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Pangolin in Ayala Alabang returned to Palawan
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
A pangolin rescued earlier this month from Ayala Alabang Subdivision in Muntinlupa City has been returned to its natural habitat in Palawan, a Department of Environment and Natural Resources official said yeste...
‘Resist alliance of tyrants’
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
A group of victims of human rights violations called on the Filipino people to resist what they called “an alliance of tyrants,” referring to President Duterte, Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former...
Central Visayas mines bureau execs sacked
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the relief of the chief and three other officials of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas in connection with a landslide in Naga City, Cebu that left at...
DENR exec: Review LGUs’ solid waste management
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said he would propose the scrapping of a resolution of the National Solid Waste Management Commission providing conditional approval to the...
Review all applications for small-scale mining — DENR
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to review all applications for “Minahang Bayan,” or sites of people’s small-scale mining areas across the country...
‘More flash floods, landslides’
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
While winds brought by Typhoon Ompong have weakened, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday cautioned that flash floods and landslides could still occur...
Filipinos’ economic woes to worsen — Leni Robredo
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo said President Duterte’s failure to admit economic and other problems could only worsen the economic woes of Filipinos. ?
Water concessionaire amplifies tree planting campaign
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. targets to plant 100,000 tree saplings and mangrove propagules over a land area of approximately 47 hectares this year.
EcoWaste Coalition: 'Law needed vs single-use plastics'
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
A law is needed to phase out single-use disposable plastics and to signal society’s transition to clean production and sustainable resource use, according to an environment advocacy group.
DENR wants Boracay stay-in workers relocated
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Around 22,000 stay-in workers at hotels in Boracay should be relocated, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
‘Survey needed first before Boracay land reform’
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) cannot proceed with the survey of lands in Boracay to be covered by the agrarian reform program unless the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issues a survey...
US embassy mum on Duterte inflation remark
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The US embassy in Manila was mum on President Duterte’s statement laying the blame for the record high inflation in the country on US President Donald Trump.
Two LPAs spotted off Mindoro and Batanes
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration is monitoring two low-pressure areas.
Boracay soft opening: 1,000 rooms available
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Only 1,000 rooms will be available during the dry run of the reopening of Boracay on Oct. 16, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes Mindoro
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Occidental Mindoro on Friday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
LPA monitored off Sorsogon
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday monitored a low-pressure area 495 kilometers east of Juban, Sorsogon.
LPA, typhoon move closer to Philippines
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
A low-pressure area and a typhoon are moving closer to the Philippine area of responsibility and may enhance the southwest monsoon, the state weather bureau said yesterday.
Corporate reforestation of Ipo Dam eyed
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Waterworks Sewerage System (MWSS) is drawing up a program to encourage the adoption by various corporations of thousands of hectares of denuded portions of Ipo Dam.
MWSS pursues new water sources
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) will undertake new projects that can produce three million liters of water daily (MLD) in the next five years.
Illegal monkey keepers face raps — DENR
by Rhodina Villanueva - August 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Those keeping monkeys without permits face prosecution, according to an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
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