Front Pages 2012

Front Pages: Mining EO and Metro Bus Jam

Front pages of Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and The Philippine STAR, July 10, 2012

Front pages of Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and The Philippine STAR, July 10, 2012

July 9, 2012. A copy of Executive Order No. 79, signed by President Benigno Aquino III three days prior, was made available to the public. It entails new policies and guidelines for responsible mining in the Philippines. It also expanded the mining ban to 78 more areas.

Meanwhile, a new MMDA edict banning buses in flyovers and tunnels along EDSA caused more traffic in Metro Manila’s main thoroughfare.

Also on the covers: A World Resources Institute report found that more than 85% of the reefs in the “Coral Triangleis under threat due to local human activity.

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“Front Pages” is Pinoy Index‘s way of looking back at notable events of the year through the front pages of Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and The Philippine STAR.

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