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Through the initiative of the global humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger, restaurants have come together to fight child malnutrition. 

Called “Restaurants Against Hunger,” the campaign runs from October 1 to December 1, 2018. During this period participating restaurants will be donating a portion of the sale of specially marked dishes on their menu to projects combating child malnutrition in the Philippines.  

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by Robbie Pangilinan

Tacloban City is the place to be – as proven at the 29th Philippine Travel Mart held on August 31 to September 2 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

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Residents of Boracay Island recently received relief assistance at a gift-giving activity conducted by Smart Communications, PLDT-Smart Foundation, and Alagang Kapatid Foundation Inc.

 

Initiated by Smart’s sales and distribution group, “Alay sa Boracay” held at One Central provided locals and members of the Ati community with supplies and means to augment their livelihood. 

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Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Thursday led the celebration of the Annual Family Planning Month to raise awareness and access of Manileños to various family planning methods at the Universidad De Manila. 

Speaking before hundreds of parents, health workers and students, the Manila chief executive also urged the couples in the audience to be open-minded on family planning because the growing population is a main concern of the city government. 

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What does a multi-awarded elementary school do after winning a major award for exemplary school opening preparations three years in a row? Simple. Aim higher and aim for a fourth award.

Mabolo Elementary School, which sits on the corner of M.J. Cuenco and Juan Luna Avenues in Cebu City, showcases a simple and unassuming façade. Yet behind the school’s walls and gates is an engaged community of teachers, students, and volunteers who eagerly prepare the school well in time for the opening of classes every year. 

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To help ensure the health of the country’s marine ecosystem, Gold Seas Tuna Chunks under General Nutrifoods Philippines Inc. recently embarked on the “Sea of Life” coral reef conservation project. 

The “Sea of Life” is an artificial reef installation positioned along the shores of Tingloy, Batangas that covers about 1,000 square meters. 

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A massive rehabilitation of a mining rock dump by Masbate Gold Project in Masbate has made substantial progress, which is mostly planted with cacao and coffee seedlings.

Cocomats and cocologs are used to control erosion and topsoil runoff, according to MGP officials. 

MGP is made up of two companies that operate in Aroroy in Masbate―Filminera Resources Corp. and Phil Gold Processing and Refining Corp. Filminera holds the mining tenements, surface rights, and Environmental Compliance Certificate, and PhilGold holds the mineral processing permit and owns and operates the processing plant. 

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