[Press Release] EcoWaste Coalition Urges DENR and DPWH to Reveal Details of the Controversial Manila Bay’s “White Sand” Beach Beautification Project

EcoWaste Coalition Urges DENR and DPWH to Reveal Details of the Controversial Manila Bay’s “White Sand” Beach Beautification Project 7 September 2020, Quezon City. The environmental health group EcoWaste Coalition has joined the chorus of voices expressing disgust over the artificial creation of the so-called “white sand” beach to beautify the famed but polluted Manila…

[Press Release] Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay -Focus on the Global South

Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay The Duterte administration’s rehabilitation of Manila Bay is set to begin on 27 January but a group of municipal fishers around the bay are decrying the lack of community involvement in the P47 billion clean up, and are demanding a more pro-people rehabilitation plan. “The government’s…

[Press Release] Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay -PANGISDA

Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay Manila— Fishermen from various towns surrounding Manila Bay, led by Progresibong Alyansa ng mga Mangingisda or PANGISDA marked Fisherfolk Day with a fluvial parade. The parade which traversed the length of Manila Bay from Navotas, Las Piñas,Parañaque, Baseco to Philippine Senate aims…

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. By Jerome Aning Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net, Filed Under: Philippines – Metro, Poverty, Environmental Issues, Judiciary (system of justice), Housing & Urban Planning, Human Rights MANILA, Philippines—An urban poor group has called on the Supreme Court not to…