Friday, February 11th, 2011
By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com MANKAYAN, Benguet — In sitio (subvillage) Tabbac, Bulalacao of this town, a month long barricade continues in opposition to the drilling activities of Goldfields. Support from the town’s neighboring villages, people’s organizations, and partylist group continue to reach the barricade site, which, according to residents, made
Saturday, August 22nd, 2009
By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat MANKAYAN, Benguet ? The local government unit (LGU) here is convinced that the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company is liable for the massive sinking on June 5 of Aurora St....
Saturday, July 18th, 2009
By LYN V. RAMO Northern Dispatch Regions Posted by (Bulatlat.com) MANKAYAN, Benguet – It is business as usual for Fatima (not her real name) who has just heard about the declaration of a ten-hectare area along Aurora...
Saturday, June 20th, 2009
The sinking of portions of Mankayan town, in which at least five houses were destroyed, occurred despite warning signs. And many residents point to the decades-old mining in the area as the culprit in the disaster.
Saturday, December 6th, 2008
In the wake of a massive food poisoning incident that affected school children here, storekeepers were ordered to pull out similar goods from their display shelves while health authorities look into the substance that downed the pupils....