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Benguet towns told to ensure benefits in hydropower deals

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A historian and conservation advocate called on the towns of Benguet to ensure sustainable resource utilization, and the people's interests from hydropower deals entered by local officials.

La Trinidad, Aboitiz Power ink agreement for hydropower plant

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La Trinidad, the capital town of Benguet province, inked a Memorandum of Agreement with Aboitiz Power for the construction of a 20 Megawatt Hydroelectric Power Plant, which is expected to rise on March 2020.

Kalinga tribe rejects UTHPP, questions irregularities

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The Taloctoc tribe in the municipality of Tanudan rejected the Upper Tabuk Hydroelectric Power Project. They also questioned the impartiality and adherence to the guidelines of NCIP provincial officials on the conduct of the FPIC process.

Petitioners against UTHPP hit NCIP Kalinga

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Signatories of the petition against the Upper Tabuk Hydroelectric Power Project criticized the NCIP office in Kalinga for considering only the Taloctoc and Malbong tribes for the validation process of the concerns raised in the petition, saying that several members of the Minanga, Naneng, Dallac and other tribes also signed the document.

Communities protest Ifugao hydro project

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Residents from Ifugao villages asked the regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and National Commission of Indigenous People (NCIP) to stop the implementation of the proposed Alimit hydro-electric power complex of SN Aboitiz in the province.

Isnag tribe rejects hydropower project in Apayao

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Isnag tribal elders rejected the proposed construction of a hydro power plant with in their ancestral domain and signed a resolution of no consent during the consensus building meeting facilitated by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) in Poblacion village, Kabugao town Apayao province on February 4.

Hidit unites community after energy project divided them

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More than 200 Kalanguyas from the community of Barangay Eheb attended the Hidit which sought to unite the community after it was divided over differing opinions on the proposed Santa Clara and Quadriver mini hydro project on January 16, 2019.

Indigenous peoples’ fight against dams continues

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For the indigenous peoples (IPs) who are hell bent on defending their ancestral territories, the fight is far from over as the entry of dams they see as a threat to drown their very existence are continuously coming with funding from foreign companies in collaboration with their government.

Sual residents say no to coal anew

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Residents and groups opposing the construction of the coal-fired plant in Sual town in Pangasinan reiterated their position on why the facility should not be allowed to push through.

Tublay IPs reject hydropower company application

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Indigenous people of Tublay , Benguet rejected a proposed hydro power project within their ancestral domain.

NIA cancels Salcedo dam project

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The National Irrigation Administration canceled the P3.4 billion Gen. Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project (GGDPIP) in Salcedo, Ilocos Sur province, one of the flagship dam project of the administration's Build, Build, Build program due to strong opposition from affected communities and local officials.

Farmers demand junking of Oil Deregulation Law

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KILUSANG MAGBUBUKKID NG PILIPINAS PRESS RELEASE www.nordis.net QUEZON CITY — For the eight consecutive weeks, oil prices have again increased, now with a record-high additional Php1.35...

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Hard life for the poor, tougher under lockdown

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The poor are bearing most of the brunt of the COVID-19 health crisis. Without sufficient economic and social support, their hard life is becoming tougher each day under the lockdown.

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