Rhodina Villanueva
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Vaccine expert favors expansion of second booster coverage
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Second booster shots should also cover the immunocompromised and all frontliners other than those in the medical field as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country, the head of the Vaccine Expert Panel said...
DOH: Active COVID-19 cases breach 5,000-mark
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Active cases of COVID-19 reached 5,113 last Wednesday, the highest tally since May 3, according to the Department of Health.
Over P378 million HCW COVID-19 benefits yet to be liquidated
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 22, 2022 - 12:00am
More than P378 million worth of COVID-19 benefits of health care workers have yet to be liquidated, the Department of Health reported yesterday.
COVID-19 cases ‘peaking’ in Metro Manila, says DOH
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 21, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health recorded 612 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, the highest daily tally since the 690 infections registered on April 3.
DENR: Building at dolomite beach for ‘mandamus agencies’
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 18, 2022 - 12:00am
A two-story building is under construction at the Manila Baywalk Dolomite Beach to house personnel of 13 agencies tasked to implement the Supreme Court writ of continuing mandamus to rehabilitate Manila Bay, a Department...
DOH: NCR remains low risk for COVID-19
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health yesterday said Metro Manila remains to be at “low risk” classification for COVID-19, contrary to OCTA’s declaration that the National Capital Region’s classification...
Transparency urged in CHR appointments
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
A group of rights advocates has urged president-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to ensure a transparent and inclusive process in selecting qualified and independent human rights experts as commissioners...
Hundreds visit dolomite beach
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 14, 2022 - 12:00am
At least 300 people visited the Manila Bay dolomite beach as it reopened on Sunday, coinciding with the Independence Day celebration.
DENR sets release of rescued Philippine Eagle
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As part of the celebration of the Philippine Eagle Week from June 4 to 10, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will release a raptor named Salagbanog on June 13.
Malabon gets P7.6 million flood control facility
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Department of Science and Technology recently turned over a flood control facility worth P7.6 million to the local government of Malabon.
849 Siargao farmers receive land titles
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 5, 2022 - 12:00am
A total of 849 farmers in Siargao, Surigao del Norte have been awarded land titles covering 1,153 hectares.
Climate commission, DOE to promote hybrid, e-vehicles
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The Climate Change Commission and the Department of Energy are partnering toward promoting and mainstreaming the use of hybrid and electric vehicles in pursuit of a low-carbon, sustainable and climate-resilient...
DENR to rescue trees damaged by campaign materials
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources  said it will carry out “search and rescue” operations of trees needing immediate treatment for injuries incurred as a result of being nailed with...
PDEA defends drug war deaths
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The government’s chief anti-narcotics officer yesterday defended the deaths in law enforcement operations arising from President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs, saying the suspects who were killed have...
Dolomite beach to reopen on June 12
by Rhodina Villanueva - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The Manila Bay Dolomite Beach will be reopened to the public on June 12, in time for the celebration of the country’s 124th Independence Day, acting Environment Secretary Jim Sampulna said yesterday.
128 CARP beneficiaries receive land titles
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 31, 2022 - 12:00am
A total of 128 agrarian reform beneficiaries in North Cotabato became new landowners after they received certificates of land ownership awards from the Department of Agrarian Reform recently.
‘Mercury-laced beauty creams sold in Western Visayas’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 29, 2022 - 12:00am
An environmental watchdog has alerted the public on the sale of imported facial creams with dangerously high levels of mercury in Western Visayas.
DENR posts 100% score in energy audit
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has posted a 100 percent rating, the highest score and performance grade, on the Department of Energy audit results for the mandatory implementation of its “energy...
Dolomite beach reopening moved to June 3
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 23, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has moved the reopening of the Manila Baywalk dolomite beach from May 20 to June 3.
EcoWaste: Do away with ‘thank you’ posters
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
After appealing to candidates to take down their campaign posters following the May 9 general elections, an environmental group yesterday asked winners not to hang plastic tarpaulins to thank their supporters.
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