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Peña: Black Friday
BLACK Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It is a big shopping day where stores offer big discounts and opens early, some at midnight. Black Friday ...
From 455 days ago
Pena: Is the Philippines a waste dumpsite?
IN 1999, at least 122 containers of hospital and household waste were shipped to the Philippines from Japan. The Japanese government took back the waste after it was confirmed that it is hazardous and poses health risks.Then, four years ago, ...
From 462 days ago
Peña: Designing structures for climate change
THIS ‘Continuing Professional Development’ (CPD) Law is burdensome. I studied for 5 years and spent time and money for board exam review. I passed and got my Civil Engineering license. Today, passing the board is not enough.To renew my license ...
From 469 days ago
Peña: A landmark anti-plastic law
SOME cities and towns ban single use plastics. Others go a bit further by shunning plastics on the provincial or state level. A few go to the extreme by banning plastic nationwide.Around 60 countries have introduced levies and bans to ...
From 484 days ago
Peña: Save the Tamaraw
OCTOBER is “Special Month for the Conservation and Protection of the Tamaraw in Mindoro”. This is by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 273 issued in 2002.The Tamaraw is endemic to the Philippines. Once believed to roam the island of Luzon, ...
From 490 days ago
Peña: Effect of China’s scrap ban
LAST year, China banned the imports of 24 categories of recyclable waste. The ban had a big impact in the recycling industry because China is the world’s largest importer of waste. Hardest hit is scrap plastic. In 2012, up to ...
From 497 days ago
Pena: Eating Culture is the problem
MANY municipalities, cities and provinces have passed ordinances regulating or banning single use plastics. This is also true in other countries, some even going to the extent of banning plastic on a national level. Where there are no compulsory ban, ...
From 504 days ago
Peña: Complying with RA 9003
I READ in the newspaper that newly-appointed Ombudsman Samuel Martires has withdrawn the suspension orders against nine mayors and other local officials who were earlier found liable for violating RA 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.It ...
From 511 days ago
Peña: World Rivers Day
THERE'S a day dedicated to many environmental concerns. There’s Earth Day, Earth Hour, Environment Day, Oceans Day, Recycling Day, Water Day, Arbor Day, and so on and so forth. Last September 15 was International Coastal Clean-up Day and this coming ...
From 517 days ago
Pena: Expect more super typhoons
WHILE the Philippines was being battered by Typhoon Ompong, the United States was also being hit by Super Storm Florence. According to the National Hurricane Center of the US-NOAA, Ompong is the strongest storm seen on Earth so far in ...
From 525 days ago