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Who is Greenpeace working for?

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Next year, the Asean markets will be integrated. This means tariff-free trade among Asean countries. And this poses risks to our producers, particularly the agricultural sector, which cannot compete with our neighbors because our production costs are high. Tariff collected from imported products protects our own products from the cheaper imports. When the tariff is added to the price of the import, it becomes more expensive than the local produce.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Building global climate ambition

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At no other time has a global deal on climate change looked more likely than it does today. In October, EU leaders agreed on ambitious climate and energy targets for 2030, including a binding domestic greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of at least 40 percent.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘A. Soriano Corp. does not own El Nido Resorts’

We refer to the news article titled “El Nido beach tests positive for coliform” (Across the Nation, 11/17/14), which stated that “the town (El Nido) also hosts high-end island resorts, including Soriano Corp.’s El Nido Resorts.”

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Heat stroke?

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Are there times just ahead when working on a farm or even playing house in the sun can be lethal?

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Making the polluters pay

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As we commemorate the day when the strongest typhoon ever to hit land in recorded history claimed thousands of lives and devastated coastal communities in the Philippines, it is important to reflect on what future awaits a country considered among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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