The Senate has adopted the resolution urging the Executive Department not to liberalize the sugar industry as this "will tragically affect a lot of farmers and workers all over the country". 22 senators signed the measure. (📷: Juan Miguel Zubiri) | via @MBvanneelaine
Casilao: Small sugarcane growers, mill workers won't be able to cope with surge in sugar imports | via @BruceTRodriguez
Various PH sugar stakeholders like farmers, mill workers, gov't officials, and civil society groups gather at the Sugar Regulatory Administration's office for the Sugar Summit to reject planned liberalization of Sugar imports | via @BruceTRodriguez
MUMIAS SUGAR RESTRUCTURING: Mumias Sugar sacks all employees. Move has affected all 661 staff, 448 are permanent. Miller to hire employees on temporary basis. Workers Union rejects company's move to fire staff #NewsNight
@mikenavallo Movement Against Tyranny says real target of supposed "anti-terror " crackdown is legal dissent -- mass leaders and legal organizations like Bayan Muna, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, Karapatan, Kilusang Mayo Uno, Gabriela, National Federation of Sugar Workers, etc. | @mikenavallo
June and Angie Provost, who trace their family line to the enslaved workers on Louisiana’s sugar-cane plantations, share the story of their family’s history with land ownership
So at Norilsk Nickel’s arctic mine in Talnakh, workers have hot tea on tap - literally. A team of elderly ladies constantly stewa an enormous pot with a secret recipe (featuring vast amounts of sugar)
Everyone's become nore sugar-conscious! Feeding laddoos to party workers is increasingly a source of awkwardness since no one wants a whole laddoo any more.