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By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 27 (PNA) — In line with the goals of the Waste Management Act of 2000 for local government units (LGUs) to craft their solid waste management plans to present times, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Palawan organized a Waste Analysis & Characterization Study (WACS) in Bataraza recently.

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COPENHAGEN, Aug. 28 — An ocean plastic waste cleaner was one of the five works that won a top design prize that was announced Thursday night in Elsinore, Denmark.

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WELLINGTON, Aug. 27 — Two leading New Zealand marine scientists on Thursday warned that more stringent global measures are needed to prevent sealife extinctions, including reserves that ban all fishing.

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BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 28 — The local currency swap between Argentina and China has helped the South American country to lower its public debt, said a specialized report Thursday.

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MANAGUA, Aug. 27 — Severe and prolonged drought is threatening Central America's so-called dry corridor with critical food shortages for the second year in a row.

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DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 27 – – The country’s primary geothermal power producer, Energy Development Corp. (EDC), on Thursday started its stakeholder consultations in preparation for what they say is a massive greening project for the entire Negros Island.

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MANILA, Aug. 28 –The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), in cooperation with the National Youth Commission (NYC), is now accepting entries for the Asian International Children’s Film Festival 2015.

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MOSCOW, Aug. 28 — The Soyuz TMA-16M was redocked from the ISS Poisk module to the Zvezda service module, part of the Russian Orbital Segment of the ISS, the Mission Control’s spokesperson told RIA Novosti.

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MANILA, Aug. 28 — The Philippine power development plan for 2009 to 2030 must be significantly revised in mid-stream to allow the submission of a credible “intended nationally determined contributions”(INDCs) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Paris next December.

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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Oftentimes, failure leads to success. Our disappointments usually push us to strive harder, be better, and be more productive.

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MOSCOW, Aug. 28 — The redocking of the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft at the International Space Station (ISS) will be conducted manually on Friday in order to free up the Poisk docking module for the arrival of the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft, the Russian Mission Control informs.

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SYDNEY, Aug. 27 — Australian authorities have started tagging Great White Sharks as part of new measures to protect coastal communities along the east coast following a spate of attacks in recent months.

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 27 -– The Department of Education (DepEd) has lined up several activities for the observance of the National Teachers’ Month in this city.

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MANILA, Aug. 28 — The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is urging young Filipinos to help save the environment.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The government is about to conclude the maiden work on translating weather terminology it uses and anticipates soon commencing this undertaking's second phase.

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MANILA, Aug. 28 — Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne on Friday announced details of projects in the Philippines that will be funded in 2016 under the New Colombo Plan.

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ILOILO CITY, Aug. 27 — A former chief of the Department and Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urged residents of the city to conserve water.

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By Johnny C. Nunez

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc, (PAPI) honored the winners in its 2015 Search for The Outstanding Congressmen/women of the Philippines (TOCP) during its Midyear Convention at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City on Thursday.

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TAIYUAN, Aug. 27 — China's Yaogan-27 remote sensing satellite was sent into space on Thursday at 10:31 a.m. Beijing Time, from Taiyuan launch site in Shanxi Province, north China.

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TEHRAN, Aug. 11 — Iranian researchers have produced biodiesel from the flixweed crop as a potential renewable energy substitute for non-renewable fossil fuels.

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