[Press Release] Anti-APECO Marchers celebrate gains from 370-km protest walk in March Declaration, urge swift fulfillment of President and Cabinet’s promises -Task Force Anti-APECO

Lakad Katarungan, Lakad Matuwid na Daan Anti-APECO Marchers celebrate gains from 370-km protest walk in March Declaration, urge swift fulfillment of President and Cabinet’s promises “Sa Matuwid na Daan, pangako’y di tinatalikuran.” 26 days after departing by foot from Casiguran, the 120 marchers protesting the implementation of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (APECO) are finally…

[From the web] Aurora project draws flak -manilastandardtoday.com

Aurora project draws flak. by Macon Ramos-Araneta May 3, 2012 OPPOSITORS of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Free Port project in Casiguran led by the town’s parish priest on Wednesday slammed the apparent inaction of Malacañang on their plight. Senator  Edgardo Angara and his son, Aurora Rep. Jun Edgardo “Sonny” Angara co-sponsored  Republic Act…

[From the web] Filipinos Reject Mega Project in Pristine Area –

Filipinos Reject Mega Project in Pristine Area by Madonna T. Virola February 25, 2012 The remote province of Aurora is a promising tourism destination in the Philippines – blessed with natural attractions and historical sights. But activists and locals are worried about its future given the government’s plans to build the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone…

[From the web] Infanta clergy organizes anti-APECO mission

Infanta clergy organizes anti-APECO mission by Jason de Asis, Bagong Aurora Website ng Bayan CASIGURAN, Aurora, February 17, 2012-A two day international solidarity mission (ISM) was organized by the Prelature of Infanta appealing for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (APECO). The anti-APECO groups said that the highlights…

[Event/Advisory] International Solidarity Mission (ISM) to call for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (APECO)

The Prelature of Infanta is organizing a two-day International Solidarity Mission (ISM) to call for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, better known as APECO. This mission will be highlighted by an on-site visit of Swiss, Dutch and Filipino faith-based leaders, local anti-APECO support groups, representatives of the…