Tribal and business leaders look forward to the lifting of the open-pit mining ban by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of South Cotabato after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) lifted the four-year-old open-pit mining ban in the country.
As orange and red rainfall warnings were raised Wednesday in areas still recovering from Typhoon Odette , Greenpeace called on the Philippine government for a comprehensive blueprint to address the climate emergency at home, including phasing out fossil fuels and demanding stronger climate action from rich nations.
Almost 12,000 households benefitted from the joint relief operation dubbed “Tabang Caraga” launched by three mining companies along with a non-government organization in order to help victims of Typhoon Odette.
While acknowledging the potential use of wastes as source of energy, a mayoralty candidate in Ipil town in Zamboanga Sibugay said before signing the agreement the local government has to consult the people.
It is necessary to fact check the claims made by the vlogger because the statement attributed to Robredo was lifted out of context to make it appear that Robredo has no other intention than personal interest.
Two murder suspects and two policemen perished in a shootout in Barangay Bialong in Mlang, North Cotabato early Wednesday, December 22.
Amid relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Rai (local name Odette), Greenpeace Philippines demanded an end to fossil fuels, and stronger climate action from rich nations, including compensation for loss and damage, aside from more money for climate finance.
In its continuing commitment to provide a safe working environment and help fight the coronavirus disease, 2GO Group, Inc., the Philippine’s largest transportation and logistics provider, offered free COVID-19 vaccines to its employees, and has completed its vaccination drive.
The Filipino’s bayanihan spirit of unity and cooperation was experienced once again by the residents of Bayog town in Zamboanga del Sur badly hit by the floods and incessant rains brought by a low-pressure area (LPA) off Surigao del Sur on November 16.