BMO staff fired for alleged ‘extortion’

Inna Gian Mejia 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña fired outright a member of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Barangay Apas after learning that he asked some business owners to sponsor their contingents for the Sinulog Grand Parade, using the…

Envi groups ask SC to stop coal-fired power plants in PH

Inquirer.net 06/30/2017

For the first time on Friday, environmental groups and affected residents turned to the Supreme Court to stop the proliferation of coal-fired power plants in the country. Led by the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), they…

Policeman arrests thief who tried to rob him and his wife

05/15/2017

A police officer arrested a thief who tried to rob him and his wife in Minglanilla while they were on their way home around midnight Sunday. According to Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) head Senior Supt. Joei Pacito…

Militant group oppose appointment of new DENR Secretary, coal-fired power plant in Sawang Calero

Doris C. Bongcac 05/12/2017

CEBU CITY—At least 60 members of militant group braced the morning rain on Friday to protest against the replacement of environment secretary Gina Lopez and plan to operate a coal-fired power plant in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu…

LLC stockholders ask EMB-7 not to issue permit for planned coal-fired power plant

Doris C. Bongcac 05/01/2017

Stockholders of the Ludo and Luym Corporation (LLC) have asked the director of the Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas to deny permit issuance on the planned operation of coal-fired power plant on their property located in…

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