Day: February 13, 2013

Read also: Aquino govt engages locals in war to allow destructive mining in their ancestral domain By MARYA SALAMAT MANILA — “It is devious and foolish for Malacañang to approve the Tampakan mining project,” Clemente Bautista of green group Kalikasan Peoples Network for the Environment said in a statement yesterday. He said the people…

Opposition to the Tampakan mining project of SMI-Xstrata has claimed the lives of four people. And yet, the Aquino government continues to side with the mining giant as it attempts to override the ban issued by the local government.

Read also: Malacañang warned against approving mining application of giant SMI-Xstrata