Proposed El Nido, Coron Closure Needs Careful Study: PCCI

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) urged the government to take a long, hard look at the proposed closure of El Nido and Coron in Palawan to tourists, taking note of how such a move would impact local enterprises, as well as employment. The PCCI said the national government should hold a dialogue […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuNov 15th, 2018

Proposed El Nido, Coron closure needs careful study: PCCI -

Proposed El Nido, Coron closure needs careful study: PCCI -»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

PCCI backs phased closure of Boracay

THE Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) called on the government to address the concerns of business stakeholders before shutting down Boracay, and proposed a phased closure in order not to unduly disrupt the economy. In a statement Tuesday, the industry association, which represents about 35,000 members, said the total closure will be “detrimental […] The post PCCI backs phased closure of Boracay appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Duterte OKs rehab for Bohol, El Nido

President Duterte has approved the recommendation of the Department of Tourism (DOT) for the massive rehabilitation of tourist spots in Bohol and El Nido in Palawan, following the six-month closure of Boracay in Aklan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

No closure, but rehab planned for El Nido

After a surprise inspection in El Nido town last week, the Boracay inter-agency task force concluded that the world-famous island of Palawan faces environmental problems similar to Boracay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

El Nido, Coron are next

El Nido, Coron are next.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

50 more establishments in El Nido face closure

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines – The El Nido municipal government on Thursday, November 15, said 50 tourism establishments are facing closure for violating the 3-meter coastal easement policy in the town. El Nido town administrator RJ de la Calzada said the municipal government is assessing the progress of the self-demolition made by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

DOTr begins France-funded study for Metro Manila cable car system

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday, November 14, officially started the feasibility study for the proposed Metro Manila cable car system. The French government extended a €450,000 grant, or about P27 million, for the feasibility study, with the DOTr expected to identify possible areas in Metro ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Stakeholders open to annual 1-month closure of Boracay

The proposed monthlong closure of Boracay every year is viable as far as industry stakeholders are concerned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Manila reclamation plan needs careful study

MANILA Mayor Joseph Estrada has fired his first salvo in the 2019 election campaign, promising vast numbers of new jobs and tens of billions of pesos in new tax revenues for the city if a contentious reclamation project he is backing along the city’s waterfront is built. Manila voters should weigh the implications carefully before… link: Manila reclamation plan needs careful study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Arte France Cinema to produce Lav Diaz’s next film

Lav Diaz's next film will be produced by leading European company, Arte France Cinema. This groundbreaking collaboration was recently announced by Arte France Cinema's selection committee. Diaz confirmed the news: "There have been intimations that I do some projects with them." As early as two years ago, he recalled, an art group based in Lisbon, Portugal, already proposed an initiative for a collaboration or coproduction. "They had sent materials for me to consider, study and work on, and they said Arte France Cinema would commit to finance it," he recounted. But he got swamped with work. "Napuno ako sa mga gawain dito sa bayan, [kaya] medyo napabayaan ko." A few months ...Keep on reading: Arte France Cinema to produce Lav Diaz’s next film.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

NDFP to study Bishop’s proposed framework on local talks

BAGUIO CITY — The head of the NDFP negotiating panel expressed their openness to study the proposal made by the head of the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP) of how to utilize the local peace talks to advance the over-all peace negotiations......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

City gov’t to study site for proposed sports arena

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City administrator, Atty. Hernando Galvez assured that there would be a formal feasibility study on the proposed site of the Iloilo Sports Arena. “Bag-o ka na mag-enter sa contract there will be formal feasibility study and since 2004, sige-sige ang pagtuon naton para sa project nga ina,” Galvez said. Mayor […] The post City gov’t to study site for proposed sports arena appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

73% of Filipinos okay national ID – SWS

  More than 7 out of 10 Filipinos support having a national ID system, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.   A day after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the law enacting the Philippine System Identification Act (PhilSys Act) on August 6, the SWS said 73 percent of Filipinos supported the proposal of a single ID that may replace the different identification cards that they use.   The survey ran from June 27 to 30, 2018, after Congress ratified the then still proposed PhilSys Act.   The SWS study showed that about 46 percent of the 1,200 individuals surveyed nationwide said they "strongly agree" with a national ID while 27 percent sa...Keep on reading: 73% of Filipinos okay national ID – SWS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

AFP told to carefully study CASER

It is only through the conduct of a prudent and careful study on the contents and major subjects of the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms that the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines will fully understand its purposefulness and benefits to the Filipino people......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Businessmen see upside in federalism, but wary of pesky politics

MANILA, Philippines– Several business groups expressed optimism in the proposed shift to a federal form of government, but warned that the current political climate might defeat its intended purpose. Lemuel Magracia, former president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)- Rizal said giving more powers to local ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Philippines Travel NIGHTMARE! (El Nido To Manila) – Manila Video

We were trying to go to Coron in the Philippines but a TYPHOON happened and we got stuck in El Nido! Thankfully the Philippines is a wonderful place to be stranded in. We finally made it to Manila, but not without a crazy adventure. 💍The Way Away is Josh and Ashley Brown, married world travelers… link: Philippines Travel NIGHTMARE! (El Nido To Manila) – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

Cebgo cancels 4 flights due to Busuanga airport runway closure

Afternoon flights of Cebgo to and from Busuanga, Coron have been canceled due to closure of runway. In an advisory on Saturday, the airline said four of its flights were cancelled in line with the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

‘Aggressive’ negative list under review

By Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan Reporter THE PROPOSED 11th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List, which will be more “aggressive” in opening up more economic sectors to foreign ownership or participation, is undergoing careful review to make sure it is legally sound, an economic planning official said in a recent interview. The new list was supposed […] The post ‘Aggressive’ negative list under review appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Proposed bridge project to hasten development of IGACOS

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) – The construction of the proposed Davao City-Samal bridge project, which is already recommended for full feasibility study with funding from Asian Development Bank (ADB), will hasten the development of the Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) as the prime tourist destination in the Davao Region. In an interview […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

  Boracay’s Carrying Capacity     (First of three series)

Reports have it confirmed that DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu was instructed by Malacanang to conduct a study on the carrying capacity of Boracay which has been subjected to six-year closure order for rehabilitation. That’s noteworthy and good news, indeed. Unknown to many even in the academic communities, Boracay”s carrying capacity had been studied by Lope […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018