Drivers petition for jeepney fare hike

As taxi rates across the city shot up, a group of jeepney drivers and operators along with several individuals petitioned the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to raise the current rate of P8.50 for the first four kilometers to P14.00 for the first four kilometers. The current P1.40 per succeeding kilometer was earlier proposed to be raised to P2.00 but the petitioners left it to the board to decide on the matter.

IPs forward HR violations to UN Rapportuer

BAGUIO CITY — On May 16-17, 2018, Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KATRIBU) and Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (TFIP) submitted cases of massacre, killings, displacement, attacks on schools, illegal detention and arrest of indigenous peoples (IPs) communities, leaders and members to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNSRRIP) Victoria Tauli-Corpuz.

MP dads, bishops urge delisting of terror-tagged acivists

BAGUIO CITY— In separate statements, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Mountain Province (MP) and the Council of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) stood by the seven indigenous peoples who were wrongly tagged as terrorists by the Department of Justice in early March.

Kagawad in PDEA narcolist tops brgy council race

BAGUIO CITY— Jomarc Pabunan, one of the two barangay officials in Baguio City included in the “narcolist” of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration (PDEA) as “Jumar” was number one in the barangay council race las May 14.

Mandatory Training for elected SK in Ilocos Sur starts

BAGUIO CITY – Elected Sangguniang Kabataan officers in Ilocos Sur will undertake the mandated training from May 16 to May 26 in separate venues in the province. The one-day mandatory training includes the discussions on Decentralization and Local Governance, SK History and Salient Features, Meetings and Resolutions, Planning and Budgeting, and Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards.

Former La Union Solon, three others killed

BAGUIO CITY – Former Representative Eufranio “Franny” Eriguel of the Second Congressional District of La Union, was shot and killed. Spot report filed by Agoo Police head Chief Inspector Alfredo Padilla, Jr. said the incident happened at 7:13 pm on Saturday, May 12 in Barangay Capas, Agoo town.

Insayangkat CordisRDS ti Bookkeeping training ti POs ti Abra

BANGUED,Abra—Naangay ti bookkeeping seminar iti dua a komunidad ti Abra a partner areas ti Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services Inc. (CorDis RDS) idi Abril 28- 29, 2018 para iti Sitio Masablang, Domenglay, Licuan-Baay ken iti Sitio Manapnap, Binasaran, Malibcong idi Mayo 1 ken 2, 2018.

The Rice Mill Peoject of Alunogan, Mountain Province

Barangay Alunogan is one of the eleven (11) barangays of Natonin in Mountain Province. Barangay Alunogan consist of 203 households and 384 families. The main source of livelihood is still from traditional agriculture just like all other barangays in Natonin.

Diaries from the Field: Hanggang saan aabot ang P20 nila

Kinukwento niya sa akin habang magkasama kami sa isang pagsasanay na kailangan niyang umutang ng ₱ 100 para pang krudo sa motorsiklo at hahanap siya ng pwedeng utangan para may pangkain ang kanyang mga kapatid na manggagawang-bukid. Hindi kasi nakikipag-usap kung kani-kanino ang mga nagpapatrabaho sa bukid at dapat kabesilya ang nakikipagtransaksyon sa kanila.

Makan a la Pinoy: Sinigang iti kalangakang

Nakaramankayon kadi iti kalangakang a salamagi? Daytoy ‘tay naluom a maris daga ken makulog, naalsem a sumam-it. Ngem adda met dagiti naalsem a mayat a pangalsem iti sinigang. Kaykayatko daytoy a pangsingang ngem diay naata.