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Bangsamoro, Indigenous groups slam lifting of mining moratorium

Various groups slammed the lifting of the nine-year moratorium on new mining agreements through Executive Order No. 130 that President Rodrigo Duterte signed on April 14, 2021......»»

Category: newsSource: davaotoday davaotodayApr 19th, 2021

Duterte’s new mining order disastrous to environment—groups

BY RAYMUND VILLANUEVA President Rodrigo Duterte lifted the nine-year moratorium on new mineral agreements, earning warnings from various groups of further corporate plunder of the environment and more natural disasters. Bayan Muna Representative Eufemia Cullamat said she is dismayed with Duterte’s decision that would most likely result in the worsening of the environmental crisis in… The post Duterte’s new mining order disastrous to environment—groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

IP groups slam DA proposal to convert ancestral lands

Indigenous people’s groups and advocates slammed the recommendation of the Department of Agriculture to convert ancestral lands into vegetable and high-value crop farms......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

Miners slam DENR audit process

Presence of anti-mining groups questioned.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2016

Greenies OK new mining moratorium

BAGUIO CITY — An alliance of environment groups here in Northern Luzon welcomes the new mining moratorium order of the secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The post Greenies OK new mining moratorium appeared firs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 17th, 2016

Australia envoy lauds lifting of mining ban

The Australian government has lauded the Philippines’ move to lift the nine-year ban on new mining projects, noting this would help in the latter’s recovery......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

KWARTA O DELUBYO SA KALIKASAN?

TODO-ratsada ngayon ang kasalukuyang administrasyon sa pag-apruba ng pagmimina makaraang pumaso na ang moratorium nito sa mga bagong kasunduan ng higanteng kompanyang karamihan ay pag-aari ng mga dayuhan sa ilang lalawigan sa bansa. Ayon kay DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones, tinatayang 100 mining projects ang lalargahan ngayon ng gobyerno para pagkakakitaan daw ng P21 bilyon na […] The post KWARTA O DELUBYO SA KALIKASAN? appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Duterte lifts moratorium on new mining deals

Duterte lifts moratorium on new mining deals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Motolite promotes sustainability via recycling program

Motolite continues to promote earth-friendly manufacturing and sustainability via its own version of “urban mining”, in partnership with corporations and civic groups. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Motolite promotes & lsquo;urban mining& rsquo;

Motolite continues to promote earth-friendly manufacturing and sustainability via its own version of “urban mining” in partnership with corporations and civic groups......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Agriculture groups oppose lifting of poultry import ban

Agriculture groups are against the lifting of any importation ban on countries with reported bird flu cases as this may cause another problem for the country similar to the African Swine Fever......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

‘Shameless act of state terror’: Groups condemn attack on yet another rights lawyer

(Updated) An international rights group on Thursday accused security forces of going on a "murder spree" following the stabbing of a lawyer representing arrested indigenous land defenders and the murder of a "key witness" to the case......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Resolution on charter change, ‘insensitive, ill-timed’ — groups

“The Duterte administration's cha-cha will also pave the way for greater depletion and plunder of our natural resources due to corruption and fascist rule. It will also open up space for amendments to political provisions such as lifting of the term limits." The post Resolution on charter change, ‘insensitive, ill-timed’ — groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Groups slam delays in Metro Manila Bike Lane Network construction

"This delay is unacceptable. It is a slap in the face of millions of hardworking Filipinos frontline and essential workers—taxpayers all—who have taken to riding their bicycles to work to cope with the lack of public transport during the lockdown," the groups said. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Groups oppose destructive offshore mining project in Cagayan

In a letter sent to Department of Environment and Natural Resources officials, Cagayan provincial government officials, and lawmakers, 74 groups said the activity is “destructive and has irreversible negative impact” to marine ecosystems......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

DENR magbibigay ng technical assistance sa Tawi-Tawi Tumbagaan Island mine rehab

Manila, Philippines – Tiniyak ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) na handa itong magbigay ng tulong para sa rehabilitasyon ng mined-out site ng Tumbagaan island sa Tawi-Tawi sa naturang lalawigan na kinasasakupan ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Ayon kay Undersecretary for Enforcement, Mining and Muslim Affairs Jim O. Sampulna kahit […] The post DENR magbibigay ng technical assistance sa Tawi-Tawi Tumbagaan Island mine rehab appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Groups hit shoot-to-kill order by Cordillera police on indigenous leader

Groups on Wednesday condemned the shoot-to-kill order given by the Cordillera police on an indigenous group leader who had been tagged in a murder case in 2018, urging authorities to recall the pronouncement which they fear could put his life in peril......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

House: Business groups back economic Cha-cha

Business groups, including the most influential in post-Marcos era administrations, have expressed support for the lifting of prohibitive economic provisions in the 34-year-old Constitution enacted during the time of the late president Corazon Aquino, according to a congressman......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

BARMM provides relief to displaced residents in Maguindanao

The Bangsamoro government facilitated initial relief support Monday for hundreds of residents in South Upi, Maguindanao displaced by attacks by armed groups last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

PH upholds IPs’ representation in talks, decision-making

Secretary Allen A. Capuyan, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Chairperson, cautions the international community to validate claims and appeals of some interest groups, using the pandemic situation, to solicit funds for IP communities in the Philippines. Speaking during the virtual 13th Session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Dec. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

On Bonifacio Day, workers slam layoffs and repression in Davao

Progressive groups pushed through with their protest actions despite restrictions by the local government for mass gatherings in time for the commemoration of the 157th birthday of the working class revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020