Family bonding at Manila Bay

February 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Family bonding at Manila Bay 

160228130513A man tries to carry his son on his back while his wife watches them swim and play on Sunday (Feb. 28, 2016), ignoring the city ordinance prohibiting people to swim on the contaminated waters of Manila Bay. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)

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Pasig River rehabilitation

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pasig River rehabilitation 

151220124646Workers of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) construct a riprap along the river wall near the Nagtahan Bridge in Manila on Sunday (Dec. 20, 2015) to prevent erosion during heavy rains. The government is rehabilitating the Pasig River which has a length of 26 kilometers and an average of 50 meters in width from Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay. (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
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Ensuring safety from the harm of typhoon ‘Lando’

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ensuring safety from the harm of typhoon ‘Lando’ 

151018132040A number of small fishermen anchor their fishing boats at the upper portion of the Roxas Blvd. Baywalk in Manila to avoid the possible storm surges that may be caused along the Manila Bay by the strong winds of typhoon “Lando” on Sunday (Oct. 18, 2015). (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
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Erap leads thousands of participants of 30th International Coastal Cleanup

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Erap leads thousands of participants of 30th International Coastal Cleanup 

150919115503Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada deliver his short message to the thousands of participants to the 30th International Coastal Cleanup along the shorelines of the Manila Bay on Saturday (Sept. 19,2015) (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)
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Thousands join Int’l Coastal Cleanup Day in Manila

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands join Int’l Coastal Cleanup Day in Manila 

150919114043Thousands of volunteers from various government agencies, universities and colleges in Metro Manila join Saturday’s (Sept. 19, 2015) 30th International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) event to remove trash from the shores of Manila Bay. The ICC is a global event initiated by the Ocean Conservancy, a non-government organization based in Washington D.C., United States. It aims to engage people to remove trash from beaches and waterways around the world. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Beating the summer heat

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Beating the summer heat 

150406170003Youngsters beat the summer heat by swimming at the cleaner portion of Manila Bay beside the Mall of Asia in Pasay City on Monday (April 6, 2015). (PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)LAm/acd

DOH reminds public on swimming in dirty bodies of water

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds public on swimming in dirty bodies of water 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 2 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) is reminding the public that swimming in dirty bodies of water is dangerous, especially for the children.

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Precaution against possible storm surges from Manila Bay

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Precaution against possible storm surges from Manila Bay 

141208150111Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) personnel put sandbags along a portion of the Roxas Blvd. Baywalk in Manila as part of the precaution against possible storm surges that maybe caused by Tropical Storm “Ruby” which is expected to pass south of Metro Manila on Monday evening (Dec. 8, 2014). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Shove him off

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Shove him off 

141206130230A group of teenagers makes fun of throwing one of their companions who does not know how to swim, into the waters off Manila Bay, on Saturday (Dec. 6,2014) near Roxas Boulevard Manila(PNA photo by Avito C.Dalan)
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Peacekeepers to get some amenities in Caballo Island

November 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Peacekeepers to get some amenities in Caballo Island 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 9 (PNA News Feature) — To ensure that the 108 Filipino peacekeepers, returning from Ebola-wracked Liberia this coming Nov. 11, will have some amenities, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that it has installed two 250 KV generators sets, beddings and other items to make the stay of these gallant men in Caballo Island more bearable.

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