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These amazing photos show horseshoe crabs thriving in a protected area in the Philippines

These amazing photos show horseshoe crabs swimming, kicking up sediment and hiding the entire ecosystem inside their shells in protected areas in the Philippines The beautiful photos were taken of horseshoe crabs thriving in the Philippines Tiny marine creatures, which are 450 million years old, have recently faced overfishing and coastal development. Their blue blood is an important ingredient in …

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BIZ BUZZ: SRA commotion

Another day, another headache for President and Agriculture chief Marcos. Confusion is growing with the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) over who should lead the agency amid the looming shortage of sweetener supply. Biz Buzz learned that Hermenegildo Serafica refused to make way for the next SRA chief, and said he was not covered by the President’s first directive. Declared by …

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Marcos instructed NEDA: Speed ​​up the distribution of national ID

JAM STA. ROSA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO President Marcos has ordered the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) to expedite the printing and distribution of national Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) cards, Press Secretary Trixie Cruz Angeles said Thursday. The President himself issued the directive to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan on Wednesday. “In our meeting with Neda Director General Arsenio Balisacan, we …

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Palace announces more appointees | News Inquiry

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire. (Image file from Philippine Daily Inquirer) President Marcos has appointed Health Undersecretary and spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire as the officer in charge of the Department of Health (DOH) pending the appointment of the new health secretary. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Thursday that Vergeire, who heads the DOH’s Public Health Services Team, will serve as …

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China claims South China Sea arbitral decision ‘seriously violates international law’

July 15, 2022 MANILA, Philippines -China once again belittles the historic decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in favor of the Philippines and nullifying Beijing’s nine-dash line claim in the South China Sea, claiming it violates international law. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin at a press conference on Wednesday said: “The so -called South China Sea arbitration …

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DOTr seeks to restore city bus routes before the NCR pandemic │ GMA News Online

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is trying to revive routes for city buses in Metro Manila in time for the reopening of schools on August 22. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chairman Cheloy Garafil said the agency recommended the reinstatement of pre -pandemic bus routes that mostly go to the university belt to other schools (to the university …

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Philippine coaching legend Tim Cone will always appreciate his time with the Miami Heat in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas

Tim Cone, a 24-time basketball champion head coach in the Philippines, has had the unique opportunity to be part of the Miami Heat’s summer league coaching staff in California and Las Vegas over the past two weeks. This union was formed because of the 64-year-old Cone’s strong relationship with Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, in part because of the connection …

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