Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Hidalgo: Philippines prone to natural disasters
THE Philippines, a country with more than 7,100 islands, is located within the circum-Pacific seismic belt.Geographically, this makes the Philippines a disaster-prone country being able to experience earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, tropical cyclones, and landslides, among many others.Earthquakes are quite common ...
From 16 days ago
Hidalgo: Health care for all Filipinos
FILIPNOS will now have guaranteed access to affordable and quality health services with the enactment of Republic Act 11223 or the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law. This was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on February 20.The law ensures that every ...
From 23 days ago
Hidalgo: Preparedness, key to surviving disasters
LATELY, in the news, we have read or hear how there was a wave of earthquakes rocking the different parts of the country.Officials from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) have even warned of the "the big one", ...
From 30 days ago
Hidalgo: Kadayawan Festival, a cherished tradition
THIS is my most awaited time of the year since I migrated to Davao City in 1999. Yes, I am a happy adopted citizen as seen in my byline Citizen Fe. No regrets but only thanksgiving in my heart.As I ...
From 37 days ago
Hidalgo: Edsa traffic woes being addressed
PUBLIC Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that new expressways, roads and bridges would help solve the problem.He said that Edsa has a capacity for 240,000 cars a day but 390,000 cars cause the traffic woes.During the drafting of ...
From 44 days ago
Hidalgo: Metro Manila’s shrinking green spaces
IT IS alarming to note that the bustling Metro Manila is losing its green spaces.It was reported by the Philippine Daily Inquirer that based on the data from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) only 12,152.79 hectares (ha.) ...
From 51 days ago
Hidalgo: Modernizing tech-voch
TECHNICAL Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) needs the industry's help to leverage technical and vocational education and training's (TVET) modernization.Currently, there is a perception by some that technical and vocational (tech-voc) courses is a "second class" as compared to ...
From 58 days ago
Hidalgo: Beat air pollution
THE United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has reported that the most dominant causes of air pollution in rural areas is biomass burning while in the urban areas, it is vehicle and industrial emissions.The Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that ...
From 65 days ago
THIS title might seem strange to my readers but you will be thankful after I elaborate on the topic in my column.I had a personal experience in visiting the Kai Farms of Karls Delgado, a 25-hectare sustainable farm in Silang, ...
From 72 days ago
Hidalgo: Clean up and rehab of Manila Bay
THE party-list "Luntiang Pilipinas" supported President Rodrigo Duterte's order for Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu and Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to start the clean-up of the most heavilypolluted bodies of water in the country.Senator Loren Legarda, founder of Luntiang Pilpinas and ...
From 84 days ago