The country has been vulnerable to massive flooding linked to deforestation. The coronavirus pandemic is also a catastrophe that arose from populations occupying wild animal habitats.

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Forest loss persists in the Philippines even with a log ban and protection laws in place.

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Here is a summary of how Philippine forests were managed (and plundered), from pre-colonial times to present.

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Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, former senator Antonio Trillanes IV, and many local politicians are top ad spenders on Facebook a year before the polls. The Commission on Elections is drafting rules to govern online campaigning. 

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"The Ads Library and authorization process will provide detailed transparency information around political advertising throughout the election, as well as mitigate foreign interference," says Facebook Head of Public Policy Clare Amador.

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Forest loss persists in the Philippines even with a log ban and protection laws in place.

Here is a summary of how Philippine forests were managed (and plundered), from pre-colonial times to present.

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, former senator Antonio Trillanes IV, and many local politicians are top ad spenders on Facebook a year before the polls. The Commission on Elections is drafting rules to govern online campaigning. 

"The Ads Library and authorization process will provide detailed transparency information around political advertising throughout the election, as well as mitigate foreign interference," says Facebook Head of Public Policy Clare Amador.

Campaign finance is an important, if not the most important aspect, of any electoral exercise. One’s capacity to run for office is largely hinged on their access to resources.

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DOCUMENT: Terrorist designation of Joma Sison, 18 others by the ATC

National Security Adviser and ATC vice chairperson Hermogenes Esperon Jr. signed Resolution No. 17 on April 21 but the government released the document only on May 13.

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