Another 100 local government units (LGUs) are expected to be charged by the Office of the Environmental Ombudsman this year for violating the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.
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Malacañang has suspended work at government-run institutions starting 12 noon of Holy Wednesday (March 28) to give workers and students more time for religious activities.
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Composting is a must in Boracay because most establishments there, hotels and restaurants, produce a lot of kitchen or food wastes.
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The House of Representatives this week approved on second reading a bill providing temporary jobs to the breadwinners of poor families in rural areas.
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Senator Loren Legarda on Saturday stressed the need for concerned government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to "step up" enforcing environmental laws.
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More public funds can be sent to the grassroots "without tinkering" with the 1987 Constitution, Sen. Ralph Recto on Saturday said.
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Before lawmakers seriously consider amending the Constitution and change the country’s form of government, Sen. Nancy Binay on Friday said they should first consider implementing first the Local Government Code.
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Senator Nancy Binay on Thursday called on concerned officials to ensure that there will be no firecracker-related casualties and injuries in the traditional merrymaking to start the New Year.
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Senator Nancy Binay has sought for a review of the existing land use plans and geohazard maps to identify vulnerable areas and minimize hazard exposures.
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Local government units (LGUs) in disaster-prone areas must learn how to use "geohazard map" to help them address the effects of climate change.
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At least four senators are open to the idea of extending the implementation of martial law in Mindanao, provided that the military and police convince them on the need for a new 12-month lease in a security briefing.
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Transport group Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON) announced on Sunday the cancellation of its planned nationwide transport strike slated December 4-5.
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Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones is looking for private companies and local government units (LGUs)to adopt a school in the war-torn city.
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The Department of Health (DOH) admitted that implementation of a country-wide smoking ban ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte three months ago would be a big a challenge.
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The healing and rebuilding process should take place soon, Sen. Bam Aquino on Tuesday said.
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The House of Representatives committee on reforestation approved this week House Bill 4002 which mandates the planting of trees in urban and countryside parks.
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Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones has called on local government units (LGUs) to put up museums in their localities.
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Senator Loren Legarda is considering of engaging in a “shame campaign” of sort to enjoin local government executives to account for funds provided to them by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
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Former Senator Edgardo Angara is not sure whether this the time is ripe for the country to shift to a federal form of government as advocated by President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies.
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Senator Nancy Binay on Sunday called for an inter-agency coordination to contain the spread of the bird flu outbreak in humans following strain of the avian flu virus in poultry farms in Pampanga.
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The House committee on higher and technical education moved to stop the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) from implementing its plan to close down extension campuses of the Bukidnon State University (BSU).
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The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to support the nationwide smoking ban by creating their respective Smoke-Free Task Forces that will help implement the ban in the…