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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: 2903 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: 2749 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: 3111 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: 6132 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: 2746 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: 3454 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: 2992 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: 2365 times

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MacroAsia Corporation: No Legal Bases for Mining

MacroAsia, the flagship company of airline and cigarette magnate Lucio Tan (Philippines richest man) is set to start full-scale operations in Brookes Point Municipality....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples, Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 2516 times

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Aguasabajo: El Proyecto de Presa Paso de la Reina

Desde hace varios años, existe el interés por parte de la Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) de construir una presa hidroeléctrica en la comunidad de Paso de la Reina y municipios cercanos de ...

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Environment, Indigenous peoples, Water

Witnessed: 3198 times

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