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De Lima kinastigo operasyon mining sa South Cotabato

Binatikos ni Senadora Leila de Lima ang pag-alis ng provincial ban sa open-pit mining sa South Cotabato na siyang makakaapekto umano sa kalikasan at sa mga tao sa komunidad. The post De Lima kinastigo operasyon mining sa South Cotabato first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnMay 25th, 2022

SoCot guv vetoes open-pit mining ordinance

KORONADAL CITY - South Cotabato Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. has vetoed the amended Environment Code Ordinance that sought to lift the open-pit mining ban in the province.In a press conference Friday, Tamayo said he was quite surprised that the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) "quickly" approve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 4th, 2022

Local communities want South Cotabato mining ban lifted

Ethnic Blaans and thousands of rice farmers in South Cotabato province were elated with current consultations on mounting public clamor to lift a provincial ban on mining activities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Blaans favor copper, gold extraction in South Cotabato

Roel Apas is a college professor who is so proud of having finished college with the help of a mining outfit in Tampakan, South Cotabato......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2020

DOCUMENT (Tampakan mining): RTC decision upholding South Cotabato’s ban on open-pit mining

DOCUMENT (Tampakan mining): RTC decision upholding South Cotabato’s ban on open-pit mining.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 26th, 2020

Court rejects petition to revoke South Cotabato’s ban on open-pit mining

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 17 October) — Days after the revival of the Tampakan Forum, an umbrella organization opposing the controversial Tampakan copper-gold project pursued by Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI), the group scored a victory after a local court here dismissed a petition by pro-mining groups to revoke the ban on open-pit mining which South […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Church-led Tampakan Forum revived to oppose Tampakan mining project

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 10 October) –  After almost a decade of inactivity, the local Catholic church and allied groups have revived the Tampakan Forum to ignite a “systematic and sustained” opposition against the controversial Tampakan Project, Southeast Asia’s largest undeveloped copper and gold minefield in South Cotabato. Marbel Bishop Cerilo Casicas said they decided […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 12th, 2020

Lumad, Moro leaders join other IPs in asking SC to junk law they describe as “Martial Law in all but name”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 07 August) – A B’laan leader opposing a huge mining project in South Cotabato,  Moro leaders from Marawi City and Lumad teachers joined other Indigenous Peoples nationwide in asking the Supreme Court to declare RA 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 as unconstitutional, claiming “it is, in fact, Martial Law in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 8th, 2020

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rattled Maguindanao province in the southern Philippines on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The institute said the quake, which occurred at 2:25 p.m. local time (0625 GMT), hit at a depth of 62 km, about 11 km northwest of South Upi town. The tremor was also felt in nearby cities of Cotabato,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

Japan turns over water system; learning center to SoCot

MANILA - Japan has finished the construction of a water system and a learning center in two villages in South Cotabato, the Japanese Embassy in Manila said Thursday.The level II water supply system was formally given to Barangay Kablon in Tupi town, while a one-story building for technical v.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2022

PBBM hails SoCot beautiful T nalak festival

KORONADAL CITY - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. commended on Monday the provincial government of South Cotabato for the successful weeklong celebration of its 23rd T'nalak Festival and 56th founding anniversary.In a virtual message, Marcos told the crowd at the South Cotabato Spo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2022

SoCot village dad suspended for refusal to give up 4Ps membership

KORONADAL CITY - A barangay official in the South Cotabato town of Banga is facing a two-month suspension after refusing to surrender his membership in the government's Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) for indigents.The quasi-judicial body of Banga's municipal council found San Vic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2022

SGH to become regional hospital in 2023

KORONADAL CITY - The South Cotabato provincial government has turned over the management of the Soccsksargen General Hospital (SGH) in Surallah municipality to the Department of Health (DOH) for its transition to a regional hospital.Governor Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. said Saturday the transfer cam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2022

Cop chiefs urged to boost security in wake of Region 12 bombings

MANILA - All regional directors of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have been reminded to intensify the security measures in their respective areas of responsibility following two bombing incidents in South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat last week.Maj. Gen. Valeriano de Leon, PNP director f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2022

Extortion, terorismo tinitingnang anggulo sa pagpapasabog sa Koronadal bus

MANILA, Philippines- Tinitingnan ang dalawang anggulo bilang motibo sa pagpapasabog sa isang bus sa Koronadal City, South Cotabato nitong linggo, base sa isang opisyal nitong Biyernes. Sinabi ni Koronadal City Mayor Eliordo Ogena na maaaring extortion o terorismo ang motibo ng mga salarin. Hawak na umano ng mga pulis ang sketch sa dalawang hinihinalang may […] The post Extortion, terorismo tinitingnang anggulo sa pagpapasabog sa Koronadal bus appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

2 injured in bus explosion in southern Philippines

MANILA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- An improvised explosive device went off on a running bus in the southern Philippine South Cotabato province on Thursday, injuring at least two people, police said. Police said the explosion ripped through the rear section of the bus which was traveling along a busy street in Koronadal City around 12:30 p.m. local time. The explosion injured two tricycle drivers traveling near th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Passenger bus blast injures 2 in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY-An explosion ripped though the back of a passenger bus injuring two people in the South Cotabato city of Koronadal Thursday afternoon, officials said.The Yellow Bus Line unit was cruising on a busy highway around 12:15 p.m. near a mall when the explosion occurred, injuri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Passenger bus blast injures 2 in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY-An explosion ripped though the back of a passenger bus injuring two people in the South Cotabato city of Koronadal Thursday afternoon, officials said.The Yellow Bus Line unit was cruising on a busy highway around 12:15 p.m. near a mall when the explosion occurred, injuri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1015 GMT, May 26

MANILA -- An improvised explosive device went off on a running bus in the southern Philippine South Cotabato province on Thursday, injuring at least two people, police said. Police said the explosion ripped through the rear section of the bus which was traveling along a busy street in Koronadal City around 12:30 p.m. local time. (Philippines-Bus Explosion) - - - - TOKYO -- Attempts to raise a sunke.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

NPA leader nabbed in South Cotabato

An intelligence officer of the New People’s Army was arrested in Polomolok town on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

3 rape suspects, alleged child molester arrested in South Cotabato

The police arrested three rape suspects and an alleged child molester in separate operations the past two days in South Cotabato province......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021