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PERSPECTIVE
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...
The Feast of Santo Niño and Sinulog 2024
by Chery Ballescas - January 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Coming in from the December commemoration of his birth, the Feast of and the Sinulog Fiesta for Santo Niño are both celebrated on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City.
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...
Can we catch up by 2030?
by Cherry Ballescas - January 13, 2024 - 12:00am
By we, I mean the world, our country, and, us.
Celebrations within January - International Zero Waste Month
by Cherry Ballescas - January 11, 2024 - 12:00am
It is good for all to be reminded that January is International Zero Waste Month.
Moving beyond early 2024 challenges
by Cherry Ballescas - January 4, 2024 - 12:00am
What started out as a happy New Year celebration was abruptly halted when, at around 4:10 p.m., local time, a strong magnitude 7.6 quake hit Japan s Noto Peninsula in the central prefecture of Ishikawa.
How are our children now?
by Cherry Ballescas - December 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Today, December 28, is the Feast of the Holy Innocents, ordered massacred by King Herod in his attempt to kill the Infant Jesus.
Christ, love, that holy night
by Cherry Ballescas - December 23, 2023 - 12:00am
“'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse,” wrote Clement Clarked Moore in his December 23, 1823 poem, originally titled “A Visit”...
By faith, not sight
by Cherry Ballescas - December 21, 2023 - 12:00am
In the midst of the countdown before this year’s Christmas, what do you see?
Lapulapu fire- up, close and personal!
by Cherry Ballescas - December 14, 2023 - 12:00am
December 12. Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe. Note to self. Avoid the traffic this part of Cebu City on this special day.
RCE-Cebu and VHC  Training Updates
by Cherry Ballescas - December 2, 2023 - 12:00am
For October to November, 2023, a total of 2,324 participants joined our 11 trainings on Kitchen Waste Composting and Options for Other Waste Types.
RCE-Cebu and VHC training updates
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - November 30, 2023 - 12:00am
For October to November, 2023, a total of 2324 participants joined our 11 trainings on Kitchen Waste Composting and Options for Other Waste Types.
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