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The Pasig River Fun Run Is a Failure

There’s still no word up to now if the recent Pasig River Fun Run did in fact break any world record. Maybe there is but it appears there’s not much hype around it. Had it broken the record we can … Continue reading

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World Records Can’t Clean Up Pasig River

So did it or did it not? Did the much-vaunted Pasig River Fun Run held last Sunday, October 10, 2010, break any Guinness World Record? The available information is conflicting. Some reports say the event only broke a local record. … Continue reading

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Support Carlos Celdran’s Fight Against Damaso

Kudos to Carlos Celdran for raising awareness on the Catholic Church’s unreasonable and dogmatic views on family planning. Last I heard Celdran remains detained in spite of his readiness to post bail. It appears some powerful hand (not likely to … Continue reading

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Reusable Bag Day

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje has highlighted the sad fact that most of our bodies of water are no longer fit for human activity. Of course, he didn’t really need to say it, one need only visit the nearest river to … Continue reading

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Dissecting A “Praise” Release

Here’s an interesting report from http://www.philstar.com. I am posting it in full with my comments in bold typeface. OCLP supports Pasig River rehab MANILA, Philippines – Ortigas & Co. Ltd. Partnership signed a memorandum of agreement granting four hectares of … Continue reading

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Ban On Swimming In Pozo Negro River

As much as I would love to, I don’t think I will find the courage to swim in the Pasig River. It’s way too dirty. As it is, Pasig River is one big disgusting soup of biological and chemical contaminants. … Continue reading

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Oil Firm Starts Relocation From Pasig River; Will Other Companies Follow Suit?

Now here’s good news from one of the big companies operating a facility along the Pasig River. It’s from Petron. Here’s part of the report from inquirer.net: Petron Corp., the country‚Äôs largest oil refiner and retailer, will finally start relocating … Continue reading

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Ideas for Pasig River

How you can help save Pasig River. Stop littering. Practice recycling. Minimize your plastic waste. Support this site. Share it. Subscribe to keep updated. Write and publish your own thoughts about Pasig River, preferably good ones that suggest real solutions … Continue reading

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Industrial Pollution To Hinder Pasig River Rehabilitation

Now this is what I’ve been talking about. Last Tuesday, a news report came out that the city government of Pasig is now monitoring two factories after it was discovered that these facilities have been discharging chemicals into the Marikina … Continue reading

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Pasig River Needs Carlos Celdran

I’ve been hearing a lot of things about a certain Carlos Celdran, who, as some of my friends say, is the best tour guide this side of the planet. My curiosity piqued, I googled him and found that a lot … Continue reading

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