in a nation half the size of texas who believes no environmental damage will occur or will be hidden from sight . the leveling of mountain tops is suppose to be ok for the environment?
just the years of preliminary test hole drilling have shown the people that it results in the poisoning of streams , rivers , and flora in the forests.
when manila agrees to allow private armies to defend mining interests it agrees that its people amount to no more than being disposable.
all they see in manila is $$$$ signs and as usual they are eager to climb into bed next to it at whatever the cost. gold fever makes people insane.
giving mining companies this power gives them the right to kill anyone that opposes them.
mining will be the death knell in the pilipins.
beyond this and after the rape is done the pilipins will have no soul left to sell.