Issue Concerning Construction of Chinese Owned Pier

The people are against the construction of the pier for mining. On May 30, 2022, BIGKIS ng Mangingisda in Sta. Cruz, Pangasinan, together with a PDI organizer initiated a meeting attended by the residents and fishermen and passed a resolution protesting against the construction of the pier and to bring the matter to the LGUs at the barangay, municipal and provincial levels, as well as to BFAR and DENR.

(Originally published 2022/07/10)


Below are pictures of the construction of pier by Chinese owned Yinglong Steel Company for its mining activities in Lucapon North, Sta. Cruz town, Pangasinan.


PDI president Ria Teves speaks about the violation of fishers’ rights in the WPS during round table discussion, “West Philippine Sea and the fish on our table,” sponsored by Rappler and FAO.

Aurea Miclat-Teves previously worked on resettlement and reconstruction of Aeta and peasant communities, and now leads initiatives on Filipinos' right to adequate food.