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.
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.
BAGUIO CITY – Five residents opposing the entry of large-scale mining in Nueva Vizcaya were arrested last September 29.
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.
PASAY CITY — Lumahok ang mga katutubong Ifugao mula sa Didipio, Kasibu probinsya ng Nueva Vizcaya upang irehistro ang kanilang paglaban sa expansion at operation ng Australian mining company na OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI).
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.
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.
BAGUIO CITY — Local officials of Itogon town in Benguet are closely monitoring the unusually strong water discharge from an old mine tunnel as it poses danger to a nearby public elementary school.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Police officers and Philippine Military Academy (PMA) personnel arrested 17 persons for illegal mining inside PMA premises last July 20.
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).
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.
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”.