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Time to start processing our own raw materials

IN the middle of the ongoing dispute over the closure of 23 mines and the cancellation of 75 mining permits by Secretary Gina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands (CCPI), the oldest business organization in the country, has come up with a proposal that merits the closest government attention.

MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared Sept. 27, 2011 as a special non-working day in the municipality of Malvar, Batangas in celebration of the 146th birth anniversary of General Miguel Malvar. Proclamation No.240 was signed by Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Aug. 18, 2011 to give the people […]

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