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Fire hits residential area along Estero de Paco

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Fire hit Thursday afternoon a residential area along Osmeña‎ Highway in Manila.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Paco’s ‘river warriors’ need help for better cleanup boats

The “River Warriors” of Estero de Paco are looking for a few good netizens. ABS-CBN Foundation’s Kapit Bisig Para sa Ilog Pasig is turning to online “crowdfunding” as a way to finance its cleanup of Manila’s polluted waterways in the congested Paco district.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Solar lamps end estero’s dark, dirty past

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SOLAR SOLUTION  ABS-CBN Foundation managing director Gina Lopez and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim during Friday’s ceremonial lighting of the new solar lampposts on Estero de Paco. RODEL ROTONI

Residents of a creekside community in Manila received the gift of light for the New Year with the installation of the first solar-powered street lamps in the city.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Estero de Paco folk emerge from the dark

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THE NIGHTS are brighter and friendlier in this creek-side neighborhood thanks to newly installed LED lampposts. JOAN BONDOC

A comunity along Estero de Paco in Manila became the first residential area to bask in the glow of LED or light-emitting diode lights under a rehabilitation program for the Pasig River tributary.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pasig rehab body starts estero cleanup along seat of power

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After cleaning up the trash-filled Estero de Paco, the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) is setting its sight on another eyesore—Estero de San Miguel, the tributary behind Malacañang Palace.

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Century-old polluter finally gets a makeover

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The century-old Paco public market, once a cultural landmark in Manila and now a major source of pollution in the Pasig River, will undergo a makeover in the next 10 years under an agreement between the city government and ABS-CBN Foundation headed by green advocate Gina Lopez.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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