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Phil. Army soldiers kills another civilian hunter in Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga — The Justice and Peace Advocates in Kalinga (JPAK) in a press statement condemned the killing of a civilian hunter from Se-et, Mabaka, Tanudan, Kalinga by unnamed elements of the 50th Infantry Brigade on July 9, 2016.

SONA ni Duterte, tinuligsa ng rebong grupo

BAGUIO CITY — Sa magkahiwalay na pahayag, sinabi ng mga tagapagsalita ng Kabataang Makabayan-Ilocos at Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) ng New People’s Army- Kalinga na pawang kasinungalingan ang tinuran ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang nakaraang State of the Nation Address (SONA). Ayun sa kanila, wala umanong makabuluhang pagbabago sa loob ng dalawang taong pamumuno nito.

CPA invites public to join world IP day celebration

BAGUIO CITY – In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IPs), the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) will lead a a Cultural Parade-Program and Forum on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Baguio City on August 9.

UNESCO urge gov’t to probe Albay media slay

BAGUIO CITY — Director-General Audrey Azoulay of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) condemned the killing of Joey Llana, a radio broadcaster in Albay provincest 2 in a statement released on August.

BMC liable for improper disposal of medical waste

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio Medical Center (BMC) is blaming its contractor for dumping their medical wastes along Marcos Highway that ended up polluting a creek but the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) maintains that the hospital is still liable.

Ibaloys to teach Baguio folk their culture

BAGUIO CITY — As part of preserving their Ibaloy cultural heritage, Onjun ni Ivadoy Association, Inc. in cooperation with the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will be teaching Baguio people their folk songs, dances, arts, crafts and history.

Ilocos Sur Dads support opposition to dam

VIGAN CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Ilocos Sur “approved and enacted unanimously” a resolution “adopting the strong opposition” of the Municipalities of Salcedo, Del Pilar and Sigay and objection” to the proposed Gregorio Del Pilar Impoundment Project (GDPIP) during its regular session on Tuesday, July 24. The declaration was authored by SP member Pablito Sanidad, Jr.

Police checkpoints tried to stop people’s SONA in Ilocos

VIGAN CITY— Despite being stopped and searched in five police checkpoints; fisherfolks, peasants and activists from various towns of Ilocos Sur and La Union converged and staged a protest action in Vigan City on July 23, to present what they said is the real state of the nation as opposed to President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Int’l Solidarity Mission visits Tinoc

TINOC, Ifugao — Members from the progressive youth organizations Anakbayan and League of Filipino Students (LFS) in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, California, USA chapters with delegates from India and Thailand, visited grassroots communities in Tinoc and Asipulo, Ifugao for the International Solidarity Mission (ISM) conducted from July 17-22.

Bt corn farming not profitable

By KIMBERLY JOY ALEJO TUMAUINI, Isabela—They barely earn any from growing Bt corn yet they keep on planting because their land is …