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Concerns over P50-B dam project emerge after Laguna activist’s arrest

SAN PEDRO CITY—The arrest of environmental activist Vertudes “Daisy” Macapanpan has directed public attention to a larger issue involving a P50-billion dam project in the small, quiet town of Pakil in Laguna. Macapanpan, 69, has been opposing the Ahunan pumped storage hydropower facility on fears that its construction on a mountain in the Sierra Madre...

Filipino among musical theater writers chosen for prestigious NY residencies
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Filipino among musical theater writers chosen for prestigious NY residencies

A Filipino composer-lyricist is among 16 musical theater writers of new musicals chosen for residencies at the prestigious Rhinebeck Writers Retreat in New York this summer. A total of 145 applications representing 290 musical theater writers went through two rounds of review by noted composers in the United States.  Paulo K. Tirol of Manila was...

Marcos Jr., wife fly to Melbourne
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Marcos Jr., wife fly to Melbourne

Presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. flew on Monday to Melbourne in Australia where his youngest son Vincent, 25, is preparing to start studies for a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Melbourne, according to reports in The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. On Tuesday, protesters picketed outside the Victoria One apartment building where...