4 days DILG orders crackdown on illegal logging, mining Manilatimes
INTERIOR Secretary Eduardo Año ordered a crackdown against illegal logging and mining following the damage caused by Typhoon “Ulysses” (international name: “Vamco”), a spokesman for the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Saturday.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año. File Photo Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said the order was particular to the heavily affected areas. The crackdown will focus on the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela and the Bicol Region, he added. Año directed Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Debold Sinas to start the war against all forms of illegal logging and mining, which was discussed ... more