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The ‘floored price’ of tobacco

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net CANDON CITY — Every two years, just before the tobacco cropping season starts, stakeholders from the tobacco …

Baguio dads ask banks to allow PWDs to open accounts

BAGUIO CITY — Reports that there are banks in Baguio City that do not accommodate visually impaired persons who wish to open bank accounts because they cannot affix their signatures prompted city legislators to pass a resolution urging all banks in Baguio to allow without discrimination the application of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) especially the blind in opening their accounts.

Duterte to blame if Peace Talks fail — Youth solon

MANILA–Kabataan Partylist condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to have Professor Jose Maria Sison killed if the peace talks between the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) fail.

Eulogy for Mother Petra Macliing

Mother Petra did not allow herself to be limited by the traditional stereotypes circumscribed by society on women. Widowed early, she successfully raised her seven daughters as a single parent. She was a farmer of organic rice and vegetables. To augment her income, she set up a sari-sari store. And although she had not gone to school, she was able to earn enough so that she was able to send all of her seven daughters through school all the way to university. Even when she had already reached an advanced age, she was still interested to enrol in an adult literacy and numeracy class to improve her basic skills.

Diaries from the Field: My brother’s wedding in Mayaoyao, Ifugao

From half-half dance to overflowing bayah, the wedding of Reynald and Rizzelle Jane in Tulaed, Mayaoyao, Ifugao was a display of rich culture and fusion of modern world practices. For us coming from Hungduan, the wedding was an eye-opening experience and a deeper understanding of the Ayangan culture.

Burburtia Krokis

ACROSS
1 balag, pagapangan ng halaman (Ilok)
9 hangad (Eng)
13 magasin (abbrev)
14 habagat (Ilok)
15 bayan sa Bohol gawing timog ng Batuan

Makan a la Pinoy: Tsaa a samsamping

Nalabit a pamiliarkayon iti bunga ti samsamping a maidengdeng wenno mailaok iti buridibud. Ngem ti sabong daytoy ket mabalin nga aramiden a tsaa.

All That Fits: Engage

The public consultations on House Bill 5343 (An Act to Establish the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera) have commenced. This, while Charter Change is being campaigned for by its proponents, mainly the PDP-Laban camp with the intention of shifting to a federalist form of government. By itself there is nothing wrong with federalism or even amending the Constitution but we are more concerned of the real score behind the push for Charter Change which is beyond federalism.

As The Bamboos Sway: An Igorot Veteran’s Story

This Memorial Weekend, I feel it fitting to give tribute to my father-in-law, who, as far as I know, must be the first Igorot from his Bontoc tribe in the Cordilleras to have joined the United States Navy. Unless someone or somebodies claim otherwise, in my personal record, my father-in-law was the first ever to have done so. And Those were the times in the 1930s when Filipinos were recruited to the US Navy only to paint the sides of the ships, shine the shoes of the officers, peel potatoes, work the food galleys, or just walk the dogs of the officers’ wives; and had a glass ceiling above their heads that they could not rise above the ranks beyond E2s who were relegated to the jobs I just mentioned.

Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekonomia? 2/2

Ilaslastog ti administrasyon a Duterte ti dakkel a koleksyon daytoy ti buwis iti bulan ti Enero ken Pebrero. Segun iti Department of Finance, nangatngaton ti 15.5% ti buwis a nakolektada iti umuna a bulan ti 2018 kumpara iti naglabas a tawen. Bayat a nakasingiren daytoy ti P44.49 billion nga excise tax. Amin daytoy gapu ti implementasyon ti Tax Reform Acceleration for Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.
MAUDI NG