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Duterte to consult miners, Gina Lopez to 'rearrange' mining

Jul 21, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Good mining means no people are really in pain That should be the equation says President Rodrigo Duterte during a Davao City investment forum

$12-B mining projects on hold amid revenue-sharing issues

Sep 10, 2013 - 11:16 PM

The Chamber of Mines says the government will miss its 16 B mining investment target by 2016 due to unclear tax policy

Mining chamber to argue revenue-sharing issue in SC

Jun 27, 2013 - 7:13 PM

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines wants the Supreme Court to nullify a petition challenging the constitutionality of the revenue sharing provisions of the Mining Act

STOP THE PETITION. The mining chamber wants the Supreme Court to nullify the petition of a group questioning the constitutionality of the Mining Act. File photo from Newsbreak

Drilon on Senate funds: I’ve been fair

May 27, 2013 - 11:25 AM

The likely Senate President says he stands on his record of fairness in the distribution of Senate funds

'RELATIVE TERM.' Sen Franklin Drilon will not say whether or not Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile was fair in selectively releasing Senate funds. He only said he stands on his own record of fairness when he was Senate President. File photo from Senate PRIB

Victory in polls key to passing revenue measures - Carandang

May 13, 2013 - 1:21 AM

The Aquino administration is banking on favorable results from the May 13 mid term elections to push for more revenue reform measures in Congress in the last 3 years of the Aquino administration

More transparency needed to boost mining industry - Purisima

Jan 22, 2013 - 3:33 PM

The finance chief wants mining contracts be auctioned off and firms in extractive industries to be required to publish the amount of revenues they give the government

Political economy: The fate of the mining reform bill

Sep 13, 2012 - 8:41 PM

Extending the waiting period for the mining reform bill until after 2013 elections means the no new mining contracts regime also stays longer