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Miners toast end to Philippines mining deal moratorium

Mining is on the up in the Philippines following president Rodrigo Duterte’s decision last week to rescind a nine-year moratorium on new deals in the sector.

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Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines

Duterte signed Executive Order 130 on April 14, signalling an end to the moratorium implemented under 2012's Executive Order 79.