Last month during the Mining Philippines Conference 2017, I was one of 6 panel discussants in one focus group discussion.
First I discussed the recent rants vs. 180 more words
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Last Thursday evening, September 28, the student organization UP MINERS held a forum on “Kaleidoscope: Various Perspectives on Mining” held at the UP College of Engineering Theater. 585 more words
2 weeks, 5 days ago
* This is my article in BusinessWorld last August 30, 2017.
A repeated argument by many sectors clamoring for suspension or closure or higher taxation of large mining projects is that the taxes, fees, and royalties they pay is very small. 548 more words
4 weeks, 1 day ago
* This is my article in BusinessWorld yesterday.
The Philippines’ mining potential is inversely proportional to government mining policies.
Until about two years ago, the debate was on how much tax hike would be imposed on mining. 644 more words
4 months ago
Last September 15, 2015, I was one of the speakers in the afternoon session during the opening day of the 3-days Mining Philippines 2015 Conference, held at the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort Casino Manila. 456 more words
6 months ago
* This is my article in BusinessWorld last September 22, 2015.
ALMOST ALL the modern things that we enjoy now, from mobile phones to computers, TVs, refrigerators, cars, buses, trucks, tractors, planes, buildings, airports, etc., come from mining. 671 more words