Rhodina Villanueva
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Workers, labor groups see end of ‘endo’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Workers see the coming end of the end of contract or “endo” and other illegal short-term employment scheme with the passage of the Security of Tenure (SOT) measure.
Groups: Observe health policies during Brigada
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Concerned groups have reminded participating schools in the annual “Brigada Eskwela” to observe the government’s environmental and health policies aimed at promoting a conducive learning environment...
Quezon City water supply cutoff moved earlier
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The service interruption scheduled in 20 barangays in Quezon City on Friday night has been adjusted to an earlier time, the Manila Water Co. Inc. said yesterday.
Water supply interruption set in Quezon City
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
More than 242,000 persons in 20 barangays in Quezon City will experience water service interruption this Friday, Manila Water Co. Inc. said yesterday.
Cleanup of QC waterways set
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with Rotary International District (RID) 3780 to clean up waterways in Quezon City as part of the Manila Bay rehabilitation.
Bato dared: Bring drug war rights violators to justice
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Human rights advocates yesterday said now that former Philippine National Police chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa is a policymaker, there is renewed urgency to hold all those responsible for the bloody war...
DILG to bets: Clean up campaign materials
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged local officials and candidates in the midterm elections to immediately remove their campaign materials.
LPA spotted off Surigao Sur
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The state weather bureau yesterday monitored a low-pressure area 400 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.
‘Over 3,000 delisted rights victims need reconsideration’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The more than 3,000 martial law victims excluded from the list of those who should receive compensation following the third settlement agreement on the Marcoses’ ill-gotten wealth should be reconsidered, rights...
Project aims to eliminate mercury use in gold mining
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines has embarked on a five-year project aimed at eliminating the use of the highly toxic mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)...
Angat Dam strengthened vs quakes
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has been adopting measures to strengthen Angat Dam and other water structures in the wake of recent earthquakes that rocked various parts of the country.
Namfrel declines accreditation as citizens’ arm for May polls
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Election watchdog National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) has announced that it is declining its accreditation as citizens’ arm of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the May 13...
Groups welcome Canada’s offer to take back trash
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Environmental groups welcomed Canada’s offer to have its garbage in the Philippines re-exported to the North American country.
Moderately strong quake rocks Mindoro
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 3, 2019 - 12:00am
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolted Occidental Mindoro before midnight yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
Environment groups weigh in vs Canada garbage
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Despite the assurance given by Canadian Ambassador John Holmes regarding his country’s commitment to address the garbage dumping case, more environmental groups demanded the immediate return of the illegal...
Phivolcs: Pinatubo not acting up
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Even with reports of irregular smoke and ash emissions, Mt. Pinatubo is not acting up, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) clarified yesterday.
Drought to hit MM, 16 provinces in May — Pagasa
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 26, 2019 - 12:00am
More provinces as well as Metro Manila are expected to experience drought next month due to a weak but prolonged El Niño, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)...
Manila Water COO nagbitiw
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Nagbitiw na sa kanyang puwesto si Manila Water Co. Chief Operating Officer Geodino Carpio sa gitna ng krisis sa tubig na umiiral sa ilang bahagi ng kalakhang Maynila.
DENR urges public to report restaurant’s selling tawilis
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reminded the public yesterday that the closed fishing season for tawilis is strictly being enforced and will last until April 30.
DENR classifies 35 more rivers, bays, lakes
by Rhodina Villanueva - April 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has classified 35 more rivers, bays and lakes for their best uses, bringing to 824 the total number of duly classified water bodies nationwide since the...
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