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ANTI-DISCRIMINATION BILL GETS HOUSE PANEL OK

The House of Representatives has moved closer to passing a measure introduced by Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte that aims to prohibit and criminalize discrimination on various fronts.  Villafuerte’s House Bill (HB) No. 4647 was among several legislative proposals consolidated and approved recently by the House committee on human rights that bans discrimination on the grounds of […]

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Featured Government

LIONS CLUB INT’L TO PLANT 10,000 TREES – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has gained a strong ally in the government’s reforestation program after the Lions Clubs International (LCI) Multiple District 301 Philippines has committed to plant 10,000 trees nationwide during the 34th anniversary of the DENR. “The DENR welcomes the initiative of Lions Clubs International Multiple District 301 Philippines […]

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Government

DENR CELEBRATES 34TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY – CIMATU

Secretary Roy Cimatu challenged the various offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to “go down to the grassroots level and involve more people and communities to the agency’s programs and projects,” during the celebration of the agency’s 34th anniversary. “For instance, make as many people as possible aware that we have […]

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NEA: OVER 148,000 NEW CONSUMER CONNECTIONS IN Q1

Electric cooperatives (ECs) have recorded an additional 148,792 consumer connections in the first quarter of the current year, data submitted to the National Electrification Administration (NEA) showed. The NEA Information Technology and Communication Services Department (ITCSD) said the figure, which is equivalent to 37 percent of the corporate target, is slightly higher than the 134,435 […]

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Government

DENR, SMC START PASIG RIVER DREDGING PROJECT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) officially commenced the Pasig River Dredging Project, a major venture to rehabilitate one of the large river systems linked to the Manila Bay. The signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA), held at the Petron Sales Training Office in Manila, signifies […]

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Government

DENR CHEMICAL EXPOSURE POLICY NOMINATED FOR AWARD

A policy solution being implemented by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to effectively minimize the adverse effects of chemical exposure on human health and the environment has been named as one of the top candidates for the Future Policy Award 2021.Out of the 55 policies from 36 countries that were nominated, the […]

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Hobbies & Advocacies

SMC STARTS BIG PASIG RIVER REHAB WITH P2B BUDGET

San Miguel Corporation (SMC), in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), other national government agencies, and Metro Manila mayors, yesterday officially launched its ambitious, five-year plan to clean up and rehabilitate the Pasig River.    The project is set to become the largest ever river rehabilitation project in the country, with […]

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Government

CIMATU TAPS BOY SCOUTS FOR ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has challenged the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, teachers, as well as the DENR utility personnel, to promote care for the environment in their own ways, during the learning session for the Month of the Ocean (MOO) celebration. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu explained that presenting a challenge […]

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Business & Economy

BROWNOUT? STAY ONLINE WITH GLOBE MYFI LTE, LTE-A

Power outages could be an inconvenience especially now that most are working or learning from home and heavily dependent on internet connectivity. With Globe’s pocket WiFi devices MyFi LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), these help ease one’s worries so power interruptions don’t interrupt what needs to be done for school, work, or life. These nifty devices […]

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Government

DENR TO CONDUCT MINING ASSETS INVENTORY – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), is ready for the updating of essential mining information on the government’s idle mining assets. “This is in preparation for the bidding and sale of mining assets to gain revenues and help the country recover from the economic devastation of […]