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Less poverty and inequality This year? Will the number of poor Filipinos and families decrease this 2024?
by Cherry Ballescas - April 18, 2024 - 12:00am
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, in the First Semester of 2023, on the average, a family of five members needed at least PP13,797 per month to meet their minimum basic food/non-food needs.
Water, fire, and more
by Cherry Ballescas - April 13, 2024 - 12:00am
While heat and temperatures are rising, water levels are dropping.
Save Cebu Movement: re ongoing site development in Balamban
by Cherry Ballescas - April 4, 2024 - 12:00am
For public information, please find the first portion of the Save Cebu Movement’s official statement regarding the present site development in Balamban.
Holy Thursday Lessons and Divine Mercy Novena
by Cherry Ballescas - March 28, 2024 - 12:00am
So much to reflect on and learn about Holy Thursday.
2024 World Water Day and Earth Hour
by Cherry Ballescas - March 23, 2024 - 12:00am
The whole world celebrated World Water Day yesterday, March 22.
Study in Japan- What’s NEXT after MEXT?
by Cherry Ballescas - March 21, 2024 - 12:00am
It is spring in Japan, the land of the Rising Sun!
Persistent reactive responses
by Cherry Ballescas - March 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Years back, everyone throughout the world had been alerted to the adverse impacts of global warming. Plus El Niño.
Agriculture’s woes
by Cherry Ballescas - March 14, 2024 - 12:00am
More NFA officials and employees are being suspended for their scandalous cheap rice deal. Will there be any honest staff left when the investigation is over?
Beat plastic pollution: The plastic trail
by Cherry Ballescas - March 9, 2024 - 12:00am
To all who have communicated with us about their partnership for our February Love Our Earth personal ecobrick campaign, our heartfelt gratitude, and the planet’s as well!
International Women’s Day: March 8, 2024
by Cherry Ballescas - March 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Between 1909-1911, working women in the United States united to protest against low wages, lack of protective legislation, and, harsh working conditions.
Of mountains and garbage
by Cherry Ballescas - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Urban dwellers are used to seeing smoky mountains in their midst.
Remember never to forget!
by Cherry Ballescas - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
In 1986, from February 22 to 24, the Filipinos who mustered their courage and be counted among those who protested against the Marcos dictatorship continued to swell at EDSA. Similar movements were observed in many...
Beat plastic pollution: The plastic trail
by Cherry Ballescas - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
To all who have communicated with us about their partnership for our February Love Our Earth personal ecobrick campaign, our heartfelt gratitude, and the planet’s as well!
Continuing Philippine-Japan relations
by Cherry Ballescas - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Our warm welcome to Consul General Hideaki Matsuo who just arrived for his new assignment at the Consulate-General of Japan in Cebu!
LENT and VaLENTine Convergence: Love Our Earth 2024 February Campaign
by Cherry Ballescas - February 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Yesterday saw the rare/unique convergence of both Valentine’s Day and the start of the season of Lent.
February 2024 Celebrations
by Cherry Ballescas - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Let us start off with the Lunar New Year today, February 10! To all Chinese in the Philippines and throughout the world, happy, happy Chinese New Year!
February as Love Our Earth Month
by Cherry Ballescas - February 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Valentine, flowers, hearts, and February go together. Although there are other special days celebrated during this month, February is most remembered for being the month of Love.
“Ang daming pasyente!”
by Cherry Ballescas - February 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Fred Cabling Jr. is a dear friend I met some 48 years ago.
Very urgent: Global warming alert
by Cherry Ballescas - February 1, 2024 - 12:00am
As January, the International Zero Waste Month exits, it may be best and timely for everyone to be reminded about the urgent call for all to help keep global warming preferably to 1.5 degrees Celsius level by 2...
Zero waste doable this 2024 Sinulog?
by Cherry Ballescas - January 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Thank you to host Atty. Kristine Joy Argallon and co-host Atty. Princess Vivar for a very informative/lively discussion about “Sustainability in the New Year: Efforts to ensure the realization of...
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