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Duterte to mining industry – ‘Filipinos will survive without you’

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TO DUST. Trees in a critical watershed are cut down to make way for a mining operation in Mindanao. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

‘You try to castigate Gina Lopez for being strict and yet you destroy the land, destroy the soil,’ President Duterte says as he shields the environment chief from critics in the mining industry

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 2, 2016) — President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an ultimatum to the Philippine mining industry: Shape up or ship out.  Continue reading Duterte to mining industry – ‘Filipinos will survive without you’