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5,000 mine workers protest closure of mining firms

CANTILAN, Surigao del Sur (MindaNews / 16 Feb) — Despite torrential rains, some 5,000 workers from different mining companies operating in Surigao del Sur staged a protest action Thurday urging Environment Secretary Gina Lopez and President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider closing the mining operations in the province as thousands of workers will lose their jobs. […]