Environmentalist and scientist here and abroad agree that WtE thermal technologies such as pyrolysis and gasification, while called by many names, in principle are all incinerators that burn materials and release pollutants in the environment.
The Communist Party of the Philippines and members of the revolutionary movement in Northern Luzon dismissed the government’s call for ‘localized’ peace negotiations.
BAGUIO CITY – Malacañang has appointed Attorney Raul Lambino as the new Presidential Adviser for Northern Luzon on June 6. The office is directly under the President and equivalent to the rank of a cabinet member.
Cordillera Region: HRVCB Series 1 No. 26, Hunio 27: Aquino, Natalia P. – Landbank Luna Branch, Poblacion
The former President Diosdado Macapagal on May 12, 1962, declared June 12 a Philippine public holiday, to commemorate the “people’s declaration of their inherent and inalienable right to freedom and independence,” and in 1964 he proclaimed June 12 as the Philippine Independence Day.
President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte’s martial law and Peace Talk cancellation divert attention from his failure to fulfill his promise to win his war against the drug lords, graft and corruption, and criminality in the Philippines.
BAGUIO CITY — Green Groups in North Luzon presented their researches to DENR Assistant secretary Juan Miguel Cuna in the 1st Cordillera Environment Summit of the Environment Management Bureau at the Crown Legacy Hotel in Baguio City last Wednesday, July 27.
This week, I attended a forum on the state of the Philippine Environment sponsored by Amianan Salakniban, Katinnulong Dagiti Umili iti Amianan Inc., and the Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights. Aside from being informative, the forum also encourages urgency for the protection and conservation of the environment for the people.
BAGUIO CITY — A soil-borne disease that infests camote (sweet potato) plants in Ifugao villages has resulted to a food crisis, according to Alyansa dagiti Pesante iti Taeng Kordilyera (Apit-Tako), a regional alliance of peasants in the Cordillera.
BAGUIO CITY — The increasing number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) has diagnosed maybe shocking news but it also is a good indicator that more and more people are now aware enough to seek medical assistance.
“Niloko kami ng kumpanya” has been the chorus lament of people all over the country suffering the effects of large-scale mining in their communities. Fool’s day, it seems, is not only on April for these people, but in every day of their lives.
Northern Luzon is the home of 10 watersheds in the Cordillera Mountains, Sierra Madre and Caraballo mountains. Significant portions of Regions 1, 2 and 3 derive their water supply from these sources to use for agricultural, domestic, power generation and industrial needs.