Lucrative mining projects backed by foreign investors are destroying forests and threatening indigenous tribes who live off the land in the Philippines’ Palawan. 101 East explores if a balance could be struck between development and local interests.
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Nickel mining projects are threatening indigenous tribes in the Philippines. Can the government balance development with the interests of its people?
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As Russians prepare to go to the polls to elect a new President on March 4 we talk to the surprise candidate – one of Russia’s richest tycoons and the owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball team. RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze interviews Mikhail Prokhorov to find out what are his plans for Russia. Full text [...]
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