Mindanao-based environmental organizations, together with cause-oriented advocates across the nation, have criticized San Miguel Corporation (SMC) for its massive plans on new fossil fuel power plants.
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To address the skyrocketing prices of fuel and basic commodities, a member of the local council in this city plans to hold the economic summit, as soon as all elected officials are sworn into office next month.
An energy consumer advocacy group called on the incoming administration of Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr. to choose the next Department of Energy (DOE) secretary based on his or her proven track record.
An environment group has urged President-elect Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. to institute essential measures to protect the nation’s interest from global waste and prevent other countries from dumping their garbage in the Philippines.
Continuing the present government’s anti-drug war by the next administration will not solve the country’s spate of killings but will “encourage a culture of impunity”, human rights alliance Karapatan said Tuesday, May 31.
A farmers’ group has criticized the decision of the Duterte government to cut down the tariffs on rice imports.
An environmental group has expressed alarm over the unabated sale of beauty products reported to be laced with a toxic element.
As the 5th anniversary of the Marawi Siege is observed Monday, May 23, civil society organizations and displaced residents are giving the Duterte administration and the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) a “failing mark” with regards to the city’s rehabilitation.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has become a “silent epidemic” at the time when the country battles with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Advocates and government employees light candles at the city amphitheater in Cagayan de Oro City during the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial on May 15, 2022. In one of its reports, the US National Center for Biotechnology Information said “HIV crisis in the Philippines has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic”. (Jigger Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)