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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — Malnutrition, especially among children, is among the problems the country is currently facing.

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By Johnny C. Nunez

LEGAZPI CITY, June 30 (PNA) — Albay pushes further its popular climate change drive in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si,” by adding five other numbers — to be sang and recited — during flag-raising ceremonies, to enhance public awareness on the urgency of global action on the climate change phenomenon.

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LONDON, June 30 — A team of researchers from leading UK universities are exploring the possibility of longer-range wireless charging for robots and other digital devices, according to a report published Monday by the University of Leeds.

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BACOLOD CITY, June 30 — At least 37 local companies and seven recruitment agencies will participate in the jobs fair organized by the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) here on July 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the lobby of the Bacolod People’s House.

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SOFIA, June 30 — Accelerating technological catch-up and structural transformation could boost labor productivity growth in Bulgaria, a World Bank report said here on Tuesday.

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LONDON, June 30 — Britain's Met Office forecast a very warm week across Britain, while the highest temperature is expected to hit the country on Wednesday.

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UNITED NATIONS, July 1 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday welcomed China's submission of its climate change targets, hailing it as an important contribution to building momentum for reaching a meaningful climate change agreement in Paris later this year.

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CEBU CITY, June 30 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Administration (PAGASA) Mactan Station has forecast low rainfall in Cebu in the coming months.

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MANILA, June 30 — The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) has conferred recognition awards to its outstanding collecting partners.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) further elevated its campaign for clean air nationwide to help even better protect public health and the environment as well as promote the country's economic development.

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WASHINGTON, June 24 — China and the United States on Tuesday announced six new partnership programs to tackle challenges in environmental protection, clean energy, and climate change.

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MADRID, June 23 — About 44.7 million Spaniards, making up 95 percent of the population, breathe air with contamination levels above those recommended by the World Health Organization, according to a report published by the pressure group, Ecologists in Action on Tuesday.

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BEIJING, June 23 — The National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Tuesday evening issued a yellow alert for rainstorms in the next 24 hours.

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WASHINGTON, June 24 — The United States and China will convene a climate-smart and low-carbon cities summit in the U.S. West Coast city of Los Angeles in September, Xie Zhenhua, China's special representative for climate change, said here Tuesday.

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ILOILO CITY, June 23 — Iloilo City should work on intensifying its solid waste program to address flooding.

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TOKYO, June 23 — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in early June that the high-level meeting of the world’s seven largest economies – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain, and the United States – will be held in the city of Shima, in far eastern Mie Prefecture facing the Pacific Ocean.

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ILOILO CITY, June 23 — The National Greening Program (NGP) implementation in the region has recorded a total of 270,144 individuals joining the government’s greening initiative for the past four years since it was launched on February 24, 2011 by virtue of the issuance of Executive Order No. 26 by His Excellency, President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino.

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WASHINGTON, June 23 — Electromagnetic railguns are an experimental technology to launch projectiles using electromagnetic forces at greater speeds and further distances than traditional projectiles. The projectiles do not require explosives and destroy targets with kinetic energy.

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BINMALEY, Pangasinan, June 23 — Garbage now continues to pile up in the roadsides here few days after the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) stopped the municipality of Binmaley from further dumping its wastes into the Andres Malong Army Reservation in Barangay San Isidro Norte here last June 19.

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, June 23 — This city on Monday observed Environment Month with the participation of various groups, including students from 15 schools here.

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