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End the nuclear threat in Indonesia

Feature story | May 9, 2006 at 6:00

There is a need for the Indonesian government to reflect on what happened in Chernobyl, before deciding to continue with its plans to build nuclear power plants in Indonesia.

Sierra Madre: under threat

Feature story | May 4, 2006 at 6:00

The Philippine government ought to get its act together when it comes to curtailing illegal logging, particularly in the Sierra Madre.

A forewarning of further GE contamination

Feature story | April 4, 2006 at 6:00

Spain’s rapid utilization of Genetically Engineered crops should serve as warning to the rest of the world about the dangers of GE production.

GE rice cereal in the market

Feature story | March 16, 2006 at 7:00

After the recent discovery of illegal genetically-engineered rice in Heinz Rice Cereal, a baby food product manufactured in China which is also marketed in the Philippines, parents are advised to take extra caution when buying baby food products.

Widespread GE contamination

Feature story | March 10, 2006 at 7:00

A report released this week reveals that the Philippines is one of 39 countries affected by contamination from genetically-engineered organisms (GEs or GMOs).

APEC: Go for clean energy!

Feature story | February 22, 2006 at 7:00

Communities and organizations from the northen provinces of Thailand dumped coal at the venue of APEC's Clean Coal Conference in Lampang in opposition to the promotion coal and coal power plants.

UK Trade Delegation: don't endorse waste incineration

Feature story | February 13, 2006 at 7:00

A trade delegation from the United Kingdom is visiting Southeast Asia this week to market waste management capabilities which includes unsustainable and harmful waste management practices such as incineration which poses serious threats to the...

Europe will stay closed to GMOs

Feature story | February 8, 2006 at 7:00

As the World Trade Organization (WTO) puts trade interests above all others European consumers, farmers and a growing number of governments remain opposed to GMOs, and this will not change - in Europe or globally as it sees the WTO to be...

Villagers confront Mirant’s Pagbilao coal plant

Feature story | October 20, 2005 at 6:00

Pagbilao, Quezon, 20 Oct 2005 – Villagers from the province of Quezon today gathered in a solemn ceremony to seek justice and an end to the suffering caused by the Pagbilao coal power plant, which is owned by US-based Mirant Corporation.

Wait for ruin or embrace opportunity?

Feature story | October 12, 2005 at 6:00

For all the heated talk about national security in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, what is curiously missing in the discussions is the one issue that may just define the future well-being - or ruin - of the country and the region.

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