Southeast Asia Fisheries Development Center Scientist Emerita and Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor Dr. Jurgenne Primavera reported that the ‘region has the highest rate of mangrove loss.’
The passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, a measure institutionalizing transparency and accountability is what the Filipino people need to gain back the confidence and faith towards their government.
Growing awareness and concern over the protection and care of the environment is now becoming more intense worldwide that ‘going natural, going green’ is deeply encouraged by environment advocates in the Philippines.
The National Transmission Grid Corporation reported that heavy rains and strong winds brought by typhoon ‘Pablo’ inflicted damages on power lines in various parts of Mindanao.
Cheap imported handheld x-ray device known as the Tianjie Dental Falcon from China, could expose patients to ten times suggested levels of radiation, increasing their risks of cancer and organ damage, according to UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that 8,283 families or 41,608 people were evacuated from Regions 8 (Eastern Visayas), 10 (Northern Mindanao), 11 (Davao Region) and 13 (Caraga Region) as typhoon ‘Pablo’ runs havoc to these areas.
Members of the Royal Family, the Middletons, are said to be delighted upon learning that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby.
President Benigno Aquino III noted that the RH Bill has been divisive for too long and the time has come to put the matter to rest.
The third quarter economic growth with gross national product (GDP) of 7.1 percent has surprised even those in government, a Palace official noted, saying that historically this period ‘is always the slowest’ in terms of output.
Article II Section 26 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution clearly prohibits political dynasty but it has yet to come up with an appropriate definition by enacting a law through Congress.