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Baguio shares lessons on rising from disaster

THE TOPPLED Hyatt Terraces Hotel in Baguio City, which crumbled after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the summer capital 24 years ago, serves as a grim reminder of the power of nature. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Natural disasters like the July 16, 1990, killer earthquake in Luzon still serve as object lessons on how best to recover from a devastation, which many assumed had ended their world.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lawmaker faces P50,000 fine for forest project

Baguio Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. is facing a P50,000 fine from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) for developing a property in the Mount Santo Tomas watershed here without an environmental compliance certificate (ECC).

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Environment groups to ‘retake’ road project

SITE where at least 700 trees were felled for a road project attributed to Baguio Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. JP ALIPIO/CONTRIBUTOR

Two groups of environmentalists on Wednesday said they would “retake” what they called an illegal road project initiated by Baguio Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. inside the Mt. Sto. Tomas watershed to plant saplings and replace more than 700 trees that were destroyed in the area.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Baguio solon ‘promised not to cut trees’ in watershed

Embattled Representative Nicasio Aliping promised to spare trees when he disclosed a plan to develop an ecotourism project inside a watershed that Baguio shares with Tuba town, Benguet province, according to the minutes of a 2012 municipal council session released to the media on Monday.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

12,000 sign petition vs plastic bags in Baguio

More than 12,000 people have petitioned the Baguio government to enforce a 2007 ordinance that bans the use of plastic bags in the summer capital.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »