July 31, 2014 — Tropical Storm Inday was last observed 4:00am today, the center was estimated based on all availabe data at 580km northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.7ºN, 127.8ºE) with maximum sustained winds of 75kph and gustiness of up to 90kph. It is forecast to move north northwest at 17kph.
Quezon City, Philippines, 25 July 2014 – The Philippine government’s continued fixation with coal-fired power plants as our main energy source will push the country to more climate catastrophes that will cost the economy, as well as endanger the lives of present and future generations of Filipinos.
Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperiled resource is sustainably managed.
This year’s World Water Day theme addresses the critical dependencies between water and energy usage, also known as the “water-energy nexus.”
MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2014) – More than one in every two Filipino families (55 percent) consider themselves “poor,” while two in every five households (41 percent) consider themselves “food-poor,” according to results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey released on the day of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address.