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‘Walk for Climate Change’

Cardinal Antonio Tagle, Manila archbishop. INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead the “Walk for Climate,” a call for urgent action against climate change, on Friday.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Mayon Volcano restive; Alert Level 3 raised

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AN AERIAL view of Mayon Volcano taken on Aug. 16, a day after its alert level was raised to 2 MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

About 20 families living within the six-kilometer permanent danger zone in Guinobatan, Albay were evacuated Monday night after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised alert level 3 over Mayon Volcano.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cojuangco: Tree deal ‘toilet paper’

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THESE trees in the Binalonan section of the Manila North Road were marked for cutting when this photo was taken on Aug. 8. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Former Pangasinan Rep. Mark Cojuangco on Wednesday questioned an agreement that stopped government road crews from cutting trees along the Manila North Road (MNR), which traverses his district in the eastern part of Pangasinan province.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Ateneo president laments lack of disaster preparedness

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A typhoon survivor, right bottom, cuts wood outside their newly built makeshift house at typhoon-ravaged Tolosa town, Leyte province.  Although the Philippines is regularly battered by natural calamities, disaster preparedness and environmental sustainability remain low among the government’s priorities, Jose Ramon T. Villarin SJ, a climate change expert and president of Ateneo de Manila University, said on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Although the Philippines is regularly battered by natural calamities, disaster preparedness and environmental sustainability remain low among the government’s priorities, Jose Ramon T. Villarin SJ, a climate change expert and president of Ateneo de Manila University, said on Tuesday.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Anticoal protest revived in Subic

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Do not be surprised if one of these days, one will see people in the Subic Bay Freeport and nearby areas in Zambales province wearing protest shirts against a proposed coal-fired power plant here.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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