ubac


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ubac

[′ü‚bäk]
(meteorology)
The shady (usually north) side of an Alpine mountain, characterized by a lower timberline and snow line than the sunny side.
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In 400 metres women, Oarabile Babolayi of UBAC finished on position one with 54.50 followed by Oratile Noe of Serowe with 56.18 while Tlhompang Basele finished third with 57.19.
Ubac made these statements in the formal launch of the Luntiang Pilipinas's effort to plant 10 million trees in the Philippines as part of a nationwide re-greening effort that would help improve the country's environment.
"One of our four pillars that serve as a roadmap for achieving resiliency is a re-greening program that involves tree-growing, school-based vegetable gardening/gulayan sa paaralan and backyard gardening," Ubac explained.
envoys to Washington identifying the Philippines' secrecy laws as "hampering transparent governance and anticorruption mechanisms." Swinnen and Ubac, supra note 7.
Ubac revealed that the group, which was established in 1998 by Senator Loren Legarda, recently held two major tree-planting activities, one in Masbate City, Bicol and another in the main campus of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Quezon City.
Ubac said the vessel may have violated environmental laws when it dropped anchor off Lagadlarin, but the marine protected area has not been officially declared in writing so there was no legal basis to arrest the crew.
Ubac, a veteran journalist, said the six-month closure of Boracay last year "was an eye-opener for those unaware of the gravity of the problems that accompany unfettered development that is pursued at the expense of the environment."
Ubac, a graduate of the University of the Philippines and Harvard University, said that while there have been legislators like Sen.
What compounds the problem is the lack of an effective roadmap for reviving this body of water despite a Supreme Court (SC) order issued 10 years ago," Luntiang Pilipinas First Nominee Michael Ubac said.
Hildegardes Dineros, former PhilHealth president and CEO, and Michael Ubac, Philippine Daily Inquirer day desk chief.
A devout Christian, she is survived by six children and their spouses Arlina and Fidel Ubac Jr.; Renato and Cristita Candidato; Salvador and Era Perez; Ronaldo and Gemma Perez; Emmanuel and Anabelle Perez; Marites and Michael Pearse; 28 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
'I thought it was the end of the world,' the Inquirer's Michael Lim Ubac, writing on Yolanda's aftermath in a 5-part series, quoted a survivor as saying.