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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels seize gold miners to use as 'human shields' against army troops

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Rebels seize prospectors at gold site Communist rebels seized dozens of prospectors in a remote Philippine gold-rush site and used them as "human ... Philippines where the offensives took place is a mineral-rich site that has over the years attracted thousands of prospectors who operate illegal gold mines. Entire villages have been set up around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1504254/philippine-rebels-seize-gold-miners-use-human-shields-against-army-troops
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila finalises resource accord with Mindanao rebels

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 04:40pm by AFP

    ... the country's main southern island. It is believed to have a large chunk of the country's estimated US$840 billion in gold, copper and other mineral reserves. "Not all of us were totally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1282505/manila-finalises-resource-accord-mindanao-rebels
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN launches Philippine typhoon aid appeal

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 11:55am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... to be rehabilitated,” she added. She declined to give an estimate of the needs of the hard-hit region, the centre of both the country’s banana as well as gold mining industries. But she said a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1102070/un-aid-call-philippines-typhoon-toll-tops-600
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine government, rebels hold talks in Malaysia

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 01:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... in the southern island of Mindanao, and the exact terms of proposed wealth sharing in that area. Mindanao is home to vast untapped reserves of gold, copper and other minerals, as well as being one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1052260/philippine-government-rebels-hold-talks-malaysia
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two Chinese hostages rescued in Philippines

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 02:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Francisco, a town near a gold rush site. Kidnapping for ransom is rampant in parts of Mindanao, the country’s southern third where various armed groups, including Muslim insurgents, have operated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1039776/two-chinese-hostages-rescued-philippines
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine camps overflow as typhoon toll passes 500

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:16pm by AFP

    ... buildings left standing in the town which is a centre for the nation’s banana and gold mining industries. The typhoon “snatched our life away. There is nothing left, but we are hoping our relatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1099777/philippine-camps-overflow-typhoon-toll-passes-500
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines storm kills 477, tens of thousands homeless

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... such as New Bataan and nearby Monkayo towns to work at unregulated mines in the gold rush area or at large banana plantations. Bopha wiped out a fourth of the country’s banana crop, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1098735/philippines-storm-kills-477-tens-thousands-homeless
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Gunmen kill son of Filipino anti-mining activist

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 11:02am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... among the last untouched forests in the resource-rich southern region where several multinational companies are extracting gold and silver. “The killing of Jordan Manda, groomed to be a next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1029965/gunmen-kill-son-filipino-anti-mining-activist
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines storm toll reaches 274, hundreds missing

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 11:27am by AFP

    ... easing and heading towards the South China Sea. A total of 253 people died in and around the gold-rush mountain towns of New Bataan and Monkayo due to typhoon-spawned landslides and flash floods ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1097940/philippines-storm-toll-reaches-274-hundreds-missing
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Unique tombs found in Philippines

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 06:00pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... for gold exposed some of the limestone tombs years ago, but it was only last year that Manila-based archaeologists were notified and started to unearth more graves and artefacts and began ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1041631/unique-tombs-found-philippines

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