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Robin Padilla ‘shows off’ Swedish trip with Mariel Rodriguez to prove critics wrong

In a series of reposts on his Instagram account, Robin Padilla takes the opportunity to both teach his wife’s critics as well as give a lesson on state-sponsored mining.

When your wife gets caught in a critic’s crosshairs, you come to the rescue.

This is probably what Robin Padilla was thinking when his wife Mariel Rodriguez was caught in the crossfire of critics and supporters on the Manila Bay beach rehabilitation issue.

Padilla offered a series of Instagram videos showing him and his wife making the trip to Gallivare, Sweden, dubbed as the “Mining Capital of Europe.”

Robin Padilla would go on to say how Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) is one of the top 10 contributors to Sweden’s economy—and that it is one of the oldest industrial companies owned by the State of Sweden.

He follows this up with videos of his wife talking to a representative from LKAB, who explains how state-sponsored mining has helped boost Sweden’s economy.

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Posted @withregram • @therobinhoodpadillachannel The organic police starts her investigation Papunta pa lang kayo mga iho at iha pabalik na si @marieltpadilla at hindi siya nakipag away dito sa Pilipinas para mag ingay at mamulitika nagtungo siya at hinarap niya ang pamunuan ng Mining upang tanongin ng harapan. Pumunta siya sa centro mismo ng Mining Industry sa buong europa para mapag aralan kung ano ang benepisyo at damage sa environment ng Mining sa isang bansa.. Ang sweden po ay isa sa mga pinaka environmental friendly na bansa katunayan ang tubig sa kanilang gripo ay maaari mo inumin ng diretso at sila ang isa sa may pinakasuccesful na green revolution at organic farming Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned for its use of renewable energy sources and low carbon dioxide emissions, as well as social and governance practices such as labor participation, education and institutional framework, according to a report by sustainability investment firm -

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He ends his series of posts with a summary of what people should take away from his mini-series on Instagram.

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Bismillah Class ano ang mga natutunan natin? 1. State Mining benefits the whole country. Exploration/Exploitation of natural resources is progress as long as it is done in the right and safe way and the people of the state are the ones getting rich and their culture are preserved. 2. Tutal mahilig magsumbong ang ibang mga pulitiko natin sa EU kaya ito ang pinakamagandang halimbawa sa inyo ng State Mining para ma educate din kayo sa industry na ito pangit din kasi yun puro pulitika ang nasa utak ninyo mag isip din kayo ng paraan para makabangon ang Inangbayan sa halimbawa ng idol ninyong EU 3.Matagal ng may Mining sa Pilipinas panahon pa ng mga ninuno natin nag umpisa sa metal at ginto na inagaw naman ng mga espanyol, amerikano, hapon at amerikano ulit 4.Bakit nga ba kinokontra sa ating bansa ang Mining at nagagamit pa ang mga “extreme environmententalists” Kasi po kinokontrol nila ang pag iisip ng mga tao pero ang katotohanan sa kasalukuyan ang nagmamay-ari ng mga Mining ay mga lokal at multinational oligarchs at ang mga protector nito ay ang ating mga Pulitiko at komunista. Kahit po ngayon may mga nakaposisyon po tayo sa kongreso at mga lokal na pamahalaan na partners ng mga multinational and local oligarchs. 5. Ang pagtatag ng State Mining ( including oil and gas) sa Pilipinas ang siyang malaking pag asa upang tayoy makabangon ng sabay sabay Hindi ko sinasabi na wag tayong makipagpartner sa mga Multinational Dahil wala naman tayong sapat na kaalaman at gamit. Ang pinupunto ng number 5 ay ang state at mga lokal tao ang dapat partner sa profit at development hindi ang iilan na mga pulitiko at komunista 6. Ang mundo talaga ay umiikot. Ang mothernature kapag mag adjust sya it destroys the existing but creates new landscape and horizon. Ganon din sa Mining literally it decapitates mountains but from the minerals it creates buildings, roads, ships, airplane etc. and most of all richness to the state and its local people. 7. We need to adjust to what is infront of us and move forward. Naubos man ang sinasabi ninyong bundok at nasira ang environment don pero may pinuntahan naman itong rehabilitatation ng environment din. The mountain was re created hindi naglaho

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In it, he cites how “extreme environmentalists” who are against mining are “trying to control the minds of the people.” He also points out the truth about who owns these mining companies: “multinational oligarchs protected by local politicians and communists.”

He then goes on to say that “putting up state mining companies—including oil and gas—is our biggest hope to recover and rise again as a country.” He added that he isn’t completely against multinational companies, and that all he wants is “for the state and the locals to benefit from mining”, not the “politicians and communists.”

Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla was caught in the crossfires of the Manila Bay beach rehabilitation project after telling critics how none of them complained when Manila Bay was still full of trash.

“What I don’t understand is how we always ask where our taxes go. Well, here it is. At least we can see it. Yet you still complain about it?” she said in Filipino.

It was Padilla who probably prompted the comment after posting this video on his Instagram account.

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ON December 18, 2008, the Supreme Court in a landmark decision issued a mandamus ordering 13 government agencies “to clean up, rehabilitate and preserve Manila Bay, and restore and maintain its waters to SB level [Class B sea waters per Water Classification Tables under DENR Administrative Order 34 (1990)] to make them fit for swimming, skin-diving and other forms of contact recreation.” “Everyone thought it was a lost cause an Impossible dream” The Efficiency of the present government is admirable! Ibigay natin sa gobyerno ang tamang pagkilala sa accomplishment na ito dahil may covid 19 man o wala bilang isang Tax payer pipiliin ko na ang white sand kesa sa basura. Yun dolomite maaaring pagtalunan pero yun basura 1million percent masama sa Inangkalikasan, sa ating kalusugan at sa lahat ng bagay. Wag naman nating ipagdamot sa ating mga kababayan na walang kakayahan makaranas ng boracay sa manila bay. Free Relaxation and family bonding ay mental, emotional and physical Theraphy. Every Filipino deserves a swim, a sunrise and sunset by the beach. Photograph and video Source

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Padilla has also figured in a recent boycott-vs-no-boycott issue after people found out he is one of the voice actors for the upcoming Filipino animated film Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story, which will be shown on Netflix this October 29.

The animated film features a star-studded voice acting cast headlined by Angelica Panganiban and Sam Milby.

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