By Roel N. Catoto of MindaNews
CLAVER, Surigao del Norte–Residents of Barangay Taganito and three adjacent villages in this town have greeted with mixed
reactions the start tomorrow of operations of the Taganito High Pressured Acid Leach (THPAL). Read more about Villagers excited, anxious as mining firm opens plant in Surigao …
By Allen V. Estabillo of MindaNews
GENERAL Santos City–Environment personnel in Region 12 have adopted the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to ensure the survival and proper growth of trees planted in parts of the region under the ongoing National Greening Program (NGP).
Read more about IPM adopted to protect trees in ‘greening’ sites …
By Roel Catoto of MindaNews
SURIGAO City–Suspected New People’s Army rebels figured in two attacks over the weekend in Surigao del Norte and North Cotabato.
Read more about NPA raids 2 firms in Surigao, North Cotabato …
IN time for the typhoon season, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has donated US$130,000 of logistics equipment to the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) in Region 13 (Caraga) and Region 11 (Davao Oriental) field offices. Read more about WFP donates logistics equipment to Strengthen DSWD’s regional disaster response capacity …
CAMP Pintoy, Iligan City–The 4th Mechanized Infantry (Kalasag) Battalion, Mechanized Infantry Division, Philippine Army under the leadership of Lt. Col. Danilo G. Ibon joined the clean-up activity along the roadsides of crossing Barangay Suarez to crossing Barangay Sta Elena in Iligan City about 6:00 a.m, yesterday.
Read more about Army joins clean-up activity at Iligan City …
CAGAYAN de Oro City–Regional Executive Director Ruth M. Tawantawan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) has called on the local officials in Northern Mindanao to actively support anti-illegal logging and mining campaign being waged by DENR and its partners in Northern Mindanao. Tawantawan Read more about Normin execs urged to play active role in fight vs illegal logging, mining …
GENERAL Santos City–The provincial government of Sarangani has released some P2.9 million in calamity assistance for the acquisition of a relocation site for around 160 families that were displaced by a flashflood in Glan town in 2011.
Read more about Sarangani releases P2.9M for flood victims’ relocation site …
SURIGAO City–The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the Caraga Region is going hi-tech in its campaign against illegal logging.
Read more about DENR-Caraga goes hi-tech on fight vs illegal logging …
By Jorie C. Valcorza
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin–Some 450 reef buds were installed in three sites here, after typhoon Pablo ravaged the Cantaan Giant Clam Sanctuary and shattered live coral cover in the island, last year.
Read more about P8 million reef bud project starts in Camiguin …
SURIGAO City–The mayor of Bacuag, Surigao del Norte has this piece of advice for mining firms which may want to operate in the town: Go find another place for your investments.
Read more about Go find another place for your investments: town mayor to mining firms …