After seven years, a bitter-sweet victory for those who stood against the cutting and earth-balling of trees for the expansion of SM Baguio after the Supreme Court, on April 10, ordered the mall chain to cease from cutting more trees and secure another environmental compliance certificate before it can continue.
Baguio Water District General Manager Salvador Royeca reminded politicians to be mindful of the water issue in the city not only during the campaign period but as part of their governance agenda when elected.
Farmers of Baggao town in Cagayan province successfully closed a deal with traders in the municipality to forego the interest of their debt during calamities and disasters.
he staff of Kakailian Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (KASTAN), the Abra chapter of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance, came back from community work on March 20 to find their office forcibly opened, with office files and belongings in disarray.
A few days before the local electoral campaign starts, Mayor Ignacio Rivera of Tuba in Benguet province received a death threat.
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Farmers in Benguet province are suffering from the dry spell for more than a month …
The establishment of Salween Peace Park, a 5,200 square kilometer forest park in Hpapun District, Karen State, as “a space of peace, self-determination, environmental integrity, and cultural survival,” is largely attributed to Karen people’s struggle to protect their community and uplift the lives of their people.
Members of alternative media, digital rights activists, and artists picketed the National Computer Emergency Response Team (NCERT) of the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) office to protest the negligence of the office to respond the cyber-attacks against groups critical to the Duterte administration.
Fires again destroyed forests in Benguet province last night, March 10, burning an estimated 15 hectares of mountain lands.
Senior Supt. Maria Sofia Mendoza of the Bureau of Fire Protection Cordillera said the number of incidents recorded in the first two months this year is alarming given the El Nino warning of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA).
Forest fires that struck the woodland near Philex Mines in Benguet on Feb. 21 and blazes that consumed forest areas in Mountain Province were among the disastrous fires recorded this February.
Five persons died in a fire that destroyed at least six hectare forest area in Itogon town in Benguet at the Eastern side of Sitio Sal-angan, Barangay Ampucao.