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Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act. Progress is essential. Preservation, too, is essential – but, ultimately, it is a balancing act. Such was the case between the indigenous people (IP) of Calinog and the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project and its construction partner Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. Background: The Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project was… Continue reading Progress and Preservation: A Balancing Act

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MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up

MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) personnel from its security team and customer care department participated in the International Coastal Clean-up Day, a global event encouraging the masses to participate in cleaning up shorelines of debris and garbage. It is a day dedicated to preserving and protecting… Continue reading MORE Power Participates in Coastal Clean-Up

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Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City: Hotel 101 Group brings 101 Stay Green campaign to Iloilo City as it launched sustainability efforts, highlighted by agreements with the Philippine Coast Guard Aviation Force and support from the Iloilo Government. The agreement was inked last September 12 at Injap Tower Hotel. This, following… Continue reading Hotel 101 Group Brings 101 Stay Green to Iloilo City

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Iloilo Tree Park Network: A Preview

The Iloilo City Government takes pride in its proposed Iloilo City Tree Park Network - its environmental program for a green and livable city. It is composed of the following: Iloilo City Tree Park in Lanit, Jaro; Eco-Park 01 and 02 in La Paz, and the Iloilo Beach Forest in Molo. It is the local… Continue reading Iloilo Tree Park Network: A Preview

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MORE Power Security Personnel Lead Clean-Up Drive

MORE Power security personnel lead clean-up drive: More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) pursues its mission to its consumers, not only by providing quality power distribution services but also by supporting Iloilo City achieve its overall goal through the company's environmental protection and preservation efforts. MORE Power clean-up drive: this time, MORE Power's… Continue reading MORE Power Security Personnel Lead Clean-Up Drive

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PLDT Iloilo Office Unveils Solar Rooftop Installation

PLDT Iloilo office unveils solar rooftop installation as part of sustainability push. PLDT Inc. (PLDT) has fortified its move to help mitigate the effects of climate change with the completion of photovoltaic (PV) panel installation at its La Paz Office in Iloilo City. PLDT La Paz is one of the integrated telco’s main offices in… Continue reading PLDT Iloilo Office Unveils Solar Rooftop Installation

World News

April 22 is Earth Day

This coming April 22, Thursday, is Earth Day – an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The momentous event started in 1970 and, since then, has mobilized one billion individuals and gathered more than 75k partners. The website, EarthDay.Org, provides more details regarding the event. “EarthDay.Org’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate… Continue reading April 22 is Earth Day

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MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River

MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River: "Whenever they fish at the Iloilo River, they will think of... sweet and sour," jokes Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas as he expresses his gratitude to More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power Iloilo) for the DU's donation of juvenile Lapu Lapu fishes that were released… Continue reading MORE Power Iloilo Releases Juvenile Fishes at Iloilo River

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World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

Deforestation Statistics: The World Wildlife Fund, in a press release, revealed that 166,000 square miles – roughly the size of California - have been lost to deforestation worldwide, between 2004 and 2017. “More than 166,000 square miles of forest habitat—an area roughly the size of California—were lost to deforestation in the tropics and subtropics between… Continue reading World Wildlife Fund Shares Deforestation Statistics

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NASA Explains the Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction

“Have you noticed two bright objects in the sky getting closer together with each passing night,” begins the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in its newsletter. According to the agency, it is Jupiter and Saturn doing a planetary dance that will result in the Great Conjunction on Monday, December 21. On that day, Jupiter… Continue reading NASA Explains the Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction