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Report: Top plastic polluters also drive climate crisis

Environmental organization Greenpeace Philippines today called on the national government to regulate plastic production and enact a strong ban on single-use plastics (SUP) and non-environmentally acceptable products (NEAP) as part of urgent climate plans.

Global Witness report: Philippines deadliest in Asia for environmental and land defenders

The Philippines ranks as the deadliest country in Asia and third deadliest in the world for environmental and land defenders in 2020, a report said.

Majority want to prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines before boosters, survey finds

A new survey found a majority of fully vaccinated adults would get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot if offered, but think priority should be given to people who have not had a first dose.

What’s the future of quantum computing? Experts weigh in.

At a World Economic Forum briefing, experts from industry and academia looked at the quantum computing technology. These experts weighed in on what it is, where it’s come from and where it’s heading.

Filipino climate activists join call for equitable and inclusive climate summit

Filipino environmental activists joined the call of civil society groups around the world for an inclusive climate summit amid the worsening COVID pandemic.

In Sarangani, honesty is alive

There was this young man who had won the admiration of residents of Glan municipality for his  honesty after he returned the lost money he had found. 

Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021: There’s more time to escape Isla Nublar and collect all 3 Jurassic World RUN! medals

Asia Pacific’s first-ever augmented reality virtual run, Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021, extends its registration and clock-in deadline to 29 November and 30 November 2021.

Island nations nudge G7 on unfulfilled $500 billion climate change pledge

The Pacific island nations have again reminded the world’s rich countries of their yet-to-be-fulfilled promise to mobilize $500 billion a year to finance the climate change adaptation programs to mitigate the impact of climate change.

Governance Special Reports

DepEd waits for President Duterte’s go signal to pilot limited in-person classes

Philippine education officials said the country will continue to implement long distance learning for the incoming school year except for some 120 pilot schools for limited in-person classes once President Rodrigo Duterte will allow.

Habitat, Holcim forge partnership to build houses

Holcim Philippines, Inc. forged a commitment to support Habitat for Humanity Philippines’ socialized housing projects Friday, September 3.