‘It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,’ says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission
MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2016) — For the next 6 months, the Philippine government will embark on a comprehensive review of its energy policy aimed at cutting down dependence on coal, while taking into consideration the reality of climate change in crafting national and local development plans. Continue reading Review of PH energy policy underway→
In the wake of the Jakarta attacks claimed by ISIS, President Aquino says in Filipino there’s a credible threat but it’s not specific
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 15, 2015) — President Benigno Aquino III urged Filipinos to be vigilant a day after the terror attacks in neighboring Indonesia, even as he maintained that there is no imminent threat in the country.
President Benigno Aquino III says the success of the Conditional Cash Transfer program in fighting poverty attests to the wisdom of ‘Daang Matuwid,’ and why this path must be continued by the next leader, hopefully his preferred one
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 13, 2016) — President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, January 13, trumpeted the gains of his administration’s flagship anti-poverty program, saying it has lifted over 7.7 million Filipinos from poverty since he took over in 2010.
Issues on right-of-way violations, transmission towers bombing hound the region. The energy department is creating a task force to address the situation.
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2016) — President Benigno Aquino III will convene a meeting with energy officials next week to address the worsening power situation in Mindanao due to right of way (ROW) violations and bombing of transmission towers, he said on Friday, January 8.