EcoWaste urges gov't to totally ban firecrackers

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on EcoWaste urges gov't to totally ban firecrackers 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — The EcoWaste Coalition, a civil society partner of the Department of Health (DOH) in its yearly “Iwas Paputok” campaign, urged the government to declare an all-out war against the banned piccolo firecracker, the top cause of firecracker-related injuries in the country.

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Volkswagen shares plunge 18.6% amid emissions scandal

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Volkswagen shares plunge 18.6% amid emissions scandal 

FRANKFURT, Sept. 22 — The shares of the German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) on Monday plunged by 18.6 percent as it is faced with emissions manipulations accusations in the United States.

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President Aquino enjoins youth to be prime movers in preserving environment

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on President Aquino enjoins youth to be prime movers in preserving environment 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III called on the youth to be prime movers in caring for the environment, when he met with pupils of the Teodoro Palma Gil Elementary School here on Wednesday.

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