By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Six years after the Supreme Court issued a landmark order for 13 government agencies to rid Manila Bay of trash and other pollutants, significant results have yet to be achieved, according to the government body coordinating the cleanup efforts.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) ignored the appeal of the Sariaya Heritage Council (SHC) to spare the town’s historical landmarks from destruction after road workers cut a century-old tree to give way to the government’s road-widening project along Maharlika Highway.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The Movement for Good Governance (MGG), a civil society coalition advocating government transparency, accountability, integrity and honesty, has given the Aquino administration a grade of 6.11 on his fourth year in office.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
A toxic watch group is seeking the removal from the local market of a Chinese-made plastic toy called “Shrilling Chicken” after two European countries banned its sale because of serious health and environmental risks.
By Carmel Loise Matus and Carine M. Asutilla
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas has ordered an investigation of the death of a female Hawksbill turtle (pawikan), an endangered species, in Toledo City.