More Cagayan green-gray infra to control riverbank erosion pushed

Village officials of Baggao town in Cagayan province are encouraged to plant bamboo and indigenous species to protect the riverbank against further erosion. The site is one of the priority areas for rehabilitation of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the local government due to the confluence of the Paranan River and […]

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DOLE resumes inspection of workplaces’ compliance with laws

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has resumed inspections to ensure establishments’ compliance with the laws after a temporary suspension in December In Administrative Order No. 11, series of 2022, issued on January 19, Secretary Silvestre Bello III authorized routine and complaint inspections, occupational safety and health standards investigations, and special inspections until Dec. […]

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Pasig village allots P500-K for last batch of college scholars

A barangay in Pasig City on Friday disbursed PHP500,000 to pay for the tuition fees of the last batch of its college scholars this coming semester. Barangay San Antonio (BSA) chairman Raymond Lising ordered the release of the checks amid the difficulties faced by a number of families affected by the pandemic. Lising said his […]

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S. Korea culls chickens over outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu

South Korean quarantine officials began slaughtering about 427,000 chickens Sunday as a precautionary measure after the outbreaks of the H5N1 avian influenza virus at two farms, the agricultural ministry said. The two cases of the highly pathogenic bird flu were reported at two chicken farms in Hwaseong, about 40 kilometers south of Seoul, the Ministry […]

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Cimatu reiterates call to amend wildlife law to protect PH eagle

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu renewed his call on lawmakers to amend Republic Act 9147 or the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001 to ensure stricter penalties amid the increasing number of Philippine eagle rescues during the pandemic. Cimatu made the statement following the release of a […]

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Caraga logs over 800 new Covid-19 cases, 108 recoveries

The Caraga Region added 810 new cases to its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally over the weekend. The Department of Health in Region 13 (DOH-13) on Sunday also reported 108 new recoveries that padded the overall count to 47,746 out of 52,914 since the pandemic began in March 2020. “With the 810 new cases, Caraga […]

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