PRES DUTERTE AWARDS LAND TITLES AT DENR’S 31ST ANNIVERSARY

PRES DUTERTE AWARDS LAND TITLES AT DENR’S 31ST ANNIVERSARY

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Michelle Odevillas receives, in behalf of ‘Handog Titulo” beneficiaries of Taguig City, a total of 25 land titles from President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu during the DENR’s 31st anniversary celebration at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The land titles, covering residential lots, were awarded by virtue of Proclamation No. 172. ###







‘HANDOG TITULO’ AWARDEES FROM TAGUIG

‘HANDOG TITULO’ AWARDEES FROM TAGUIG

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Representing her co-beneficiaries of ‘Handog Titulo’ from Taguig City, Rizalina Rivera stands proud receiving nine land titles from no less than President Duterte and Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu during the 31st founding anniversary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) held Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City. Covering a total area of 790 square meters, the land titles were distributed under the DENR’s ‘Handog Titulo’ program, which seeks to expedite the processing and issuance of public land patents to Filipino citizens. ### 




GROUFIE WITH THE PRESIDENT

GROUFIE WITH THE PRESIDENT

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Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (front, fourth from right) leads officials, employees and guests in making the signature pose of President Rodrigo Duterte (front, center) in a groufie during the DENR’s 31st founding anniversary celebration held Wednesday (July 4, 2018) at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City. Some of the personalities seen in photo are Education Secretary Leonor Briones (front, with alampay), and former Quezon City Mayor and now Representative Feliciano Belmonte Jr. (front, between President Duterte and Secretary Cimatu.### 





THE PRESIDENT AND HIS ENVIRONMENT VANGUARD

THE PRESIDENT AND HIS ENVIRONMENT VANGUARD

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President Duterte and Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu walk towards the amphitheater of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City, where hundreds of officials and employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) await for their special guest of honor during the agency’s 31st anniversary celebration on Wednesday (July 4, 2018).  In his speech, the President reminisced on old times with Cimatu during the latter’s stint in Mindanao where he spent a good portion of his stellar military career. ### 





‘HANDOG TITULO’ AWARDEES FROM PARANAQUE

‘HANDOG TITULO’ AWARDEES FROM PARANAQUE

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Ana Carlota Ho of Parañaque City beams with joy as she receives from President Rodrigo Duterte her land title and those of other qualified awardees from Paranaque during the 31st anniversary celebration of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) held Wednesday (July 4, 2018) at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.  On hand to assist President Duterte in the awarding ceremony is DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (left).  In all, Cimatu said 75 land titles were distributed during the event, covering a total area of 5,394 square meters, under the DENR’s “Handog Titulo” program. ### 





CIMATU HAILS PRRD’s SUPPORT TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

CIMATU HAILS PRRD’s SUPPORT TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

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Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu hails President Duterte as a “leader who is very much protective of our environment and natural resources” before some 3,000-strong officials and employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) who attended the agency’s 31st anniversary celebration held Wednesday (July 4, 2018) at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.   Cimatu told the President that the DENR takes his challenges on mining, illegal logging, big fishpens in Laguna Lake, among others, as marching orders to aggressively enforce environmental laws, rules and regulations within the bounds of the Constitution. Also in photo are Task Force Bangon Marawi head Secretary Eduardo del Rosario (left) and Special Assistant to the President Bong Go (2nd from left, 2nd row). ### 





PROTECTING TAÑON STRAIT

PROTECTING TAÑON STRAIT

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ASEAN Center for Biodiversity Executive Director Mundita S. Lim is recognized for her leadership in ensuring not only the protection of the Tañon Strait Protected Seascape but also for advancing marine conservation efforts for important coastal ecosystems in the country during her stint as chief of the DENR’s Biodiversity Management Bureau.  The awarding was held June 5, 2018 in Cebu City coinciding with the 4th Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium.  In photo with Dir. Lim are Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos (left), vice president of Oceana Philippines and Ms. Rock Sanchez Tirona, vice president of RARE Philippines.  ### 





REGIONAL COOPERATION ON FORESTRY

REGIONAL COOPERATION ON FORESTRY

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Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (center) signs the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCo) Agreement on June 4, 2018, on the occasion of the State Visit of President Duterte in Korea.  The signing of the document by Cimatu “seals the country’s participation and commitment for a stronger regional cooperation towards the sustainable management of forests across Asia.”  Witnessing the signing are officials of South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, namely:  Mr. Anh Kukhyun (left), first secretary of Treaties Division and  Mr. Bae Jongin (2nd from right), director-general of International Legal Affairs Bureau. Also in photo is Mr. Park Eun-sik (right), AFoCo’s acting executive director. ### 





ASEAN-KOREA FOREST AGREEMENT COOPERATION

ASEAN-KOREA FOREST COOPERATION AGREEMENT

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Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (5th from left) poses with other Philippine and Korean government officials for the signing of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) Agreement on June 4, 2018, on the occasion of the State Visit of President Duterte to Korea.  Also in photo are (L-R): Forester Orlando Panganiban, chief, Forest Resources Management Division, Forest Management Bureau (FMB); Forester Nonito Tamayo, FMB director;  Atty. Jonas Leones, DENR undersecretary for policy, planning and international affairs; H.E. Raul Hernandez, Philippine ambassador to South Korea; Mr. Bae Jongin, director-general of International Legal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, South Korea, Mr. Park Eun-sik, acting executive director at AFoCO, and Mr. Kim Kihyun, director, International Cooperation Division, Korea Forest Service. ### 



SPARED FROM TREE CUTTING

SPARED FROM TREE CUTTING

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One of five narra trees lining the road at Sitio Makipot, Bgry. Manoc-manoc which DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu ordered protected from the road widening project that would ease traffic flow in Boracay.  According to locals, all the five narra trees were planted in the ‘60s.  ### 







BORACAY CENTURION

BORACAY CENTURION

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Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu orders some 100 army trainees from the 3rd Infantry Division (ID) of the Philippine Army (PA) to ‘search and destroy’ buried pipes used by ‘enterprising’ establishments in discharging their untreated wastewater into the sea. Cimatu was accompanied in today’s ocular inspection of on-going excavation of illegal pipes along the beachfront of Boracay by Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores (not in photo), who provided the tools for the army. Inset photo shows Cimatu (left) with Colonel Dennis Tanzo (right), commandant of the 3rd ID of PA.#