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Ongoing human rights violations, illegal and destructive open pit mining operation in Napaod, Labo, Camarines Norte, Philippines, Grave threats to environment, life,health, and property of inhabitants in the province of Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur and Quezon. ACCOUNTABLE: Incumbent Camarines Norte Governor Edgardo A. Tallado (Permit grantor), Mr. Nonie Besa (Temporary Small Scale Mining Permit Grantee) and Bohai Top International Mining Corporation (Mining Operator).
More films about the Philippines: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/philippines/ - The use of child labour in the Philippine’s Paracale, or ‘Goldtown’, is widespread - Extracting gold involves diving into mud-filled shafts and using toxic mercury - Poverty and lack of alternative jobs force people into this highly dangerous work - Many die young due to work accidents or breathing problems, others develop chronic illness The Philippines’ town of Paracale was dubbed “Goldtown” for its rich deposits of the precious metal. Despite government attempts to regulate mining, illegal pits are still commonplace. They lack even the most basic health and safety and workers are exposed to toxic mercury fumes. Dirty water causes skin diseases and they live with the constant threat of being buried alive. Workers...
The residents of Brgy. Runruno, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya are still under threat of EVICTION from their own homes. FCF Minerals, a foreign mining company, was granted by the national government the right to mine areas in Runruno through a Financial and Technical Assitance Agreement. The company's clearing operations caused massive destruction of the forest and displaced many families from their homes. SUPPORT THE RESIDENTS OF RUNRUNO. NO TO DESTRUCTIVE AND LARGE SCALE MINING! NO TO IMPERIALIST PLUNDER! SCRAP MINING ACT OF 1995! PASS THE PEOPLE'S MINING BILL! Video Courtesy of UP MINGGAN
Wednesday Roundtable @ Lido Mindanao Ave., Quezon City February 15, 2017 TOPIC: Is responsible mining a myth? Guests: 1. Nelia C. Halcon - EVP, Chamber of Mines 2. Atty. Deo G. Contreras - Mining Consultant 3. Mr. Dante Bravo - President, Global Ferronickle Holdings 4. Engr. Louie Sarmiento - President, PMSEA
This short documentary reveals what happens when a foreign mining company enters an upland village in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Oceana Gold, an Australian-New Zealand company started full commercial operations in Brgy. Didipio this year, under the first Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement granted under the Philippine Mining Act. This documentary shows the destructive effects of open pit mining on the environment, livelihoods, and culture of indigenous peoples. Filmed during a National Fact-Finding and Solidarity Mission by various groups last September 2013. Direction, Cinematography, and Editing | King Catoy Assistant Direction | Ilang-Ilang Quijano Musical scoring | RJ Mabilin Ilocano translation | Macky Macaspac
A dam used as a storage facility for toxic mining materials of Marcopper Mining Corporation in Marinduque is in danger of spilling. This report tells us residents are now worried for their safety. - The World Tonight, ANC, February 23, 2017
Noemi Paranada, regional director of DENR-EMB in Calabarzon, explains the effects of quarrying and open-pit mining. For more: http://s.rplr.co/YMk9t6Q Follow Rappler on Social Media: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rapplerdotcom Twitter - https://twitter.com/rapplerdotcom Instagram - http://instagram.com/rappler YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/rappler/?sub_confirmation=1 SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/rappler Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+Rappler/ Tumblr - http://rappler.tumblr.com/ http://www.rappler.com/
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English/Nat Government officials in the Philippines have uncovered two tons of platinum worth around 26 (m)million US dollars. The hoard is believed to be part of a massive amount of treasure stolen by a Japanese general in World War Two. For decades, treasure hunters have searched for riches rumoured abandoned by retreating Japanese forces at the end of World War II. Now their quest seems to have been vindicated - with the discovery of the supposed Yamashita treasure. According to financial experts, the two-foot, bell-shaped lump of platinum - a metal more valuable than gold - would bring about 26 (m) million dollars on international markets. Tomoyuki Yamashita was the commander of Japanese forces in the Philippines towards the end of World War Two. He was rumoured to ha...
1. source of income of certain Kapitan Renato Bascoguin whose untouchable because of the rumor "malakas kay Governor". , pera pera lang ang labanan... gravity!!!!!! 2. nasirang hanging foot-bridge na nasabitan ng backhoe at the same site, walang dadaanan kapag bumaha
Wednesday Roundtable @ Lido Mindanao Ave., Quezon City March 29, 2017 TOPIC: Open Pit Mining: Boon or Bane? Guests: 1. Engr. Gabriel Pamintuan, Jr, - University of the Philippines, DMMME 2. Engr. Esteban C. Martin - Chief, Mining Technology Division, MGB-DENR 3. Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla - Director, National Institute for Geological Sciences - UP