[From the web] Reclaim our Rights to Land, Resources and Ecological Sustainability – Jill Carino

BAGUIO DECLARATION Reclaim our Rights to Land, Resources and Ecological Sustainability Jill Carino “Protecting the rights of the poor should take precedence over corporate greed. Genuine development must prioritize the need to ensure ecological sustainability over market profitability. We must never sacrifice people and the environment for short-term benefit of the few.” – Fr. Edwin…

[In the news] Hearings vs SM set March 15 | Sun.Star

Hearings vs SM set March 15 | Sun.Star. By JM Agreda March 1, 2012 DEVELOPMENT plans of SM Baguio will be further delayed after the court suspended the hearing of a civil case for injunction leading to a Temporary Environment Protection Order case against the mall. Regional Trial Court Branch 5 Judge Antonio Estevez suspended…

[In the news] Legal suit filed vs SM Investments Corporation over planned mall expansion | Sun.Star

Legal suit filed vs SM Investments Corporation over planned mall expansion | Sun.Star. By JM Agreda February 29, 2012 AFTER weeks of preparation, oppositors to SM City Baguio’s planned mall expansion unleashed their complaint before the court at the Justice Hall Tuesday. Some 132 individual complainants and group representatives against the mall expansion filed the…

[In the news] Ifugao lawmaker Teodoro Baguilat opposes cutting and earth-balling of pine trees in Baguio City | Sun.Star

Ifugao lawmaker Teodoro Baguilat opposes cutting and earth-balling of pine trees in Baguio City | Sun.Star. By JM Agreda February 7, 2012 IFUGAO Representative Teodoro Baguilat Jr. joined groups opposing the planned cutting and earth-balling of pines trees along the Luneta Hill in Baguio City to give way to the SM Baguio mall expansion. Baguilat,…