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WHAT WENT BEFORE | The people’s resistance against SM Baguio expansion

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CORPORATE GREED? Residents of Baguio are up in arms to save 182 trees that would be affected from SM planned parking lot at the Luneta Hill here. Like in their past opposition against development projects in favor of ecological balance, they scheduled a big rally on January 20. SM denied though that there would be cutting of trees. Photo by Noel Godinez
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By SHERWIN DE VERA
www.nordis.net

BAGUIO CITY — After seven years, the Supreme Court ordered mall giant SM to halt its tree-cutting operation at Luneta Hill. The high court, on April 10, announced its decision making the temporary restraining order (TRO) it previously issued permanent. However, the order also stated that SM can file another application to continue its expansion plan.

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