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PAGASA: Don’t take a bath during thunderstorms

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 08:58 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – It’s rainy season, and thunderstorms are inevitable. Thus, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) advises the public to refrain from going outdoor to avoid...

MWSS: No need for emergency powers to solve water woes

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 07:17 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte in April this year castigated executives of the government’s water agency Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and its concessionaires for the widespread water...

Angat Dam water level drops further to 159.43 meters

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 04:00 PM | No Comments
Angat Dam water level further dropped from the 160-meter critical level. From the water level of 159.78 meters last Saturday morning (June 22), it slightly dropped to 159.43 meters as...

Pagasa highlights impact of storm surges in new warning system

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 06:25 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has improved its storm surge warning system, this time highlighting the impact of storm surges in communities. The...

PH to experience ‘summer solstice’ on June 21 — PAGASA

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:22 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the country will experience its longest day of the year on June 21. The phenomenon, known as...

SC postpones debate on writ of kalikasan for areas in West Philippine Sea

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 05:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday (June 18) postponed its debates on a plea for writ of kalikasan for areas in West Philippine Sea. The SC moved the oral...

SC sets debates on Writ of Kalikasan for West PH Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 12:50 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) is set to hear on June 25 oral arguments on the petition urging the government to protect the West Philippine Sea from further...

Bulacan LGU begins trash to school supplies program

Posted on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 06:56 PM | No Comments
The Municipal Agriculture office of the Baliwag, Bulacan local government has begun its program to give away school supplies in exchange for trash. They launched the project in 2017 where...

Fish kill in Batangas caused by low dissolved oxygen—BFAR

Posted on Monday, 3 June 2019 07:29 PM | No Comments
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) confirmed that low dissolved oxygen caused the fish kill at Barangay Buso Buso in Laurel, Batangas. Around 121 fish cages were affected...

Ship carrying Canada’s trash leaves Subic Bay port

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 02:51 PM | No Comments
The MV Bavaria or the ship carrying the 69 container vans full of trash from Canada, has left Subic Bay port, on Friday morning (May 31). According to Subic Bay...