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Bishop wants Bataan nuke plant laid to eternal rest

A CATHOLIC prelate has called on the Duterte administration to permanently abandon its plan of operating the country’s only nuclear power plant by putting it to “eternal rest.” Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos made the call in the wake of the Russian envoy to the Philippines’ statement that Bataan Nuclear Power….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalApr 16th, 2018

Bishop warns vs Russia-PH pact to build nuke plants

A Catholic bishop warned that the agreement with Russia to develop a nuclear energy infrastructure in the country would not be beneficial to the country.   Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos said the partnership, which would also look into the possibility of constructing land-based or floating nuclear power plants, would just be another "white elephant."   "It will be useless and will be another example of a white elephant as the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) was," the prelate said.   The bishop was reacting to the Department of Energy's partnership with Russia's State Atomic Energy Corp. Rosatom to develop the country's nuclear power infrastructure. ...Keep on reading: Bishop warns vs Russia-PH pact to build nuke plants.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

UCCP bishop, human rights defender laid to rest

BAGUIO CITY — Bishop Emeritus Juan Marigza of the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP), a vocal critic of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and staunch human rights defender, was laid to rest on September 12 in his hometown Aringay, in La Union province......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Iligan’s Bishop Elenito Galido laid to rest

Bishop Elenito Galido was laid to rest in a small room at the left side of the altar of St. Michael's Cathedral on Thursday, December 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

LOOK | Butuanons bid farewell as Bishop Pueblos is laid to rest

Butuan City – An estimated 3,500 parishioners, together with hundreds of priests from different parts of the country, paid their last respect during funeral rites for Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos at the St. Joseph Cathedral in Butuan City Tuesday. Pueblos served as the second bishop of the Diocese of Butuan for 22 years, after […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Recto: Don't use Malampaya funds for Bataan nuke plant revival

Recto: Don't use Malampaya funds for Bataan nuke plant revival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2016

Senate minority wants Malampaya billions firewalled from Bataan nuke plant project

Senate minority wants Malampaya billions firewalled from Bataan nuke plant project.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 21st, 2016

Bataan opposes nuke plant operation

Bataan opposes nuke plant operation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 19th, 2016

Bataan bishop opposes nuclear plant reopening

Bataan bishop opposes nuclear plant reopening.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 8th, 2016

Senators open to revival of Bataan nuke plant

MANILA, Philippines - Some senators are now open to the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) to ensure a stable power supply even as a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 16th, 2016

Bataan Eyes to Plant 1M Trees

Provincial Government of Bataan launched Monday a project that challenges residents to plant and grow one million trees. “1Million Trees for 1Bataan aims to encourage Bataeños to plant more trees and help the province in empowering environmental responsiveness,” Governor Albert Raymond Garcia said. It is being implemented in partnership with Department of Environment and Natural […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Pray to calm the typhoon, Bataan bishop asks faithful

BALANGA City, Bataan: Bishop Ruperto Santos of the Diocese of Balanga in Bataan has asked people to pray as Super typhoon Ompong threatens the country. “Prayer is our strength, our assurance. Let us pray as one country begging God to keep us safe, to protect us from calamities and to deliver us from sufferings,” the prelate said on… link: Pray to calm the typhoon, Bataan bishop asks faithful.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

3 areas under Signal No. 3 as ‘Ompong’ moves closer to Northern Luzon

        Three areas were placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ompong moved closer to Northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Friday morning.   The following areas were placed under storm signals:   Signal No. 3   Northern Aurora, Isabela and Cagayan   Signal No. 2   Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, La Union, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, rest of Aurora, Tarlac and Northern Zambales   Signal No. 1   Pampanga, Bataan, rest of Zambales, Bulacan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Cav...Keep on reading: 3 areas under Signal No. 3 as ‘Ompong’ moves closer to Northern Luzon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Final farewell to UN’s Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

ACCRA, Ghana --- World dignitaries laid to rest former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in his native Ghana on Thursday, with calls to keep alive the legacy of a "stubborn optimist" to create a better, more peaceful world. His widow Nane Maria led hundreds of mourners, including world leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty, and called her husband an "extraordinary" person who had a "joy of life." "My love, you are now back home where you started your long journey. But may your wisdom and compassion continue to guide us, wherever we are," she told his funeral in the capital, Accra. His son, Kojo, said his father had dedicated his life to the ideals of ...Keep on reading: Final farewell to UN’s Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Losing a hero

A flag flies at half mast at the Capitol US dome in Washington DC as the world mourns the passing of US Sen. John McCain. The late war hero will lie in state at the US Capitol on Friday, followed by a memorial service at the National Cathedral before being laid to rest at the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Southwest monsoon to bring rains over Luzon Saturday

MANILA: The southwest monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon will bring rains over the island on Saturday, the weather bureau said. Monsoon rains will prevail over the Ilocos and Cordillera regions, Batanes, Babuyan Group of Islands, Zambales, and Bataan. Metro Manila, the rest of central Luzon and of Cagayan Valley, Calabarzon and Mindoro will [...] The post Southwest monsoon to bring rains over Luzon Saturday appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Mayor Al buried on Aug. 18

DAGUPAN City, Pangasinan -- The late city Mayor Alipio Fernandez Jr. will be laid to rest on Saturday, here. This was announced by his son, lawyer Alipio Vittorio Ramon “Alvin” Fernandez, who said that a funeral Mass will be held at 8 a.m. at the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Albay broadcaster Joey Llana laid to rest

ALBAY, Philippines – Hard-hitting radio broadcaster Joey Llana was laid to rest on Thursday, July 26, nearly a week after he was gunned down in Daraga town in this province. During the funeral procession from Daraga church to the Daraga Catholic Cemetery , Llana's family and friends held ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

‘Josie’ exits PAR but monsoon rains to continue

  Parts of Luzon and Visayas will continue to experience severe weather even after Tropical Depression "Josie" has left the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).   Scattered to widespread monsoon rains could be expected over Ilocos Region, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro, Palawan, and Western Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   Occasional rains over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon and Visayas will also continue, it added.   The new low pressure area (LPA) outside PAR was last spotted 1,495 kilometers east of Central Luzon and is expected to get inside PAR l...Keep on reading: ‘Josie’ exits PAR but monsoon rains to continue.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Skyler Abatayo finally laid to rest

MANILA, Philippines – A crowd of relatives, friends, and sympathizers on Saturday, July 21, joined the funeral procession of Bladen Skyler Abatayo, the 4-year old boy hit by a stray bullet during a police operation in Cebu City. The mourners,  clad in black t-shirts  with the face of Skyler and the hashtag “Justice for Sky,” walked ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Tisoy Argoncillo laid to rest in Iloilo

ILOILO CITY ---The young man who died on June 19 while in detention in a Quezon City jail was finally laid to rest on Saturday afternoon in his hometown in Barangay Bagongon in Concepcion town. Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo, 22, was arrested at his elder sister's residence in Quezon City for loitering without a shirt outside their house. He died four days later in jail. Around 600 relatives and residents of the island barangay attended Argoncillo's funeral. They walked from the family residence to the cemetery, passing the shoreline. Some came from the mainland of Concepcion town, which is about 45 minutes by motorboat. Relatives carried streamers and banners calling for justic...Keep on reading: Tisoy Argoncillo laid to rest in Iloilo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018