Globe Telecom unrelenting in relief operations

National attention may no longer be focused on the destruction caused by Super Typhoon Odette but leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom remains unrelenting in helping affected families who are yet to return to their normal lives. In Subic, employee volunteers took time off to distribute food packs containing rice, canned goods, instant noodles, and coffee […]

SM EMPLOYEES JOIN TREE PLANTING ACTIVITY

Almost 400 employees of SM City Cagayan de Oro and its affiliates participated in the “Grow A Million Trees” tree planting activity in Barangay Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro city recently. As part of SM’s commitment to DENR’s National Greening Program, it has partnered with the local group, the Canitoan-Pagatpat-Lumbia Landless Association, Inc., to help during […]

Cebu City’s growth hinges on a long-term development plan that reduces climate change risks, says report

CEBU City must incorporate effective climate change risk-reduction measures in its long-term development blueprint as cumulative data indicate it faces worsening weather disturbances ahead, a new study conducted by the World Wide Fund (WWF) recommends. Read more about Cebu City’s growth hinges on a long-term development plan that reduces climate change risks, says report

Don’t ratify ILO treaty on commercial fishing yet, gov’t asked

GENERAL Santos City–Citing the country’s fishing fleets are still largely composed of artisan or small traditional fishing vessels, tuna industry players here urged the national government to defer its ratification of an International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention that sets new international standards on working conditions in commercial fishing operations. Read more about Don’t ratify ILO treaty on commercial fishing yet, gov’t asked

DENR-12 to probe intrusion of tribal group, mining firm in reforestation sites

GENERAL Santos City–The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 12 is set to launch an
in-depth investigation into the alleged encroachments by a tribal group and a mining company on areas covered by its community forestry projects in the mountains of North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces. Read more about DENR-12 to probe intrusion of tribal group, mining firm in reforestation sites

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