“Balancing act” keeps left, right supportive of Duterte

BAGUIO CITY — An independent research group said that the interest of the larger majority is caught between President Rodrigo Duterte’s balancing act to maintain the popularity of his administration that was catapulted to power because of the promise of change.

CIS commends Ilocos Sur reso vs mining

BAGUIO CITY — The Cervantes-Ipateg, Salakniban (CIS) movement, a group of Cervantes folk working for the protection of the environment, expressed gratitude to the Ilocos Sur provincial board for passing a resolution supporting the town’s no to mining stance.

Cordillera Day celebrated in Canada

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, Canada — Cordillerans in Montreal Quebec, Canada successfully staged their 7th Cordillera Day celebration last April 15.

West Papua liberation upheld at international conference

MANILA — Calling for an end to Indonesia’s colonization and occupation of West Papua, delegates of an international study conference held in Davao City, Philippines last March 26-27 forged the unity to support the struggle of the West Papuan people for self-determination and liberation.

Diaries From The Field: The secret of a long life

For the past months, I witnessed and participated in the celebration of long life of our elderly in my village. Truly, it is a joy to see our elders happy and smiling when their lives are celebrated not only by their families but also by the whole community. After all, one of their ingredients in having long life is family and a good community.

Makan a la Pinoy: Ginettaan nga ikan

Maysa manen a simple a taraon a nailuto iti getta – liningta nga ikan iti getta ti niog a nalatak ken paborito dagiti kakabsat tayo a taga-Bikol. Saan a gagangay iti Ilocandia wenno iti Cordillera ti ginettaan nga ikan wenno ginettaan a sida ngem maus-usar ti getta kadagiti kankanen a diket kas sinam-it.