The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism follows congressional debates on the proposed bills. Follow this page for updates.
It was intended as an ‘alternative daily cover’ for the sanitary landfill of Carrascal town in Surigao del Sur, but a local environment officer points out there is no study that it is suitable for such use. Rep. Prospero Pichay says it is not fertilizer but waste, and wants South Korea to take it all back.
Only Vice President Maria Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo is known to have released her 2020 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN). The Senate and House of Representatives are still sitting on PCIJ’s requests.