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Revitalization of indigenous culture in Barangay Yaway

BAGUIO CITY — In line with the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the indigenous youth of Barangay Yaway in Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya participated in a cultural workshop last August 3-5 with the theme, “Revitalizing the Indigenous Culture among the Youth towards Unity amidst Migration.”

Diaries From The Field: Aparri, a paradise lost?

Before I saw Aparri for the first time, the picture of the place in my mind was that of long stretches of beautiful sandy beaches framing a most picturesque sunset against the horizon. Aparri is the town at the northern most tip of Cagayan province known as the place where the river meets the sea. However, when I first set foot there, I felt deep dismay at vestiges of a paradise lost, forever?

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 …

Protesta laban sa mahigpit na CSU entrance exam

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Nanawagan para sa karapatan sa edukasyon ang mga examinees at magulang, kasama ang mga progresibong organisasyon ng kabataan, sa isang kilos-protesta na isinagawa sa Cagayan State University (CSU) Andrews Campus nitong June 18. Hinamon nila ang CSU Administration na ipatupad ang mandato nitong ibahagi ang libreng edukasyon bilang nag-iisang pampublikong pamantasan sa buong probinsiya.

Diaries from the field: Isang magsasakang edukador

Nagpunta ako sa isang pagtitipon ng magsasaka para makinig sa talakayan hinggil sa kasalukuyang problema ng manggagawang-bukid, manggagawa sa agrikultura at magsasaka sa bansa at sa Cagayan Valley. Dadaluhan ito ng mga lider mula sa iba’t ibang probinsya. Panauhin sa pagtitipon si Ka Daning Ramos, tagapangulo ng Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, upang magtalakay kung ano na nga ba ang pagtingin at pagsusuri ng kilusang magsasaka sa rehimeng Duterte.

CV rights group raise AFP’s IHL violations

BAGUIO CITY — Human rights group Karapatan-Cagayan Valley on Sunday, June 10 published an urgent alert on its Facebook page reports of International Humanitarian Law violations committed by the 86th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army.

Biktima ng bagyong Lawin muling nagpiket sa DSWD Region 2

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Muling naglunsad ng piket-dialogue ang mga biktima ng bagyong Lawin sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 2 noong Hulyo 11 dahil dismayado ang mga ito sa naging resulta ng validation process ng ahensya.

Baguilat condemns killing of Fr. Nilo, demands justice

BAGUIO CITY — In a press statement, Ifugao Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat condemned the brutal murder of Fr. Richmond V. Nilo of the Diocese of Cabanatuan and called on the Duterte administration to swiftly bring the killers to justice.

Non-passers, parents complain CSU’s restrictive exam

TUGUEGARAO CITY— Non-passers and their parents complain against the results of ‘restrictive’ College Admission Test (CAT) in Cagayan State University (CSU) conducted last May 20 across its 8 satellite campuses. In 10, 523 examinees, only 4, 749 have passed the said examination.