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Innadal iti lengguahe nga Ilokano, naangay

BAGUIO CITY — Naangay ti Talastasan kenni Dr. Aurelio Solver Agcaoili idi Abril 5-6, 2018 idiay University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB). Lima a topiko ti inyadalna kadagiti estudiante ti unibersidad, manursuro manipud iti nadumaduma a pagadalan ken dadduma pay nga interesado nga indibidwal. Ti aktibidad ket kas panangselebrar iti National Literature Month ken Ilokano Literature Month.

Citizens’ picket vs quo warranto petition anew

BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Movement Against Tyranny-Metro Baguio, Coalition for Justice and other groups formed picket lines at the gates of the Supreme Court compound here in Baguio City calling the SC to junk the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno last April 3.

NCIP seek deferment of PMA expansion

BAGUIO CITY — The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) Cordillera said that the proposed proclamation that would allow the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) to expand its land area should be put on hold because the PMA failed to consult the Ibaloys and local officials of Tuba town in Benguet.

Youthspeak: On the continuing terror-tagging

On March 26, 2018, a couple of youth, peasant leaders and human rights defenders received a text message containing propaganda messages coming from 09457161523 describing the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorists and saboteurs of peace and development in line with its 49th founding anniversary.

Progressive youth lead 25th Kaigorotan Youth Week

BAGUIO CITY — On the theme, “Tignay Agtutubo: Living the tradition of courage and unity, advancing the struggle for land, life and resources!”, Kaigorotan Youth Week (KYW) was observed with a month-long series of activities this March. Cordilleran Youth Center (CYC), Progressive Igorot for Social Action (PIGSA) and BIBAK Federation led the KYW collaborating with different schools, indigenous youth organizations and the Baguio City Council’s Committee on Education, Culture and Historical Research headed by Hon. Peter Fianza.

‘Activism is not terrorism’

BAGUIO CITY — Cordillera Peoples Alliance founding member and Martial Law activist Joanna Cariño expresses dissent over her inclusion in Duterte’s terrorist list after receiving Pi Sigma Delta Sorority Baguio’s 8th Gawad Bangan Award during the UP Bagyo: Surge Against Tyranny on Friday, March 23.

Sinot petitions CA to review court barring him from office

BAGUIO CITY — Roger Sinot Sr., Baguio’s first Indigenous People’s representative to the city council who was barred by the local courts from taking his seat filed a petition for a review of the lower courts’ order at the Court of Appeals on March 19.

Pass law against dynasty before federalism

BAGUIO CITY — A top official of the University of the Cordilleras (UC) challenged senate and congress to pass an anti-dynasty law before talking about a shift to a federal form of government.