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Viral posts on mountain flattened in Boracay false – DENR

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) disputed reports that a mountain in Boracay is being flattened during the island's 6-month closure. In an interview with Rappler on Wednesday, May 16, DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones said that leveling activities in the area started even prior to ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerMay 16th, 2018

DENR halts forestland works in Boracay Island

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued stoppage orders to forestland works of two developers in Boracay Island which is currently undergoing 6 months of rehabilitation works. DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna said they conducted an investigation on May 16, 2018, after receiving reports on the alleged leveling or flattening of the mountain […] The post DENR halts forestland works in Boracay Island appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

WATCH: Mountain being flattened in Boracay village amid rehabilitation

Concerned residents of Boracay recently reported that a mountain located in a village in Boracay is being leveled amid the government’s closure of the island......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Vista Land: Viral Boracay mountain photos not from our project

Developer Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. said Wednesday that photos and video of a mountain allegedly being leveled on Boracay island are not of its Costa Vista Boracay project......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

PCOO tells officials, employees: Be mindful of social media posts

MANILA, Philippines – Over a week after Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson's viral federalism video that sparked public outrage, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) reminded its personnel to "be more mindful" about their posts and official releases. The memorandum, dated August 13 and shared to Malacañang reporters, reminded them ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Relocation site for Boracay wetlands settlers identified

A permanent relocation site for illegal settlers in Boracay’s wetlands has been identified, according to an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

DPWH chief checks Boracay road rehab

SECRETARY Mark A. Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), along with Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and DPWH-6 officials inspected the ongoing rehabilitation along Boracay Circumferential Road and other major roads in the island last July 27, 2018. Villar conducted an ocular inspection on […] The post DPWH chief checks Boracay road rehab appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

30 wetland residents in Boracay up for relocation

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources is processing the relocation of the initial 30 families residing in a wetland in Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. DENR secretary Roy Cimatu said they have already identified an evacuation center in one barangay in Malay and recipients can already transfer in August 2018. “It can house an […] The post 30 wetland residents in Boracay up for relocation appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

30 Boracay businesses set up sewerage treatment plants

AN INITIAL 30 establishments along the White Beach in Boracay Island have set up their Sewerage Treatment Plants (STP), according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This is in compliance with Presidential Directive 2018-0082 which orders establishments with 50 rooms and above at the beachfront to put up their own STPs. Those […] The post 30 Boracay businesses set up sewerage treatment plants appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Activist leader Renato Reyes Jr. has a different way of dealing with online bashers

The leader of an activist group became a victim of false claims that circulated on Facebook at the height of the third state of the nation address last Monday. In a series of posts, Renato Reyes Jr, secretary-general of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, shared how he responded to those who were spreading lies about him on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

DENR, Malay execs to align Boracay sewage treatment plant guidelines

AKLAN, Philippines – The local government of Malay and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) want to reconcile the guidelines for putting up sewage treatment plants (STPs) on Boracay island. Lawyer Richard Fabila, Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO) of Boracay, said there are ‘issues’ that need ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

DENR suspends all ECCs in Boracay

Three months prior to the reopening of the world-famous Boracay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has suspended the environmental compliance certificates of all business establishments on the island pending the review of compliance with environmental laws. Source link link: DENR suspends all ECCs in Boracay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

DENR suspends compliance certificates of Boracay businesses

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) suspended all environmental compliance certificates (ECCs) issued to businesses in tourist hotspot Boracay, adding that they would also have to stop operations in the meantime. In a memorandum issued on Wednesday, July 18, Environment Secretary Roy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

EMB-6 to issue ECC, other permits to existing Boracay structures

THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-6) under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has requested the lifting of the moratorium on the issuance of environmental compliance certificate (ECC) and other permits to more or less 20 existing structures in Boracay Island so they can start operating when the island reopens. The existing structures are […] The post EMB-6 to issue ECC, other permits to existing Boracay structures appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

WATCH: Gov’t to stick with 6-month closure of Boracay, DENR says

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu stressed that the government would stick with the six-month deadline set to rehabilitate Boracay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Aklan electric cooperative is 10% done with Boracay rehab operations

  AKLAN, Philippines – The Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco), the sole power distributor in Aklan, said it is 10% done with its relocation of electric posts as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of Boracay. The rehabilitation work of Akelco in the franchise area of Boracay is mainly dependent on the Department ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

HOAX: Gary Valenciano ‘dead’

Claim: “Mr. Pure Energy” Gary Valenciano “left a video” before passing away. The blogs newsplustogo.info, newstoday-ph.info, tvnmss.com, and breezynetwork.info in their undated July posts carried this claim. Rating: FALSE The facts: Valenciano is still alive. In fact, he posted a tweet on his personal Twitter account on July ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

DENR cites stakeholder’s role in reopening of Boracay to tourism

DENR has cited the important role of stakeholders in the successful rehabilitation and early reopening of Boracay Island to tourism activities. DENR cites stakeholder’s role in reopening of Boracay to tourism The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has cited the important role of stakeholders in the successful rehabilitation and early reopening of Boracay… link: DENR cites stakeholder’s role in reopening of Boracay to tourism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

DENR to complete Boracay rehab in time - Manila Bulletin

DENR to complete Boracay rehab in time - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Foreigners in Boracay allowed to ‘take dip’ for ‘humanitarian activity’ – DENR exec

Some European delegates of Genfest International were allowed to "take a dip" in Boracay waters as part of a "humanitarian activity" they were conducting for local residents, who are also allowed to swim in designated areas of the resort island. What is forbidden on the island is "commercial swimming," Antiporda, who is undersecretary for national solid waste management, said at the Saturday News Forum, which was held on July 7, at the University Hotel at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City. Commercial swimming, he explained, is the activity engaged by tourists who check in at hotel. A video clip of foreign delegates who dipped in Boracay waters em...Keep on reading: Foreigners in Boracay allowed to ‘take dip’ for ‘humanitarian activity’ – DENR exec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

No swimming in Boracay, DENR reiterates

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will look into reports that European youth delegates of Genfest International were allowed to take a dip in the waters of Boracay on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018