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Little doctors and nurses of Itogon

By QUIMBERLYN RANCHEZ www.nordis.net ITOGON, Benguet — Indigenous children here serve as “little doctors and nurses” in their municipality as they take …

All That Fits: Lessons in history

From media reports, the consultations called for by the Consultative Committee reviewing the 1987 Constitution were well attended, with a seeming united voice for Cordillera autonomy towards federalism.

DOT acreditation pushed for Sagada Tourist entities

SAGADA, Mountain Province — Tourism related businesses are encouraged to seek accreditation from the Department Of Tourism – Cordillera (DOT-CAR) and to comply with environment laws. Top priorities for accreditation are tourist transport services, inns and restaurants.

NPA dismisses PNP alibis

BAGUIO CITY—The Leonardo Pacsi Command of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) dismissed the Philippine National Police’s reasons for conducting combat operations in Brgy. Aguid, Sagada last June 4-5 as mere alibis.

SB ti Pasil kinondenar ti CPDF-Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Iti maysa a pabalaak idi Mayo 25, kinondenar ti Cordillera Peoples Democratic Front iti probinsia ti Kalinga ti Sangguniang Bayan ti Pasil iti panangputar daytoy ti maysa a resolusyon a mangkidkidaw ti pannakaipatakder ti detatsment ti army. Karaman pay ti nasao a resolusyon ti panangiparit ti panagserrek dagiti non-government organizations (NGO) kadagiti komunidad ti nasao nga ili.

Statements: Hold the CPLA accountable for crimes against the Cordillera people!

The Cordillera Peoples Alliance is one with the Benguet Peace and Order Council (PPOC) in denouncing the deceitful recruitment activities by the mercenary group Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army-Cordillera Bodong Administration (CPLA-CBA) in the province. CPLA is known for its notorious track record of human rights violations in the region.

Kibungan folk push for mining-free town

BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Palina Indigenous Peoples Community Association (PIPCA) urged President Rodrigo Duterte and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu to endorse the immediate passage of House Bill 4387. The bill, authored by Benguet Representative Ronald Cosalan intends to declare Kibungan town a mining free zone.

NPA owns attack against PNP troops in Sagada

BAGUIO CITY — The New People’s Army (NPA) unit operating in the Mountain Province in a statement to media owned up to the attack against members of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion 15 and the Provincial Mobile Force Company of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Benguet PPOC oppose CPLA

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The Benguet Provincial Peace and Order Council wants alleged members of the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army-Cordillera Bodong Administration (CPLA-CBD) to stop the recruitment and other activities in the province.