2020/6/8This study provides the contextual information on small-scale metallic mining that was included in the second Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Country Report in December 2015. It particularly focuses on the legal and regulatory framework and the revenue streams as well as the general state of small-scale mining operations of gold, silver and chromite in the Philippines. Dimaculangan said the proposed increase in excise tax on minerals and an additional "super profit tax" on the mining industry could not be justified. "Our own research shows that other mining-intensive countries such as Chile, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam, had lower or comparable tax rates than those currently imposed by the Philippine government," he said.

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The Philippines is still primarily an agricultural country despite the plan to make it an industrialized economy by 2000. Most citizens still live in rural areas and support themselves through agriculture. The country's agriculture sector is made up of 4 sub

Rescuers search for people trapped in a landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut at a small-scale mining camp in Itogon, Benguet, in the Philippines, Sept. 17, 2018. A second landslide struck in the central province of Cebu on September 20.

Small-scale miners generally do not have environmental protection or mitigation systems in place, and hardly pay the taxes due to the government. In fact, the term 'small-scale mining' has become a misnomer because a lot of operators cannot be considered 'small' as defined in the law."

The incident is the latest in the story of fatal and preventable accidents alongside one of the most profitable mining industries in the world. Incidents at Hpakant since January 2015 alone have now killed around 1,000 people, based on one tally from Dave Petley at the University of Sheffield.

1.1 What regulates mining law? Philippine mining law is primarily regulated by the Philippine Constitution, which provides that all natural resources are owned by the State. National laws, i.e. Republic Act No. 7942 (the "Philippine Mining Act") and its implementing rules and regulations ("IRR") (as contained in Department of Environment and Natural Resources ("DENR

Mining confab declares: "Philippines is not for sale"

2012/3/20By DONNA RABANG PETA Northern Dispatch TAGAYTAY CITY – Concluding with a declaration that the "Philippines is not for sale", delegates to the Third People's Mining Conference here, shared their resolutions and declarations at a multi

Roy Cimatu, the environment and natural resources minister, also lifted the moratorium on licensing small-scale mining projects last month. However, mining remains a controversial issue in the Philippines as a result of past instances of weak government regulation of environmental protection.

To discover the myths of Yamashita's Treasure and find a clue to unfold the truth of such treasure. How the local Filipino desires to find the location of the fabled treasure. Yamashita Treasure also known as the Yamashita's Gold, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Japanese forces during World War II and hidden in caves, tunnels and underground complexes in

MGB ROXIII, Surigao City ENRO support legalization of small-scale mining › August 4, 2020 In support of the undertaking to legalize small-scale mining, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Office (RO) No. XIII attended a consultation meeting with barangay officials and small-scale miners on July 8, 2020 in Barangay Nabago, Surigao City.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies Surian sa mga Pag-aaral Pangkaunlaran ng Pilipinas Table 1a: Number of Establishments, by size and industry, 2008 TOTAL MICRO SMALL MEDIUM LARGE PHILIPPINES 761,409 697,077 58,292 3,067

Salient features of mining taxation Retain existing impositions, such as corporate income tax, excise tax, and ancestral domain royalty, and local business tax. Impose royalty on all metallic and non-metallic minerals, small- and large-scale mines, whether inside or outside mineral reservations:

Dimaculangan said the proposed increase in excise tax on minerals and an additional "super profit tax" on the mining industry could not be justified. "Our own research shows that other mining-intensive countries such as Chile, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam, had lower or comparable tax rates than those currently imposed by the Philippine government," he said.

For small-scale mining, she said mining contractors within or outside mineral reservations shall pay to the government a royalty equivalent to one-tenth of one percent of gross output. As such, from PHP18.71 billion in 2017, the government stands to get around PHP22 billion, including taxes.

Small and Medium Enterprises' (SMEs) Access to Finance:

Philippine Institute for Development Studies Surian sa mga Pag-aaral Pangkaunlaran ng Pilipinas Table 1a: Number of Establishments, by size and industry, 2008 TOTAL MICRO SMALL MEDIUM LARGE PHILIPPINES 761,409 697,077 58,292 3,067

This paper looks at the extent to which the Mining Act of 1995 responds to the aspirations of citizen constituencies such as local governments. The law provides the regulatory and institutional framework for the operation of large-scale mining in the hope that

Dimaculangan said the proposed increase in excise tax on minerals and an additional "super profit tax" on the mining industry could not be justified. "Our own research shows that other mining-intensive countries such as Chile, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam, had lower or comparable tax rates than those currently imposed by the Philippine government," he said.

Mining industry crackdown continues in Philippines published by asingh on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:06 A plan to pursue the multimillion-dollar suit against a global mining firm Barrick Gold Corp is headed for the Canadian courts, after a US court ruled that it was

2012/3/20By DONNA RABANG PETA Northern Dispatch TAGAYTAY CITY – Concluding with a declaration that the "Philippines is not for sale", delegates to the Third People's Mining Conference here, shared their resolutions and declarations at a multi

2012/9/13He is working with about two dozen small-scale-mining leaders to oppose St. Augustine's project and secure the right to remain on the mountain. They want the government to back off of large-scale projects and instead invest in the small-scale industry, helping

House Bill 9019, principally authored by Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, bans all forms of mining, whether large-scale or small-scale, within the province. "As citizens of the Philippines, we have the inter-generational responsibility to preserve and protect the environment that is

2020/1/26DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Pea led the inauguration of the common service facility (CSF) for artisanal small-scale gold mining in Iligan City, Northern Mindanao. The pilot plant is designed to have safe, environment-friendly, and high-yielding methods of extracting gold and address environmental issues caused by improper waste disposal by small-scale gold miners who use