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Covid-free Boracay promises ‘safe’ tourism amid pandemic

Covid-free Boracay promises ‘safe’ tourism amid pandemic By Azer Parrocha   Famous Boracay Islands white beach (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Boracay is currently virus-free and local officials are going to make sure it is going to stay that way in order to revive tourism in the world-famous tourism destination, a Palace official said Monday. In … Continue reading

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Duterte ‘very pleased’ with new Boracay: Palace

Duterte ‘very pleased’ with new Boracay: Palace By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte was satisfied with the results of the six-month intensive rehabilitation of Boracay Island, commending everyone, particularly the inter-agency task force for their patience and cooperation. “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) is pleased with what has happened in … Continue reading

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Gov’t provides 27K jobs in Boracay: DOLE

Gov’t provides 27K jobs in Boracay: DOLE By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday reported that it has provided jobs and livelihood assistance to some 27,000 residents and non-residents who are working in Boracay Island during the six-month rehabilitation and temporary closure of the world-class … Continue reading

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Contract of Aklan power coop to be checked due to Boracay closure

Contract of Aklan power coop to be checked due to Boracay closure By Perla Lena ILOILO CITY(Philippines News Agency) — The National Electrification Administration (NEA) will look into the individual power supply contract of the Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco) amid the expected drop in its power demand due to the impending closure of the island … Continue reading