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Group urges Baguio to stop sale of poison-laden cosmetics

BAGUIO CITY – An environmental non-government organization urged the City Government of Baguio to immediately act against establishments selling cosmetic products containing dangerous heavy metals. In an e-mailed letter to Mayor Mauricio Domogan on September 3, the EcoWaste Coalition reported the sale of skin whitening lotions and lipsticks that are laden with mercury and lead. […]

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Ilocos Norte mobilizes local agri stakeholders in aftermath of southwest monsoon, TD “Luis”

LAOAG CITY – Several department heads of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) met with municipal agriculture officers (MAOs) and other concerned agencies at the 49th Agri-Stakeholders Monthly Meeting on August 28 to address the aftermath of the Southwest Monsoon and Tropical Depression “Luis.” These had brought on heavy rainfall, strong winds, and flooding […]

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BANNER NEWS: Biktima ti didigra sadiay Brgy. Amguid, Candon City, tultulongan ti gobierno ken pribado a sektor

CANDON CITY – Naminsan pay a napaneknekan kabayatan ti napalabas a napaut a nepnep nga iti sango dagiti pannubok ken didigra a pinataud ti napaut a tudo ket adu latta dagiti institusion ken tattao a sumaranay. Napaneknekan daytoy a panagtulong dagiti kameng ti nasurok a 40 a pamilia a nagbalin a biktima ti panagpababa ti […]

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FEATURE: Mabalinen nga iballaag no adda panagreggaay ti daga, kuna ti sientista ti UP (Umuna a paset)

Photo credit: Brgy Amguid, Candon City. Photo taken from the Facebook Page of Prov Board Member Atty Pablito Sanidad ( Nagbettak ti daga ti Barangay Amguid iti siudad Candon. Limned ti daga ti tengnga ti taltalon iti Santa Lucia. Adda met panagreggaay kadagiti 10 pay nga ili ken siudad ti Ilocos Sur. Naaramid dagitoy gapu ti […]

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Thermal waste-to-energy tech, unsafe says environmental scientist

BAGUIO CITY – An environmental scientist and former United Nations Development Program (UNDP) consultant said the waste-to-energy (WtE) program promoted by the government is unsafe for the public and environment. In his talk during the State of the Nature Assessment at Albergo Hotel, Baguio City on August 20, Dr. Jorge Emmanuel, underscored that the people’s […]

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LOOK: Monsoon season brings flooding in Ilocos

The heavy rains brought about by the southwest monsoon and exacerbated by tropical depression “Luis” caused flooding in part of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur. Take a look at some of the photos shared on Facebook by netizens on the widespread flooding. 

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