By Amy R. Remo
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau has allowed Philex Mining Corp. to finally resume its operations in its Padcal mine in Benguet, roughly two years after the company was slapped with a cease and desist order.
Environment Secretary Ramon Paje sent 2,000 tree seedlings to Baguio City to help rehabilitate portions of a watershed that were bulldozed to make way for an illegal road in Tuba town, Benguet province, said an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here.
By Desiree Caluza
For years, public schools in remote villages of Benguet province have relied on sunlight to illuminate their classrooms, as the terrain and bad roads have hampered power distributors from connecting power lines to their communities.
Farmers of Barangay Baculongan Norte in Buguias town, Benguet province, have been spending more money to ship out vegetables to the market after a former village official built a house in the middle of their farm-to-market road.
By Ramon Tulfo
Vice President Jojo Binay wants to have Interior Secretary Mar Roxas for his running mate in the 2016 presidential elections.