Rhodina Villanueva
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Land titles for Mindoro farmers signed
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Agrarian Reform is preparing to distribute certificates of land ownership awards to 220 farmer-beneficiaries in Oriental Mindoro.
Groups back Maria Ressa’s Oslo travel
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Several groups have expressed support for Maria Ressa’s motion to travel to Oslo, Norway to personally accept her Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10.
DENR eyes COVID-19 waste treatment, storage facilities
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is seeking a budget of P181.6 million for the establishment of preliminary treatment and storage facilities for COVID-19-related healthcare waste in 227 local government...
DENR: Support drive vs illegal wildlife trade
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 24, 2021 - 12:00am
A Department of Environment and Natural Resources official appealed to the public on Monday to support the government’s campaign against the illegal wildlife trade, which reportedly costs the Philippines P50...
Probe political prisoner’s death, CHR asked
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 20, 2021 - 12:00am
A support group for families and friends of political prisoners has urged the Commission on Human Rights to conduct an independent investigation into the liability of prison officials in connection with the death...
Duterte wants a Comelec of ‘yes people’ – poll watchdog
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 13, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte wants a Commission on Elections (Comelec) composed of “yes people,” as reflected in his choice of the newest commissioner of the poll body, election watchdog Kontra Daya said yeste...
Militants hold Duterte responsible for Marcos’ return to power
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Militants said they are holding President Duterte complicit in historical revisionism by allowing the return of the Marcoses to power.
DENR: Dolomite beach fit for swimming by 2022
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 7, 2021 - 12:00am
While the Manila Bay dolomite beach has been temporarily closed to the public, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will focus on improving the bay’s water quality to make it fit for swimming...
Amend Wildlife Protection Act, group asks Congress
by Rhodina Villanueva - November 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Environmental group Tanggol Kalikasan has called for the immediate passage of amendments to Republic Act 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act .
Ex-DOTr officials cleared over P176.14 million unpaid bills
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 27, 2021 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed criminal and administrative complaints filed by a Metro Rail Transit Line 3 maintenance provider against former Department of Transportation officials over the MRT-3’s...
More of Manila Bay beach open to public
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The Manila Bay Coordinating Office yesterday said it is ready to admit a large number of people at the Dolomite Beach after learning that most of the visitors are interested in watching the sunset.
‘Respect the dead, don’t leave trash in cemeteries’
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 22, 2021 - 12:00am
As people are flocking to cemeteries to visit their departed loved ones, an environmental watchdog yesterday reminded the public not to leave trash in memorial parks as a show of respect to the dead.
Group decries spread of ‘fake’ party-lists
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 20, 2021 - 12:00am
A female peasant group has decried the fake party-list groups that emerged during the filing of certificates of candidacy for the next year’s elections.
Graft raps filed vs Cusi, Dennis Uy
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy, Chevron Philippines officials and several others have been slapped with a criminal complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman over the sale of shares...
Maynilad sets water service interruptions
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
At least 2.9 million people in the west zone concession area will be affected by water service interruptions next week as Maynilad Water Services Inc. will conduct a pipe realignment activity for a flood control...
Swimming may be allowed in Manila dolomite beach – DENR
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said yesterday that swimming may be allowed in Manila Bay’s dolomite beach by the end of the year.
Resigned DAR chief running for senator
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones has resigned from his post to run for senator in the May 2022 elections.
80% of youth suffer from climate anxiety – study
by Rhodina Villanueva - October 15, 2021 - 12:00am
A new study on climate anxiety showed that eight of 10 young people around the world are extremely worried about climate change.
Sandiganbayan orders bank to return ill-gotten wealth
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has ordered Traders Royal Bank to pay the government the value of peso- and dollar-denominated bank certificates totaling P96 million and $5.435 million, which form part of the ill-gotten wealth...
Water supply interruption in Mandaluyong, San Juan set
by Rhodina Villanueva - September 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Manila Water advised residents of 13 barangays in Mandaluyong and one in San Juan to store enough water as it is set to undertake maintenance activities that will result in a temporary water supply interruption in...
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