Calauan (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Calauan (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 14.15
Longitude: 121.32
population: 36,580
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

BanKO brings banking to residents of resettlement site

The owners of the four recently inaugurated BanKO partner outlets join officers of BPI Globe BanKO, Ayala Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Philippines and ABS CBN Foundation. MANILA, Philippines - BPI Globe BanKO brings banking to the residents of "BayaniJuan ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Antipork forces vow to hit 10M signatures

MANILA, Philippines–Organizers of the people’s initiative to abolish the pork barrel system on Monday said they expected the Aquino administration to try to derail the campaign, but vowed to press the drive for 10 million signatures and force Congress ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site sought

MANILA, Philippines - A Church official on Wednesday urged the government to look into alleged incidents of the so-called "sex for food" racket in a resettlement area  in Laguna.Father Anton Pascual, executive director of Caritas Manila, said the issue ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

After storm, a low-cost housing redesign

THEY are among the thousands of people relocated at the National Housing Authority Southville 7 in Calauan, Laguna province, when Tropical Storm “Ondoy” struck in 2009. Recently, Typhoon “Glenda” made a direct hit on the site. AL BENAVENTE/CONTRIBUTO ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

The angel and the witch

CHONALYN, the 100th millionth baby girl, greets us with her shy smile from the front page of the Inquirer (July 28 issue). She looks triumphant in her journey from her mother’s life-giving womb to the light at the end of the tunnel—our living world.Chonalyn ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Miners plant 20 millionth tree on Arbor Day; UST alumnus bishop appointed Vatican envoy to UN

Arbor Day saw the ceremonial planting of the 20 millionth tree by miners led by Chamber of Mines of the Philippines president and Benguet Corp. CEO Philip Romualdez and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary Marcial Amaro. The ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
First reported May 18 2014 - Updated May 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scale insects also plaguing Laguna coconut plantations

This is a reaction to Jose Osias’s letter titled “Ways to perk up coco industry” (Opinion, 4/25/14). First of all, it is not only in the provinces of Batangas and Quezon where the scale insects, otherwise called as “cocolisap,” are ravaging coconut plantations. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 18 2014]

Quotes

"I did not have second thoughts when I was invited to become a partner outlet. Aside from having extra income to help me provide a better future for my children, I am also able to help my neighbors save" Alma Managuit, owner of Jam Eatery, said
"Resettled urban poor families need social preparation and economic opportunity before being uprooted in Metro Manila. The issue is still economics that’s why they migrate in urban areas and cramps in unjust and inhumane condition. An integrated development approach is needed by government with participation from private sector and civil society"  Pascual added

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BanKO brings banking to residents of resettleme... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 28 2014]
Antipork forces vow to hit 10M signatures [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 25 2014]
Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
After storm, a low-cost housing redesign [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 06 2014]
The angel and the witch [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 03 2014]
Miners plant 20 millionth tree on Arbor Day; US... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
Scale insects also plaguing Laguna coconut plan... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 18 2014]
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