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Seven theft, robbery cases since Boracay reopening

THE Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) said it has intensified intelligence operations amid robbery and theft cases in Boracay Island. In a statement, Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Western Visayas police chief, confirmed that they have recorded theft incidents since Boracay reopened on Oct. 26, 2018. On the first day of the reopening, an Italian national […] The post Seven theft, robbery cases since Boracay reopening appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianNov 8th, 2018

Solar lights up in Boracay soon

With incidents of crime reported on the island’s reopening, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu on Friday said solar lamps will soon be installed along Boracay island’s beachfront to make the area safer. This after at least two cases of theft were reported since the island’s reopening last week involving two […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

PNP: Number of theft, robbery cases drop in N. Vizcaya

Police Senior Supt. Jeremias Aglugub (2nd from left) said robbery and theft incidents in Nueva Vizcaya have drastically went down with the recent arrestof certain Jojo Bondoc, an alleged Benguet-based.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

QCPD: Reports of major crimes decrease in 2017

    Reports of various major crimes in Quezon City have declined by almost 20% in 2017, according to the data of the QuezonCity Police District (QCPD). QCPD director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazarsaid a total of 5,725 crimes were recorded in 2017, a 19.92% decrease from 7,149 crimes reported in2016. The major crimes were classified as murder, robbery, theft, motorcycle theft, motor vehicle theft, physical injuryand rape, Eleazar said in a statement on Sunday, New Year's Eve. Reports of robbery, from 1,454 in 2016, declined by 23.6% to only 1,096 incidents this year, the QCPD chief said. Theft cases were also down by 23.63% to 2,366 incidents in 2017, compar...Keep on reading: QCPD: Reports of major crimes decrease in 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

Cops back to chasing criminals after Asean

  The Philippine National Police said on Thursday that more officers had been deployed to patrol malls, transport terminals and other public areas to curb crime in places where large numbers of people converge during the Christmas season.   PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. Dionardo Carlos said the police shifted focus on street crime and motorcycle-riding suspects following the close of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit.   Carlos said theft and robbery cases peak during the Christmas season when most employees receive their annual bonuses and overseas Filipino workers hike remittances to their families.   He assured th...Keep on reading: Cops back to chasing criminals after Asean.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Theft, robbery top list of Boracay crimes

Theft, robbery top list of Boracay crimes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

TAK lectures ESWM among Boracay residents

IN time for the reopening of Boracay Island, residents of the three barangays participated in the Acting Planning Workshop for the ecological solid waste management (ESWM), conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR’s) Task Force Tayo ang Kalikasan (TAK). About a hundred folks from schools, business establishments, Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), and Barangay […] The post TAK lectures ESWM among Boracay residents appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Backsliding in Boracay

Even before the formal reopening, there were already reports of backsliding in the effort to make tourism in Boracay sustainable......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Cops keep eye on two theft groups in Boracay

BORACAY Island is back after a six-month hiatus. And so are the thieves. The Malay Police Station on Nov 1, 2018 revealed that they are monitoring at least two organized groups that are into involved in theft activities in the island. Chief Inspector Ruel Firmo, Malay police chief, said the two groups are not from […] The post Cops keep eye on two theft groups in Boracay appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Boracay reborn: A restored paradise

Following Boracay's reopening, locals and tourists reflect on what a rehabilitated Boracay means to them......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Reveal Boracay water test results, DENR asked

A party-list congressman urged the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) yesterday to release the results of the water tests it conducted in Boracay prior to its reopening to tourists last Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

A full house Boracay

BUSINESSES WAIT FOR SPIKE Three days into the reopening of Boracay after a six-month closure, hotels and other lodging establishments in the island resort enjoyed a nearly 100 percent occupancy level. But in stark contrast were the dismal sales reported by many restaurant staff while many of their competitors remained closed, like the popular pizza […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Italian, Pinay girlfriend fall ‘victims’ to Boracay thieves

AN ITALIAN and his Filipina girlfriend claimed losing cash and personal belongings to alleged thieves as Boracay Island opened its doors to tourists. The alleged theft happened 7:28 p.m. of Oct.26, 2018 in front of a restaurant of Station 2 in Barangay Balabag, Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. Police identified the complainant as Fabio Sidri, […] The post Italian, Pinay girlfriend fall ‘victims’ to Boracay thieves appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Sustainable livelihood for Boracay aetas launched

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) made sure that the reopening of Boracay Island on Oct. 26 will also benefit the Ati Tribal Organization in Brgy. Manoc-manoc, Malay. DA Undersecretary for High Value Crops and Rural Credit Evelyn Laviña and Undersecretary for Special Concerns Ranibai Dilangalen led the launching of Boracay rehabilitation projects including the urban […] The post Sustainable livelihood for Boracay aetas launched appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Trash found in Boracay a day after its reopening

Pieces of trash found in one of the crevices of the rock formation in Station 1 of Boracay a day after its reopening riled the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The DENR turned to Twitter Saturday, posting a photo of the retrieved plastic bottles. “LOOK: A day after the #BoracayReopening, we retrieved this trash […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

27,000 jobs in Boracay

The reopening of the world famous Boracay island will generate 27,000 jobs, close to the number of those displaced when it was declared a “cesspool” and closed by President Rodrigo Duterte six months ago. Labor Secretary Silverte Bello III, however, sees normalization of operations in the island paradise soon as government extended about 27,000 job […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

LOOK: Trash found again in Boracay after reopening - INQUIRER.net

LOOK: Trash found again in Boracay after reopening - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

LOOK: Trash found again in Boracay after reopening

LOOK: Trash found again in Boracay after reopening.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

WATCH: Balabag Wetland Park to be new Boracay attraction

AKLAN, Philippines – The mission to save the world-famous Boracay has just begun. After the island's reopening on Friday, October 26, the Philippine government continues to restore the tourist destination's wetlands. The environment and tourism department partners with the private sector to turn these wetlands into sustainable open spaces. One of these ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Tough challenges ahead as Boracay starts anew

BORACAY ISLAND---Makati City office worker Dhes Mercado felt exhilarated as the boat docked at Cagban Port on Friday morning.   "Celebrating my 28th birthday here makes it extra special," Mercado said, panning her GoPro camera for a video of her surroundings before hopping on a tricycle en route to her hotel near White Beach.   Mercado and her friend, Abie Pepanio, were among the first batch of tourists to set foot on Boracay on Day One of its reopening after a six-month government-initiated rehabilitation.   "Our main problem right now is making sure we enforce the carrying capacity," said Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, adding that touris...Keep on reading: Tough challenges ahead as Boracay starts anew.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

WATCH: Boracay closure hailed as example not only in Asia

AKLAN, Philippines – Top tourist hotspot Boracay finally opened its shores to the public, exactly 6 months after it was ordered closed for becoming a "cesspool." For officials, Boracay's reopening is just the start of stricter compliance with environmental laws. Its rehabilitation is even hailed as an example for the rest of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018