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Philippines: The mines of our (in)security

By Wed, Oct 05, 2011 9:18AM UTC Comments Off on Philippines: The mines of our (in)security

The communist-led New People’s Army (NPA) on Monday simultaneously attacked three mining firms in the northern Mindanao province of Surigao del Norte destroying millions of dollars worth of equipment, machinery and other property. The attacks, coming several days after Mindanao rebel spokesman Jorge Madlos warned big mining companies against continued operations in the island, were...