Taking the Environment in Perspective

Lysander Castillo, Stratbase ADRi Environment Fellow and Philippine Business for Environmental Stewardship (PBEST) Secretary-General

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Lopez Orders Closure of 23 Metallic Mines

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Thursday ordered the closure of 23 metallic mines in the country, while suspending five more, for serious environmental violations discovered during the industry-wide audit conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) since July last year.


Well at last the USA Presidential election has been run and won, by the very unlikely and highly unorthodox candidate Donald Trump.  But what will President Trump mean for the Philippines?

Contrary to much opinion that President Trump will be bad for the whole world, I believe that he will bring his business, deal making and relationship building skills to the world – if he really wants to make America great again, he will most definitely need to bring his “A” game.


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