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Energy transition pushed as Philippine dependency on coal deemed high

Energy transition pushed as Philippine dependency on coal deemed high

2024 July 18 MANILA – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday renewed his call for an energy transition as the country’s dependency on coal-fired power has surpassed that of Indonesia and China. “An energy transition measure is necessary as the country gears towards increased use of renewable energy sources,” he said in a news release. Gatchalian said data from energy think tank...

Philippines-Singapore Friendship Week highlights strong bilateral relations

Philippines-Singapore Friendship Week highlights strong bilateral relations

2024 July 18 MANILA – The Department Of Migrant Workers (DMW) on Thursday thanked the Singaporean government for promoting the protection of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Singapore as both nations celebrate Friendship Week. In his speech during the opening of the celebration which will run from July 18 to 19 at the head office of DMW in Mandaluyong City, Secretary...

Palawan, Marinduque farmers, fisherfolk get almost P1-B aid

Palawan, Marinduque farmers, fisherfolk get almost P1-B aid

2024 July 18 MANILA – Around PHP952.660-million financial assistance, services, loan assistance, and subsidies were given to farmers and fisherfolk affected by the El Niño phenomenon in Palawan and Marinduque. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led the distribution of various government assistance in a ceremony in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Thursday. Of the figure, PHP99.13 million in financial aid was...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Pag-asa Island airport development among priorities

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Pag-asa Island airport development among priorities

2024 July 18 MANILA – The development of an airport on Pag-asa Island is among the priorities of the government, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Thursday. Speaking at the distribution of assistance to farmers, fisherfolk, and families affected by the dry spell at the Edward S. Hagedorn Coliseum in Puerto Princesa City, Marcos underscored the importance of Palawan in national...

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