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Reduce waste: Cam Norte PENRO chief tells residents

Reduce waste: Cam Norte PENRO chief tells residents.....»»

Category: newsSource: bicolstandard bicolstandardJul 12th, 2018

Open waste dump covered

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A septic cleaner has covered its dumping site following complaints from residents. Cagay village chief Moreno Gonzaga confirmed that RC Septic Tank Cleaner of Victor Adremesin voluntarily covered the dump at Sitio Cablatan upon request of village officials. Earlier, Gonzaga asked Adremesin to stop the dumping wastewater in […] The post Open waste dump covered appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Sky partners with RunRio for Siargao International Marathon this weekend

To continue its zero-waste management and mangrove protection projects in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, running events company Runrio Events, Inc. is holding the Siargao International Marathon with cable, direct-to-home, and broadband provider SKY as official media partner. Thousands of local and international tourists as well as island residents are expected to participate in the destination run on Saturday (July 14) at the Muncipality of del Carmen. The race has five distance categories—3km, 5km, 10km, 21km, and 42km. Island residents may also join for free in the 5km category. “SKY has always been passionate about protecting the environment. We’ve held the SKYathon beach run in the past years for Boracay’s coral reef rehabilitation. Now, we would like to contribute to Siargao’s environmental care by becoming a media partner for the Siargao International Marathon,” said Delbert Santos II, SKY senior marketing manager. Part of the marathon’s route are the coastlines where mangroves from the project were planted last year. The organizers are also bringing in waste management expert to introduce zero-waste management technology in the island. “As early as now, we would like to prevent any environmental damage to happen in Siargao, especially that the island is becoming popular among tourists. With this project, we would like to educate both locals and tourists on how to take care of the island,” said running coach Rio dela Cruz of Runrio Events, Inc. Interested participants of the Siargao International Marathon may still make last-minute registration by visiting www.runrio.com......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

DBP vows more loans for infra, environmental projects

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has vowed to allocate more funds for loans to infrastructure and environmental projects with an eye toward providing more potable water and improving waste management in far-flung areas of the country, its chief said. In a press statement, DBP president and CEO Cecilia Borromeo said the bank was prepared to provide the necessary assistance to towns and municipalities seeking to improve long-term water availability and accessibility, and to undertake projects that would reduce air and water pollution, improve solid waste management, and advance climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. "DBP remains committed to providing rea...Keep on reading: DBP vows more loans for infra, environmental projects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

5 persons feared kidnapped in Zamboanga del Norte

ZAMBOANGA CITY --- Five persons went missing in the hinterlands of Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte on Saturday and their families feared they might have been abducted, sources said. Senior Supt. Raul Tacaca, chief of the Zamboanga del Norte Police Provincial Office, identified the missing persons as Jojo Mantangan, 33; Roger Jongan, 37; Reymon Furesima, 14; Jemar Maglangit, 29; and Mario Ungok, 37 -- all residents of Barangay San Vicente, also of Sirawai. "The alleged missing persons went to Panabutan to conduct illegal logging using chainsaw," Tacaca said. A police source in the adjacent town of Siocon said relatives of the victims initially sought their help because their vil...Keep on reading: 5 persons feared kidnapped in Zamboanga del Norte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

2 DENR officials in Zamboanga Peninsula relieved

MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu ordered the relief of his regional director in the Zamboanga Peninsula as well as the chief of the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO). "Enough is enough. It's not just because of command responsibility. We also want to know ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Collapsed hanging bridge now passable

MAMBUSAO, Capiz – The hanging bridge at Brgy. Pangpang Norte here which collapsed two weeks ago is now passable. According to Pangpang Norte village chief Rodulfo Luna, barangay residents worked together to reconnect the cable and repair the damage structure. Luna said the municipal government promised to immediately repair the bridge but it did not […] The post Collapsed hanging bridge now passable appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

Togo’s barter market: Keeping tradition alive and poverty at bay

Alohou Papa stands in the middle of the bustling market in Togoville and blows hard on a bright red whistle to catch everyone's attention. "It's 9 o'clock. The village chief is sending me to announce that bartering can now start," he cries. "No arguing and no provocation," he tells traders and buyers. Every Saturday on the northern shore of Lake Togo, some 65 kilometers (40 miles) east of the capital, Lome, Togoville runs a lively traditional barter market. No money changes hands at the small public square, where traders, fisherfolk and farmers from surrounding villages flock to trade their produce. At "Togossime" --- "Togo market" in the local Ewe language --- all sorts of ...Keep on reading: Togo’s barter market: Keeping tradition alive and poverty at bay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

DBP lends P1.6B for infrastructure, social services projects in CamSur

STATE-OWNED Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) ramped up its development initiatives in Camarines Sur through the grant of a P1.6-billion loan facility that would finance critical infrastructure projects and public facilities and improve social services to local residents, a top official said. DBP president and chief executive officer Cecilia C. Borromeo said the bank […] The post DBP lends P1.6B for infrastructure, social services projects in CamSur appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

AFP confident martial law will be extended in Mindanao

The Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed confidence on Sunday that it could convince Congress to approve a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. Noting a 38-percent downtrend in crime in the region, the AFP maintained that Mindanao residents were satisfied with the implementation of martial law and wanted it extended. 'Relatively peaceful' In a radio interview, Col. Noel Detoyato, chief of the AFP public affairs office (PAO) said most parts of Mindanao have been "relatively peaceful" with martial law in effect over the region. Detoyato pointed out that the AFP had prepared its report to Congress for the one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. "Actually...Keep on reading: AFP confident martial law will be extended in Mindanao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Camarines Norte mayor laments disappointing federalism roadshow in Albay

