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Villagers slam stench from trash dump

THESE accumulated garbage turn Angeles City’s materials recovery facility into an open dump. JUN MALIG / Inquirer Central Luzon

Residents of Pampang village here have been complaining of stench from some 12,000 metric tons of garbage that had accumulated at the local government’s materials recovery facility (MRF) near the city’s market, hospital and schools.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dump cracks alarm Benguet exec

This capital town of Benguet province is facing a trash slide, similar to what happened to a facility in neighboring Baguio City in 2011, unless the local government starts improving its waste management system.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday warned candidates in the barangay polls not to use her as their “endorser.”

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

What went before

On July 10, 2000, a garbage avalanche at the Payatas dump in Quezon City killed more than 200 persons and buried thousands of homes. About 80 bodies had not been found.

Posted: April 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

N. Ecija town bet says she’s opposed to landfill

Debunking her detractors that she was promoting the creation of a landfill here, a mayoral candidate maintained that she continues to oppose the project.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »