Category Archives: Mining

COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 937          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                   22 June 2017 BLA’AN LEADERS’ MANIFESTED AGAINST MINING OPERATIONS IN     BONGMAL TERRITORY Eleven Bla’an leaders in Bongmal Territory, Brgy. Kimlawie, … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 915          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                   16 January 2017 SECRETARY LOPEZ CANCELS 75 MINE CONTRACTS DENR Secretary Regina “Gina” Paz Lopez cancelled last February 14, 2017 75 … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 914          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                   14 February 2017 MINING’S CONTRIBUTION TO PHILIPPINE ECONOMY Ms. Solita Collas – Monsod in her column “Get Real” (PDI, 11 Feb. … Continue reading

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3. INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S ADVOCATES DINE WITH BISHOP

Seven advocates of IPs’ rights dined with Bishop, Fr. Romeo Buenaobra and Deacon J.O. Calopez on 28 July 2015. Michael Redkordt, Power Shift, Germany; Andy Whitmore, Philippine IP Links, United Kingdom; Kris Vanselbrouk, Belgium and Menchie Obanil, Philippines, 11. 11. … Continue reading

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4. No to Mining

B’laans in Bongmal Territory, Tampakan – Kiblawan are strongly against mining operations in their ancestral land. On 23 January 2014 they submitted to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples’ (NCIP) National Office a resolution opposing the SMI Glencore/Xstrata’s proposed copper … Continue reading

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1. Environmental Team Conducts Ocular Visit

A 22-member Environmental Team composed of DENR, LGU, Army, PNP, NGO, MEDIA and Diocese of Marbel personnel conducted an ocular visit on 26 May in Crossing Mangisi, Mangisi, Palo 19 (Liberty), Municipality of Tampakan. A. Findings from report of Rene … Continue reading

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