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Demolition of illegal structures at Boracay resort starts

/ 11:09 AM February 24, 2018

Workers tear concrete structures built on top of rock formations at the Boracay Westcove resort (By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.)

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN-Workers using jackhammers have started the demolition of illegal structures at a controversial resort here on Saturday.

The workers tore structures built on rock formations at the Boracay West Cove Resort in Barangay Balabag around 10:15 a.m.

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Property owner Crisostomo Aquino earlier agreed to demolish the structures after Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu threatened to remove them because these were built outside areas covered by a property lease agreement with the government and because these were on rock formations.

Cimatu is expected to inspect the implementation of the demolition.

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TAGS: Balabag, Boracay, Boracay West Cove resort, Crisostomo Aquino, demolition, Roy Cimatu
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