Robert Reyes

Type: Person
Name: Robert Reyes
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The forgotten cost of domestic help

They care for our families and maintain our homes. Our city relies on them. But for many domestic helpers, leaving behind their own country comes with a huge trade-off. A special report from the Philippines, by Anna Cummins and Mark Tjhung. Photography ... [Published Time Out Hong Kong - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Cebu bishop: Go ahead, cut ‘sick’ trees

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma FILE PHOTOCEBU CITY—Take it from Cebu’s chief shepherd.Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has voiced support for the cutting of “diseased” trees along South Cebu Highway, saying they posed continuing risks to people who pass by the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Bus operators, mayors press tree cutting

Share this:Carcar City, Cebu – Citing possible dangers posed by rotting century-old acacia trees to their passengers and buses, bus operators in Cebu yesterday said they will join any rally pushing for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-solon says trees need to be cut

DPWH workers start cutting on Aug. 5 one of seven trees that are in the way of a road-widening project funded by pork barrel in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu province. CHRISTIAN MANINGO/CEBU DAILY NEWSCEBU CITY—A former congressman who allowed the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

60 freeway reopens after fatal crash

All lanes of the Eastbound 60 freeway have reopened at Fairway Drive near Diamond Bar after a chain reaction crash involving four cars. One person died trying to help others in the wreck. Three people remain in critical condition.The California Highway ... [Published SCPR - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Multivehicle Crash in Diamond Bar Leaves 1 Dead; All Lanes on Eastbound 60 Freeway Closed

All lanes on the eastbound 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar were closed after one person died and at least two sustained major injuries following a four-vehicle crash early Sunday morning,  California Highway Patrol Officer Robert Reyes said.A SigAlert was issued ... [Published KTLA - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-legislator urges politicos to stay away

THE fate of the trees that dot the national highway from the City of Naga to Carcar City should rest on the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).Politicians should not interfere, ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

The rites of destruction

Past Forward By Jobers R. BersalesIt is quite surreal to see a non-Cebuano in the person of Fr. Robert Reyes almost single-handedly leading a lonesome battle to save some of the century-old Acacia trees lining the highway from Naga to Carcar now earmarked ... [Published Cebu Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

3 remaining trees will be cut tonight

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 has decided to cut the remaining diseased trees along the national highway in the City of Naga at night.Three trees in Barangays Inoburan and Langtad will be cut starting 9 tonight. Cutting of the four ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Trees tagged hazards in Cebu given death sentence

THE DAYS are numbered for these trees in Naga City, Cebu province, as government workers prepare to enforce an order to cut down old trees that are considered road hazards. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWSCEBU CITY — The canopy of trees that made a portion ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Running priest’s enthusiasm

ONE could never fault Fr. Robert Reyes, known as the activist “running priest,” for lack of enthusiasm. Not based in Cebu, the priest spent precious time in a visit here the other to promote one of his advocacies, which is protecting the trees.As chair ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Acacia tree in Tinaan, City of Naga

CEBU. Fr. Robert Reyes (right) ties a white ribbon around an acacia tree in Tinaan, City of Naga, to dramatize his request for the environment department to save whatever trees they can. (Alan Tangcawan) ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"[in all the years as a young politician, he enjoyed all forms of privileges and favors, and even used and abused his position for many business and personal interests. finally and even belatedly, his past sins have caught up with him" Reyes told the Inquirer recently in a text message

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The forgotten cost of domestic help [Published Time Out Hong Kong - 6 hours ago]
Cebu bishop: Go ahead, cut ‘sick’ trees [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 8 hours ago]
Barrita: Trees and human life [Published Sun Star Network - 16 hours ago]
Mongaya: Remembering victims of sea tragedies [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 17 2014]
DENR: Return all applications for cut permits [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 12 2014]
Bus operators, mayors press tree cutting [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 12 2014]
‘Gaba’ [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 12 2014]
Let the trees go to court [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 12 2014]
Pedestrian Killed During Rescue [Published NBC Chicago - Aug 11 2014]
60 freeway reopens after fatal crash [Published SCPR - Aug 10 2014]
Ex-solon says trees need to be cut [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 10 2014]
Groups warn gov’t officials they will file case... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 10 2014]
Wenceslao: Eco-pragmatism [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 10 2014]
Multivehicle Crash in Diamond Bar Leaves 1 Dead... [Published KTLA - Aug 10 2014]
Women’s Foundation of Colorado: Sixth annual Su... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Aug 10 2014]
Ex-legislator urges politicos to stay away [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 09 2014]
Briones: Yes, I’m writing about the trees [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 09 2014]
Editorial: Praying tragedy won’t happen [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 08 2014]
Auspicious August [Published Cebu Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
Road user’s tax and fallen trees [Published Cebu Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
The rites of destruction [Published Cebu Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
3 remaining trees will be cut tonight [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 06 2014]
DPWH 7 starts tree-cutting in City of Naga [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 05 2014]
Trees tagged hazards in Cebu given death sentence [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 01 2014]
Editorial: Running priest’s enthusiasm [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 31 2014]
Acacia tree in Tinaan, City of Naga [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 30 2014]
‘Running priest’ appeals: Save trees [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 30 2014]
Fil-Am teen karateka continues quest for glory [Published Balita - Jul 29 2014]
‘Streets should have trees’ [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 26 2014]
Save our trees: good road design includes trees [Published Manila Times - Jul 16 2014]
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