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Campaign on to save ‘cleanest’ river in PH

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The Cantingas River, which meanders to its headwaters on Mt. Guiting-guiting, supplies 90 percent of Sibuyan Island’s electricity, showing the rest of the world how a small island-community benefits from renewable energy.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Philex Mining allowed to resume Padcal operations 2 years after tailings leak

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ON AUG. 1 last year, Tailings Storage Facility No. 3 of Philex Mining Corp. in Itogon, Benguet, leaked and spilled 20 million metric tons of silt into the Balog Creek and Agno River. As of late April, Philex officials said cleanup in the creek was 98-percent complete. RICHARD BALONGLONG

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.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CIDG probing cops in illegal mining

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Camarines Sur Gov. Miguel Luis Villafuerte. FACEBOOK PHOTO

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group is now investigating the alleged involvement of local policemen in illegal mining activities in Caramoan town in Camarines Sur.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Latest bombshell vs Binays

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Vice President Jejomar Binay (left), his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right) and 23 others face plunder case over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building (inset) that the city government supposedly built for P1.56 billion. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

One and a half years before the 2016 presidential election, the political smear campaign against the leading presidential contender, Vice President Jojo Binay, has begun.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Marinduque still magnet for mine firms

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Despite the contamination of the province’s river in a 1996 mining disaster that had been tagged as the country’s worst, Marinduque continues to be a magnet for mining prospectors.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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