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Mining the Real Gold in Lobo: Folks Awakening

By MAHARLIKA M. MANALO Part 2 of 3-Part Series [THE following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] THE crooked road to mining operation […]

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Extracting natural wealth: boon or bane?

Last Part of 3-Part Series [The following article is the Last Part of the 3-Part Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS The legal framework Simply stated, mining […]

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Extracting natural wealth: The Taysan Quarry Story

Part 2 of 3-Part Series [The following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS Seemingly, a local political dynasty in […]

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When extracting natural wealth hardly brings sustainable development to communities

First Part of 3-Part Series [THE following article is the First Part of the Series. The series is the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS TAYSAN, Batangas – “OUR town sourced […]