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Kalinga honors Mother Talin

By FROILAN WANAGON www.nordis.net TABUK CITY — The peoples movement spearheaded by Cordillera Peoples Alliance Kalinga Chapter offered a final tribute to …

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.

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Letters: Profiling Baguio residents poses threat to human rights, civil liberties

The proposed profiling of Baguio residents to counter radicalism and terrorism poses serious threats to human rights and may cause the further discrimination of the Moro migrants and other people in the city, considering the stereotypes on certain ethnic and religious groups and activists that is worsened by misinformation and attacks under a fascist regime.

Drivers petition for jeepney fare hike

As taxi rates across the city shot up, a group of jeepney drivers and operators along with several individuals petitioned the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to raise the current rate of P8.50 for the first four kilometers to P14.00 for the first four kilometers. The current P1.40 per succeeding kilometer was earlier proposed to be raised to P2.00 but the petitioners left it to the board to decide on the matter.

Kagawad in PDEA narcolist tops brgy council race

BAGUIO CITY— Jomarc Pabunan, one of the two barangay officials in Baguio City included in the “narcolist” of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration (PDEA) as “Jumar” was number one in the barangay council race las May 14.

Editorial: Compassion for community and the fare hike

More or less than fifty years ago, it was normal for pupils to walk from home to school and back everyday, rain or shine. In some districts there used to be only three public utility jeeps. The jeeps then can only seat eight adult passengers at a time and fare was around five to ten centavos each. Child passengers are free but have to stand up and hold on the hand bars behind the driver or on the ceiling of the jeepney. But for most kids, it was more fun to walk to and from school and save the fare money for more sweets from the school canteen.

All That Fits: Lakay Amoy

Introducing the column and the author, Abigail Bengwayan – Anongos, a graduate of the University of the Philippines Los Baños, College of Human Technology where she majored in Social Technology, an Ibaloy indigenous people’s rights advocate, human rights defender, the mother of Chadlos who commits, “I will endeavor to write on a broad spectrum of issues, events, people, places and draw something out of these to leave something to think about for the readers of the Northern Dispatch Weekly,” which she once edited. Ed.

As The Bamboos Sway: Philippine Supreme Court supremely cuts Democracy

No matter how he denies it, through his machinations of eight Supreme Court judges, President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte has raped Lady Justice in the Philippines. He has removed her blinds to see things his way, rendered her balance to tip to his likings, rendered her naked and cause her to thrust her sword unto her heart in shame. Nonetheless, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, who was dragged in the rape and death of a Pepsi Paloma by this Eat Bulaga co-comedians, has declared that we should respect the decision of the Supreme Court in ousting the Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno.