"We have the best containment," the presidential spokesperson claims.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says there is no need to suspend work in government offices amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country.He told Radyo Inquirer that suspending government work is not yet necessary because the government
The DOH raised code red on COVID-19 after the confirmation of the first case of local transmission yesterday.
President Rodrigo Duterte will release an executive order (EO) on March 9 to strengthen the public health response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo told Radyo Inquirer that he will release the EO on the declaration of the state
These eight plastic products were found to have available alternatives, according to officials.
The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) has approved a resolution banning the use of eight "unnecessary" single-use plastic products in all government offices, according to Inquirer. Chaired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the NSWMC said the
This will include plastic bags, straws, spoons, forks, cups, and stirrers.
ParaƱaque's Environment and Natural Resources Office announced that single-use plastic will be banned in the city starting in June, according to Philstar. This will include plastic bags, straws, spoons, forks, cups, and stirrers, as well as Styrofoam plates, cups,
This is to discourage manufacturers from creating thinner bags that are more prone to being discarded after one use.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged Congress to tax single-use plastic bags per piece instead of per kilo, according to Inquirer. This is to discourage manufacturers from possibly producing thinner bags that are more prone to being
Single-use plastic is a major source of pollution.
Single-use plastic is among the top sources of pollution. According to a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, it is estimated that there are about 59.8 billion pieces of plastic sachets used in the Philippines annually. Other sources
She obviously doesn't need more 'educating.'
In July 2019, Philippine Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo claimed that he was excited to debate with international human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney so he could "educate" her regarding a particular legal case. But can he, really? Most people think not. Here
Was that 'maganda pa, sexy' comment really necessary?
On July 9, 2019, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney's law firm announced that she will be part of a legal team representing renowned Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, who is facing a number of criminal cases such as tax evasion
'I would rather address the focus to what can we do to get the children out of those circumstances.'
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is back in the Philippines for her homecoming celebration, and she recently gave her thoughts regarding House Bill 8858, which would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 12 years old.In an interview
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