BAGUIO CITY — Amid pronouncements of President Rodrigo Duterte that “change is coming” state security forces continue to perpetrate human rights violations against indigenous people communities and activists in the region.
BAGUIO CITY — The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Operational Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) today issued a unilateral declaration of a seven-day ceasefire to celebrate and bolster the resumption of formal peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace talks.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The regional office of the Land Transportation and Franchising Board in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has been making a killing in the illegal collection of franchise fees, with franchise applicants being charged as high as P200,000 for each unit.
BAGUIO CITY — Ikamkampanya dagiti mannalon iti Kordilyera iti sidong ti Alyansa Dagiti Pesante iti Taeng Kordilyera (Apit Tako) ti libre nga serbisyo ti irigasyon ken suporta iti gakat ti linteg a House Bill No. 558 entitled “Abolishing irrigation services fees and such other similar related fees from the beneficiaries or irrigation system funded and constructed by, or under the administration of the National Irrigation Administration, amending for the purpose certain section of Republic Act No. 3601, Presidential Decree No. 522 and Presidential Decree No. 1702 also known as Free Irrigation Act of 2016 nga pinutar dagiti miembro ti Makbayan Bloc ti House of Representatives.
BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous socio-political systems should be respected even under a federal form of government, underscored former Senator Aquilino Pimentel, Sr.
BANGUED, Abra — The Kakailian Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (Kastan), the Cordillera Peoples Alliance chapter in the Province of Abra, calls on President Rodrigo Duterte to retain the Value-Added Tax exemption for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
VIGAN CITY — Anakbayan Ilocos celebrates the successive release of NDFP consultants since August 18, 2016 as a significant act of goodwill in the resumption of GRP-NDFP peace negotiations on August 22 – 27 in Oslo, Norway.