More doctors, nurses deployed to LGUs to boost vaccine rollout
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has started deploying its own doctors and nurses on “loan” to local government units (LGUs) to help implement the government’s vaccination program, while it waits to start its own nationwide vaccination for some 70,000 employees in June. “This is another way we can support (the) government’s vaccination efforts –by sharing our… (0 comment)

More sightings of pilot whales reported in Sarangani Bay
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 12 has recorded fresh sightings of pilot whales in portions of the Sarangani Bay, confirming reports of more thriving habitats of the marine mammal in the area. Joy Ologuin, area superintendent of the Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape (SBPS), said Monday the short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala… (0 comment)

Baguio to convert former dumpsite into eco-park
The city government of Baguio is starting to convert the closed 60-year-old open dump facility to an ecological park, transforming its location in Barangay Irisan to a forest park. Baguio City mayor Benjamin Magalong said: On “our initial estimate, we will be able to turn this to an eco-park by 2021 but by the rate… (0 comment)

DPWH forms Earthquake Resiliency Office
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Friday, July 19, 2019, reported the creation of an office that will ensure the earthquake resilience of the country’s infrastructure. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar formed the DPWH Earthquake Resiliency Program Management Office (ER-PMO) through Department Order (DO) 75 dated July 10, which would serve as… (0 comment)

After 6-month rehabilitation: Boracay reopens to public
After six months of intensive rehabilitation, the world-renowned Boracay Island reopened to the public on Friday, October 26, 2018. A total of 157 accommodation establishments, with 7,308 available rooms, were given green light by the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force to accept visitors to one of the world’s leading tourist destinations, The Department of Tourism said.… (0 comment)

Cancer patients, court workers get P1.5-M donation from OFWs
A network of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) donated PHP1.5 million pesos to the House of Hope Foundation for Kids with Cancer and Philippine Association of Court Employees. Now on its second leg, the “Pasasalamat” initiative of OFW chapters worldwide, including those working in the United States, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Australia, United Kingdom and other countries,… (0 comment)

Miss Earth candidates pitch for waste-less polls
Delegates to the upcoming Miss Earth Philippines 2018 beauty pageant on Wednesday trooped to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office to campaign for waste prevention and reduction as the synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections near. Co-organized by the Miss Earth Foundation and the EcoWaste Coalition, the visit by the pageant hopefuls drew attention… (0 comment)