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Ilocos Norte coastal residents spur mangrove protection | Headline PH

Ilocos Norte coastal residents spur mangrove protection

  The local government unit of Currimao in Ilocos Norte will construct a renovated mangrove picnic park as it encourages coastal communities to engage in its increased mangrove rehabilitation initiative.   LAOAG CITY, ILOCOS NORTE — In...
PH loses ₱506B due to climate-related hazards | Headline PH

PH loses ₱506B due to climate-related hazards

  In a ten-year period, the Philippines has lost more than ₱500 billion due to typhoons, according to the Department of Finance (DoF).   MANILA, Philippines Climate-related hazards have caused ₱506.1 billion (around $10 billion) in losses...
More than 300k bamboo planted in Region 6 | Headline PH

More than 300k bamboo planted in Region 6

  Covering 1,187.49 hectares of land on various areas of Western Visayas, more than 300,000 thousand bamboo propagules (plant buds, suckers, or spores) have been planted, an activity included in World Bamboo Day. "We aim for...
Climate-vulnerable nations press on Western commitments | Headline PH

Climate-vulnerable nations press on Western commitments

  "We need the Western countries to take responsibility for having contributed and continue to contribute the most to greenhouse gas emissions. They must be given the greater burden of paying for the grants, investments,...
68 trees to be chopped down in road widening project | Headline PH

68 trees to be chopped down in road widening project

  A total of 68 trees will be chopped along the Silang-Aguinaldo highway in the province Cavite for a road widening project.   SILANG — The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) provided a tree cutting...
Bishop appeals to step up efforts in defense of indi people | Headline PH

Bishop appeals to step up efforts in defense of indi people

  A Catholic bishop is reiterating appeals for people to step up efforts in defending indigenous people's lands by opposing the Kaliwa Dam project in General Nakar, Quezon, which threatens the lives of tribal tribes...
UAE, PH hold talks on climate, renewable energy | Headline PH

UAE, PH hold talks on climate, renewable energy

  Climate change cooperation and possible investments in renewable energy sector were central in a recent discussion between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Philippines at the United Nations headquarters in New York.   NEW YORK...
BSP targets small-scale gold miners to strengthen buffers | Headline PH

BSP targets small-scale gold miners to strengthen buffers

  For small-scale miners to sell more gold to the country’s central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has offered them tax exemptions. “We’re looking at making our rates more attractive to small-scale miners,” said...
Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining | Headline PH

Poverty could push people to illegal logging, mining

  “Economic gains cannot outweigh anything that endangers the life of nature and the very life of our people in general," says Bishop Socrates Mesiona. Pandemic-induced poverty could force those living in remote provinces and are...
PNOC eyes ‘next Malampaya’ in Mindanao | Headline PH

PNOC eyes ‘next Malampaya’ in Mindanao

  Is our energy sector facing a bleak future? Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research has noted a continuing drop in the Malampaya field’s gas reserves and lack of investment in new exploration although the...

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Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do | Headline PH

Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do

  In line with fears of the possible entry of the new Omicron variant into the country by inbound travelers, Partido Reporma senatorial aspirant Guillermo...
Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA | Headline PH

Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA

  With modifications, the reimplementation of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme has been unanimously approved by the Metro Manila...
Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it | Headline PH

Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it

  Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, a presidential aspirant in May 2022 national elections, vowed on Monday to double the national budget for the agriculture...