To laud or not to laud
Thursday, 21 March 2013
For the past few months, Sen. Serge Osmeña has been actively at the tail of Philex Mining, leading the Senate investigation of the firm regarding the Benguet mine spill which happened in August last year, claiming that some non-governmental organizations have [...]
Maximizing the potential of mining.
‘The value of the so-called critics of mining is that they keep the industry on its toes.’
Written by JOSE BAYANI BAYLON, Malaya Business In sight
The headline of this piece is sure to turn off many an “environmentalist” who is convinced that mining cannot coexist with environmentalism. [...]
By Allen V. Estabillo on March 8 2013 7:27 pm
GENERAL SANTOS CITY(MindaNews/08 March) — Anti-mining and environmental groups in South Cotabato province and the neighboring areas have started gathering around [...]
Philippine Stock Exchange
February 27, 2013 Gentlemen: Please be informed that about 5:00 PM yesterday, February 26, 2013, the Company [Philex Mining Corporation] received from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau its Order dated the same day on the Urgent Remediation Measures for Tailings Storage Facility No. 3 of Philex Mining [...]
30 PIECES OF SILVER FOR SMI’S SECURITY
Statement of Tampakan Forum on SMI’s funding of KITACO and CAFGUs
25 February 2013
It is deplorable. Kiblawan Mayor Marivic Diamante disclosed during the Congressional hearing of the National Cultural Communities of the House of Representatives last 21 February 2013 that Sagittarius Mines, Inc. [...]
February 24, 2013
Kiblawan mayor confirms Sagittarius Mines link to escalating militarization in Tampakan
Says military receives subsidy for allowance and operations
Koronadal City – Kiblawan Mayor Marivic Diamante disclosed that Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) is actually providing funds for the allowance and operations of the military and paramilitary groups within the [...]
We received the news moments before the gathering we scheduled at the U.P. Baguio auditorium yesterday afternoon. “TEPO extended until after the case is resolved.” The text message came from a member of the movement’s legal team, Atty. Chris Donaal.
There were only around six of us at the time, waiting for the other members of [...]
BAGUIO CITY—Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo said a dialogue will be held at the National Police Commission office in Makati City to help resolve the environmental issues on the expansion of SM mall here.
After keynoting the 9th International Igorot Conference attended by Cordillerans based abroad, he told reporters that today’s meeting would be joined [...]
BAGUIO CITY—The Catholic diocese of Baguio on Sunday suspended the holding of Masses at the SM City Baguio in protest of the earth balling or transfer of 182 pine and alnus trees in its Luneta Hill compound to make way for the mall’s expansion.
A letter signed by Bishop Carlito Cenzon and 14 priests, which [...]
BAGUIO CITY — Presiding Judge Antonio Esteves, of Regional Trial Court Branch 5, extended the Temporary Environment Protection Order, stopping SM Investment Corp. from cutting and earthballing any tree for its P1-billion mall expansion.
The order was issued shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, staying any improvement at Luneta Hill “until after the termination of the [...]