Peace is felt in the once dangerous Sampinit Complex in Basilan as a result of a road project straddling through its forests where the Abu Sayyaf once ran a ruthless shadow government.
Ethnic Blaan and T’boli leaders submitted Friday to the South Cotabato provincial board a petition to lift the open-pit mining ban.
Residents of Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur will benefit from a joint corn and soya production venture of the Southern Philippines Development Authority (SPDA) and a bloc of local and foreign benefactors.
South Cotabato’s provincial lawmakers lamented on the threats from church leaders to campaign against them during the 2022 elections if they lift a local ban on open-pit mining now under review.
Greenpeace Philippines is calling on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to adopt the new limits and expedite the review of the country’s air quality standards, which have largely remained the same since 1999.
Fearing that the road crash victim brought to the health facility of Zamboanga Sibugay town Monday, September 20, the health personnel referred the victim to the nearest hospital for treatment.