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Jonathan L. Mayuga is a journalist for more than 15 years. He is a product of the University of the East – Manila. An awardee of the J. G. Burgos Biotech Journalism Awards, BrightLeaf Agricultural Journalism Awards, Binhi Agricultural Journalism Awards, and Sarihay Environmental Journalism Awards.

MWSS exec: Kaliwa Dam Project aboveboard

AN official of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said the New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project is above board and can be...

Japanese firm revives bid to build project challenging Kaliwa Dam

THE Osaka-based Global Utility Development Corp. Ltd.  (GUDC) is now reviving its proposal to build the $410-million Kaliwa Intake Weir Project under a 25-year...

Saving Manila Bay: Is it possible?

A few days after the government-led a massive coastal cleanup fronting Bay Walk on Roxas Boulevard in Manila, eager beavers have started to take...

The summer of water discontent

METROPOLITAN Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Administrator Reynaldo V. Velasco is pitching calls for the crafting of a 50-year Water Security and Used Water...

DILG chief bares acquisition of 266 new fire trucks this year

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said it will continue to enhance the fire-fighting capabilities of the Bureau of Fire Protection...

DILG urges provinces to help fight insurgency, create TFs

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local officials to help fight the insurgency and create special task forces following...

DILG’s Año calls for stronger Asean cooperation against human trafficking

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urged delegates of the recent Asean Consultative Meeting in Bohol to strengthen...

Unusually high demand for water, limited allocation blamed for water shortage

THE unusually huge demand for water because of “El Nino” and the limited allocation for Manila Water Company, Inc. are behind the...

MWSS repeats call to conserve water

AMID concern over water supply, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) reiterated its call to the public, particularly those living in Metro Manila,...

‘Policy stalemate’ plagues mining industry—think tank

The Philippines may be losing billions of dollars in potential mining investment because of policy gaps that tend to shoo away investors, mining industry...

‘Unique species on the brink of extinction’

On March 3 Philippine authorities intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport more than 1,500 live turtle species being smuggled into the country by...

Año backs NCRPO chief’s handling of police misfits

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Police Maj. General Guillermo Eleazar has found a strong ally in Secretary Eduardo M. Año...

Climate Reality Project lauds Negros Occidental’s decision to ban coal-fired power...

The Climate Reality Project has commended the Negros Occidental local government’s “bold step toward a greener, sustainable future” after declaring the province...

Cimatu lauds DENR-SMC tie-up to boost bay rehab

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu lauded food and beverage giant San Miguel Corp. (SMC) for its commitment to clean up the Tullahan-Tinajeros...

Cimatu: Boracay rehab still a work in progress

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu is asking for patience in relation to the snail-paced rehabilitation of Boracay, four months after it was...

Zamboanga Sibugay town coconut farmers receive P1.2-million assistance package

Coconut farmers in the town of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay, are getting the much-needed boost from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).

Focus: Conservation, protection of ‘life below water’

Marine species conservation and protection. That is the focus of the rehabilitation of Manila Bay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said...

No smoking, no drinking policy stays in Boracay

With the onset of the summer season, local and foreign tourists are expected to flock to some of the country’s famous tourist...

Philreca bid to make users pay RPT scored

A NETWORK of power consumers, civil- society organizations and advocacy groups engaged in issues of energy and electricity on Wednesday slammed the proposal of...

Tourists, visitors flock to Bolinao anew after coastal cleanup campaign

More tourists and visitors have started flock in Bolinao, Pangasinan, after various stakeholders worked together to conduct coastal cleanup and rehabilitation activities on some...
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