BC never allowed illegal mining

September 19, 2018
THE landslide that destroyed the shanties of small scale miners in Ucab, Itogon in the aftermath of the strong rains brought by typhoon “Ompong” was tragic enough. But for certain anti-mining groups, no tragedy is too unfortunate to take advantage of -- for their own interest, to lay the blame on the industry they abhor.

Trees or Build, build, build?

September 15, 2018
ENVIRONMENT Secretary Roy Cimatu is a good soldier and a talented leader. This is why many supported his appointment to his present post. But as we know it, he can’t please everybody including a priest who thinks the official is doing something wrong.