ARMM government embarks on survey of disputed lands in Maguindanao

Wed Dec 13, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- The natural resources department on Tuesday contracted private surveyors to set demarcations on disputed lands in Maguindanao where many clans are locked in ownership..

Magnitude 3.6 quake hits Bagumbayan, SK

Sat Nov 11, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
BAGUMBAYAN, Sultan Kudarat -- A magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit this town Saturday morning, the state volcanology office today said.In a bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology..

Tupi and 5 barangays in Tampakan under state of calamity

Sat Nov 4, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
SOUTH COTABATO --- Officials declared five barangays in Tampakan and the entire Tupi after rivers crisscrossing the two municipalities overflowed due to heavy downpours spawned by last week’s..

Another fish kill hits South Cotabato's Lake Sebu

Tue Oct 24, 2017  •  0
by: Roel Osano/Edwin Fernandez
LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato - Another fish kill hits South Cotabato's major producer of fresh water fish that officials blamed on climate change and lack of oxygen.Lake Sebu Mayor Antonio Fungan said..

Storm surge destroys homes in Kalamansig, Lebak, SK

Sun Oct 22, 2017  •  0
by: Edwin O. Fernandez
KALAMANSIG, Sultan Kudarat -- At least 10 houses made of light materials were destroyed in storm surge that hit coastal communities here.Mayor Ronan Garcia said the affected families are now housed..

DENR-12 upgrades LAWIN system to boost forest protection efforts

Tue Oct 10, 2017  •  0
by: RH Sumagpao/CG Valdez/DENR-12
KORONADAL CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region (DENR - 12) data managers of LAWIN (Landscape and Wildlife Indicators) Forest and Biodiversity Protection System (LFBPS)..

ARMM mulls massive planting of trees along highways

Sun Oct 8, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY - Local sectors will start planting in 2018 millions of forest trees along highways in five southern provinces to create environmentally iconic landmarks for each area. Hadji Kahal..

Dredging of silted Maguindanao waterways started

Sun Aug 6, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
MAGUINDANAO ---- Engineers have started removing debris blocking rivers as initial remedy to the perennial flooding in riverside rice fields in Maguindanao provincePersonnel of Maguindanao’s..

Flooded Cotabato City now under state of calamity

Wed Jul 26, 2017  •  0
by: John Unson
COTABATO CITY --- The city is now under state of calamity, declared to ease releases of funds needed in helping thousands of residents in flood-stricken barangays here.Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi..

Priest urges Duterte to replace DENR chief Cimatu

Wed Jul 26, 2017  •  0
by: CBCP
MANILA — The Catholic Church’s social advocacy arm called on President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu because he is not pro-environment enough.The National Secretariat..