Posts by tag: environment

2 weeks ago

Fr. Pops remembered, ‘He said we build heaven on earth’

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Fr. Pops remembered, ‘He said we build heaven on earth’

The ninth death anniversary of Italian missionary Fr. Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio PIME will fall on October 17. While the quest for justice has dragged on this long, the young people, the Lumad and scholars he had supported will honor his legacy with a tribute for his being “a true servant of the people”.

3 weeks ago

Demolition Job

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Demolition Job

It is supremely dissonant that, on what is supposedly Indigenous Peoples’ Month in the Philippines, the local police of the province of Kalinga proposes to demolish the monument to three historical figures to the Indigenous struggles of the Cordillera region.

7 years ago

EYES ON THE SESSION

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Davao environmental advocates Juland Suazo (left) and Francis Morales (right) of Panalipdan listens to the city council deliberate on the proposal for a ‘no-mining zone’ in the city. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

7 years ago

Council racing to stop mining in Davao

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Council racing to stop mining in Davao

City Councilor Danny Dayanghirang said the Council needs to firm up a resolution in the next two weeks before it’s too late to oppose the entry of two mining companies in Paquibato district, this city. Otherwise, “(M)aybe we will wake up and see the companies excavating the mountains,” he said.