Category: mining

wagging the dog

when PAWS raised a howl over the killing of a dog in the film Oro after it had been showing in theaters for more than a week, i wondered what the MMFF selection committee that had named it among the … Continue reading

Albert del Rosario: Patriot or Profiteer?

Sass Rogando Sasot When questioned about his conflict of interest about the Reed Bank, Albert del Rosario said: I think that’s unfair. I was working for the country. If Manny benefited from that, we’ll benefit from that. It’s not something … Continue reading

Posted in ethics, mining, money

LP members, financiers after Lumad land

Tribune Wires President Aquino will likely face new troubles with the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) which has been demanding action from him on rights protection after local group Karapatan raised the issue on the killings of members of … Continue reading

philex, marcopper, waste spills

It will be total closure for listed mining firm Philex Mining Corp. if it does not pay within 45 days a P1.034 billion penalty for violations of the Mining Act of 1995 imposed by the Department Environment and Natural Resources. … Continue reading

Marcopper and media

Isyu 18 April 96 I’ve been monitoring the news on the Marcopper disaster (not accident) that killed two rivers and millions of marine life and which threatens the health and livelihood of the people of Marinduque for the next who-knows-how-many … Continue reading

Posted in environment, mining


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