Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento said on Wednesday (Nov. 11) that he will cite in contempt the lawyers of Sen. Leila de Lima for claiming that a witness has retracted his testimony against her.
Senator Cynthia Villar on Tuesday underscored the importance of a Sewerage Treatment Plan (STP) to help clean and save Manila Bay.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner Rowena Guanzon has backed calls seeking the resignation of the DENR official, calling him “low life” and “ignoramus.”
Malacañang on Thursday disagreed with the statement of Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda calling experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) “bayaran” or paid hacks for criticizing the Manila Bay “white sand” project.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Wednesday (Oct. 14) expressed satisfaction over the clean-up of Manila Bay that is being conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Senator Leila De Lima wants the Senate to investigate the controversial P389-million Manila Bay beach “nourishment” project, which involves dumping artificial white sand on the shoreline
MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday said it is too late to realign the budget meant for the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay to the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response.
Vice President Leni Robredo believes there is no reason to postpone the 2022 national and local elections despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Akbayan party-list led by former Rep. Loretta Ann Rosales has asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday (Sept. 14) to cite in contempt the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the dumping of dolomite over Manila Bay.
“Noong puro basura walang nagrereklamo, ngayon na pinapaganda, ngayon sila nagrereklamo,” says the wife of Robin Padilla.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday congratulated Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu for the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay.
Environment Sec. Benny Antiporda says DENR is not discounting the possibility that somebody might be trying to sabotage the Manila Bay beach nourishment project.
The surest way to get coronavirus is to not observe social distancing, Malacañang reminded the public.
MANILA – Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu stood firm on his position to push through with the Manila Bay beach nourishment project as he took a swipe at critics of the initiative.
“A complete waste of public funds on a worthless project.”
Malacañang said it understands Senator Leila de Lima’s opposition to the ongoing Manila Bay rehabilitation.
Malacañang on Thursday said it respects the decision of the Cebu Provincial Government to stop the extraction of dolomite being used for the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay.
Malacañang said on Thursday it respects the decision of the Cebu Provincial Government to stop the extraction of dolomite being used for the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay.
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza on Tuesday slammed the ongoing dumping of synthetic white sand from crushed dolomite boulders onto the Baywalk area of Manila Bay, saying it was useless since the beach would remain “unswimmable and deadly.”
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be the first to swim in Manila Bay once its white sand beach makeover is completed.