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CIDG probing cops in illegal mining

Camarines Sur Gov. Miguel Luis Villafuerte. FACEBOOK PHOTO

The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group is now investigating the alleged involvement of local policemen in illegal mining activities in Caramoan town in Camarines Sur.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Arrests show black sand mining alive


A Chinese miner and eight Filipino workers were arrested for illegal black sand mining in a coastal village in Gonzaga town in Cagayan province on Monday, indicating that the destruction of shores in the province by black sand miners continues.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Governor Edgardo Tallado says illegal mining charge vs him mudslinging


Gov. Edgardo Tallado said the illegal mining allegations hurled against him by some residents in Labo town, this province, were “very early political black propaganda” designed to destroy his reputation.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Group decries 2-year delay in illegal mining case


A group of village officials and residents of Lingayen, Pangasinan province, is pressing the Office of the Ombudsman to speed up the resolution of their complaint for illegal mining against provincial officials, led by Gov. Amado Espino Jr., and officers of mining and building companies.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Town loses water to illegal miners

WATER gushes from the Maputi spring in Rosario, Agusan del Sur, in this photo taken before Oct. 15. CHRIS PANGANIBAN/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Officials here are pinning the blame for a water shortage gripping this town on the operations of illegal miners.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »