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From Under This Hat: Unities must be respected

“Unjon” literally translated from the English word “union” was chosen to name an organization of Baguio-Benguet natives. Their convening elder then emphasized the importance of standing united or of being united as a people, “no one should be quarreling (angry arguing)” she said, “ayshi e menbakbakhal (pangkep ni bohday, ni pilak et nu ngaran e panbakbakhalenjo…)”.

Tongtongan co-sponsors forum on Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Tongtongan ti Umili co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Center Alumni Association held a forum on people’s issues and prospects in celebration of Baguio City’s 108th charter anniversary at the Saint Louis Center Social Hall, Assumption Road last September 1, 2017.

Makan a la Pinoy: Basi Revolt

Ti basi (bá.si) ket arak nga aramid dagiti Ilokano manipud iti bennal (sugarcane juice) ti unas. Mailambong daytoy kakuyog ti lomboy wenno aniaman a mailaok a prutas wenno ubbak/ukis ti kayo a pampabanglo ken tapno agmaris kayumanggi, malaokan iti bubod ken mayadi iti burnay. Kadawyan maikali ti burnay iti daga nga apag-tangwa ti ngarab ken kalubna.

Statements: Quo Vadis, Baguio?

The proposal to construct a multi-level podium parking system at the Burnham Park complex is just a symptom of a larger issue of the quality of governance that is right now being administered in the city.

Editorial: International Day of the Disappeared

Since the Marcos dictatorship to date there are some 1857 victims of enforced disappearance in the Philippines: 759 were documented disappeared from 1971 to 1986 under the Marcos Dictatorship, 810 victims under the Corazon Aquino administration; 19 under Ramos; 38 under Estrada; 202 under Arroyo’s nine years; and 29 under Benigno Simeon Aquino III. Human rights monitoring shows there are four confirmed enforced disappearances under Duterte in his first year as president.

Baguio is not a marijuana producer — Mayor

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan slammed the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) central office for presenting a report identifying the city as a marijuana producer.

Demolition at dairy farm pushes through

BAGUIO CITY — Department of Agriculture (DA) Cordillera Regional Exuecutive Director Lorenzo Caranguian revealed that they received a letter signed by an official from Malacañang ordering the agency to stop the on-going demolition of illegal structures within the 94-hectare property of DA at Dontogan Barangay of Baguio City at Mt. Sto. Tomas.