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Philippine congress rejects environment secretary

Resources sub-index jumps 2.73% as anti-mines campaigner blocked

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Regina Lopez at a news conference shortly after lawmakers rejected her appointment as Environment Secretary, May 3 2017.   © Reuters

MANILA -- Regina Lopez, who rocked the Philippines mining sector during her ten-month stewardship of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, has been rejected as the agency's secretary by a congressional panel.

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