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Mineral reservation sinupiat dagiti Iloko

By TONI PUGYAO www.nordis.net VINTAR, Ilocos Norte — Leppay ti abaga a nagawid dagiti taga Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) ti Department of Environment and Natural...

Half of Abra marked for mining

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Fourty-nine percent or 196,094 hectares from Abra’s total land area of 397,555 hectares is covered by mining...

Mankayan elders reject NCIP list

By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — According to Save Mankayan Movement (SMM) Vice President Tony Ugalde, Mankayan elders refused to be included in the list...

Isabeliños hit illegal gold mining

By CITA MANAGUELOD www.nordis.net SANTIAGO, Isabela — Farmers and indigenous peoples are at the forefront of increasing opposition to the large scale and destructive mining operations...

Philex eyes Abra mines

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG www.nordis.net LACUB, Abra — In the exploration application (EXPA) of Golden Lake Minerals Inc in Abra, the Philex Mining Corporation (PMC) is...

SSM face uphill battle for Minahang Bayan

Small-scale miners in Benguet who applied for Minahang Bayan under Republic Act 7076 or the Small Scale Mining Act of 1991 are facing an uphill battle against corporations and existing mining laws.

IPs, envi group slams CA

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) and Defend Ilocos slammed the Senate’s Commission on Appointments for rejecting Secretary Regina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

NPA razes cyanide plant in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur — At dawn of Saturday, 23 July 2016, some 35 men and women belonging to the Antonio Licawen Front Operational Command of the New People’s Army laid siege to a small-scale ore processing plant in Sitio Nacawcawa, Barangay Patiacan, and razed it.

Envi advocates raise accountabilty of Oceana Gold

By APDP (PR) BAGUIO CITY — On February 2, 2015, members of the Action for Peace and Development in the Philippines (APDP) based in Australia...

Philex, Benguet towns settle tax raps

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY— The Philex Mining Company and local government units of Tuba and Itogon came to a compromise agreement for Philex to...

Unfinished business in Didipio, NV

KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya (Mar. 26) — The towel is not yet thrown in despite the Black Saturday violence that resulted in the shooting of...

Old mine tunnel discharges strong water in Benguet town, 13 families relocated

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.



Tugon ng inaapi at gutom na mamamayan, #ProtestFromHome sa Lambak ng Cagayan

Tumugon ang Cagayan Valley sa pambansang panawagan na #ProtestFromHome at sa gitna ng malawakang lockdown ay pinatunayan ng ilang mamamayan na maraming paraan upang iparating ang mga hinaing at makatarungang kahilingan sa pamahalaan.