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Filipino joins Cousteau-backed team to document plastics pollution of Bermuda coasts

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Julian Rodriguez CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

You may have already seen Julian Rodriguez as host #16 in the distinguished line of “GAMEPLAN” TV hosts, or you may have seen his name flash among the credits of the international reality TV show “Survivor,” where he worked for four seasons, starting as a challenge tester and eventually working his way up to Assistant Cameraman. You’ll be hearing more about him soon.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Obama sees big reveal: Jeepneys out, Comet in

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OBAMA ON AN E-JEEP  US President Obama talks with developers of an electric vehicle called Comet. Zero-emission Comets are envisioned to replace gas-guzzling public utility jeepneys on Philippine roads. With Obama are Comet developer Ken Montler (inside the vehicle with Obama), CEO of electric jeep developer Global Electric Transportation (GET); Sigfrido Tiñga, GET president; and Robert Martin of the jeepney federation Pasang Masda.  TARRA QUISMUNDO

Move over, Beast. Here comes Jeepney 1. With his shiny, bomb-proof presidential limousine—dubbed “The Beast” by the US Secret Service—a few steps away, President Barack Obama briefly boarded a zero-emission electric jeep envisioned to replace the gas-guzzling jeepneys on Metro Manila’s roads.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Paje stresses need to save Coral Triangle

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Environment Secretary Ramon Paje

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday said more action was needed to save the reefs of the Coral Triangle, an important marine area encompassing Asia Pacific countries including the Philippines, amid growing threats to its ecosystems—from overfishing and pollution to climate change.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Threats to coral reefs continue, says Paje

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Graphic on Asia's Coral Triangle, which contains nearly 30 percent of the world's reefs and more than 3,000 species of fish. AFP FILE PHOTO

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje on Saturday said more action was needed to save the reefs of the Coral Triangle, an important marine area encompassing Asia Pacific countries, including the Philippines, in the face of growing threats to their ecosystems from overfishing, pollution and climate change.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

City with many Fil-Am residents declares toxic emergency

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Carousel photo 4

The city council put pressure on Shell Oil to clean up a toxic site by declaring an environmental emergency in a 50-acre portion of this city, known as Carousel 50, which has 265 homes.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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