Just before the weekend, local chief executives in the Bicol region traveled for hours to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Imelda Marcos tells Sandiganbayan: I’ll take case to Supreme Court

Former First Lady and Ilocos Norte 2nd Dist. Rep. Imelda Marcos has notified the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division that she will bring her appeal to the Supreme Court (SC). In a Notice of Appeal from Marcos' camp, she requested the anti-graft court to provide the SC records of her case.The Sandiganbayan received her notice on Wednesday. "Accused hereby gives the Honorable Court notice that she is appealing the adverse Decision dated 09 November 2018 and requests that the records of this case be forwarded to the Supreme Court for further proceedings," Marcos said in the document prepared by her counsel, Atty. Manuel Lazaro. Marcos initially submitted a similar Notice of Appeal, but the Fift...Keep on reading: Imelda Marcos tells Sandiganbayan: I’ll take case to Supreme Court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

DepEd Davao Norte chief says no closure order issued vs Lumad schools   

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews / 03 December) — An official of the Department of Education in Davao del Norte here said no closure order has been issued against the Salugpongan community schools managed by the non-governmental Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incorporated (MISFI) in the hinterlands of Talaingod, Davao del Norte. Capt. Jerry Lamosao, spokesperson of the Army’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte backs kidnapping charge vs. Satur Ocampo, others

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Director-General Oscar D. Albayalde on Monday said a kidnapping case will be refiled against former Bayan Muna representative Satur C. Ocampo and his companions over the transport of minors in Talaingod town, Davao del Norte, on Nov. 28......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

North Cotabato ambush leaves 2 dead, 3 hurt, 2 missing

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Two persons were killed, three others injured and two more were reported missing after an ambush in a farming village in Matalam, North Cotabato Saturday. Chief Supt. Eliseo Tam Rasco, police director of the Soccsksargen Police Regional Office, said Tata Angeles, 25, and George Dilanggalen, 50, both farmers and residents of Barangay Kibudoc, were killed in an ambush at 10:30 a.m. in Purok Ragsak, Barangay Kibudoc, Matalam, Cotabato. Chief Insp. Brian Placer, chief of the Matalam Municipal Police Station, identified the injured as During Panga, 40, Jomer Intol Sultan, 17, and Samsudin Delanggalen, 18 all residents of Purok Sultan Maslani-Campo, Barangay Kibudoc...Keep on reading: North Cotabato ambush leaves 2 dead, 3 hurt, 2 missing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Decomposing body found in Isabela City, Basilan

ZAMBOANGA CITY--- Isabela City residents found a decomposing body in the innermost part of the city's Sampinit Complex Friday morning. Police Superintendent Gilzen Nio Manese, police chief of Isabela City in Basilan, said the loggers, all residents of Barangay Mazola, Isabela City, had alerted the police about it on Friday, but the body was no longer recognizable. The remains were brought to Villa Funeral Homes. Personnel of the Scene of Crime Operatives (SOCO) are still trying to determine the cause of death and to establish the identity of the remains. Police said Sampinit Complex had been a mountainous part in Isabela City known as a stronghold of Puruji Indama, the Abu Sa...Keep on reading: Decomposing body found in Isabela City, Basilan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Dolefil to produce energy from fruit wastes

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato (MindaNews/ 22 Nov.) – To help fight climate change and to reduce its dependence on fossil fuel, a giant multinational fruit processor based here is building two waste-to-energy facilities costing some P1 billion, officials said. Randolph Fleming, vice president and managing director of Dole Philippines, Inc. (Dolefil), said that a biogas plant […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

‘Tallest Christmas tree’ in Philippines lights up Tagum City, Davao del Norte

Residents and tourists are celebrating the recently-lighted 182-foot-tall Christmas tree in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, which has become the centerpiece of the local Christmas tradition. A firework display accompanied the lighting of the towering Christmas ornament on Sunday, drawing large crowds to the annual ceremony. The ten layers forming the massive structure represent the […] The post ‘Tallest Christmas tree’ in Philippines lights up Tagum City, Davao del Norte appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

DPWH chief tells gov’t engineers to learn from Natonin tragedy

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar appealed to government engineers gathered at the 14th National Conference of district engineers to implement measures that would ensure structural integrity and safety to prevent tragedies like the Natonin incident......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Double standard on Imelda’s arrest slammed

Human rights and famers’ group on Tuesday, November 13, slammed the statement made by National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde and the Sandiganbayan’s deferment of the former first lady’s warrant of arrest over the conviction of Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

8 nabbed in Bicol drug raids, buy-busts

LEGAZPI CITY -- At least eight drug personalities were arrested Thursday in separate buy-busts and drug raids conducted by police in Bicol provinces, police reported Friday.   Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said police operations were carried out in Camarines Sur, Carmarines Norte, and Albay led to the arrest of eight drug personalities and confiscation of several sachets of suspected "shabu" (crystal meth) and other drug paraphernalia.   In Baao, Camarines Sur, suspects Alan Bigay, 35; Aldrin Villamer, 20; Reymar Magistrado, 35; and Jake Bedural, 20, were arrested while on a drug session around 5:50 a.m Thursday at Bigay's residence ...Keep on reading: 8 nabbed in Bicol drug raids, buy-busts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018