Fil-Ams to help Japan calamity victims

MANILA, March 25, 2011—Filipino-Americans in the United States are once again united in helping their kababayans who have been affected by the earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks in Japan. Filipino communities, especially those who have been engaged in the religious service, had launched their own help campaign drive for Filipinos severely affected by the catastrophe. […]

Special Report: Water mismanagement in PH endangers water supply

There’s a need to overhaul water policies, environmentalists say ANTIPOLO CITY, March 23, 2011—Water is for the people, not for profit. This was the statement of the environmental advocate group, Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (KPNE) as the whole world is celebrating the World Water Day on March 22. “Despite of our vast water […]

Fisherfolks to block Laguna Lake’s ‘privatization’

Fisherfolks in the Laguna Lake had assailed the plans of having the lake “privatized,” saying they will do anything to block the attempt to make the 94,000-hectare lake as water source for Metro Manila residents.

Regulate water use in golf courses, malls

As water has become a luxury to the people of Metro Manila and the nearby provinces due to El Niño, the Water for the People Network (WPN) urges the water companies that instead regulating the use of the common tao of the precious liquid, why not regulate the corporate use of it, instead.