By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com Main Story: Anti-mining campaign gaining ground in Ilocos In 2006, the then director of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region 1 Samuel Paragas declared that the mining of black sand in the shores of Ilocos will amount to a $71 billion income for the government. Also during that year, in…
Day: May 7, 2012
Anti-mining campaign gaining ground in Ilocos
By JOAN GARCIA
Defend Ilocos, a broad network opposed to mining, filed for a Writ of Kalikasan before the Supreme Court to put a stop to magnetite mining in the Ilocos region saying that previous mining operations have already caused massive beach erosion and flooding.
Facebook timeline at sinkronisasyon sa oras ng kapital
Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Sa ngayon, may paninindigan na ang Facebook users sa bagong feature sa format ng personal wall—ang timeline. May mga kaibigang lumipat na sa timeline dahil ito naman daw ang inevitable. Mayroon din namang ayaw pa, naninindigan ng pagbawas sa kooptasyon sa mismong plataporma ng Facebook. Iba ang format ng timeline: may…