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Philippines Update

Published by MAC on 2007-06-06
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Philippines update

6th June 2007

As noted in last week's Philippines update, Manila has played host to the Asia-Pacific Mining Conference, allowing the government's propoganda machine to fill the media with yet more claims that mining will boost the Philippine economy. Among the companies lately "talking up" their projects have been BHP Billiton, Xstrata and Rusina. But, as always, the opposition is vocal and emphatic.

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