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Villar seeks ban on single-use plastics

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 07:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar on Friday said she has filed a bill seeking a ban on single-use plastics to curb plastic pollution in the country. Under Senate Bill...

LPA may develop into tropical depression ‘Goreng’ within 48 hours – PAGASA

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:26 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The new low-pressure area (LPA) spotted west of Ilocos Sur may develop into a tropical cyclone as tropical storm ‘Falcon’ nears exit. As of 5:00 a.m. Thursday...

Boracay Island submerged in flood due to heavy rain

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 07:01 PM | No Comments
Several areas in Boracay Island have been submerged in flood since Tuesday (July 16) due to heavy monsoon rain brought by tropical storm Falcon. Barangay Balabag and several parts of...

New LPA spotted west of Ilocos Norte to enhance habagat, TS ‘Falcon’ – PAGASA

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 06:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — State weather service PAGASA spotted a new low pressure area (LPA) west of the country. It is expected to further enhance the southwest monsoon (habagat) and tropical...

Japanese national: Let’s clean up Baguio City together!

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:34 AM | No Comments
Masakazu Nose used to run a small takoyaki store in Baguio City. Born in Tokushima, Japan, Masakazu is known to be a silent man in his 40’s. Some people would...

Scientist calls for action as China’s dirty air reaches Burgos, Ilocos Norte

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:50 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino environmental scientist discovered that there is dirty air prevailing over Burgos, Ilocos Norte that comes from China and South Korea. Dr. Gerry Bagtasa of the...

16 arrested for illegal fishing in Agusan del Norte

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 07:14 PM | No Comments
Maritime police arrested 16 individuals for illegally fishing in Jabongga, Agusan del Norte while conducting seaborne patrol on Friday (July 12). Authorities immediately arrested the individuals who were boarded in...

Angat Dam water level dips further below critical level

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 10:22 AM | No Comments
As of 6:00 a.m. on Thursday (July 11), the water level in Angat Dam has dipped lower than the critical level at 159.93 meters. This is lower compared to the...

Scientists call on neighboring nations to protect West Philippine Sea or else…

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 08:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino scientists have returned from their two-week-long expedition to the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Chief Scientist Dr. Deo Florence Onda of the University of the Philippines Marine...

Palawan ranks 8th best place to visit in Asia

Posted on Monday, 8 July 2019 03:05 PM | No Comments
Palawan ranks 8th in the best places to visit in Asia according to a travel website. According to the Lonely Planet, “long known as the Philippines’ last frontier, Palawan has ridden a slew...