Farmers to protest low tobacco price

VIGAN CITY — The Solidarity of Peasant Against Exploitation (Stop Exploitation) with other tobacco farmers’ associations in the Ilocos Region and Abra in protest to the low tobacco price prepare to raise their issues and concerns with the newly appointed administrator of the National Tobacco Administration (NTA).

NPA hit military operations in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — The Agustin Begnalen Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in Abra condemned the ongoing military operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Malibcong, Abra province pointing out that the military are making the civilian population suffer.

Youth group urges suspension of military operations in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — Anakbayan Cordillera urged the government forces to suspend their “intensified pursuit operations” against the New People’s Army (NPA) in Malibcong, Abra to give way for the resumption of classes and the immediate delivery of goods and services to affected residents.

Baguio dads pass resolution for continuance of peace talks

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio City council, this week, passed a resolution supporting the growing clamor for the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to go back to the negotiating table and talk peace.

Makan a la Pinoy: Ukoy a karabasa ken pallang

Ti ukoy ket luto a Pinoy a nagtaud iti Laguna ngem adda met ti bersyon dagiti nadumaduma a rehiyon ti pagilian tayo. Mabalin a kanen a kas merienda wenno sidaen a kaparehas ti innapuy.

Burburtia Krokis

1 bayan sa Albay, karatig ng Guinobatan
5 bayan sa Laguna, sinilangan ni Jose Rizal
11 katuwang ni Ama
12 inubos na panahon; pagkabalam (Tag)

Editorial: Tora, tora!

“Tora, tora,” a term used and made popular from 2nd World War stories that translates to “Tiger, tiger” and is said to have been a Japanese miltary call code then for “attack”. World War II ended more than half a century ago but the term is still used by many Filipinos especially in the countryside where they are targets of airstrikes or airplane bomb attacks of the Philippine Air Force (PAF).

As The Bamboos Sway: Rudderless Digong Peter principled

True to his request to be just called mayor during the early days after his election as the 16th president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte had the mentality of a mayor to which he had been used to for almost three decades in running the Government of the Philippines as the Island’s chief executive.

Statements: Stop State terrorism

Today, March 16, 2017, 4 fighter jets of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) indiscriminately bombed Malibcong, Abra as part of the military combat operations of the 24th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army under the 7th Infantry Division otherwise known as the notorious “Palparan Division”. The bombs razed the forested part of Barangay Lat-ey in Bangilo and affected the uma or swidden farms, grazelands and rice fields of the Tingguians belonging to the Mabaka, Banao and Gubang tribes. Since this morning, around 14 huge explosions were reported by residents in the area.