The last fishermen of Ilijan

The last fishermen of Ilijan

Gas projects destroy way of life in Batangas fishing communities. By Cherry Salazar | Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism BATANGAS CITY — Fishing used to be the main livelihood of residents in Ilijan, a coastal barangay (village) in southern Batangas...
Energy security

Energy security

In a few more years, the country’s only source of energy will dry up, crippling the main Luzon power grid as some generating plants rely on natural gas piped from Palawan to the southern Luzon area.Under Rodrigo Duterte’s six-year rule, the Philippines failed to look...
Anong mali sa mga kaso na sinampa ni Cusi sa mga Journalist

Anong mali sa mga kaso na sinampa ni Cusi sa mga Journalist

Kamakailan lang ay nagsampa ng magkakasunod at hiwahiwalay na kaso si Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi laban sa pitong mga news agency na nag-ulat ng mga kasong kinaharap niya at ni negosyanteng Dennis Uy ukol sa ‘di umano’ng ma-anumalyang Malampaya gas field...
Oil and gas exploration: PH ready to rumble

Oil and gas exploration: PH ready to rumble

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi’s surprise announcement last week of the resumption to oil-and-gas exploration in the disputed West Philippine Sea was a bold move and a big show of confidence that Manila could now stand against Beijing’s harassment.For nearly a decade,...