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MISAMIS ORIENTAL, July 31 — Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano of Misamis Oriental on Thursday issued an assurance of the local government's full support on issues and concerns in the protection and promotion of environment in the province.

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PANTABANGAN, Nueva Ecija -– A police officer was apprehended by a fellow policemen after he was found in possession of banned forest products in a checkpoint in this town Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 — U.S. space agency NASA said Thursday its Mars 2020 rover will carry seven instruments to conduct "unprecedented" science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet, including one that will be able to make oxygen for humans to breathe someday.

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CEBU City, July 31 — The Department of Health (DOH) has barred Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC), whose building was torn down after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake on October 15 last year, from performing major operations.

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PUNE, July 31 — The death toll in the landslide at Malin village near here rose to 23 this morning even as rescue workers resumed operations, which were hampered during the night due to rains and poor visibility. (PNA/PTI)

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MOSCOW, July 31 — Russia has come closer than other countries to launching sustainable long-term manned space missions, an expert said on Wednesday.

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HANGZHOU, July 31 — A forest fire broke out Thursday afternoon in east China's Zhejiang Province, closing in on a temple and an oil depot nearby.

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ILOILO CITY, July 31 — Senate President Franklin M. Drilon together with Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon Paje led a tree-planting activity today, Thursday along the Iloilo circumferential road which is to be renamed President Corazon C. Aquino national road.

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BACOLOD CITY, July 31 -– The city government of Bacolod City is working with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to fully implement the City’s Adopt-An-Estero/Waterbody Program.

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MANILA, July 30 — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has expressed gratitude to President Benigno S. Aquino III for acknowledging him during the latter's State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, July 30 — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) regional office here has approved a total of 19 projects worth some P16 million in the first half of the year.

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MUMBAI, July 30 — Over 150 people are feared trapped under debris in a landslide in a village near Pune city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra on Wednesday, local media reported.

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SYDNEY, July 30 — The Pacific Ocean is under siege and the only long-term solution to ocean warming, sea level rise and ocean acidification is a deep global cut in CO2 emissions, Palau President Tommy Remengesau told Pacific Island Forum (PFI) on Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON, July 30 — Failure to take any action on climate change now is costly, the White House warned Tuesday in a report, marking its latest effort by the Obama administration to rally support for its climate policies.

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LEGAZPI CITY, July 30 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol regional office and the Philippine Information Agency-Bicol will launch in the region this August a massive advocacy campaign aimed at raising public awareness about one of the most pressing environmental challenges facing the country today: climate change.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, July 30 — A Brazilian antivirus service provider in partnership with a Chinese company on Tuesday launched brand new versions of its flagship products in Latin America.

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SYDNEY, July 30 — The federal government has given the green light to Australia's biggest-ever coal mine — a vast and ambitious project featuring some six open-cut mines and up to five underground mines stretching 200 square kilometers — unleashing scorn and awe in equal measure, Tuesday.

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LONDON, July 30 — Specialists have discovered a vulnerability that threatens personal data of Android devices’ owners, Financial Times reports with reference to experts, who have revealed the flaw in the software.

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SEOUL, July 30 — Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that infrastructure connectivity and human resources were crucial for the Mekong sub-region's development.

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DUMAGUETE CITY, July 30 — The Central Visayas Tourism Officers Association (CVTOA) held its second meeting last July 26 and 27 in Panglao, Bohol with the main agenda focusing on the finalization of the body’s constitution and by-laws.

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