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NCIP calls for suspension of Chico River project

May 08, 2019 - 6:17 PM

The Cordillera People's Alliance and other indigenous peoples groups say that the free, prior and informed consent of the communities in Katabbogan and Pinococ in Pinukpuk, Kalinga, was not obtained

SC orders gov't to answer petition vs P3.69-B China loan deal

Apr 10, 2019 - 12:48 PM

(UPDATED) This also means that effectively there is no TRO, for now, against the loan agreement

PETITION. Senatorial candidate Neri Colminares and Bayan Muna repesentatives file a petition against Chico River Irrigation Pump project loan agreement with China at the Supreme Court on April 4, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Makabayan bloc goes to Supreme Court to stop P3.69-B loan deal with China

Apr 04, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Opposition lawmakers say several provisions of the loan agreement with China for the Chico River irrigation project violate the 1987 Constitution

Senatorial candidate Neri Colminares and Bayan Muna repesentatives file a petition against Chico River Irrigation Pump project loan agreement with China at the Supreme Court on April 4, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Reed Bank not collateral to China loan? Carpio rebuts Duterte gov't

Mar 27, 2019 - 10:20 AM

Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio counters the claims of government officials who sought to downplay his warning against the repercussions of a government loan from China

LEGAL VIEWS. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo (left) and Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio have clashing views on a provision in the Chico River project loan agreement. Carpio photo from Senate PRIB

Philippines has no say in loan deals with China – Panelo

Mar 25, 2019 - 2:50 PM

The Duterte administration has no choice but to abide by China's terms since it is only the borrower while China is the lender, says Malacañang

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte (R) during an exchange of agreements at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila on November 20, 2018. - Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit on November 20 to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects. Photo by Mark Cristino/Pool/AFP

Carpio raises alarm over Chico River deal: China 'can take' gas-rich Reed Bank

Mar 22, 2019 - 7:17 PM

If the Philippines can't pay off its loans to China, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says 'for sure, we will lose in all arbitrations'

NO CHANCE OF WINNING. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says the Philippines will have no chance of winning in case of arbitrations over Chinese loan deals. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

What happens if the Philippines can't pay off loans from China?

Mar 02, 2019 - 12:52 PM

(UPDATED) Senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares raises the alarm over the looming Chinese debt trap. The finance department shrugs off fears and says the Philippines can pay off the debt.

Locals protest Duterte admin's Chico River project

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:08 PM

The P2 67 billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project is seen to boost the country s agricultural production but some tribes fear that it will adversely affect their communities

MARTYRS. This installation in Bugnay, Kalinga, based on a concept by Vladimir Longid, depicts the 3 Chico Dam martyrs : Pedro Dungoc, Macliing Dulag, and Lumbaya Gayudan. Photo by Frank Cimatu/Rappler

Protect Mother Earth, don't vote for Marcos – environmentalists

Apr 20, 2016 - 7:30 AM

Activists recall the destructive projects of the late President Ferdinand Marcos but vice presidential bet Marcos Jr boasts of the climate change and green building bills he has filed in the Senate

WATCH: Kalinga revisited

May 02, 2015 - 2:54 PM

The militancy of the indigenous peoples may have died with their beloved tribal chieftain but their culure and tradition lives on

Pangasinan, Northern Luzon not spared by Maring

Aug 20, 2013 - 7:49 PM

Sta Barbara town in Pangasinan has been put under a state of calamity as over 2 000 families are affected by floods

FIELDS AFFECTED. Flooding in Pangasinan made roads impassable and affected rice plantations. Photo by Twitter user @jaymgaspar

Traveling around Philippines on a shoestring budget

Mar 11, 2012 - 11:09 AM

If you are looking for travel ideas in the Philippines search no further

640 El Nido courtesy of Anton Diaz.