Category: Policy & Research

Signing away sovereignty: How investment agreements threaten regulation of the mining industry in the Philippines

Download here: Signing away sovereignty_Mining and ISDS_May 2016 Executive summary In the last decade, the resource-rich Philippines has bet heavily on the mining industry as a development strategy, an approach that…
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Human Rights Situation in Australia: focus on the Government of Australia’s responsibility toward the human rights violation committed by Australian corporations

This UPR Submission presents present the human rights violation committed by Australian corporations abroad by bringing the cases of the alleged human rights violations by OceanaGold Corporation in the Philippines and…
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Tampakan: How to lose money and terrify people

Tampakan: How to lose money and terrify people Blog by Andy Whitmore, PIPLinks http://www.piplinks.org/tampakan%3A-how-lose-money-and-terrify-people   On 30th January, the relatively minor Australian ‘miner’ Indophil released their quarterly report for the…
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Groups launch Anti-Mining Solidarity Week of Actions

Press Release September 6, 2013 Groups launch Anti Mining Solidarity Week of Actions Call on Chamber of Mines, government: Stop the Plunder! Tao Muna, Hindi Mina! Groups led by Alyansa…
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Anti-mining campaigners lead bike tour against Ph mining law

Anti-mining campaigners lead bike tour against Ph mining law “Sikaran! Tadyakan! Mining Act of 1995 Wakasan!” MANILA — Anti-mining advocates and bikers led a bike tour from the Department of…
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PRESS RELEASE: World Environment Day – DENR, ACT ACCORDING TO YOUR MANDATE!

DENR, ACT ACCORDING TO YOUR MANDATE! STOP COALporate GREED! Protect the ENVIRONMENT! Climate activists trooped to the Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR) office to observe World Environment Day.…
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Press Release: Anti-mining coalition slams Mining Chamber’s ‘poster boy’ for responsible mining

Press Release May 29, 2013 Anti-mining coalition slams Mining Chamber’s ‘poster boy’ for responsible mining Says Philex, MGB should completely disclose dealings after August mine tailings accident Alyansa Tigil Mina…
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The Tampakan quandary

By Atty. Dante Gatmaytan ON FEB. 19, 2013, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that it issued an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for the Tampakan copper-gold project…
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Update on the FPIC Process at Brooke’s Point, Palawan:

Two FPIC processes have been attempted so far by the Lebach Mining Corporation (LMC) in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. The first community assembly for the FPIC process took place on August…
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Press Release: Green groups question MGB response to Siana Mines unstable dam

Green groups question MGB issuance of permit for unstable old mines in Surigao del Norte Warn against risky mines Quezon City, Philippines – Alyansa Tigil Mina and its international partners…
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