Category Archives for Environment
By Rex Robles,VERA Files It was 1974 and I was taking up an advanced course in Mechanical Engineering at the US Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. For our final exam in Oceanography, our professor simply called the twelve of … Continue reading
President Aquino is being consistent when he said that the government will not be filing a diplomatic protest against China for the intrusion of a fishing vessel that got stuck in Tubbataha Reef in Sulu Sea, 150 kilometers southeast of … Continue reading
May 2013 be kind and good to all of us. From my favorite work place.Our place in Guisijan, Antique.
If you see any politician campaigning at the cemetery as we remember our loved ones who have passed away, erase his name from the list of the candidates that you will not vote in the May 2013 elections. Even if … Continue reading
I got this letter from Tess Tarranza, principal of Otto Lingue National High School in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. With the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck in Eastern Samar last Friday; 5.9 in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao last Monday, 5.6 … Continue reading
We were in Rio Tuba last month, in the southern tip of Palawan, for an overview visit of Nickel Asia Corporation’s oldest mine. I was with three other reporters . The purpose of the trip, as JB Baylon, Nickel Asia’s … Continue reading
By MARILYN MANA-AY ROBLES, VERA Files The week past was very revealing. Filipinos again displayed resilience in the midst of tragedy. As the floods came and swept away treasured material possessions people grinned and bore it out. Some were unable … Continue reading
What a joy to have two days of sunshine after several days of heavy rains. Floodwaters are receding and relief goods can now be delivered to areas once inaccessible. Please click here (VERA Files) for Luis Liwanag’s article and video … Continue reading
VERA Files’ Vincent Go went around Metro Manila and these are the images he captured: Click here (VERA Files) to watch slideshow.