Anti-mining alliance urges DENR to order closure of erring mining firms

MANILA (Mabuhay) — To prevent future mining disasters in the Philippines, an alliance of mining-affected communities and their support groups on Sunday urged the Environment and Natural Resources and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau to order closure of several mining...

Filipino Favorites Go Meat-Free Part 3 : Meat-Free Pancit

by Elena Johnson  Pancit is the Filipino meal that brings up many fond childhood memories. While growing up, my grandfather made it every time we visited his house. It quickly became one of my favorites and years later, after I became vegan, my grandfather and I learned together...

Catholic Philippines postpones Earth Day

MANILA, April 20, 2011 (AFP) – Earth Day activities in the largely Catholic Philippines will be postponed until next week so they do not clash with Good Friday, the government said. President Benigno Aquino ordered all Earth Day events be held on Monday because most...