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Leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations member-states have adopted the Declaration on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) as an outcome of the 31st Asean, the Department of Health (DOH) announced last week. “With the political commitment to combat AMR gathered from the heads of the Aseam member-states, the Declaration was finally…

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BAY, Laguna: Plans are afoot to expand the micro-finance group’s financial literacy services for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWS) in Dubai and other neighboring emirates in the Middle East. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, founder and chairman of the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development- Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD-MRI), said Friday his…

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The prestigious Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), which would be part of the 64th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC), is set to recognize the country’s responsible miners. Hosted by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) – the forerunner in the promotion of occupational health…

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday cited the need for member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to come up with a policy to address anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and disaster health concerns in the region. “We need to come out with a policy among the different Asean…

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Ensuring connectivity in an economy is a sure way to address poverty and end resulting issues. This was pointed out Sunday by Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Jose Ma. Concepcion 3rd as he noted the importance of establishing the necessary infrastructure to ensure sustained and inclusive growth. In a briefing for…

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DAVAO CITY: A national environment group has declared Davao City as a “Clean Air City” and Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio as a Clean Air Champion for keeping the airshed clean and safe to breathe despite the city’s fast progress. “Usually with progress and urbanization come air pollution,” said Michael Aragon, chair…

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: A group of concerned citizens under the Save Sual Movement (SSM) is opposing another plan to put up a second coal-fired power plant in Sual town. Former Sual Vice Mayor Alex Rigonan, a consultant to SSM, said their group is gathering legal documents that they can show to…

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Interim Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd has expressed support for the use of medical cannabis in the country, provided it is under strict regulation. “It is supposed to be for compassionate use, so there must be a very narrow applicability and must be strictly regulated,” Duque said on Monday. He…

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ILOILO CITY: A fire razed some 73 houses in Barangay Benedicto, Jaro district, this city, on Saturday afternoon. The fire of still undetermined origin happened at about 3:50 p.m. and quickly spread to houses, according to Fire Chief Insp. Bartolome Belira. Hundreds of residents evacuated from their houses as firefighters…

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