By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
In Caraga (Region 13), one out of four workers in palm oil plantations are children who spend their day hauling oil palm fruit bunches that weigh 15 to 45 kilograms each, according to the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR).
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Danilo Domingo, 58, has been living all his life in Barangay Tinogboc on Semirara Island. Now, he fears for the future of his children and their island.
By Frinston L. Lim
Communist rebels burned two buses owned by a mining company in Maco, Compostela Valley, on Friday, police said.
South African police on Monday searched for the killers of eight gold miners who were found shot dead at an illegal shaft on the eastern outskirts of Johannesburg.
By Redempto Anda
Tailings from the siltation pond of a large-scale nickel mining company operating in Sofronio Española town in southern Palawan province have contaminated a major river tributary following heavy rains since Friday, local officials said.