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Premium tuna brand brings hope to small fishers

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A MAN balances his prize catch on one shoulder at a fishing village in Ilocos Norte. Some 300 Pasuquin artisanal fishing families using about 200 small bancas are participating in the pilot phase of what the partners hope will become a nationwide campaign.

In Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, leading conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines (WWF-Philippines) and private corporation Century Canning Corporation (CCC), the country’s top tuna canning firm, have partnered in a project designed to make sustainable fishing a viable means of livelihood for small fisherfolk.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Militants slam Aquino policy as same old ‘plunderous mining law’

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Militants rally in front of DENR office on Visayas Avenue in  Quezon City on Monday, July 9, 2012, to protest the new EO for mining policy. Photo by INQUIRER.net's Noy Morcoso III

Brickbats against the administration’s new mining policy came fast and furious from militants on Monday, as they criticized President Aquino’s executive order for adhering closely to what they described as the country’s existing oppressive mining law and failing to underscore the need for environmental and people protection.

Posted: July 9th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

EO orders moratorium on new mining deals

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Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr.

Malacañang unveiled its long awaited policy on the mining industry on Monday, imposing a moratorium on the granting of new permits pending legislation to raise the government’s share from mining operations, but also trying to control the traditionally hard to regulate small-scale mining sector.

Posted: July 9th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Philippine energy conservation program saves 28 M barrels of oil

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The country’s national energy conservation program saved the equivalent of 27.48 million barrels of fuel last year, an 11 percent increase compared to the previous year’s savings, a regional official of the Department of Energy said.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Revenue sharing hot topic for mining EO

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The proposed executive order on revenue sharing is a major topic for discussion among high government officials involved with the economy and climate change, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje said in a phone interview from Manila.

Posted: March 9th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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