AMBASSADORS all over the world will converge in Baguio City for mining development.
Seven ambassadors led by Australia’s Roderick Richard Campbell Smith, Brazil’s Alcides Gastao Rostand Prates, Chile’s Roberto Mayorga, South Africa’s Agnes Nyamande-Pitso, Switzerland’s Ivo Sieber, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s Stephen Lillie, and China’s Liu Jianchao will attend the four-day mining week in the city.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Tuba town lawmakers had no recourse but to seek help from the Provincial Board to resolve trash slide issues still left unresolved.
Tuba Vice Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan with Councilors Roger Kitma and Adora Paus implored for help from Provincial Board members apparently after a meeting with Baguio Mayor Maurico Domogan failed to satisfy queries on how to fix the trash slide in August.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Governor Nestor Fongwan is optimistic for a better vegetable industry after meeting newly installed Bureau of Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon Monday.
Fongwan said plans to containerize the San Fernando port will benefit the province’s vegetable trade.
GOLD Fields Philippines Corporation paid $66 million to Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation to acquire the Far Southeast Gold Resources Inc. (FSGRI) project.
The payment represents the second tranche following the previous $10 million paid in 2010 for the mining project LCMC shares with Liberty Express Assets, which owns 40 percent of the FSGRI area, the company is a private off shore holding company.
THOUSANDS of jobs will be up for grabs soon, as call center firm Convergys Corp. intends to hire 5,000 new employees this year for its new contact centers in Baguio City and Cebu.
FORT DEL PILAR -- A new batch of cadets will join the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Cadet Corps.
One hundred ninety-five new cadets will be officially accepted to the ranks of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines (CCAFP) on Saturday, marking their new life in training.
A RADIO anchorman has filed cases of grave threat and physical injuries before the City Prosecutor's Office against Kalinga Governor Jocel Baac for an alleged attack weeks ago.
Jerome Tabanganay, of dzRK Radyo ng Bayan-Tabuk City, is crying foul over the governor's assault and threats while on air during his local program.
MINES and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Director Orlando Pineda Sr. has ordered a work program for the sinking area in Mankayan town.
Pineda said the sinking should be addressed before the rainy season sets in to avoid accidents.
A MORATORIUM on mining activities is not the answer to the mining woes in the country, said former presidential envoy for mining Delia Albert.
Earlier, Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr. started moves in Congress to suspend the issuance of mine applications in order to correct loopholes in the Mining Act of 1997.
LOUIE Sarmiento, president of the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), is batting to develop a garden haven in Baguio City.
Sarmiento said the association invested P500,000 in rehabilitating the 1,500-square-meter area at a portion of Botanical Garden along Leonard Wood Road that they have adopted.