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Responsible mining does not exist — CPA

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) reiterates that Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA)’s claim of “safe and responsible mining” on the occasion of its 64th Annual Mine Safety and Environmental Conference (ANMSEC) in Baguio City is myth.

IPRA failed to protect IPs

BAGUIO CITY — An Ibaloi and indigenous people’s leader here said that the Indigenous People’s Rights Act (IPRA) failed to protect the rights of indigenous peoples over their ancestral land and right to self-determination.

Sandugo pickets Philippine Mining Conference

MANILA — Police officers and security guards of a high class hotel in Pasay were not able to stop more than 300 Igorots, other indigenous peoples and Moros who stormed the Philippine Mining conference on September 6 to condemn the unhampered plunder of their ancestral lands by mining companies.

Sandugo pickets Philippine Mining Conference

Igorots, other indigenous peoples and Moros stormed the Philippine Mining Conference on September 6, 2017 to condemn the unhampered plunder of their ancestral lands by mining companies.

Sandugo condemns Duterte admin

MANILA — In the 2nd assembly of Sandugo, national minorities (NMs), or Indigenous peoples and moros from all over the country condemned the Duterte administration for turning its back on his campaign promises and unleashing fascist attacks on their communities.

Pocket miners arrested in PMA

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Police officers and Philippine Military Academy (PMA) personnel arrested 17 persons for illegal mining inside PMA premises last July 20.

Lokal nag-walkout sa konsultasyon ng Oceana Gold

KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya — Nag-walk out sa konsultasyon ang ilang residente ng Barangay Alimit Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya matapos magpahayag ng pagkadismaya sa takbo ng konsultasyon noong Hunyo 28 hinggil sa planong ekspansyon at operasyon ng Australian mining company na Oceana Gold Philippines Inc. (OGPI).

NPA blasts Lepanto mine facilities

BAGUIO CITY — The Chadli Molinta Command (CMC) and Jennifer Carino Command (JCC) of the New People’s Army (NPA) claimed responsibility over the attacks on facilities with in the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company in Mankayan, Benguet on the late evening of June 7 and early dawn of June 8.

Strengthening unity vs mining in Cervantes

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur — May 12, the street and the gymnasium in front of the municipal hall are busy at 7:30 in the morning. This would have been normal for a Thursday, the designated market day of Cervantes but not on a Friday. Spread in front of the gymnasium, a tarpaulin backdrop explains the unnatural number of residents massing up at the area. Written in bold and capital letters on top of the scenic Cervantes landscapes are the words – “The united people of Cervantes, Ilocos Sur against mining exploration and mining operation within their hometown”.