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Green groups appeal: Mind your e-waste this Christmas


“E-waste here, E-waste there, E-waste everywhere / It’s no fun for planet Earth to drown in our E-waste.”

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

IN THE KNOW: Small-scale mining

Republic Act No. 7076 defines “small-scale mining” as mineral exploration that employs manual labor with simple implements and methods and not explosives or heavy equipment.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In downtown Cebu, birds offer a distraction

BIRDS hang out on buildings and electric cables in an area on Colon Street. LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Motorists and passersby would often stop and look up upon reaching the corner of Borromeo and Colon streets in downtown Cebu City.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

1,281 trees to be cut for Ilocos solar project

Unless stopped by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) officials in Manila, more than 1,200 trees, including 52 saplings, will be cut to give way to a solar energy project covering about 60 hectares of forest land in Currimao town, Ilocos Norte province.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Farmers displaced by Maguindanao massacre get UN-WFP help

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Farmers of Sitio (sub-village) Masalay in the village of Salman here, who were traumatized and displaced after the massacre of 58 people five years ago, are inching their way back to normal life by planting corn and vegetables.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »