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Explorers want to protect homecourt

PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR—The twice-to-beat Pagadian Explorers aim to protect home court when they open the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao Leg quarterfinals, Thursday against eighth seed Kapatagan, which is looking to extend the series to an all-or-nothing rubber match  at 4 p.m. .....»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJul 28th, 2021

DND cites need to protect vulnerable sectors in armed conflict

MANILA -The Department of National Defense (DND) on Friday underscored the importance of protecting civilians, detainees, the wounded and sick, and those who are affected by the hostilities during armed conflict.This, as the agency led the commemoration of International Humanitarian Law (IHL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

DND cites need to protect vulnerable sectors in armed conflict

MANILA -The Department of National Defense (DND) on Friday underscored the importance of protecting civilians, detainees, the wounded and sick, and those who are affected by the hostilities during armed conflict.This, as the agency led the commemoration of International Humanitarian Law (IHL.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Negros LGUs renew vow to protect Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park

BAGO CITY - Six local government units (LGUs) have renewed their commitment to protecting the Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park (MKNP), the site of Mt. Kanlaon, an active volcano in Negros Island, in a three-day festival here starting Tuesday.Hosted by the city government of Bago, just south of Bacol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 9th, 2022

Negros LGUs renew vow to protect Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park

BAGO CITY - Six local government units (LGUs) have renewed their commitment to protecting the Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park (MKNP), the site of Mt. Kanlaon, an active volcano in Negros Island, in a three-day festival here starting Tuesday.Hosted by the city government of Bago, just south of Bacol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 9th, 2022

Senators want more protection, benefits for riders, bus drivers

MANILA - Service providers have the duty to pursue claims for collection from canceling customers and the burden should not be passed on to their delivery riders or drivers.In a statement on Saturday, Senator Lito Lapid said he filed Senate Bill 38, or An Act Providing Measures to Protect In.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2022

Tandag City boosts HPV vaccination among adolescent girls

BUTUAN CITY - The Tandag City government in Surigao del Sur intensified its campaign to protect adolescent girls from cervical cancer.Mayor Roxanne Pimentel, together with Dr. Ruth Arraz, the City Health Office (CHO) head, led Thursday the launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccinati.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 4th, 2022

Bill seeking to protect rights defenders re-filed ‘to honor those who fought and still fight for rights of fellow Filipinos’

“This bill is refiled in a new Congress, when all eyes in the international community are on the Philippines for the bloody record of the previous president Rodrigo Duterte, and those of the other past regimes, including the dictator Ferdinand Marcos." The post Bill seeking to protect rights defenders re-filed ‘to honor those who fought and still fight for rights of fellow Filipinos’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 30th, 2022

Volunteer groups vow to sustain mangrove planting in NegOr

DUMAGUETE CITY - An alliance of volunteer groups in Negros Oriental has committed to planting thousands of mangrove trees yearly and relentlessly to protect the province's shorelines and support global efforts against climate change.Sidney Lee, the planting coordinator of the Allied Mangrove.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2022

Ilocos Norte restores mangrove areas to protect environment

LAOAG CITY - The Ilocos Norte government on Wednesday urged coastal communities to take good care of their existing mangrove forests to protect marine life and safeguard it from the impacts of climate change.In time for the month-long observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month this.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2022

CAR pushes for a ridge-to-reef law to protect watersheds

BAGUIO CITY - The Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera on Wednesday asked that a law requiring lowland provinces to help in the preservation of the watersheds in the Cordillera be passed as a contribution to environmental preservation efforts of upland provinces."This is the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2022

DPWH completes P66-M flood mitigation structures in La Union

MANILA - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Saturday the completion of two flood mitigating structures worth over PHP66 million in La Union.DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan said in a statement that the twin projects will protect lives and properties in three vill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2022

DPWH completes P66-M flood mitigation structures in La Union

MANILA - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Saturday the completion of two flood mitigating structures worth over PHP66 million in La Union.DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan said in a statement that the twin projects will help reduce flooding and protect lives and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2022

CAR alarmed by 4,480 hike dengue cases from Jan-July

BAGUIO CITY -The Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) on Friday urged local government units (LGUs) to ramp up efforts to protect the public against dengue as cases in the region continued to rise."Most of the provinces and cities in the region have a high incidence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 15th, 2022

Dinagat to expedite vaccination as start of F2F classes nears

BUTUAN CITY - As the August 22 start of the face-to-face classes nears, Dinagat Islands Governor Nilo Demerey Jr. has ordered the fast-tracking of vaccination in the province to protect children from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)."We will find a means to accelerate our vaccination.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2022

Solon says reduced importation may curb inflation

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s proposals to reduce the country's reliance on imports and crack down on agricultural smuggling will protect farmers and their produce, improve local agricultural productivity, and push down prices.Senator JV Ejercito said the Anti-Agricult.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2022

DOLE-11 profiles over 20K child laborers in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY - The Department of Labor and Employment in Davao Region (DOLE-11) said it has profiled more than 20,000 child laborers in the Davao Region in the last four years, even as it vowed to further strengthen programs to protect Filipino children.In a statement Wednesday, DOLE-11 said.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2022

2 flood control structures built in Nueva Ecija

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of two flood control structures along the Penaranda River that could protect residents in nearby towns of General Tinio and San Leonardo in Nueva Ecija province.DPWH Regional Di.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 6th, 2022

Baste vows to protect Dabawenyos welfare

DAVAO CITY - Mayor-elect Sebastian Duterte vowed to continue protecting the well-being of Dabawenyos as he took his oath at the Sangguniang Panlungsod here Monday.In his speech, Duterte also assured the effective and full implementation of the laws of the city for the welfare of the Dabawen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

Continue road clearing ops, remove tricycles from highways: DILG

MANILA - Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ano on Friday urged local government units (LGUs) to continue the nationwide Road Clearing Operation (RCO) and campaign against tricycles on national highways to protect children from road accidents following the shif.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2022

Gov t must intensify steering safe spaces awareness: expert

MANILA - Unwelcomed words and actions showing malice toward women, whether familiar or strange, remain a challenge in the country despite the existence of laws meant to protect women.In this reality, the administration, through the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), has been doubling initiatives to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2022