Countries: Philippines

See also: South-East Asia
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MacroAsia Corporation Threatens Isolated Palawan Communities

While the so-called “responsible mining” rhetoric is being promoted, the ongoing destruction of Palawan’s natural forests, protected areas and ancestral domains bluntly violates the SEP law (Str...

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Crimes against humanity, Environment, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 2959 times

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PALAWAN: VOICES FROM THE "LOST FRONTIER"

In March 2006, the Philippines’ President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has called for a revitalization of mining nation-wide....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples, Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 2780 times

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MACROASIA TAKES REVENGE AGAINST BARANGAY CHAIRMAN

On September 2008, barangay Ipilan chairman Jonathan Lagrada questioned the legitimacy of MacroAsia, thus stopping its contractor JCP Geo-Ex Services, Inc....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Freedom of opinion & expression, Justice

Witnessed: 2700 times

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PALAWAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AGAINST MINING

Notoriously, the Catholic Church in the Philippines is one of the most authoritative and powerful anti-mining voices in the country....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Landmines & unexploded ordnances, Religion

Witnessed: 3420 times

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GUESTS IN THEIR OWN LAND: THE PALAWAN OF BUHOY

The Mineral Production Sharing Agreement (MPSA) area of the Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation includes the ancestral domain of the indigenous Palawan of Buhoy, whose natural resources are rapidly dim...

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples, Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 3143 times

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PALAWAN: COUNTING "THE BENEFITS" OF MINING

After more than 30 years of operations Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) has brought little benefits to the local economy, also in terms of excise tax shares to the Provincial Government....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Indigenous peoples, Labor

Witnessed: 6194 times

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PALAWAN: "NOT FIT FOR MINING"

The province of Palawan is part of the Man and Biosphere Reserve program of UNESCO and hosts 49 animals and 56 botanical species found in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 2788 times

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BULANJAO: AN UGLY SCAR ON PALAWAN (THE PHILIPPINES)

Between the 13th and 15th of August 2009, a joined ALDAW-CBCD (Center for Biocultural Diversity, University of Kent) Mission traveled to Barangay Sumbiling, Municipality of Bataraza - to carry out aud...

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 3500 times

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CIVIL SOCIETY AGAINST MINING ON PALAWAN, THE PHILIPPINES

On August 27, 2009 a peaceful demonstration was organized in the Barangay proper of Brookes Point Municipality to protest against the possible endorsement of MacroAsia by the Sangunyan Bayan (Municipa...

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Environment, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 3021 times

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PERU MEETS THE PHILIPPINES IN MACROASIA MINING CLAIM AREA

Recently, through the support of the Christensen Fund, the Centre for Biocultural Diversity (CBCD) - University of Kent - has facilitated the establishment of solidarity links between the indigenous c...

Regions: Peru, Philippines

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples

Witnessed: 2404 times

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