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70th Palanca Awards holds annual ceremony 

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The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, which staged its 70th edition after a two-year hiatus, recently held its annual ceremony to honor the winning writers, poets, and playwrights. The revelry happened at the Marquis Events Place in Boni...

 Agriculture advocate Jiggy Manicad poses with avocado and rambutan seedlings he produced after the last season. As the host of %u2018Agripreneur%u2019, a GMA7 TV show celebrating its 7th anniversary, Manicad is calling on Filipino farmers and citizens to work together to strengthen the agri industry as it recovers and grows after the pandemic.

‘Agripreneur’ celebrates 7 years on air

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Group seeks protection from plastic chemicals, pollution 

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As the first meeting this week of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC1) to develop a global legally-binding instrument on plastics progresses, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition affirmed the urgency to protect humans and other ...

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Taguig mayor joins gender and development meeting 

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Dumalo si Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano sa ginanap na Meeting with Gender and Development Focal Point System ngayong araw, Setyembre 29, sa Kalayaan Hall, Taguig Satellite Office, SM Aura Tower.

Naging paksa sa nasabing sesyon ang pagpapaigting ng implementasyon ng mga programa ukol sa gender equality at gender sensitivity at mga programa para sa ating mga kababaihan, kabataan at mga senior citizens kabilang na rin ang mga PWDs sa lungsod.

"We want to come up with the best GAD program. What is more important is to actually implement the program so that our people can really feel that we are sensitive to their needs," ayon kay Mayor Lani.

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Kabilang sa napag-usapan sa sesyon ang mas pagpapayabong sa ating manpower at livelihood programs, mga programa para sa ating mga atleta at programa para sa agrikultura.

Nais naman ni Mayor Lani na mabigyang pagpapahalaga at buhaying muli ang mga sinaunang pangunahing pinagkukunan ng kabuhayan tulad ng bead making, duck raising, at stuff toy making.

"Utang natin ito sa kanila, hindi lang sa industriya kundi bilang mga Taguigeño, parte ito ng ating kultura," diin ni Mayor Lani.

Kabilang sa dumalo sa pagpupulong si Chairperson of the Committee on Women, Children and Family Affairs Kon. Marisse Balina-Eron, GAD Focal Person Jingle Nechaldas, at mga kinatawan ng iba't ibang departmento na kabilang sa council.

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