While citing the multi-billion peso projects in Zambales, governor Amor Deloso says he won't encourage heavy industries in the province
Dakila, a movement for modern day heroism, accomplishes what President Rodrigo Duterte has only promised since the campaign period
The Court of Appeals says a closure order issued by the environment department against the mining firms makes the petition moot and academic
Governor Amor Deloso says vessels dredging Naculcol River had permits from the provincial government, yet their crews were arrested by an NBI-headed team from Manila
(3rd UPDATE) Phivolcs says Zambales is the epicenter of the tremor, which struck late Thursday evening, May 25
The crew members were engaged in desilting and dredging operations at the mouth of the Naculcol River. The endeavor aims to declog the river.
The conglomerate's mining unit is cautiously optimistic as a new chief takes over the Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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(UPDATED) Two of those who died after a Goldilocks truck and a barangay multi cab collided in Botolan town were children
Life was hard, says Magdalena, but love was easy. Julian was her first love, and he will be her last.
The Coast Guard says the fishermen – missing since November 21 – are back in Sta Cruz, Zambales
The fishermen, all residents of Riverside Lipay, Sta Cruz, Zambales, were left behind on November 21
The Philippine Coast Guard completes its 4th sortie to Scarborough Shoal since President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to China
Photographer Martin San Diego tells us the story behind these sweet photos
As President Rodrigo Duterte seeks to demilitarize the West Philippine Sea, the US highlights the value of these training exercises to joint operations on humanitarian assistance and disaster response
Zambales Governor Amor Deloso questions jail guards on why illegal drugs are being smuggled into the jail
The job cuts come after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources suspended the operations of DMCI Mining's companies in Palawan and Zambales
'The lives of our fishermen are of paramount importance that is why I have repeatedly advised them not to fish until it's free to fish,' says Zambales Governor Amor Deloso
'We have to change that,' the environment secretary says of the Mining Act of 1995. She says the law is 'skewed towards the mining sector, and not towards our people.'
Police say the Chinese crew manufactured shabu at sea, then dumped drug parcels in pick-up points for contacts in Cagayan, Pangasinan, and Zambales
Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo continues to ask citizens who have not received assistance to coordinate with concerned DSWD offices in their regions
Over 5,000 families are affected as heavy rains hit the northern province
This comes after the Supreme Court issued a writ of kalikasan recently against 5 mining firms operating in Zambales
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court finds merit in the petition filed by the residents of Zambales, who say mining operations have caused much destruction in their mountains, watershed, forests, farmlands, water systems, and livelihood
CCOS chairman Dr. Ben Molino and his co-petitioners say the continued mining operations in Sta. Cruz, Zambales violate RA 7942, otherwise known as the Mining Act of 1995, and its implementing rules and regulations
How did the prominent families in Zambales fare in these elections?
'This is the first time that vote-buying took place for presidential candidates here,' says reelectionist Albay Third District Representative Fernando Gonzalez
Will voters elect leaders capable of long-term planning? Or will they fall for empty promises again?
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However, the Liberal Party members in the province are still supporting vice presidential bet Leni Robredo and LP's senatorial bets
According to the budget department, around P13.5 billion ($287.93 million) is allotted for KALSADA city projects while P3.2 billion ($68.25 million) will be used for the implementation of Bottom-Up Budgeting initiatives
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The President and his presidential bet endorse reelectionist Governor Hermogenes Ebdane Jr before a crowd of social welfare beneficiaries from Zambales' 13 towns
Vice President Jejomar Binay focuses on campaign as rival Grace Poe is allowed to run for president by the Supreme Court
It is unclear, however, if the wife of former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is supporting Binay. She tells reporters that her family is 'divided' on the upcoming polls.
Will Jejomar Binay win the Kapampangan vote?
Residents of Candelaria town barricade the road to stop the hauling trucks of a mining site – following the same protests in another town, Santa Cruz
The power outage, from 6 am to 6 pm, will affect areas serviced by the Zambales Electric Cooperative I
Residents of Santa Cruz, Zambales, have blocked the hauling trucks of Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation since its mining operations reportedly caused floods in the villages
'Nagsasa shows that there can be something beautiful after a disaster – new beginnings, new hopes, and new reasons to fall in love again.'
Concerned citizens of Sta Cruz town say mining operations caused the mud floods and logs that flowed down from the mountains after Typhoon Lando in October
The energy storage project, according to AES, will strengthen the Luzon grid by providing fast response ancillary services like frequency regulation
Mining continues in Zambales despite a ban imposed by the provincial government
Rappler's weekly #PHvote wrap-up: Espino forms new party in Pangasinan; Opposition in Zambales launches party; 9 of 17 Aklan mayors to seek re-election; Retired Army colonel to challenge Milagros Tan in Samar; Fuentes consolidates base in South Cotabato
(UPDATED) Rappler's list of candidates for local positions in Central Luzon
Rappler's weekly #PHvote wrap-up: Is Zambales now a single-party province?; Wife seeks to replace Gonzales as Mandaluyong rep; Aklan: Will gov Miraflores have any challengers?; In Sarangani, Pacquiao endorsement still gives pols advantage
Jonathan Dwayne Ciocon Viane, arrested in Iowa, is accused of killing a friend of his ex-wife for telling where he had brought their child amid a custody battle
The government has yet to define the boundaries of many ancestral lands for indigenous peoples, fuelling fears of encroachment by private developers
Zambales fishermen find these buoys as China asserts de facto control over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) through island-building