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What happened to SC order to save Manila Bay?


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.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DPWH cuts century-old tree in Quezon


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.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Aquino graded so-so 6.1

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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.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Shrilling chicken’ is cute but very dangerous, says toxic watch group

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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.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Death of stranded turtle prompts DENR probe order

THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE that was found with a head wound in Barangay Bato, Toledo City. The endangered animal died hours later. CARINE ASUTILLA/INQUIRER VISAYAS

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.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »