MANILA–Department of Justice (DOJ) officials met with Chinese embassy representatives on Thursday to map out an exit plan for the repatriation of overstaying Philippine Overseas Gaming Operations (POGO) workers back to China.DOJ Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla met with Zhou Zhiyong,… Read More
MANILA – China will likely issue permits allowing the import of durian fruits from Davao to China this year, the Chinese Embassy in Manila said Wednesday.This after an Embassy-commissioned team of experts completed their market access investigation in the region.”Fresh durian from the… Read More
Opponents of open-pit mining hailed South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. for shooting down an amendment to the province’s 2010 Environmental Code that lifted the ban on the ming prac tice.
To suffer a fatal low fromTamayo’s veto of the amendment approved by the Provincial Board early last month, is the $5.8-B Tampakan Gold/Copper Project inTampakan municipality of the multinational Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI).
Tamayo said allowing open-pit mining is ‘prejudicial to the public welfare and inimical to the overall interest of all South Cotabateños,”in a letter to the Provincial Board explaining his veto.
MANILA – The chairperson of the House of Representatives Committee on Energy on Friday supported the Department of Energy’s (DOE) recommendation to amend Republic Act 8479 or the Oil Deregulation Law to allow the unbundling of oil products amid the successive oil price hikes.Pampanga… Read More