Philippines

Manila Bay waters off Bataan now ‘swimmable’

Manila Bay waters off Bataan now ‘swimmable’ By Catherine Teves MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay are beginning to bear fruit. According to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu, he received reports swimming is already possible in some waters off Bataan province which is among areas along … Continue reading

Philippines

Manila Bay’s initial cleanup inspires more volunteers

Manila Bay’s initial cleanup inspires more volunteers By Christine Cudis MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Last January 27, thousands of volunteers trooped to Manila Bay to help clear out the trash that for years sullied its natural beauty. Days after the initial cleanup, however, who gets to keep its tidiness, knowing that most Filipinos are riddled with the ningas kugon attitude? … Continue reading