HONEST TO GOODNESS CONVERSATION. Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado meets with the Marble Association of the Philippines (MAP) in a Legislative and Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting in a bid to promote responsible mining through the use of modern and alternative methods in mining that will protect nature and the ecological balance. Throwing their support are Vice Governor Daniel Fernando and Board Member Toti Ople. Inset: During the meeting, Abraham NgSinco, president of MAP conveys their support to the province’s advocacy.