World News

Eclipse After Christmas Expected

An ‘annular solar eclipse’ is expected after Christmas day, on December 26. An annular solar eclipse happens when the moon covers the center of the sun but leaves a visible outer edge of the sun, thus forming a ‘ring of fire’ or ‘annulus’ around the moon. The ‘ring of fire’ marks the maximum stage of… Continue reading Eclipse After Christmas Expected

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World Wild Fund Philippines Shares ‘State of Nature Address’

World Wild Fund Philippines, an organization focused on building a climate-resilient Philippines, shared a Facebook post, ‘state of nature address’. The post, captioned ‘How is the country’s environment doing? This is our state of nature address. Let’s work with our government and push for a greener tomorrow’. The post was published last July 2019, in… Continue reading World Wild Fund Philippines Shares ‘State of Nature Address’

Local News

Iloilo City Prepares for Typhoon

Just recently, the City Government released Executive Order 148, an Executive Order raising the alert level of the Iloilo City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council to ‘Blue Alert Status’. The same executive order also activates the Iloilo City Emergency Operations Center to provide command, control, coordination, and communications in preparation for typhoon ‘Kammuri’ which… Continue reading Iloilo City Prepares for Typhoon

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Modernized Jeepneys to Operate November 28

Just recently, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas announced in a Facebook post that the Iloilo City Alliance of Operators and Drivers Transport Cooperative will initially serve seven air-conditioned units of modern jeepneys and it will be operating starting today, November 28. The modern jeepneys will run from the ITGSI terminal in Barangay Ungka Jaro passing… Continue reading Modernized Jeepneys to Operate November 28

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Iloilo City Wins ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award

Just recently, Iloilo City was included in the three awardees of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, Clean Tourist City Award 2020 - 2022. The award lauds cities that have excelled in the beautification of public areas, improvement of environment and sanitation, and enhancement of urban spaces, and promotion of natural attractions. Department of… Continue reading Iloilo City Wins ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award

National News

San Miguel Corporation Debuts Road Made of Recycled Plastic

Conglomerate San Miguel Corporation has taken a major leap in the field of sustainability by laying the first recycled plastics road in the Philippines. Asphalt using plastics were laid on a 1,500-square meter pilot test site at a new logistics center in General Trias, Cavite. The test site was chosen as it will be used… Continue reading San Miguel Corporation Debuts Road Made of Recycled Plastic

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Philippines a Major Producer of Plastic Waste

In a 2015 report on plastic pollution, the country was identified as the third biggest producer of plastic waste in the world. The report was made by the Ocean Conservancy and McKinsey Center for Business and Environment. “Critically, our research found that more than half of the plastic leaking into the ocean comes from just… Continue reading Philippines a Major Producer of Plastic Waste

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Australia On Fire, Bush Fires Out of Control

Australia is currently under threat due to 'catastrophic' bushfire that ravaged parts of the continent. In an article by the New York Times, more than 85 fires burned across Australia's east coast since Tuesday – with 40 out of 85 out of control. As of date, more than 100,000 homes are at risk in the… Continue reading Australia On Fire, Bush Fires Out of Control

Local News

Duterte to Wage War Against Single Use Plastic

President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is contemplating on banning single use plastic. According to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, the president “floated the idea to ban the use of plastics, which according to him would require legislative action”. The president considered the idea during the 43rd cabinet meeting. In an article by Philippine Star, it… Continue reading Duterte to Wage War Against Single Use Plastic

Local News

Iloilo City Submerged by 2050

Just recently, Iloilo City was included in the list of areas that will be submerged in water by 2050, in a study conducted by Climate Central. Other Philippine areas included in the list are Roxas City, Cebu City, Northwest Metro Manila, City of Manila, Southwest Metro Manila, and Zamboanga City. According to Climate Central, sea… Continue reading Iloilo City Submerged by 2050