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The Philippines will be hosting an important gathering of senior environment officials from the 10 members of the Association Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss climate change and environmental cooperation in the region.

Read more: PH to host ASEAN environment meet

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Karen Ibasco is crowned Miss Philippines Earth on Saturday, succeeding Loren Mar Artajos. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

MANILA – A physicist from Manila was crowned Miss Philippines Earth on Saturday, succeeding Loren Mar Artajos.

Karen Ibasco, whose advocacy is conserving energy and embracing renewable and sustainable sources of it, will represent the country in the Miss Earth international pageant later this year.

Read more: Sustainable-energy advocate crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2017

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The fight against coal fossil energy in the Philippines has mostly been staged in localized battlefronts including the island province of Palawan.

COURT OF LAST RESORT. The facade of the Supreme Court building in Padre Faura, Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PALAWAN, Philippines – The case docketed before the Supreme Court will simply be called Ortega vs the DoE and DENR – a petition for mandamus filed by civil society groups that aims to stop the construction of new coal-fired power facilities throughout the country. 

Read more: SC is new battleground for coal fight in the Philippines

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