Biography of the Author Buena Bernal

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Buena Bernal

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. The battle to save Philippines's longest mountain range from degradation | Video
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    The battle to save Philippines's longest mountain range from degradation | Video

    Hundreds of hectares of the Philippines' longest mountain range Sierra Madre are degraded each year, with little effort made to restore forest ...
  2. One year on, life for residents living near Philippines' Taal volcano remains tough | Video
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    One year on, life for residents living near Philippines' Taal volcano remains tough | Video

    It has been a year since the eruption of Taal volcano in the Philippines. The eruption displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, many of whom ...
  3. Every step a miracle, says Filipino migrant worker who survived Lucky Plaza crash in Singapore | Video
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    Every step a miracle, says Filipino migrant worker who survived Lucky Plaza crash in Singapore | Video

    Filipino migrant worker Arceli Nucos lost her sister Arlyn and sustained serious injuries after a car crash outside Lucky Plaza in Singapore about ...
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    The plight of Philippine seafarers grounded amid the COVID-19 pandemic | Video

    Move than 250,00 Philippine citizens have been repatriated since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost a third of them are seafarers who have ...
  5. Manila's poor at risk as Philippines' rice reserves run low
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    Manila's poor at risk as Philippines' rice reserves run low

    State-subsidised rice stocks in the Philippines have nearly run out, despite a 15-day buffer stock requirement meant for food security..
  6. Strained by tourism, Philippines' once idyllic Boracay checks in for rehab
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    Strained by tourism, Philippines' once idyllic Boracay checks in for rehab

    The Philippines' prime tourist destination of Boracay will be shut down from Apr 26, to allow for a clean-up of the island, but the impending ...
  7. Philippines' Boracay island reopens after six-month shutdown | Video
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    Philippines' Boracay island reopens after six-month shutdown | Video

    The world famous tourist island of Boracay in the Philippines reopens on Oct 26 after a six-month shutdown for its rehabilitation. But the issues ...
  8. Typhoon Haiyan forces Philippines to update its warning systems | Video
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    Typhoon Haiyan forces Philippines to update its warning systems | Video

    In November 2013, eight-metre-high waves of seawater wipe out whole communities in the Philippines, claiming some 7,000 lives. Five years later, ...