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Proclamation No. 847 reserves November 8 of every year as 'Environmental Planning Day of the Philippines,' which seeks to increase awareness on the importance of proper planning to address environmental hazards
Senate President Vicente Sotto III questions the ruling of the Food and Drug Administration that Implanon and Implanon NXT are non-abortifacient
The nation needs strategic pauses. Slowed-down city living should not be available only to the few and affluent who stay in cloistered and gated subdivisions.
Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III says minors who already have children should be allowed to access family planning methods without their parents' permission
While death is said to be the great equalizer, the divide between the rich and the poor is still evident in how they are sent off
Aside from a rail-based mass transport system, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren also points out the need for pedestrian systems
Government officials, please try to delegate urban planning decisions to actual urban planners
It is only through cultivating a high-trust society that this whole-of-society approach to development could work
'Any Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdictions and administration in the occupied West Bank is without any international legal effect,' says UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric
Rouhani's chief of staff says the next step would be taken 'in the event Iran's demands are not met'
Game Plan Marketing Solutions, Inc. and AD Nagata announce collaboration to serve Philippine market
(UPDATED) The planned July 28 meeting is aimed at salvaging the hard-won deal, on life-support since the United States withdrew from it last year and reimposed biting sanctions against Iran
People Make Cities, a group of urbanists led by planner Julia Nebrija, hosts a discussion to answer: 'Who are our streets really for?'
(UPDATED) Iran is on the verge of exceeding one of the limits on stockpiles of nuclear material foreseen under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Naval Forces Central Central Command and the Cebu Provincial Police Office aid PDEA during the operations in Barangay Tungkay, a mountainous village
For now, its plan will open over cocktails and dinner Tuesday evening in Bahrain at an intimate two-day 'economic workshop' at a luxury hotel overlooking the Gulf
Washington is gearing up to roll out economic aspects of its long-awaited plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians at a conference in Bahrain
The license of the sole clinic that performs abortions in Missouri will remain in effect until a ruling on a petitioner's request for preliminary injunction
'This is a collective Palestinian position, from President Mahmud Abbas and the PLO Executive Committee to all Palestinian political movements and factions, national figures, private sector and civil society'
(UPDATED) What happens to other subscribers though that don't subscribe to the new plans?
Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, says he would present his long-awaited Middle East peace proposal around June and that it would include a 'robust business plan' for the Palestinians
A clinic and two doctors offering abortions appeal to the Supreme Court to block a law that restricts access to abortion
Unicef Philippines says it is deeply concerned about the bill, describing it as 'an act of violence against children'
It may be rock and roll, but Twisted Sister they ain't, and sex and drugs are not an option for the Sisters of the Servants of the Plan of God. They play their brand of melodic rock in their traditional habits.
The US Supreme Court leaves in place lower court decisions that found that states violate federal law when they terminate Medicaid contracts for Planned Parenthood
It’s not that the built environment 'causes' interaction, but it can certainly either enable or constrain potential interaction
Urban and transport planners weigh in on solutions for a metropolis suffering from overdevelopment
Here's how to throw the perfect holiday party – without losing all your hair in the process
The new iPhones officially become available at retail, with Smart being one of the outlets to hold a launch
(UPDATED) Apple and Samsung are fined 10 and 5 million euros, respectively, for the 'planned obsolescence' of their smartphones
Making planning work means putting the people at the heart and center of what we all want to achieve. Plans without ownership are also plans that are useless.
Here are some idea starters for your upcoming holiday events!
Set for Tomorrow is financial protection for those you leave behind
'The DOH strongly promotes the use of implants for couples who wish to space their pregnancies,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III
The ex-UKIP leader calls British PM Theresa May's Brexit blueprint it a 'cowardly sell-out'
Provincial disaster risk management officials say there is no cause for alarm yet but local communities should always be prepared for a 'worst case scenario'
Out of 148 outstanding smart city projects, Pasig City is among the 19 winners in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ), alongside China, Singapore, and Taiwan, among other winners.
'Iyong sa pulitika po, saka ko na ho 'yan pag-iisipan. Hindi naman yata ako kailangan magmadali,' ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says at a forum in UP
Tehran threatens to restart its nuclear program if solutions are not put in place
'Malayo pa naman. Let’s cross that bridge 'pag andiyan na,' Mar Roxas, who has led a primarily private life since after the 2016 elections, tells Rappler
Days after the US president walked away from a 3-year-old deal that mandated rigorous scrutiny of Iranian facilities, senior administration officials say monitoring should continue regardless
'We would like to remind the Philippine government that our environment is not for sale,' says Vince Cinches, Greenpeace Southeast Asia-Philippines political campaigner
'The success or failure of rehabilitation will depend on the quality of participation and representation of communities in both planning and implementation,' says a paper published by Asia Foundation
The Oplan is confidential as publishing will predictably compromise the counterterrorism operations it organizes
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other Davao City officials are in Japan as part of the city government's partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency
As the Boracay example illustrates, policymaking without planning makes for needless chaos, confusion, and destruction
'I want good people whom I’ve worked with in the past to help me,' says new Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra