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Baguio City events

PHOTO | CONTINUING AID

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines in coordination with the Serve the People Brigade -Cordillera Disaster Response Network and Kaiabang delivered food packs to Sitio Dalisay, Gumatdang, Itogon in Benguet.

Human rights body to investigate Imam’s murder

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Cordillera will conduct a motu propio investigation of the murder of Imam Bedejim Abdullah as CHR Director Rommel Daguimol said the killing of the imam is alarming.

Group protests jeepney phase-out anew

Jeepney drivers and small operators in the city staged another protest on Wedsnesday, December 5, against the impending phase-out of jeepneys under the public utility vehicles modernization program of the government. The activity was part of the nationally-coordinated action initiated by Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper at Operaytor Nationwide (PISTON).

Imam Bedejim, a great loss to Baguio

Imam Bedejim, as most Baguio people call him, was gunned down by a lone assailant along Kayang St, one of the busiest streets in the city, in broad day light before lunch on December 6. A CCTV footage showed that the killer shot him twice from behind while he was walking and three more times after fell on the pavement.

DIARIES FROM THE FIELD | Salaysay ng mga tunay na pangyayari sa Talaingod

Binaybay ni Piya Macliing Malayao ang mga pangyayari sa dinaluhan niyang National Solidarity Mission para sa mga komunidad ng Manobo sa Talaingod, Davao del Norte kung saan naganap ang kanilang “rescue mission” sa mga mag-aaral na Lumad ng Salugpongan Ta ‘Tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center, Inc. na pilit ipinasara ng 56th Infantry Battalion at ng paramilitar na Alamara.

BONIFACIO @ 155 COMMEMORATION

Militant groups called the people to emulate the bravery of Andres Bonifacio ,who led the Katipunan during the onset of the 1986 Philippine Revolution against the Spanish colonizers, during the commemoration of the hero’s birthday.

Baguio PNP apologize to activists over red-tagging

The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) chief apologized to members of youth organizations for a post on its official social media site labeling these groups as as recruiters for the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP) the government claims was behind the so-called failed “Red October Plot” to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.

University executives complain against SM

School administrators of the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) and the University of the Cordilleras (UC) complained against the SM mall for disturbing classes, causing traffic jam and emitting foul smell during the Baguio City council session on November 26 saying that it disturbs their students.

POETRY | From Prison

True friends and true comrades visit me
They can be counted on during tough times
They help me cope with these challenges.