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Senator wants livestream of Marawi, Boracay rehab

Senator wants livestream of Marawi, Boracay rehab.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 16th, 2018

DPWH open to live-streaming Boracay, Marawi rehab efforts

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is amenable to the proposal of Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto to live-stream the rehabilitation efforts in Marawi and Boracay Island. DWPH Secretary Mark Villar said such suggestion would promote transparency in the government. “We are in favor of any transparency,” he said in a press… link: DPWH open to live-streaming Boracay, Marawi rehab efforts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Senator to push Marawi rehab in 2018 budget

Senator to push Marawi rehab in 2018 budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsOct 1st, 2017

WATCH: Boracay rehab kicks off

The party is over in Boracay and the sounds of revelry were replaced by the blast of jackhammers and the tearing down of concrete, signaling the start of construction works....Keep on reading: WATCH: Boracay rehab kicks off.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Agencies reveal cost of Boracay rehab

Agencies reveal cost of Boracay rehab.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Promote other PH tourist destinations after Boracay closure, says Angara

                The government should aggressively promote other Philippine tourist destinations, especially in poorer areas, as the six-month closure of Boracay island begins, Senator Sonny Angara urged on Thursday.   "Habang sumasailalim sa rehabilitasyon ang Boracay, napakarami pang ibang magaganda at world-class destination sa bansa na dapat nating ipagmalaki. This is an opportune time to help bring our other tourist spots to international recognition, which would continue to entice tourists to visit the Philippines," Angara said in a statement.   The senator has cited Sorsogon, Leyte, Negros Or...Keep on reading: Promote other PH tourist destinations after Boracay closure, says Angara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 42 min. ago

Gov t agencies reveal cost of Boracay rehab

Gov t agencies reveal cost of Boracay rehab.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Densing to Malay mayor: Don t hold Boracay rehab hostage by not cooperating

AKLAN, Philippines – Government officials struggle coordinating with a local government official, a day before rehabilitatin works commence in the top tourist destination island of Boracay. In a press brieifing on Wednesday, April 25, Interior Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III accused Malay Mayor Ciceron Cawalig of holding rehabilitation efforts "hostage" ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

DENR won’t ‘push out’ displaced workers, informal settlers during Boracay rehab — Cimatu

BORACAY — A day before the closure of the world famous tourist destination, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu assured displaced workers and informal settlers that they won’t be “pushed out” while the rehabilitation is ongoing. Source link link: DENR won’t ‘push out’ displaced workers, informal settlers during Boracay rehab — Cimatu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Boracay rehab masterplan to include other islands — DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will be updating the master plan for Boracay to include the neighboring islands in the Northern Aklan region. In a statement on Tuesday, April 24, Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said that the revision of the masterplan, which will be undertaken during the six month-long closure, will […] The post Boracay rehab masterplan to include other islands — DENR appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Where’s the Boracay rehab plan?

LESS THAN a week before the six-month closure of Boracay Island on April 26, 2018, the national government has yet to present a concrete rehabilitation plan. Sen. Risa Hontiveros said the inter-agency task force on Boracay must reveal the plan to pave the way to a smooth transition period. “I haven’t seen the rehab plan. […] The post Where’s the Boracay rehab plan? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

PNP deploys riot police among 600-strong force securing Boracay rehab

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is set to deploy hundreds of riot police to top holiday island Boracay to keep travellers out and head off potential protests ahead of its 6-month closure to tourists, the government said Tuesday, April 17. President Rodrigo Duterte has branded the tiny central island and its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Boracay awaiting master rehab plan

BORACAY island, a national treasure in danger of losing its allure because of decades of abuse, is still waiting for a master rehabilitation plan – while a confused administration jumps from one idea to another......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

NEA may finance relocation of power lines for Boracay rehab

THE NATIONAL Electrification Administration (NEA) said the agency can provide soft loans to relocate power lines as part of Boracay’s rehabilitation, but will not subsidize the projected losses of Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco) due to the resort island’s six-month closure. “What we can do now, they are asking for help for the relocation of lines […] The post NEA may finance relocation of power lines for Boracay rehab appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Recto wants live streaming of Marawi City, Boracay rehabilitation efforts - Inquirer.net

Recto wants live streaming of Marawi City, Boracay rehabilitation efforts - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo to explain Boracay rehab in Argentina

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo is set to present the rehabilitation plan for Boracay to world tourism leaders this week in Argentina......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Q and A: Marawi rehab chief seeks to ease fears of land grabbing

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Rappler journalists Carmela Fonbuena and Bobby Lagsa recently spoke to retired general Eduardo del Rosario about government's plans for Marawi, the city ravaged by a 5-month-long takeover by local terrorist groups last year.  The chief of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) was here on Thursday, April ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 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

Palace: Boracay closure to push through, no casino construction

        Malacaang has dismissed the move of two lawmakers to investigate the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to close Boracay island for six months.   Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed a resolution asking the Senate committee on tourism, headed bySenatorNancy Binay,to probe the island's closure.   READ: Trillanes to Boracay residents: Seek TRO at SC vs island closure /   Trillanes alleged that Boracaywould be shut down for six monthsto allow andfast-trackthe construction of a casino on the island.   READ: Trillanes seeks probe to uncover plan behind Boracay closure   Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. C...Keep on reading: Palace: Boracay closure to push through, no casino construction.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Trillanes to seek Senate probe into Boracay closure

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to file a resolution calling for a Senate investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to close Boracay Island. Trillanes said  in a press conference on Tuesday, April 10, that he would file the resolution on Wednesday, and refer it to the Senate ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Boracay isn’t Marawi

“I think toilets are more important than temples. No matter how many temples we go to, we are not going to get salvation. We need to give priority to toilets and cleanliness.” – Jairam Ramesh NEW YORK CITY — The plan to deploy hundreds of cops and military personnel for the six-month “rehabilitation” of the […] The post Boracay isn’t Marawi appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018