. "In the Cabinet meeting, I personally appealed to the inter-agency to reconsider the 9 to 5 rule applied to members of the media to cover," he said during a Palace press briefingon Monday. The inter-agency task force, composed of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and the Department of Tourism (D...Keep on reading: Roque proposes creation of Boracay press corps.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Roque appeals to Boracay task force to ease media restrictions

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque himself asked officials of the Boracay task force if  media covering the island's closure can be given more freedom during coverage. Roque said he made the appeal during the inter-agency task force's meeting on Friday, April 20, in Malacañang. "I personally appealed to the inter-agency [task force] ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Cayetano on Villa, Roque on Boracay, Duchess Catherine in labor | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Foreign Secretary Alan Cayetano  defends the Philippine ambassador to Kuwait  after he was summoned by the country's authorities for rescuing overseas Filipino workers allegedly abused by Kuwaiti employers.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says he asked officials of the Boracay task force to give media covering the island's closure more freedom during coverage.  Grab says it sanctioned ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Boracay swimming, fishing rules changed

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan – Authorities assured that they will heed public reactions, complaints, and suggestions to the six-month closure of this island. In fact, some general guidelines that were released earlier have been modified following suggestions from different sectors. One rule is to allow Boracay residents to fish anywhere on the island, except in dive […] The post Boracay swimming, fishing rules changed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Is the DOT’s media restriction in Boracay constitutional?

MANILA, Philippines – The media guidelines  that the Department of Tourism (DOT) will implement during the 6-month rehabilitation of Boracay island constitute prior restraint and raise constitutional issues, according to two legal experts. “The restriction is unconstitutional because it’s prior restraint. The fact that only accredited members [of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

DOT issues guidelines for media covering Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) has issued guidelines for media who will enter Boracay during its 6-month  rehabilitation that will begin on April 26. (READ:  Duterte orders 6-month closure of Boracay ) During a press conference on Saturday, April 14, Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre explained the reason for the accreditation. "The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Guidelines on Boracay closure out - Philippine Star

Guidelines on Boracay closure out - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Residents can still swim in Boracay but…

A SET of general guidelines was issued by authorities in line with the looming closure of Boracay Island on April 26, 2018. The guidelines will form part of the inter-agency contingency plan that was formulated during the Regional Peace and Order Council 6 (RPOC-6)’s meeting on April 11. Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, RPOC-6 chairperson […] The post Residents can still swim in Boracay but… appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Guidelines on Boracay closure out

Except in emergency situations, not even guests of Boracay residents will be allowed to visit the island during its closure, according to general guidelines issued by authorities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Pamimigay ng ID sa mga residente ng Boracay, ipinahinto muna

Ipinatigil muna ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Malay, Aklan nitong Miyerkoles ang pamimigay ng mga barangay ng ID sa mga residente ng Boracay dahil sa kakulangan sa guidelines o patnubay. Source link link: Pamimigay ng ID sa mga residente ng Boracay, ipinahinto muna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure

        Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a resolution on Wednesday to investigate the plan of Malacaang on the plight of the island resort Boracay following the closure order on April 26.   In filing Senate Resolution No. 705, Trillanes said "the government has yet to present a blueprint on how it will rehabilitate the island and mitigate the impact of the said closure to its inhabitants."   He added that "no clear plans and guidelines on how the government will handle the dislocation of workers and losses of business operators are in place."   READ:Trillanes questions 'real motive' behind Boracay closure/Trillanes to...Keep on reading: Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Duterte mulls turning Boracay into ‘land reform area’ for farmers

President Rodrigo R. Duterte announced on Monday, April 9, that the controversial Boracay island may be subject to land reform coverage. The President made his remarks a few days after he approved the six-month closure of the island beginning April 26. “So maybe after that, I-land reform ko lahat yan (I will put it all […] The post Duterte mulls turning Boracay into ‘land reform area’ for farmers appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Boracay stakeholders wait for closure guidelines

  BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA---The dismay over the temporary closure of Boracay later this month has spread far beyond the world-famous island's idyllic shores to this country which, until recently, was among the top sources of Boracay's foreign visitors.   "It was big news here," said Brian Son, who spent his honeymoon in Boracay three years ago. "It's sad for us."   President Duterte, who once called the island a "cesspool," approved the closure of Boracay for six months starting April 26 to address environmental and law enforcement issues.   2 million visitors   The government said it would set aside a P2-billion fund for workers affecte...Keep on reading: Boracay stakeholders wait for closure guidelines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Globe boosts Boracay mobile data network coverage via MIMO technology

Globe boosts Boracay mobile data network coverage via MIMO technology.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

Globe reinforces Boracay coverage

MANILA, Philippines -  Globe Telecom Inc......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

IC issues guidelines on HIV coverage

MANILA, Philippines - The Insurance Commission (IC) has issued a new regulation guiding life insurance firms on the assessment of the risk and insurance cove.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2017