August 2016



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DENR suspends mining operation in Mindanao

Sunstar, Cagayan de Oro August 6, 2016 More under review CAGAYAN DE ORO. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Regina Lopez announced the suspension of Claver Mineral Development…


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Workers call off strike at Vancouver airport

Vancouver, B.C.   Strike averted By Ted Alcuitas A strike by Gate Gourmet workers has been averted when the union representing  the workers reached a tentative agreement. Looming strike by food &…







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Two Winnipeg teens drown in Grand Beach

Winnipeg, Manitoba Two teenage friends died in a drowning accident August 1 at the popular Grand Beach, about an hour’s drive from Winnipeg. David Medina, 12, and Jhonalyn Javier, 11…