Green Alert questions issuance of ECC to EDC

GREEN Alert-Negros (GAN) is questioning the issuance of a new Environment Compliance Certificate (ECC) to the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). In a letter signed by Randy James Rojo, the group’s coordinator, addressed to Environment Secretary Ramon Paje dated November 6, GAN said it is “questioning the

Senatorial candidate wants creation of social media departments for OFWs

By Elias O. Baquero THE government must set up social media departments that can communicate directly with Filipinos abroad, said an advocate for overseas Filipino workers (OFW). Speaking during yesterday’s 888 News Forum at Marco Polo Plaza, Susan Ople said that during the war in Libya, OFWs there had their own cyber communities where they communicated with each other to discuss evacuation plans. However, they failed to communicate with the…