· August, 2013

Stories about Philippines from August, 2013

Kuryente: Philippine Electricity App

  8 August 2013

Kuryente (electricity), is a new website initiated by the Philippine government to help consumers calculate the power rates in their area. It also provides information on power plants, officials of power cooperatives, and tips on buying home appliances.

Stop Black Sand Mining in Biodiverse, Idyllic Philippine Island!

  3 August 2013

College students created a Facebook page to oppose black sand mining operations in Camiguin Norte, located in the northernmost part of the Philippines Imagine a serene, idyllic isle where humpback whales breed, where corals and rare marine biodiversity thrive. This is Camiguin Norte. The very existence of this island is...