Monthly Archives: July 2011

“Solon bats lower interconnection charges” – Castelo


  In a bid to roll down interconnection charges pegged by all telecommunication companies to 85 million mobile phone users, Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo of Quezon City today filed House Bill No. 4939.   The QC solon bats for lower … Continue reading

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Seedling mass production facility put up in Quezon to aid in Phils’ becoming world’s biggest makapuno producer


  A seedling mass production facility for the specialty food makapuno was put up in Tiaong, Quezon to aid in making the Philippines become world’s biggest makapuno producer.   This facility integrates research, laboratory, and mass propagation of seedlings in one … Continue reading

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PhilMech taps into renewable energy


  The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) is looking to employ renewable energy sources to power various agriculture postharvest and mechanization equipment, which would help reduce the dependence of farmers on fossil fuel sources. PhilMech Executive Director Ricardo L. … Continue reading

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Paje orders filing of criminal charges vs. persons responsible for dumping toxic wastes in Cavite


  Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje today ordered the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to file appropriate charges against those responsible for the dumping of toxic wastes in Dasmarinas, Cavite, in violation of Republic Act 6969, otherwise known … Continue reading

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DOST and Novartis hold 4th Local BioCamp


(2nd from left) is Director Ma. Christina F. Liwanag, Corporate Affairs and Market Access of Novartis while (in center) Senator Edgardo Angara grace the occassion during its awarding in 2011 Local Biotechnology Leadership Camp at AIM Makati. Novartis Philippines in cooperation with the Department of … Continue reading

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P-Noy Nagtalaga ng Bagong Mamumuno sa PhilRice


  Itinalaga ni Pangulong Benigno Aquino III si Dr. Eufemio Rasco, isang plant breeder at academician, bilang bagong Executive Director ng Philippine Rice Research Institute o PhiRice noong July 4, kapalit ni Atty. Ronilo Beronio.   Samantala, pinangunahan naman ng … Continue reading

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QC TO LAUNCH CLEAN AIR INITIATIVES


The Quezon City Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD) will hold a grand launching of Quezon City Clean Air Initiatives on Friday (July 22) at the Sky Dome of SM City North, Edsa. Themed as “Strengthening Air Quality Management … Continue reading

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