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Saturday, 25 May 2013
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Other approaches in-clude the integration of les-sons for Science classes inGrade 7 on climate change,waste segregation and pol-lution and their consequenteects.Also, Citizen’s Army Training (CAT) for highschools seniors has beenexpanded to include threemore areas for students tofocus on—civic work, com-munity service and law en-forcement training.Gozon added moduleson disaster preparednesshave been used in the al-ternative learning system(ALS).“We are continuous-ly conducting quarterly earthquake and re drillsin school to educate chil-dren on these hazards andhow to respond to each of these when the need aris-es,” Gozon said.
TACLOBAN CITY– e municipal govern-ment of Palompon, Leyte,is gearing up to be thenext top tourist destina-tion in the region, thisaer two internationalcruise ships visited theirtown early this year.Cleo Rivera, towntourism o cer, said thatKalanggaman Island isthe priority areas thatthey are promoting fortourists to visit.Last April, around 300foreign tourists and 80crewmembers visited theisland aboard MV Eu-ropa, a cruise ship thatearned them P163, 000from the entrance fees.e original destina-tion of the cruise shipwas Malapascua Island of Cebu but the captain of the ship decided to dock at Kalanggaman Islandfor a short barbeque stopbut was extended up to 12hours.Just this month, an-other cruise ship MSBremen of Hapag-LloydCruises of Germany
storage and product load-ing.INGASCO is 70 percentowned by its mother com-pany Taiyo Nippon SansoCorporation (TNSC), amajor supplier of indus-trial gases such as oxygen,nitrogen and argon to awide range of industries,including the steel, chemi-cal, electronics, automobile,construction, shipbuilding,and food industries.e company also de- velops and manufacturesgas-applied devices andequipment and plays a vi-tal role in the frontiers of science and environmentalpreservation, as well as theJapan National HydrogenProject.Aside from its industrialgas business, the corpora-tion is also involved in thesupplying medical oxygenand other high-quality gas-es to medical institutions.
vent and mitigate hazardsfrom becoming a majordisaster. With the integra-tion of DRR in education,children in schools will beequipped with knowledgeand skills that would lessenthe impact of disasters thatmay strike their localities,”Gozon added.Eastern Visayas wasrated as one of the regionswith very high risk of geo-physical hazards particu-larly ooding, earthquakesand landslides.Typhoons usually batterthe region that causes heavy downpour and results toooding in some low-lyingareas.Gozon said DepEd hasintegrated DRR into thelearning curriculum by way of including in the lessonplans in Makabayan (socialstudies) classes in Grade 6the wise use of natural re-sources.TACLOBAN CITY—Principles of disaster pre-paredness are now fully integrated in all secondary and tertiary schools herein the region, according toan o cial of the O ce of Civil Defense (OCD-8).Rey Gozon, OCD-8regional director, said aerthe eectivity of the Phil-ippine Disaster Risk Re-duction and Management(DRRM) Act of 2010, theDepartment of Education(DepEd) has included di-saster preparedness inthe curriculum of publicschools.“About two years ago,DepEd has sent theirteachers and school ad-ministrators to undergotraining to mainstreamdisaster risk reduction(DRR) and management,”Gozon said.“e education sec-tor has a key role to pre-
Disaster preparedness now part of high school studies
term sheet between IN-GASCO and CDC duringthe Chief Executive’s state visit to Japan.e fuel facility will belocated in a 32,928 squaremeter area along Panday Pira Avenue.e project will includethe installation of mechani-cal and electrical equipmentused for air separation suchas cryogenic distillationcolumn, multi-stage aircompressors, pumps, elec-trical substation, coolingtowers, and cryogenic stor-age tanks, among others.Once fully operational,INGASCO will be capableof supplying nitrogen, ar-gon, and oxygen to bigClark-based rms likeTexas Instruments (TI) andPhoenix SemiconductorPhilippines Corporation(PSPC), and other elec-tronic and semiconductorcompanies.e facility will have anoutput capacity of 10,100Nm3 per hour for the pro-duction of liquid oxygen(LOX), liquid nitrogen(LIN), and liquid argon(LAR), including majorprocess areas in ltration,air compression, pre-puri-cation, liquefaction andseparation/distillation,CLARK FREEPORT-- A leading Japanese in-dustrial gas rm will beinvesting P1.35 billion forthe establishment of an airseparation facility here,the Clark DevelopmentCorporation (CDC) an-nounced.Masahiko Kitabatake,president of INGASCO,Inc., on Monday led thegroundbreaking ceremony for the establishment of anair separation facility proj-ect of Taiyo Nippon SansoClark, Inc., a whole subsid-iary of INGASCO, Inc.According to ProjectManager Noel Ret Sampol,Taiyo Nippon Sanso Clark,Inc. will pour P1.35 billionfor the project and willemploy some 30 personnelduring its initial construc-tion phase and at least 300workers once the facility isfully operational.CDC President ArthurP. Tugade, in his speech,described the ground-breaking ceremony as atimely event. At the same,Tugade also pledged theCDC’s commitment andsupport to the company.In 2011, President Be-nigno Simeon Aquino IIIwitnessed the signing of areservation agreement and
Gas rm pours P1.35-B forClark air separation plant
boarding 150 Europeantourists also visited theisland aer their visit inBohol.Aside from foreigntourists, the island hadalso been drawing localtourists especially since itwas promoted by formerLeyte governor and now Energy Secretary CarlosJericho Petilla as a touristspot in the Visayas.To ensure that the is-land’s pristine beauty andmaintain its sorround-ings, Rivera said that thelocal government unitsdid not construct any physical feature in the is-land except for comfortrooms or toilets.“Lodging facilities areavailable in the mainlandbut if they want to stay inthe island they can camp-out there,” said Rivera.Another tourist desti-nation in Palompon thatthey are promoting isthe Tabuk Marine Park and Fish Sanctuary thatis also called by locals asthe “Bat Kingdom” wherethousands of sleeping gi-ant fruit bats are seenhanging upside downatop the mangrove trees.At the northwest sideof the mangrove forest,at the section dubbed by locals as the “Bat King-dom,” one would ndthousands of sleeping gi-ant fruit bats hanging up-side down atop the man-grove trees.ere are ve speciesof the fruits bats seen inthe island among which isthe Giant Golden-CrownFlying Fox, an endemic tothe country.is is a rare fruit batconsidered the largestknown bat in the world.e species is endangeredand is currently facingthe possibility of extinc-tion due to poachers andfood hunters.“Generally tourismactivity in our town is very productive and theLGU priority is to sustainand preserve, balancedeco-system to invite moretourists to visit our town,”Rivera added.
Kalanggaman Island next tourism showcase of EV
students and parents andstatement of account of their operation to justify the increase based on ex-penses incurred in previ-ous years.
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The average tuitionfee hike of the privatecolleges was pegged at7% or P26.21 per unit.There was also an aver-age increase of 7.56% forother fees or P310.73.Pursuant to CHEdMemorandum OrderNo. (CMO) 3, series of 2012, all higher educa-tion institutions thatplan to increase tu-ition and other fees forthe next academic yearshould submit a propos-al alongside pertinentdocuments to CHEd re-gional offices on or be-fore April 1.Under guidelines is-sued in 2012, CHEdhad insisted that schooladministrators hold apublic consultation withtheir stakeholders to ex-plain the basis of theirtuition increases.The lack of publicconsultation would bea ground to deny theapplication.