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events in the Cordillera

CDPC celebrates 30 years

BAGUIO CITY — On February 22, the Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera (CDPC) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a gathering of development workers, community folk, and partners at the City Light Hotel in Baguio City.

Labanan ng AFP at NPA bahagi ng digmang bayan

BAGUIO CITY — Ang labanan ng mga miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) at sundalo ng gobyerno ay bahagi ng isang pambansang digmaan at hindi dapat maging ugat ng labanan ng mga tribu ng katutubo.

Opposing the Alimit Dam project

Residents of Barangay Dulao, Lagawe, Ifugao are in opposition to the Alimit Hydropower Complex, a giant energy project that will ‘destroy the river and their livelihood.’

Women activists post bail

CANDON CITY — Women human rights and environmental activists posted bail, February 9, for “fabricated” charges before the Municipal Trial Court (MTC) here.

Lepanto dumps waste near community

BAGUIO CITY — Residents of Gravel Pits, Sapid, Mankayan, Benguet demand attention to the release of mining wastes by the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co.

DENR goes high tech for forest protection

SAGADA, Mountain Province — CENRO Sabangan staff underwent trainings for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) commonly known as drones last February 5th. The use of drones is the newest weapon of the DENR in its implementation of forest protection in Mountain Province.

Benedict Solang, 70

BAGUIO CITY — It is not so often that a person lives a full life. An extraordinary case will be Benedict Pecdasen Solang whose 70 years of living is filled with experiences and achievements, not for himself, but for the advancement of a cause he truly believed in.

Cordis trains on first aid and basic life support

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services Inc. (CorDisRDS) conducted a health training facilitated by Community Health Education Services and Trainings in the Cordilera Region (CHESTCORE) with the 4th year medical students of Saint Louis University- School of Medicine on January 29 to 30.