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U.S. researchers blame wildfires for sizable greenhouse emissions

SAN FRANCISCO, (PNA/Xinhua) — Wildfires had emitted up to 7 percent of the total greenhouse gases in the U.S. state of California in the first decade of this century, U.S….

DENR leads National Summit on Environmental Law Enforcement in Tagaytay City

MANILA, (PNA) — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 4-A Calabarzon Regional Director Reynulfo Juan welcomed the participants to Calabarzon’s summer resort Tagaytay City during the opening of…

Metro Manila sizzles at 35.9 degrees Celsius on Friday

MANILA, (PNA) — Metro Manila sizzles to 35.9 degrees Celsius on Friday, the state weather forecasters said. In an interview, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather forecaster…

Cleaning up China’s big rivers

BEIJING, (PNA/Xinhua) — The health of China’s rivers is due for a thorough examination, as an action plan for pollution control goes on stream. A State Council plan on water…

President Aquino to renew push for Code of Conduct in South China Sea

MANILA, (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III is firm on calling for the establishment of the Code of Conduct in South China Sea citing a possible violation of the Declaration…

Measles outbreak officially over in California

LOS ANGELES,(PNA/Xinhua) — The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and affected 131 Californians is over, California health officials said Friday. The last case of measles was confirmed March 2,…

PHL peso gains strength on ECB decision, drop in US’ industrial output

By Joann Santiago MANILA, (PNA) — The Philippine peso ended the week better than the greenback on contraction of US’ industrial production in March 2015 and the European Central Bank’s…

New stock accounts surged over 400% in Q1

BEIJING, (PNA/Xinhua) — Chinese new stock accounts rose by 433 percent year-on-year in the first quarter to reach almost 8 million, Chinese securities watchdog said Friday. About 62 percent of…

Beach, pool toys may pose health risks to children

MANILA, (PNA) — The EcoWaste Coalition, a toxics watchdog, announced Saturday that parents, if not careful, may be unintentionally exposing their kids to health damaging chemicals lurking in some polyvinyl…

OWWA reactivates Crisis Monitoring and Response Team for Yemen crisis

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, April 17 (PNA) –The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has reactivated its Crisis Monitoring and Response Team (CMRT) to assist Filipino workers overseas who were…

USAID supports PHL environmental law enforcement summit

MANILA, April 17 (PNA) — On behalf of the US government, USAID Office of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Deputy Director Joseph Foltz expressed appreciation to Department of Environment and…

PHL peso gains strength on ECB decision, drop in US’ industrial output

By Joann Santiago MANILA, April 17 (PNA) — The Philippine peso ended the week better than the greenback on contraction of US’ industrial production in March 2015 and the European…

President Aquino to renew push for Code of Conduct in South China Sea

MANILA, April 17 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III is firm on calling for the establishment of the Code of Conduct in South China Sea citing a possible violation of…

Agreement signed by Iqbal can only be voided if it won’t be ratified by gov’t — De Lima

MANILA, April 17 (PNA) — The agreement signed by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal with the government is voidable but not invalid. This was the position…

President Aquino confirms Espina’s submission of resignation letter

MANILA, April 17 (PNA) — President Banigno Aquino III on Friday confirmed that Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge General Leonardo Espina has submitted his resignation. ”In a briefing after he…