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PH starts loading trash shipment for return to Canada

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 05:55 PM | No Comments
SUBIC BAY, Philippines – Container ship MV Bavaria has already docked at Subic Bay International Terminal port on Thursday (May 30). The ship will be the carrying vessel of all...

Palace confirms memo barring public officials’ travel to Canada

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 05:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Sunday (May 26) confirmed the issuance of a memorandum directing government officials to refrain from travelling to Canada. The directive came after Canada’s failure to...

Greenpeace: PH ‘not a garbage dump’

Posted on Friday, 24 May 2019 04:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Environment advocacy group Greenpeace Southeast Asia – Philippines calls on the government to ban the importation of waste materials, even those considered for recycling like those intercepted...

Malacañang opposes delay in return of Canada trash

Posted on Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday (May 23) said President Rodrigo Duterte will not allow a delay in the return of trash shipment to Canada. Thus, Panelo...

Malacañang: Recall of PH officials over trash spat, a warning to Canada

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 05:25 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The order of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to recall the Philippine ambassador and consuls to Canada is a warning that the diplomatic relations between the...

PH recalls envoys to Canada over missed trash shipment deadline

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 12:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has ordered the recall of Philippine ambassador and consuls to Canada after the Canadian government failed to meet the May 15...

Finally! Canada agrees to shoulder return of trash shipment

Posted on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 12:54 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Canadian government has agreed to pay for the expenses in shipping out all the 69 waste containers it had dumped in the Philippines in 2013. Presidential...

Palace: Duterte’s war threat vs Canada just a figure of speech

Posted on Monday, 29 April 2019 06:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang clarified on Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to wage war against Canada over the garbage shipped to the Philippines was just a figure of speech....