Posts by tag: compostela valley

7 years ago

Pablo year one : Thousands still homeless, jobless

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Local and international aid poured in for the victims, yet Panalipdan Southern Mindanao spokesperson Juland Suazo said 90% of survivors are still homeless despite aid from local and international donors. Government’s disaster agency reported that 161,000 families were affected in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.

7 years ago

Pantukan small-scale miners protest US-owned mining anew

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Agitated after learning that drilling explorations have resumed last week, some 1,000 small-scale miners and farmers staged a protest rally Monday morning to reiterate their position against the joint mining operations of US-based St. Augustine Gold and Copper Limited (SAGCL), formerly Russell Mining and Minerals Inc., and its local partner, the Nationwide Development Corp. (Nadecor).