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Exhibit Showcasing Wetland Wonders of the Philippines – VILLAR

Sen. Cynthia Villar opened an exhibit featuring the seven Philippine sites which are declared Wetlands of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention. Villar said the exhibit, called Wetland Wonders of the Philippines, was mounted at the second floor of the Senate “to highlight the importance of wetlands and why we all advocate for its conservation.” […]

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Green Banking and Environment-Friendly Loans – LEGARDA

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a measure that would ensure that loans or related funding applications in both public and private lending institutions are in compliance with the country’s environment laws. In filing Senate Bill No. 436, Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Finance and Climate Change, said that she proposes the establishment of […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

Early Detection Best Bet to Avoid Dengue Fatalities – MEDGATE

Fatalities from dengue can be avoided with early detection, which is why even a fever should not be ignored–especially when young children are involved. “Children have the highest case fatality rate (CFR) for dengue, at close to 1%,” stressed Medgate Philippines Chief Executive Officer Robert Parker, who added that this is more than double the […]