MANILA, April 12 — Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc have moved to prohibit the entry and dumping of foreign nuclear and military wastes in Philippine waters and soil.
TOKYO, April 13 — International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano on Monday underscored the importance of nuclear power generation, saying it contributes to stable electricity supply and economic growth.
BACOLOD CITY, April 13 — The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has been rationing water to rice farmers in southern Negros Occidental as the Bago River Irrigation System (BRIS) is slowly drying up due to the dry spell.
DUMAGUETE CITY, April 13 –- Experience a taste of the United States at the 2015 U.S. Fine Foods Show in Cebu City on April 16-17 at the Atrium of SM City Cebu in Cebu City.
TEHRAN, April 13 — Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani praised negotiating team for observing redlines in nuclear talks with world powers.
GUANGZHOU, April 12 — Thousands of people took to the streets in Heyuan City of south China's Guangdong Province Sunday in protest at the expansion of a local coal-fired power plant.
By Danny O. Calleja
LEGAZPI CITY, April 13 (PNA) -– The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has conferred 13 schoolchildren in Bicol with gold medals for being this year’s Youth Excellence in Science (YES) awardees.
BEIJING, April 12 — A cold front hit most parts of China Sunday, bringing strong wind and rain.
WASHINGTON, April 9 — The shorter you are, the more your risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study out Wednesday that attributed the link in part to genetics, rather than purely to nutrition or lifestyle factors.
MANILA, April 8 — Honesty thrives among 29 airport personnel who have returned a number of missing items to respective owners after finding them within the premises of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
WASHINGTON, April 8 — The U.S. government on Tuesday announced a series of executive actions aimed at reducing the health impacts of climate change.
By Leillanie G. Adriano
SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, April 8 (PNA) — As the country’s most business-friendly municipality continue to attract new investors, the San Nicolas government is also set to open its first ever sanitary landfill that uses its very own indigenous terra cotta, the town is known for.
SHIJIAZHUANG, April 8 — Hebei Province, known for the worst air condition in China, vowed on Wednesday to clear the smog by reducing coal-related pollution.
SYDNEY, April 8 — When Prince Harry begins patrols with Australia's mostly indigenous NORFORCE regiment, he'll need binoculars to see what they can, a professor said on Wednesday.
DAGUPAN CITY, April 8 –No street dancer will be allowed to perform on barefoot during the 2015 Dagupan Bangus Festival which kicked off April 6 to May 3 this year, according to Mayor Belen Fernandez.
WASHINGTON, April 9 — Glaciers hidden under Mars' surface dust may have surprisingly lots of water that is enough to cover the entire planet, new research has found.
By Lily O. Ramos
MANILA, April 7 (PNA) — Nueva Ecija’s favorite intellectual giant son, Epifanio De los Santos, may not be as popular as Dr. Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio or Apolinario Mabini in the gallery of the country's national heroes, but his name is very much associated with the 10-lane EDSA or Highway 54 as named by the Americans at the end of World War II.
By Robert Maico
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, April 9 (PNA) — The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office(PENRO) Laguna heightened its partnership with Local Government Units (LGUs) and People’s Organization (POs) to meet the tree planting target for the province in 2015 under the National Greening Program (NGP).
KOROR, Palau, April 8 — Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Wednesday arrived in Palau in the western Pacific on a two-day trip to pay respects to those who lost their lives there during World War II, with this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.
HA NOI, April 6 — Several foreign countries recycle and reuse waste to protect the environment and save natural resources but this has not received the attention it merits in Viet Nam, environmental experts said.