BAGUIO CITY — The residents of Lower Colalo in Mankayan, Benguet, are petitioning the local government and the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources to make sure that the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company will stop quarrying the mountainsides of their sitio for the material it has been using to raise the embankment of its Tailings Dam 5A.
BAGUIO CITY — Notwithstanding its current secretary’s aversion to mining, the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) continues to process applications for new projects in mineral exploration and extraction, with the active collaboration of other agencies of government. Among the applications expedited are those of Nickel Asia subsidiary, the Cordillera Exploration Co., Inc. (CEXCI).
BAGUIO CITY — With placards and noise-making gadgets in hand, members of Innabuyog led a protest action at KM 0, Baguio City against the government’s intensifying political repression targeting women human rights defenders and political activists in the midst of the ongoing peace process between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
TABUK CITY — A successful consultation dialogue between disaster victims and Department of Social Welfare and Development regional and local personnel was conducted last November 29, 2016 here at the Kalinga sports Complex, Capitol Hills, Bulanao, Tabuk City.
CONNER, Apayao — With the theme, Strengthen and consolidate SAPO to face the challenges of times and welfare of the people, at least 200 participants attended the 4th general assembly of the Save Apayao Peoples Organization (SAPO) held at the Barangay Hall of Malama, Conner, Apayao from December 2-3.
BAGUIO CITY — The third rounds of peace negotiations will discuss the “heart and soul” of the talks.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands —The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today (December 2) said it rejects the plan of the Duterte government to release a mere 50 political prisoners by the end of December.
UTRECHT, Netherlands — The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today (December 2) rebuked the Duterte regime for using the so-called anti-terror drive to flex police and military muscle by imposing their pervasive armed presence to control the population and curtail the people’s civil and political rights.
BAGUIO CITY — Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Cordillera Officer-in-Charge Rommel Daguimol said that never did he hear people penalized for ridiculing, humiliating and villifying Persons with Disabilities (PWD).
BAGUIO CITY — The regional trial court (RTC) slapped a 7-day temporary restraining order (TRO) on the Christmas Bazaar intended to raise funds needed for the accommodation of the candidates of the 65th Miss Universe Pageant who will visit Baguio City in mid-January next year.
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