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Past articles by Carolyn:

Payatas no more: QC to open bidding for future sanitary landfill

MANILA- The Quezon City government will open the bidding for the future sanitary landfill of the city, a local official said Friday. → Read More

Bird flu outbreak feared to weigh down poultry sales

At around noon on Friday, Cynthia Palisoc was shooing away mosquitoes from the few more kilos of chopped chicken pieces she was trying to sell before she shuts her stall at one of the biggest wet markets in the city. → Read More

Bello wants 'sitting breaks' for female employees in heels

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III wants regular "sitting breaks" for female employees whose work requires standing for hours in high heels. → Read More

Man dies of red tide poisoning in Palawan

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) confirmed Wednesday a 27-year-old man died of red tide poisoning in Taytay, Palawan last July 27. → Read More

Too much garbage: Landfills may no longer be enough for NCR waste: DENR

Landfills may no longer be enough to accommodate the volume of waste produced in Metro Manila, an environment official said Tuesday. → Read More

QC eyes shutting down Payatas landfill by end of 2017

The Quezon City government plans to permanently close the Payatas sanitary landfill by the end of 2017. → Read More

Cartel, price-fixing fight gets boost as anti-trust law takes effect

The Philippines' landmark anti-trust law takes full effect on Aug. 9, signalling the start of a crackdown on unfair trade practices such as cartels, monopolies and price, fixing, officials said. → Read More

Ex-DOH chief defends P3.5-B dengue vaccine procurement

Former Health Secretary Janette Garin defended the exemption they sought from the Formulary Executive Council for the procurement of P3.5 billion worth of dengue vaccines. → Read More

DA urged to probe 'fake rice'

A rice monitoring group on Monday urged the government to fund the investigation on the alleged prevalence of "fake rice" in several markets to put consumers' minds at peace. → Read More

No smoking, no firecrackers: DOH sees wins in war vs air pollution

The Department of Health is optimistic that the new executive orders of President Rodrigo Duterte on smoking and the use of firecrackers would help lessen air pollution in the country. → Read More

Non-profit group seeks use of renewable energy in PH health sector

A non-profit group on Friday launched a campaign that calls for the government and health sectors' speedy transition towards a healthy and renewable energy. → Read More

Changes coming to PAGASA's typhoon alerts

The state weather bureau is set to modify its way of providing updates on typhoons and other weather events, aiming to better inform and prepare the public through focusing on the impact of an incoming weather disturbance. → Read More

Confiscated illegal logs to be used in rebuilding Marawi: Cimatu

Confiscated illegal logs and lumber will be donated to Marawi City in a bid to help rebuild the southern Islamic city that was wrecked by air strikes and gunfights between government forces and terrorists, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said Friday. → Read More

De Lima's 'disobedience' trial reset to July

The Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court (MTC) on Friday reset the first hearing on the disobedience to summons case against Sen. Leila de Lima, moving the proceedings to next month. → Read More

Resorts World mall security agency license might be revoked: PNP

MANILA - The security agency manning the mall at the Resorts World Manila complex may have its license revoked if authorities would find it liable in the casino attack that left 38 dead on Friday, the Philippine National Police said Tuesday. → Read More

DOT clarifies: No role in Nickelodeon theme park approval

MANILA - The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday clarified that it had no role in approving permits for the construction of the widely protested Nickelodeon theme park in Palawan, after its chief said in an interview that the project would be pushing through. → Read More

PAGCOR to conduct separate probe on Resorts World

MANILA - The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) announced Monday that it will conduct a separate investigation into the possible lapses in Resorts World Manila's response to a deadly attack and fire incident last Friday. → Read More

Actress Azenith Briones injured in Resorts World attack

MANILA- Actress Azenith Briones was among those injured in the Resorts World Manila attack early Friday morning. → Read More

Metro Manila air quality improving, claims EMB

The air quality in Metro Manila has been improving recently, the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) said Thursday. → Read More

Bangladesh firm inks deal for PH-developed rice hybrid

Philippine-based rice research company SL Agritech Corp. on Wednesday signed a collaboration agreement with Bangladesh firm EnP Solutions Ltd. for the seed production of SL-18H variety of hybrid rice. → Read More