More bishops back Lopez as environment chief

Tue Mar 14, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA– The Catholic bishops of mineral-rich Samar Island came out in support of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez amid controversies surrounding her pending confirmation.Bishops Isabelo Abarquez of..

ARMM schools to benefit from impounded smuggled forest products

Sat Mar 11, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO -- Authorities have earmarked 18,000 board feet of confiscated lumber for classroom desks in public schools in municipalities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The..

ARMM LGUs urged to have disaster contingency plans

Tue Feb 21, 2017  •  0
by: Jehann Christie S. Andal/NDU BA-COMM
COTABATO CITY -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao urged local government units in the region to develop their own disaster..

More volunteers helping Datu Piang clear river from water hyacinths

Tue Feb 21, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- More than 300 former drug dependents volunteered to help remove manually a large swath of water hyacinths now dangerously blocking a stretch of a large river in Datu Piang..

Who owns Lake Lanao? Who owns Mt. Apo?

Sun Feb 12, 2017  •  0
by: Manny Piñol
The problem of the six towns of Lanao del Sur which have not had power supply for four years now goes beyond just the unwillingness of people of the province to pay their bills.It actually involves..

Tedious clearing of vital Maguindanao waterway from hyacinths begin

Thu Feb 9, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO --- Hundreds of soldiers and members of two Mindanao Moro fronts will help clear the Dansalan River in Datu Piang town from water hyacinths now dangerously blocking its downstream flow to..

Water lilies build-up in Maguindanao-North Cotabato borders worry residents, public works officials

Thu Feb 9, 2017  •  0
by: Ferdinandh Cabrera
DATU PIANG, Maguindanao – Communities surrounding the Rio Grande de Mindanao fear of another calamity waiting to happen with water hyacinth building up along portions of Datu Piang, Maguindanao and..

ARMM, partners to remove water hyacinth build-up in Maguindanao-Midsayap-Cotabato areas

Mon Feb 6, 2017  •  0
by: BPI-ARMM news release
COTABATO CITY – Officials of government agencies, including those under the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), were convened on Monday, February 6, at the Office of the Regional..

CBCP exec lauds closure of 23 mining operations

Sat Feb 4, 2017  •  0
by: (R. Lagarde/CBCPNews)
MANILA  –  The social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines welcomed “to the highest level” the closure of 23 mining operations in the country.Fr. Edwin..

Spread of hyacinths on rivers alarms Maguindanao government

Fri Feb 3, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO  --- Officials are bracing for frequent flooding in Maguindanao due to the massive growth of water hyacinths now blocking the flow to seaside areas of rivers that spring from the..