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Prioritize implementation of environmental laws—DENR to newly elected local officials

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 01:18 PM | No Comments
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urges newly elected local officials to prioritize implementation of environmental laws. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu reminded the new leaders to prioritize full...

LGUs designate firecracker zones in Metro Manila

Posted on Thursday, 28 December 2017 01:22 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila have designated firecrackers and fireworks display areas for the year-end festivities. Local officials have identified 33  fireworks display areas in...

Firecracker-related injuries reach 29

Posted on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 08:36 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The number of firecracker related injuries has already climbed to 29 based on the latest figures released by the Department of Health. Based on the report from...

Environmental group opposes waste incineration in the country

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:34 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Environmental groups in the country joined forces to call on the government to uphold the ban on the waste incineration. They claim such move poses threat to...

DepEd intensifies anti-smoking campaign in schools

Posted on Wednesday, 2 August 2017 01:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) wants to ensure that all schools across the country are 100-percent smoke free. This is the primary goal in the launching of ...

284 smokers call DOH “Quitline” for help

Posted on Wednesday, 2 August 2017 12:22 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Everyday, the Department of Health’s (DOH) Quitline hotline receives an average of 20 t0 30 calls from individuals who wish to quit smoking. “Total callers as of...

LGU to boost coffee production in La Trinidad Benguet

Posted on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 03:47 PM | No Comments
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET — La Trinidad Benguet is known as the primary producer and supplier of strawberries, flowers and vegetables. But the local government also wants for the province to...

Davao City to start construction of P236-M jail

Posted on Friday, 12 May 2017 03:56 PM | No Comments
MANILA — There are presently over 3,000 inmates inside the Davao City jail. This number exceeds the ideal capacity of the facility which is only 300 inmates. That is why...

Waste scavengers appeal to CDO gov’t after dumpsite closure

Posted on Monday, 8 May 2017 02:19 PM | No Comments
Several garbage scavengers in Cagayan De Oro City appealed to the local government to help them find other sources of income. They say that since the shut down of the...

PCSO, PNP and LGU call for campaign against illegal gambling

Posted on Friday, 21 April 2017 12:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA – The number of arrests conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) has increased by over 200% amid illegal gambling business operations in the country. This is after President...