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Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau spokesperson Susan Nool revealed this in a water forum held at University of the Philippines-Baguio on September 17. Nool explained while Balili, being a water quality management area , has improved in terms of raising awareness and involving the stakeholders from the academe and communities in the coalition to rehabilitate it, the efforts are still not enough to improve it biologically. Last year, a research of the UP Baguio on the Balili River found it biologically dead.
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GRAND LAUNCH. JPark Island Resort president Justin S. Uy talks during the grand launch of the resort, formerly known as Imperial Palace.
The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.
AUTHORITIES have identified the men suspected of gunning down Fausto Orasan, a tribal chieftain in Cagayan de Oro who was a staunch illegal mining and logging activist here. Lumbia police chief Senior Inspector Allan Curato confirmed to Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro Tuesday afternoon by phone that they already tagged two personalities as Orasan's suspected triggermen.
The government intends to take over the breakdown-prone Metro Rail Transit line along EDSA in 2015, Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, House appropriations committee chairman, said yesterday. He made the statement at the start of plenary debates on the proposed P2.606-trillion national budget for next year.
Shows the company's facility in Balamban, Cebu. THICI president Hitoshi Kono is confident the new ship models will increase ship orders and revenues.
Children hold plates on top of their heads against rainfall as they queue for free meals during Christmas celebrations at the town of Bislig, Tanauan in Leyte province, central Philippines December 24, 2013, a month after Typhoon Haiyan battered central Philippines. Super typhoon Haiyan reduced almost everything in its path to rubble when it swept ashore in the central Philippines on November 8, killing at least 6,069 people, leaving 1,779 missing and 4 million either homeless or with damaged homes.
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right... By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right hiding spot... Lonnie Lynn, who was known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died. Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.
Smoke billows from the crater of Mayon volcano, one of the country's most active volcanoes, in Albay province about 550 kilometers southeast of Manila, Philippines, Feb. 26, 2014. The Philippines has begun a forced evacuation of residents near the country's most active volcano, which officials warn is glowing red and could soon erupt.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby , Senior Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner , Imam Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra and Sayeeda Warsi react together at the close of a vigil outside Westminster Abbey in central London September 3, 2014. Religious leaders attended the vigil to unite against human rights violations in Iraq.
Three suspected members of the New People's Army were killed while two government soldiers were wounded in an encounter Sunday in Davao del Norte. Eastern Mindanao Command public information officer Captain Alberto Caber said the Philippine Army's 72nd Infantry Battalion has yet to identify the three rebels killed in the encounter.
The death toll from the ferry that sank off Leyte on Saturday evening reached eight after the Philippine Navy recovered five more bodies on Monday. The roll-on-roll-off vessel M/V Maharlika II began to list in choppy water and strong winds off San Ricardo in Southern Leyte last Saturday.
MANILA, Philippines Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Robinsons Gourmet Food and Beverage, Inc., is bringing European coffee brand Costa Coffee to the Philippines. Robinsons Retail said it recently signed an international distribution agreement for the supply of Costa Coffee beans and operations of Costa Coffee shops in the country.
The toll from the sinking of a ship off Panaoan island in the central Philippine province of Southern Leyte has climbed to six, the Philippine Navy said Monday. Marineth Domingo, spokesman of the Philippine Navy, said Navy personnel have retrieved three more bodies during their search and rescue operations, Xinhua reported.
MANILA Typhoon ''Luis'' is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility before noon Monday, state weather bureau PAGASA said. PAGASA said Luis, which has left a trail of destruction in Northern Luzon, was already 100 kilometers west northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, over the West Philippine Sea, as of 4 a.m. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said 3,045 people fled their homes in Isabela, Cagayan, Aurora, Apayao, Mt.
A GROUP of architects set out to paint a 50-meter wall in Mandaue City with images of countryside life. Richard Abella, president of the United Architects of the Philippines -Datu Lapu-Lapu Chapter, said the mural they are working on aims to convey the need to protect the environment.
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