Author Archives: MART D. SAMBALUD

2 years ago

Candidates urged to scrap mining law

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Candidates urged to scrap mining law

An alliance of indigenous peoples in the country urged candidates for the upcoming national elections to consider the abolition of Philippine Mining Act of 1995, replacing it with a regulation tailored to benefit indigenous communities where many of the country’s minerals are extracted.

2 years ago

Federalism: a BBL alternative?

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Federalism: a BBL alternative?

Calling it as an alternative for Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte’s push for federalism is a “doable vision” which will usher peace and development across the country, especially for Mindanao, according to Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).