Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the environmental rehabilitation of El Nido, due to high levels of faecal bacteria in the sea. “You told us last time that it will take you six months to rehabilitate. We will give you six months to rehabilitate El Nido,” he told town Mayor Nieves Rosento today (Wednesday, November… Full Story »
The Palawan town of El Nido will is set for a six-month environmental rehabilitation — but it won’t be closed to tourists like Boracay. Speaking today (Wednesday, November 14), Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said: “We will not be closing the town because it would be unfair for those establishments that have been following the law.”… Full Story »
If you want to travel the world and see the best it has to offer, then you need to add these five surreal places to visit in the Philippines. Here’s the thing, you want to visit during the dry season as to avoid the torrential downpours of the wet season. The best time to visit… Full Story »
Nickelodeon announced today (Wednesday, August 22) that it has abandoned plans for a resort in Palawan following a backlash from environmentalists.
In January, the American children’s television channel revealed plans for an “undersea attraction and resort” that where visitors could “interact with the brand and the iconic characters they love” — such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer.
Police are investigating links to Japanese Yakuza crime gangs after two tourists from the country were shot, cut into pieces and thrown into the sea in Palawan. A Japanese man has been arrested for the grisly murder which took place during an island-hopping sight-seeing trip on May 30. Murder charges have been filed against Hiroyuki… Full Story »