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5 Dinagat mining firms don’t have permit to transport ore – MGB

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 April) –Five of the nine mining companies operating in the province of Dinagat Islands still do not have Ore Transport Permits (OTP) from the Mines… »

PH 3rd most dangerous place for environment, land defenders – report

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/16 April) – Between 2002 and 2013, a total of 908 people were killed worldwide for their work on environment and land issues. Sixty-seven of these killings happened… »

Ata-Manobo ‘bakwits’ demand military pullout from Talaingod

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 April) – Ata-Manobo evacuees from Talaingod, Davao del Norte held a picket Tuesday before the regional offices of the Commission on Human Rights and National Commission on… »

Illegal mining remains unchecked in Surigao town

MALIMONO, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/15 April) – Many residents, the Church and at least some local officials of this town are openly against mining. Tarpaulins proclaiming the anti-mining sentiment hanged… »

30,000 Camiguin-bound passengers expected at Balingoan port

BALINGOAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/15 April) – Port authorities here are gearing up for the arrival of around 30,000 passengers that will be heading to Camiguin Island for the Holy Week.… »