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DOJ files smuggling raps vs importer of Canada waste


The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the filing of smuggling and falsification charges against the importer of toxic wastes from Canada.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Apec preparations: China bans burning clothes of dead


For about three days in the coming week, President Aquino will be living in a relatively smog-free city.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

BOC stumped on rotting smuggled garbage from Canada


The Bureau of Customs has “no game plan” for the 50 container vans of garbage from Canada, which have remained unclaimed for more than a year now and decaying fast at the Manila International Container Port, posing health and environmental risks to Manila residents.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino at UN Climate Summit: PH bears brunt of climate change impacts

President Benigno Aquino.  EDWIN BACASMAS

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said the Philippines remained vulnerable to the impact of climate change despite being a low emitter of greenhouse gases.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Stronger Asean response to climate change pressed

This Aug. 14, 2010, file photo shows an aerial view of the flooded Rohjan area in southern Pakistan. Prominent climate scientist Kerry Emanuel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Monday, July 8, 2013, that rising greenhouse gas emissions could lead to a 10 to 40 percent increase in the frequency of tropical cyclones by the year 2100.  AP PHOTO

A regional coalition of environmentalists are demanding a stronger and united response by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to climate change, which has the most impact on a region where natural disasters cause $4.4.billion in damage annually.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »