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Disaster leaves mining industry under siege

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It is the second mining disaster to occur in the country in seven months, putting the local mining industry under siege, but investors do not expect a prolonged suspension of operations of Semirara Mining Corp.’s Panian open-pit coal mine in Antique, given that the disaster was “not environmental” in nature.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senate sets inquiry on Philex mining spill

Sen. Sergio Osmeña III. FILE PHOTO

The Senate has set an inquiry into the “unprecedented” mine spill that occurred at a mining site of Philex Mining Corporation in the province of Benguet last August 2012.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Coast Guard says fuel leak from ship stopped


The Coast Guard in this city said it has stopped an oil leak from a container vessel that listed in this city’s port on Saturday.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mutant tilapia found in rivers near breached mine-tailings pond of Philex

This is Philex Mining Corp. Tailings Pond No. 3 in Itogon town of Benguet, photo taken on December 1, 2011. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Mutant tilapias were reportedly found in the rivers of a mining village in Tuba, Benguet province after one of Philex Mining Corp.’s tailings pond leaked last August, a result of a fact-finding mission joined by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Thousands join Lapu clean-up

THOUSANDS of residents and city and barangay officials of Lapu-Lapu City joined the international coastal and underwater clean-up day on Saturday.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Ice plant gas leak forces QC evacuation


Residents of Barangay Sta. Cruz in Quezon City were forced out of their homes early Saturday by toxic chemical fumes from a local ice plant.

Posted: June 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Three barangays, two rivers fail pollution test


While air quality in Cebu is generally “fair to good”, three barangays failed pollution tests by the Environment Management Bureau (EMB-7).

Posted: May 3rd, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Sizzling summer


The extremely hot temperature compels us to contemplate urgent responses to the effects of climate change. The Philippines is one of the 10 countries at extreme risk, as the Climate Change Vulnerability Index conducted by Maplecroft has shown. Cebu ranks 8th among the top 20 provinces in the country susceptible to landslides.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Lapu spearheads coastal cleanup

The Lapu-Lapu City government spearheaded a coastal and underwater cleanup on Monday morning along the seawaters of Crimson Resort and Hotel in barangay Mactan in celebration of the Earth Day and as part of the Kadaugan sa Mactan activities.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

BPI volunteers clean beach for Climate Impact Day

THE ailing environment suffers in countless ways, from the deforestation of the land, destructive fishing of the seas, mismanagement of solid waste, to the volumes of toxins released into the air.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

STC goes green

The increasing number of environmental problems like flash floods, landslides, forest denudation, depletion of marine life and air and water pollution has prompted many corporations and schools to unite in community recovery efforts and community building.

Posted: March 14th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Coastal cleanup drive in Pasil this weekend

Of the 50 malnourished children in the barangay, 12 severely underweight and 16 underweight children now weigh normally.

Posted: March 1st, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News,Uncategorized | Read More »

‘Do something to make a different world’


“The day would not be too far when all else would be lost, not only for his generation but also for succeeding generations, generations which stand to inherit nothing but a parched (or flooded) earth incapable of sustaining life.” (Children’s case, July 30, 1993, 224 SCRA 792)

Posted: December 29th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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