Katherine Adraneda
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PNoy orders preservation of all Philippine films
by Katherine Adraneda - April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has directed all government agencies to turn over their existing original and copies of films and other audio-visuals to the National Film Archive of the Philippines...
'Water biggest victim of improper waste management'
by Katherine Adraneda - March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Hospitals and other health care services greatly endanger the country’s diminishing water supply because of improper disposal of infectious waste and toxic chemicals in canals and other bodies of water.
Environmentalists hit government failure to protect fresh water resources
by Katherine Adraneda - March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Environment group Greenpeace Southeast Asia staged last Friday a dramatic protest against the government’s failure to protect the country’s fresh water sources.
Loren, women bets star in new NP ad
by Katherine Adraneda - March 18, 2010 - 12:00am
This Women’s Month, the Nacionalista Party (NP) has launched a new political advertisement featuring its women candidates portraying the different roles of women in Philippine society.
Domestic violence still pervasive in RP, says Amnesty International
by Katherine Adraneda - March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Domestic violence is still “pervasive” in the Philippines despite the passage of a law that supposedly prohibits violence against women and children, the local chapter of a London-based human rights watchdog...
Women seek protection from toxic chemicals
by Katherine Adraneda - March 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Environment and health advocates yesterday asked presidential candidates to implement policies that will protect women and children from toxic chemicals in consumer products.
Perlas claims 80% public awareness
by Katherine Adraneda - March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
A consistent cellar dweller in presidential surveys, environmentalist Nicanor Jesus “Nick” Perlas III lambasted yesterday the conduct of surveys and questioned the truthfulness and accuracy of the r...
P3 million worth of elephant tusks stolen
by Katherine Adraneda - March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
Some P3-million worth of seized ivory elephant tusks were stolen from the storage area of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center (NAPWNC) in Quezon City.
Villar tried to buy me out of presidential race - Gordon
by Katherine Adraneda - March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
Bagumbayan presidential bet Sen. Richard Gordon revealed yesterday that Nacionalista Party (NP) standard-bearer Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. tried to buy him out of the presidential race and promised to give him a Cabinet...
Public warned anew against burning trash
by Katherine Adraneda - March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Waste and pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition yesterday urged the public to refrain from burning their trash because it poses danger to the environment, as well as the health and safety of the people. It is also...
Earth Hour 2010 targets 15 million Pinoys
by Katherine Adraneda - March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
The Philippines and the rest of the world are once again gearing for an hour of darkness in this year’s Earth Hour slated on March 27.
DENR drafts measures to protect whale sharks
by Katherine Adraneda - February 27, 2010 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has drafted measures that would intensify the protection of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) nationwide following the killing of an 18-foot butanding off Tingloy...
DENR orders probe on 'trophy hunting'
by Katherine Adraneda - February 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Environment Secretary Horacio Ramos ordered yesterday an investigation into a group that posted an advertisement on the Internet offering “trophy hunting” of wildlife in the country.
Morong 43's kin file raps at CHR
by Katherine Adraneda - February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Relatives and lawyers of the 43 health workers arrested by the military in Morong, Rizal on Feb. 6, or the so-called Morong 43, filed a complaint before the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) yesterday.
Global effort to eliminate PCBs hailed
by Katherine Adraneda - February 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Environmental organizations have lauded the unveiling of a global mechanism that would help countries, including the Philippines, address the “highly toxic” industrial chemical PCB or polychlorinated...
Reward up for whale shark's butchers
by Katherine Adraneda - February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
The government and an international conservation group have offered a P100,000 cash reward for information leading to the immediate arrest of supposed poachers responsible for the death of an 18-foot whale shark,...
Sand, sea and art in Boracay
by Katherine Adraneda - February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCAA) held last week what it hopes will be an annual celebration of Filipino talent and creative imagination.
Government pressed to ratify pact to combat ocean pollution
by Katherine Adraneda - February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Environment groups have asked the Philippine government to immediately ratify the agreement and develop a national enforcement plan to combat ocean pollution.
Prosecute butchers of butanding - WWF
by Katherine Adraneda - February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
An international conservation group is calling for the prosecution of people responsible for the “butchery” of an 18-foot butanding (whale shark) on the shores of Tingloy town in Batangas, with the marine...
DENR to closely watch seized birds for avian flu
by Katherine Adraneda - February 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Acting Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Eleazar Quinto yesterday ordered regional officials in Davao City to keep a close watch for the deadly avian flu virus on 330 endangered animals, which authorities...
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