The river connects the Laguna de Bay, the country's largest freshwater lake and the Manila Bay
, which is currently undergoing massive rehabilitation by a special task force headed by the DENR.
Aside from that, Cimatu also highlighted the importance of restoring Taguig River and other areas, including Laguna Lake and Manila Bay
, saying that plans for the bay's bay walk construction will be submitted in a few weeks.
The government will clear the banks of Manila Bay
's tributaries and "esteros" to facilitate the collection of garbage and to improve water quality.
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), in a press statement released to media Tuesday, reacted to an audit observation released recently by the Commission on Audit (COA) citing that the Casino Filipino (CF) Manila Bay
has incurred P2.11 billion worth of losses in the last five years.
Thousands run for Manila Bay
rehab !-- -- (Philstar.com) - April 28, 2019 - 6:14pm MANILA, Philippines Around five thousand government employees and private citizens ran in Manila on Sunday to show support for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay
dpa Manila More than 40 tons of garbage were removed from the shores of the Philippines' Manila Bay
on Sunday at the start of a campaign to clean up the polluted stretch of coastline.
'This is a battle that will be won not with force or arms but with the firm resolve to bring Manila Bay
back to life,' he said in a statement.
Manila: By next year, the government hopes to finish relocating informal settlers in the fringes of the once iconic Manila Bay
as part of rehabilitation efforts.
The Navotas City government has been given until the end of the year to clean up the Bangkulasi River, which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) earlier identified as one of the filthy waterways draining into the heavily polluted Manila Bay
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) gained another ally in the battle to save Manila Bay
and its tributaries from further environmental degradation.
TO prevent the 'wholesale slaughter' of Manila Bay
and its already fragile marine ecosystem, militant fishers' group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said the entire region should be declared a land reclamation-free zone.