Monthly Archive:: September 2007

Environment Experts Shoot Down JPEPA

Manila, Philippines. Environment experts today continued to expose the unacceptable toxic waste trade provisions under the Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) as the Senate took a closer scrutiny at the treaty’s health and environmental repercussions. The

Civil Society Groups Train Their Eyes on the Senate

Pasay City, Philippines. Marking the anniversary of the signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), civil society groups from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) converged today at the Philippine Senate to signify the people’s intention

Groups Oppose Toxic Debt Payment

Quezon City, Philippines. As the 14th Congress gears up for the 2008 budget hearings, concerned groups restate their objection over the use of scarce public funds to pay for defunct waste incinerators in government-run hospitals. Members of