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Constitutional crisis now ‘slowly happening’ says Zubiri

MANILA, Philippines — They have warned of a possible constitutional crisis, and according to Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri, it’s “slowly happening.” “We have warned about a possible constitutional crisis and tried to avoid it. But unfortunately, it seems that this is slowly happening,” Zubiri said in a statement on Friday. “We hope this crisis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2024

‘El Niño unlikely to cause crisis’

The El Niño phenomenon being experienced in the country is not expected to result in a crisis as food, water and power supplies are adequate during the critical months, an official of the El Niño Task Force said yesterday. Task force spokesperson Joey Villarama said that with all the preparations, interventions and mitigations being done by the government, he does not foresee the El Niño phenomenon creating a crisis......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Task force to public: Continue water conservation

As the water level in major dams can drop further during the dry months, the Task Force El Niño is urging the public to continue conserving water to avert a possible water crisis, especially in Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2024

Water crisis: Rama says this could have been prevented if…

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama believes that the water crisis could have been prevented. The fiasco over the management of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) had “definitely” affected the services of the water district, said Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. “Definitely [the services are affected.] More cooks spoil the broth......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

Cebu City declares water crisis

The city government of Cebu yesterday declared a water crisis due to the impact of the El Niño phenomenon......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

PHL needs to address ‘terrible’ learning crisis – new Ateneo de Davao President

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 January) – The Philippines is facing a “terrible” learning crisis that must be addressed immediately as the country continues to fare poorly in international-scale assessments, new Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) President Fr. Karel S. San Juan said. San Juan told reporters during a press conference on Monday that the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2024

Power crisis artipisyal: PBBM aawatin dagdag-presyo sa kuryente

Tiniyak ni Pangulong Bongbong Marcos na may ilalatag na estratehiya ang gobyerno para mapigilan ang pagtaas sa presyo ng kuryente sa panahon ng power crisis. The post Power crisis artipisyal: PBBM aawatin dagdag-presyo sa kuryente first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsApr 30th, 2024

Wasted water: One-third of the water produced by MCWD is wasted

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than one-third of the water production in Cebu has been relegated to wasted water. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) found that the non-revenue water (NRW) of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) had already reached 36 percent. NRW is the amount of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2024

BDO funds projects to address water crisis

Three major projects that address water scarcity and preserve clean water resources benefited from a $100-million blue bond issuance of BDO Unibank Inc......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2024

Red Sea crisis could draw investments to Philippines – ECCP

The Red Sea crisis may serve as an opportunity for the Philippines to attract more European companies into the country, according to the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2024

President Marcos orders completion of water projects amid El Niño

To avert a potential water shortage especially during El Niño, President Marcos ordered yesterday the immediate completion of all water projects in the country being undertaken by both the private and public sectors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2024

El Niño impact: 30M liters of water lost due to dry spell, says MCWD

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hot season brought by the El Niño has significantly impacted the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) water facility. It was evident in the production of MCWD’s surface water facilities in Barangay Jaclupan in Talisay City and Barangay Lusaran in Cebu City, said MCWD Chair, Lawyer Jose Daluz III, in a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2024

Solon pushes creation of Dept of Water Resource Management

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A lawmaker is pushing for the establishment of a national framework for water resource management that is spelled out in the proposed Department of Water Resources Management (DWRM) as a long-term solution to water shortage in the country. Agri Partylist Representative Wilber Lee said that the DWRM will bring together 32.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2024

Addressing the water crisis

The threat of El Niño looms on the horizon, threatening to worsen the already strained water resources of the Philippines. T.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2024

Vocation Month launched to address lack of priests and nuns

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is a crisis in religious vocation and formators in Cebu are hoping to encourage more people to consider being a nun or priest by working together and reaching out to the young during this vocation month of February. There is a “crisis” in the decrease of the number of people.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2024

40 mln Filipinos have no access to potable water: gov t

MANILA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 40 million people in the Philippines have no access to fresh or potable water, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said Tuesday. Responding to the dire situation, Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos ordered the government agencies to come up with concrete solutions to provide sufficient water supply to Filipinos deprived of potable water on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2024

MCWD water deficit now affects 50,000 households in Metro Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the internal political strife surrounding the Metropolitan Cebu Water District or MCWD continues, the shortage of water faced by residents has also persisted. Currently, the water deficit in the MCWD has now reached 50,000 cubic meters per day. This equates to 50,000 households experiencing water supply issues, with each household.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2024

‘No water interruption until April 30’

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has assured Metro Manila residents of uninterrupted water supply until April 30 after the plan to decrease the water allocation starting April 16 was shelved as the water level in Angat Dam remained above 195 meters yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Mikey Belmonte bags Water Warrior Award

Quezon City Councilor Belmonte was conferred the “Water Warrior Award for Advocacy Leadership” during the 2024 World Water Day Awards in recognition of his contributions as an active partner of Maynilad in championing access to safe water, reliable sanitation and environmental responsibility......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2024

NWRB cuts water supply for Metro next month

The National Water Resources Board will slash the water allocation for Metro Manila to 48 cubic meters per second from 50 cms starting mid-April to conserve water supply that has been impacted by the ongoing El Niño......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2024