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(4th UPDATE) The government has accredited 287 hotels, resorts, and inns that are already compliant with rules and regulations
Child safety watchdog ECPAT Philippines urges Malay officials to ensure that 'child protection mechanisms are in place and functioning' when Boracay reopens to tourists on October 26
Nobody has told the displaced Boracay vendors where they will work if the plan to clear the famed beachfront of all obstructions is implemented
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says workers should live in mainland Aklan to decongest the world-famous island Boracay
Environment officials urge business owners or authorized representatives to personally process their certifications, business permits, and clearances at the one-stop shop in Boracay
While Yellow Dot recently did a survey of Boracay's transport requirements for public utility vehicle modernization, the Sangguniang Bayan of Malay, Aklan, wants to reconsider whether the proposal will complement e-trikes on the island.
The Department of Tourism says foreign visitor arrivals still grew in May despite the closure of Boracay as they went to other destinations in the country
Some residents protest the rumored plan to relocate them outside the top tourist island
Displaced workers due to the closure of Boracay may now apply for labor or office work under the Department of Social Welfare and Development's cash-for-work program
''Yung island, gusto niya rin magpahinga. Pagod na pagod na siya. Kung nagsasalita lang siya, 'yun din ang hinaing niya: "Kelangan ko rin magpahinga,"' says Boracay resident Buboy Tolosa
'Tiyaga-tiyaga pa rin talaga,' says Michelle, one of the 36,000 workers affected by President Rodrigo Duterte's order to close Boracay for 6 months
''Yung pagkain ko ng dalawang beses sa isang araw, isa na lang para makatipid,' according to a cook in Boracay, who also says it would allow him to save money for his children's education
Boracay residents say the meager daily pay is better than having none at all
'We don't have jobs anymore that's why I'm applying here at DOLE. We were told that we will be street sweepers but I guess that's better than earning nothing,' says a former masseuse along Boracay's beachfront
This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte 'verbally' ordered the island's closure, saying Boracay has become a 'cesspool'
'Ang tugtugan naman namin pasalamat sa isla para sa magandang buhay na binigay nila samin,' says a tribal music performer
(UPDATED) 'Inuubos na lang namin ang nasa stock kasi sayang. Sinusulit na lang namin ang puwedeng kitain habang 'di pa nagsasara sa turista,' a restaurant owner says on the eve of Boracay's 6-month shutdown
There are complaints that the transportation allowance granted by the DSWD is not enough, especially to those travelling to places far from Boracay
There will only be two entry and exit points during the 6-month closure of the world-famous tourist destination