DENR, Aboitiz to plant 6-M trees for greening program

MANILA — Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) formalizes alliance with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in support of the government’s National Greening Program. The DENR recently forged a nationwide reforestation partnership with Aboitiz for the planting of six million trees under the program. (MORE)

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Abu Dhabi releases 15 Filipino prisoners

THE Abu Dhabi Central Jail released 15 Filipino prisoners as a gesture of goodwill for the holy month of Ramadan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.

According to a statement, the 15 Filipinos were among the 879 prisoners ordered released by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

The report was made public by prison officials in Abu Dhabi Central Jail. (MORE)