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Aboitiz’ solar and geo units earn, maintain ISO certifications

AboitizPower subsidiary San Carlos Sun Power, Inc. (SacaSun) has earned certifications for its compliance to international standards in quality management, environmental management, as well as occupational health and safety management systems. This development came three years after SacaSun, the operator of the 59-MWp utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plant located in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental […]

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The Sea, Sky, and TSI

AT five o’clock in the morning every day, the engineers aren’t the only ones up and about inside the power plant.  An unlikely bunch kept them company amid the impressive steel and concrete structures. You would have to pay close attention to notice them because despite being frequent visitors, these winged creatures were often overlooked. […]

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Getting away with Plastics

FROM the tiniest plankton to the largest whales, plastics impact nearly 700 species in our ocean You’ve probably seen videos of these impacts first hand, like a sea turtle with a plastic straw embedded in its nose or a whale entangled in a fishing net, approaching divers that release it from harm. Some of these […]

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Batangueños join ICC with passion; Shell leads business sector volunteers

By MAGIELYN M. RAYOS-BABAO DRIVEN by their innate passion for environmental protection, Batangueños from different sectors actively participated in this year’s observance of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, September 21. The ICC is an annual environment activity which has been started for thirty (30 years and is set every third Saturday of September. This […]

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Iskolar ng Kapitolyo noon, isa sa pinakabatang judge ngayon

PANGARAP, pagsisikap at determinasyon ang mga naging puhu-nan ng isang iskolar noon ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Batangas, na isa nang hukom ngayon sa Municipal Trial Court ng San Luis, Batangas na si Judge Alvin Bathan Landicho, katatalagang presiding judge ng Municipal Trial Court sa Bayan ng San Luis. Panlima sa pitong magkakapatid ng isang magsasaka […]

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AboitizLand develops Php 7-B worth 49-hectare project in Batangas

Property firm launches The Villages at Lipa in time for its 25th anniversary REAL estate developer AboitizLand marks its 25th anniversary by formally rolling out the expansion of its industry city LIMA in Lipa, Batangas. It is an integrated township that is home to top global manufacturing companies, international and local retailers, and soon to […]

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APRI, SacaSun plant 4,800 trees in their communities

LAST July 13, APRI and SacaSun assembled over 230 volunteers from its employees and partner stakeholders in the three planting sites within their host communities in the provinces of Laguna, Albay, and Negros Occidental. After the half-day event, the team has successfully planted 4,800 fruit-bearing and forestry seedlings. The fruit-bearing seedlings, which include Rambutan and […]

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Keeping the Waters Where It Should Be

TERESA, Rizal — In less than 25 years, there will be no more water to drink or to use in watering crops in Rizal.  According to a 2014 Study conducted by World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines (WWF-Philippines), the Morong-Teresa Sub Watershed will dry up. This raises issues of climate change, unabated development, and unsustainable water […]

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Ulat sa Bayan: ‘HEAT agenda sa progresibong Agoncillo’

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS AGONCILLO, Batangas – BUONG kagalakan at may pagmamalaking iinulat ni Mayor Daniel Reyes ang mahahalagang accomplishments ng kaniyang naunang dalawang (2) termino bilang punumbayan ng Agoncillo na aniya’y siyang ‘jumping board’ niya upang ikasa ang mas marami pang programa na magdadala sa kaniyang mga kababayan sa isang mas progresibong munisipyo sa […]

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PPI at 55: Building Better Communities

THIS year marks the 55th anniversary of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), also known as the national association of newspapers. This milestone serves as a testament to the enduring two-pronged vision of PPI: 1) To defend press freedom; and 2) to promote ethical standards within the ranks of its member-publications. “We do not only celebrate […]