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Palace: Philippines not other countries’ dumping ground

The Philippines is not a dumping ground of Canada or any other country, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said yesterday, after authorities seized mixed plastic waste from Hong Kong recently......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Garbage to be returned to Hong Kong

THE garbage that was illegally imported into Misamis Oriental from Hong Kong will be sent back, Malacañang said on Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo said in a statement on Friday afternoon that the Bureau of Customs (BoC) discovered the entry of “mixed plastic wastes” from Hong Kong into Misamis Oriental. The shipment was declared […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Group urges China to probe trash shipment from Hong Kong

China should investigate the entry of mixed plastic waste shipment from Hong Kong, environmental watch group EcoWaste Coalition said as it reiterated the Philippines is not a dumping site of trash from other countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping - Philippine Star

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping Philippine Star The Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations have seen a drastic increase in the quantity of plastic being dumped on the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

‘No to Plastic Straw’ Campaign Launched in Antique

The Provincial Office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Antique launched a new campaign to say no to plastic straws in a bid to protect the environment. “The campaign seeks to raise public awareness on the danger of plastic straws to the environment, and we connect this campaign to the observance of the Month […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Mark Your Calendars for a 360° Showcase in the Hospitality Business

Following the successful first edition in 2018, Global-Link Exhibitions Special Inc. together with the Cebu Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP) will bring the Visayas region once again a 360-degree showcase of the hospitality industry on on June 27-29, 2019 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Lahug. The first edition of Hotel Suppliers […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

South Korea promises help in taking back 5,177 MT of garbage shipments

THE South Korean government has committed to help ship back 5,177 metric tons (MT) of plastic garbage that was illegally brought to the Philippines last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

Trash talk in the Philippines reveals waste trails in Southeast Asia - The Interpreter

Trash talk in the Philippines reveals waste trails in Southeast Asia The Interpreter Rich countries dumping plastic waste and garbage on poorer parts of the region has raised a stink in Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping Philippine Star The Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations have seen a drastic increase in the quantity of plastic being dumped on the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

Group asks Davao councilors to junk WTE project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 May) – An environment group urged the newly elected city councilors to find means of addressing the garbage problem other than adopting the waste-to-energy (WTE) project. Mary Ann Fuentes, managing trustee of Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) said in an interview Monday the WTE technology is not the “long-term and most effective solution.” […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

Filipino Maid Tied to a Tree in Saudi Arabia as Punishment for Leaving Furniture in Sun

Filipino Maid Tied to a Tree in Saudi Arabia as Punishment for Leaving Furniture in Sun The Epoch Times A Filipino maid was tied to a tree by her wealthy employers in Saudi Arabia as a punishment for.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

Mandaue’s plastic ban ordinance up for review

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s plastic ban ordinance may stay but mayor-elect Jonas Cortes want the legislation refined to make it more responsive to the concerns of businessmen and the marketgoers. He said that while there is a need to regulate plastic use in the city, there is also a need to revisit the […] The post Mandaue’s plastic ban ordinance up for review appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

Despite dismissal, Aklan mayor wins re-election

THE Office of the Ombudsman ordered him dismissed from office three weeks before the May 13, 2019 elections. But it did not persuade voters of Malay town in Aklan to junk former mayor Ciceron Cawaling. Garnering 16,277 votes, Cawaling of the Nacionalista Party trounced former mayor John Yap of the NPC who got 12,260 votes […] The post Despite dismissal, Aklan mayor wins re-election appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Clean-up, upcycling of campaign materials urged

Clean-up, upcycling of campaign materials urged.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

Environment Groups Conduct Earth Day Cleanup Drive

Armed with garden gloves and rice sacks, more than 70 volunteers from Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur teamed up to save the planet during the Earth Day cleanup drive on April 21 in the towns of Badoc in Ilocos Norte and Sinait in Ilocos Sur. The Movement Against Plastic Pollution (MAPP) – Ilocos Norte, an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 11th, 2019

Duterte asks SC to junk Petitions for writs

President Duterte yesterday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to junk the bid of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) for protection against what they claimed to be continuing harassment by the administration and military on their members......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019

Filipino Genius Uses Plastic Straws & Candy Wrappers to Make Plastic School Chairs

Filipino Genius Uses Plastic Straws & Candy Wrappers to Make Plastic School Chairs The Epoch Times The world's population has been skyrocketing over the last handful of generations, and with the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019

Manufacturing output drops in March; more factories operate below capacity

Manufacturing output declined both in terms of volume and value in March mainly due to decreased activity in the food, furniture, basic metals and petroleum sectors, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

Toy retailers urged to stop selling benzene-containing plastic balloon kits

Toy retailers urged to stop selling benzene-containing plastic balloon kits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2019

7-anyos totoy patay sa silver cleaning solution

PINANINIWALAANG hindi sina­sadyang nainom ng 7-anyos batang lalaki ang silver cleaning solution na nakalagay sa boteng plastic ng softdrink na kanyang ikinamatay sa Makati City. Namatay habang nila­la­patan ng lunas sa Ospital ng Makati ang biktimang si Rain Men­doza, ng Block 317, Lot 10, Mockingbird St., Bgy. Rizal ng nabanggit na lungsod. Base sa ulat ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2019