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FEATURE: Two Trees, Minus One

FEATURE: Two Trees, Minus One

[Text and photos by Ron G. Neri]     IT WAS ONE SATURDAY AFTERNOON last month when my friends—Kidlat, Orville, John Murz, Martin, Eboy—and I decided to visit the city’s… Read more »

Capitol eyes ‘disciplinary action’ vs. Sumifru

Capitol eyes ‘disciplinary action’ vs. Sumifru

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/19 December)–The Provincial Government’s Multi-partite Monitoring Team has endorsed a copy of its report of violations of the environmental compliance certificate of Sumifru (Philippines) Corporation in its… Read more »

ANGARAY’S TAKE: It takes a ‘Yolanda’

ANGARAY’S TAKE: It takes a ‘Yolanda’

By Loreta Sol Dinlayan MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/11 December) It is now a month since a destructive typhoon landed in our country. It takes a natural phenomenon, like typhoon Yolanda,… Read more »

ECC process should start with LGUs – Malaybalay environment chief

ECC process should start with LGUs – Malaybalay environment chief

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/10 December) Social acceptability with local government units must be made a requirement before any environmental compliance certificate be issued to a company, said Ma. Anita Fernandez,… Read more »

‘Cut on expensive Christmas celebrations, share to those in need’

‘Cut on expensive Christmas celebrations, share to those in need’

MALAYBALAY CITY  (Bukidnon News/05 December) In the celebration of the Christmas season, Fr. Art Paraiso, a member of the local clergy and director of the Pontifical Mission Society, said people… Read more »

After flood, Cabangahan folks attend biodiversity forum

After flood, Cabangahan folks attend biodiversity forum

CABANGAHAN, Malaybalay City (Bukidnon News/05 December) Caring for the ecosystem and other natural wealth was the central theme in the biodiversity conservation forum held in Barangay Cabangahan last week. Susan… Read more »

Lack of ECC specifics causing ‘insubstantial compliance’ by agri firms in Malaybalay

Lack of ECC specifics causing ‘insubstantial compliance’ by agri firms in Malaybalay

  MALAYBALAY CITY – The lack of specific terms and conditions of the agricultural plantations’ environmental compliance certificate from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau… Read more »

Malaybalay City wants clearer ECC terms for agri firms

Malaybalay City wants clearer ECC terms for agri firms

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/28 November) — The city council is eyeing an ordinance that will make it easier to monitor the adherence of agricultural companies to the terms of the… Read more »

Bukidnon LGUs, employees to give P3.7M to ‘Yolanda’ survivors

Bukidnon LGUs, employees to give P3.7M to ‘Yolanda’ survivors

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/19 November) — The provincial government of Bukidnon will extend a total of P3.7 million to survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, Hansel Echavez, head… Read more »

(UPDATED) Bp Cabantan: Good governance must be able to address climate change

(UPDATED) Bp Cabantan: Good governance must be able to address climate change

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/15 November)–Good governance must also address issues on climate change, Malaybalay Bishop Jose Cabantan told participants at the launching Thursday of Barog Bukidnon (Rise Bukidnon), a group… Read more »