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Boracay closure: 'The island needs to rest,' says tribal musician

May 05, 2018 - 11:06 AM

''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

PERFORMER. Buboy Tolosa, the lead performer of Island Drum Beaters, have been performing in the island since he got back from college. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

WATCH: Police patrols along Boracay's White Beach

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Only residents are allowed to swim in Boracay

PATROL. The almost empty Boracay White Beach is dotted with police who patrols the area. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

WATCH: What Boracay looks like after it was closed down

Apr 26, 2018 - 10:19 PM

The shores of Boracay Island's White Sand Beach are almost empty on the day it is closed to the public

ALMOST EMPTY. The shores of Boracay Island's White Sand Beach are almost empty on the day it is closed to the public. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

No total swimming, fishing ban for Boracay residents

Apr 21, 2018 - 12:19 AM

The island locals will be allowed to enter designated to swimming and fishing areas at particular times

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

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Police contingent now in place ahead of 6-month closure of tourist haven

 CLOSE WATCH. A member of the 600-strong  contingent from the PNP with fishermen of Boracay Island. Photo courtesy of PNP

Malay exec urged voluntary demolition of Boracay structures

Mar 06, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Malay town mayor says demolishing illegal structures on their own will help Boracay Island

8 beautiful white PH beaches perfect for barefoot walking

Apr 18, 2015 - 12:25 PM

Fine fine sand colors so vivid the place feels unreal See locations in Siargao Palawan Quezon and more

Boracay: Paradise lost?

May 29, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Rappler reporter Pia Ranada tells the story of Boracay s identity crisis the pristine paradise or the island of sin

CONTAMINATION. A boom in algae growth points to the water pollution in Boracay. Photo from Tumblr (HappyDabbles)

Unspoiled white beaches: Mindanao

May 23, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Time to whip out your bucket list and add these pristine beaches

COCONUT FAMILY. An idyllic walk along Gumasa’s shore line can bring you to interesting scenery like this. Photo by Bonzenti Panganiban