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Another pangolin repatriated to Palawan from Manila

Another pangolin was turned over to the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) just before the year 2021 came to a close. The PCSDS...

DENR mounts relief operations to assist Odette survivors

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started providing support, particularly cash assistance, to communities seriously affected by Typhoon Odette in Siargao,...

SIM Card Registration Act gets Senate’s final nod

The Senate unanimously adopted the bill requiring the registration of subscriber identification module (SIM) cards on third and final reading Thursday, December 16. Senate Bill...

USAID, DepEd pursue high-quality early grade learning

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) collaborated with the Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Educators Academy of the Philippines to...

President Duterte issues executive order regulating drug and medicine prices

President Rodrigo Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) No. 155 on Wednesday that regulates the prices of drugs and medicines in the country to address...

Lunar cycle affects rice black bug; expert advises rice farmers

In response to recent reports of swarms of rice black bugs (RBB) in parts of Regions II and III, Genaro S. Rillon, crop protection...

Palawan mines recognized for environmental protection, mine safety efforts in 2021...

Mining and mineral processing firms in Palawan were hailed winners of the 2021 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), Best Mining Forest Contest, and...

Chiz: Address gaps in remote learning due to lack of internet...

With no end in sight for the coronavirus pandemic, senatorial candidate and Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero is pushing for better internet service across the...

DOT pushes for 100% vaccination of ‘active’ tourism workers

The Department of Tourism (DOT) will not stop until the 100 percent vaccination of all active tourism workers in the country has been achieved. This...

U.S. establishes P800-million Environmental Conservation Fund for civil society organizations in...

The United States government has established a five-year, P800 million ($16 million) grant facility to assist civil society organizations in the Philippines in implementing...

BSP maintains ceilings on credit card transactions

The Monetary Board opted to keep the credit card transaction limitations in place under Circular No. 1098, issued September 24, 2020. The Bangko Sentral ng...

PAGASA: La Niña likely to bring more rains until Q1 of...

There is an 80 percent chance that the La Niña phenomenon will affect the country until the first quarter of 2022, according to the...