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SC decision on Bt eggplant brings ‘rays of hope’ to UP scientists, agri stakeholders

UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela P. Concepcion. Photo by Jun Madird (UPSIO).
According to UP Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) Gisela P. Concepcion, the recent decision of the Philippine Supreme Court to dismiss the Petition for Writ of Continuing Mandamus and Writ of Kalikasan with Prayer for Issuance of a Temporary Environmental Protection Order (TEPO) that first stopped the field testing of Bt eggplant in 2013 brought “rays of hope” to UP researchers, as well as to stakeholders in the feed miller and livestock/poultry industries.
Concepcion stated in an interview that the Supreme Court’s reversal of its December 2015 …

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8 YEARS AFTER | Case nears resolution, but where is Palparan? – mothers of missing UP students

Former General Jovito Palparan. FILE PHOTO (Photo from InterAksyon.com)
The case against the military officials accused in the abduction and the continued disappearance of two University of the Philippines students nears resolution but the accused mastermind former General Jovito Palparan is still missing.
This was the concern of the mothers of missing UP students Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan who attended the court hearing today at the Malolos Regional Trial Court, according to Desaparecidos Pilipinas, an organization of relatives of victims of involuntary disappearance.
“The case of kidnapping and serious illegal detention against Gen. Jovito Palparan et al nears its resolution, but the …

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