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I really don’t like Tampakan open-pit mine at all

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MEET THE BEAT. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez talks to environment beat reporters on July 27, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says she will review permits given to the $5.9-billion mining project of Sagittarius Mines Incorporated in South Cotabato

MANILA, Philippines (July 28, 2016) — “I really don’t like Tampakan at all. Not a little, but you can put that in capital letters – AT ALL.”  Continue reading I really don’t like Tampakan open-pit mine at all

Protesters victorious, 2000 sacks of rice given to farmers

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RICE FOR FARMERS. Hundreds of farmers get the sacks of rice they demanded from the government. Photo Courtesy of Radyo Bida

Hundreds of hungry farmers end their protest victorious, after the social welfare department decided to release 2,000 sacks of rice as government aid

COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Apr. 25, 2016) — Hundreds of hungry farmers affected by drought emerged victorious after 4 days of protests, after the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region XII decided to release 2,000 sacks of rice as government aid.  Continue reading Protesters victorious, 2000 sacks of rice given to farmers