NATURAL GAS DEVELOPMENT

MAO BA? 03/15/2018

Netizens were enthusiastic over news on the commercial availability of natural gas and oil at the Alegria Oil Field in southern Cebu despite concerns from environmentalists. Dennis Arceo wrote, “Maong dili mo asinso ang pinas kay daghang…

Environmentalist alarmed by commercial availability of Alegria natural gas, oil

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/15/2018

Cebuano lawyer and environmental activist Gloria Estenzo Ramos described the latest development on the commercial availability of natural gas and oil at the Alegria Oil Field in southern Cebu as “sad and alarming.” Department of Energy (DOE)…

China loans: PH natural resources as collateral?

Inquirer.net 03/07/2018

A maritime expert on Tuesday expressed alarm over a report in a state-controlled Chinese newspaper that the Philippine government would use natural resources as collateral for multimillion-dollar loans from China. If true, the arrangement would have serious…

Stepping up protection of our natural wealth

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/28/2018

What gets measured, gets managed” is a business adage attributable to leading management thinker, Peter Drucker. It is not just applicable to business, but to government, NGOs and even aspects of our personal lives. We all have…

Reassessment

Editorial 01/09/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s announcement to impose a literal ceiling on the height of buildings or structures in the city in the wake of last Friday’s fire that mostly consumed the Metro Ayala store building may…

New hopes for the New Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/28/2017

On New Year’s Eve, the residents of Sitio Camp Franco in Barangay Lower Becerril, Boljoon town will no longer hear the loud bang of a metal ladle against a cauldron. Their gong-ringer Nenita Palador, who is known…

Experts: Landslides to continue, ground to stabilize in 4 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/11/2017

The landslides will likely continue for at least four to six months, the time estimated by experts for the ground in the affected barangays in Boljoon town to stabilize. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office…

Go organic at Salon Maiya

Tricia Rodrigo 05/29/2017

  WORRIED about damaging your hair because of the chemicals used in your hair color or treatments? Did you know that there are healthier alternatives to those harmful chemical treatments? Salon Maiya offers organic alternatives to keep…

Make-up tips from Janice, the Beauty Fairy

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/20/2017

RAQUEL worked with Janice Barillo, also known as “Janice the Beauty Fairy,” to educate make-up lovers and enthusiasts of the benefits of using cacao lava and theobroma oil as make-up primer. CDN was treated to an exclusive…

ARN development in Binaliw ‘illegal’

Nestle L. Semilla 04/05/2017

THE development done by ARN Builders on a private lot in Sitio Kainsikan, Barangay Binaliw was deemed illegal by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (DENR-EMB 7). Cebu City Councilor Joel…