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Rappler's latest stories on segregation


Don't turn cemeteries into dumpsites, Cimatu tells Filipinos

Oct 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu gives tips on how to observe a garbage-free Undas

Cimatu file photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Makati's 2016 garbage hauling costs lowest since 2007 – COA

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:25 PM

The drop in expenses is attributed to the local government s environmental programs according to the Commission on Audit

Davao City spent P151M due to lack of waste segregation – COA

Jun 25, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Only 4 out of the city s 182 barangays maintain a materials recovery facility which is required under the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

SANITATION. The Commission on Audit reveals 98% of barangays in Davao City failed to comply with the Solid Waste Management Act.

Muhammad Ali's childhood in the segregated US south

Jun 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM

To understand what made Muhammad Ali tick it helps to look at the roiling social turmoil of his childhood in the segregated US south

HOMETOWN HERO. A mural of Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Kentucky, hometown of the boxing legend. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Israel PM halts ban on Palestinians using settler buses

May 20, 2015 - 1:31 PM

UPDATED The ban was immediately attacked by rights groups and the opposition who denounced it as an unprecedented move that heaped unnecessary humiliation on the Palestinians and would ultimately damage Israel

SPECIAL TRIP. A file picture taken on March 4, 2013 shows behind a window Palestinians boarding a bus made available by Israel to take Palestinian laborers from the Israeli army crossing Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli city Tel Aviv. Menahem Kahana/AFP

6 creative ways to go 'zero waste'

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:54 PM

At the first Philippine Zero Waste Fair experts and entrepreneurs teach you how to live sustainably

OUT OF THE BIN. Entrepreneurs get their creative juices going in recycling and reusing. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Legarda vows to block waste incineration in the Senate

Jan 07, 2015 - 5:42 PM

The promise comes at a time when lawmakers and government agencies are touting waste burning as the solution to unmanageable garbage in Philippine cities

Yellow, green, orange: A guide to MMDA's new bus codes

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:58 PM

Changes will be implemented in the MMDA s bus segregation scheme after operators and drivers were caught using fake stickers to skirt the rules

UN envoy warns of 'permanent segregation' in unrest-hit west Myanmar

Jul 26, 2014 - 11:45 PM

The United Nations human rights envoy to the country Yanghee Lee says there was a deplorable situation in displacement camps in Rakhine state where deadly clashes 2 years ago have left some 140 000 homeless

COA: Trash non-segregation costs Baguio City over P34M

May 23, 2014 - 9:54 PM

Hauling expenses could have been spent instead on social services if businesses complied with the law auditors say

'The Butler' serves up US civil rights history

Aug 16, 2013 - 11:46 AM

Oprah Winfrey back in advocacy film also starring Forest Whitaker

BECAUSE IT HAPPENED. 'Why don't these stories get told more?' says Whitaker. Screen grab from the trailer

Traffic justice and Manila’s traffic mess

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:40 AM

To ensure that the common Filipino is not dispossessed of road space the monopolization of it by the few has to be countered

Why the EDSA bus segregation system doesn't work

Jul 21, 2013 - 12:32 AM

Driver and passenger behavior contribute to the congestion of the metro s main artery

10 awesome things gov't agencies are doing

Mar 12, 2013 - 2:24 PM

Despite all the bad news in the headlines there are some great things that government agencies and officials have been doing It s time to give credit where credit is due

GOOD NEWS. Good things are happening in some parts of the government

INFOGRAPHIC: How to find the right bus on EDSA

Jan 07, 2013 - 7:49 PM

Master MMDA s new EDSA bus segregation system with this easy to follow infographic