Posts Tagged Manila Bay

Duterte won’t allow massive reclamation of private sectors in Manila Bay

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 17, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not allow any private sector’s massive reclamation of Manila Bay. During his speech in the inauguration of the Sangley Airport on Saturday (February 15),...

Over 1,000 ‘estero rangers’ tapped for Manila Bay clean-up project

Marje Pelayo   •   November 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 1,100 ‘estero rangers’ were sworn into duty by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu on Sunday (November 17). They...

DENR targets ‘swimmable’ Manila Bay by end of 2019

Marje Pelayo   •   November 14, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) wants to improve the quality of water in Manila Bay to make it “swimmable” by the end of the...

3,810 tons of garbage collected from Manila Bay cleanup ops – MMDA

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – More than 3,000 tons of garbage have been collected from the coastline and drainage system discharging to Manila Bay since the government began its rehabilitation in January,...

Old structures in Manila need checking for quality, safety — Solidum

Marje Pelayo   •   July 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Science and Technology Undersecretary Renato Solidum has recommended placing under quality assessment all old structures in the city of Manila. This is in reaction to Manila Mayor...

DPWH to sue driver of truck that caused part of Roxas Blvd. to collapse

Robie de Guzman   •   June 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is planning to file charges against the driver of a dump truck which caused a part of the Roxas...

‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’: Massive clean-up of Manila Bay

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Around 5,301 sacks of garbage were collected on Sunday (March 31) in the ‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’ — a massive clean-up drive of Manila Bay. Waterways...

Simultaneous clean-up of rivers, canals leading to Manila Bay set on March 31

Marje Pelayo   •   March 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set a simultaneous clean up of canals and rivers leading to Manila Bay on March 31. DENR Undersecretary...

DPWH begins dredging, desilting of Manila Bay

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Using the newest machinery, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began on Tuesday (March 5) the wide desilting activity in Manila Bay as part of...

DENR, DPWH to dredge Manila Bay in March

UNTV News   •   February 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The public can expect improvement in the water quality of Manila Bay in a few months. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), they...

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