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Philippines set to keep open pit mining ban as Duterte rejects call to lift it

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MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government panel recommendations to reverse it.
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