BAGUIO CITY— Kinondenar ti dua a kadadakkelan nga organisasyon ti agtutubo iti pagilian ti singasing ti Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) nga ikeddeng ti ahensya no siasinno ti agtakem kadagiti bakante a posisyon iti Sangguniang Kabataan.
BAGUIO CITY–Director Marlo Iringan of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Cordillera said that government officials in the “narcolist” recently released by the Philippene Drug Enforcement Administration (PDEA).
BAGUIO CITY— In Mabongtot village in Lubuagan town of Kalinga province, six police officers will act as Board of Election Tellers (BET) due to security issues that stems from an ongoing tribal war in the area.
On the early morning of April 21, 2018, black propaganda fliers were found from the Ibulao Bridge to the town center of Lagawe (written) by faceless and fake groups. The fliers contained sweeping accusations and branded legitimate farmers, women, and indigenous people’s organizations as NPAs and as terrorists. Contrary to law, it calls for violent actions and destruction of these groups and individuals which (it) does not distinguish (from) between armed elements and civilians (thus) violating their right to due process. The implication is that they should be destroyed by all means, fair or foul.
The Cordilleran Youth Summit to discuss the sector’s pressing issues and come up with an agenda to be passed to the legislative. Organized by the Cordilleran Youth Center, Progressive Igorots for Genuine Social Action and BIBAK Federation, held a discussion and consultation of the current situation of Cordillera youth.
Albayalde said that they will augment police officers in the perennial election hotspots. He said that one company of the Special Action Force have been deployed to Abra already.
In a resolution passed on April 16 and transmitted to the DOJ on April 17, ths Sagada town council asked DOJ to drop from the list Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur for IPs; Joan Carling, Co-convener of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group on Sustainable Development of the United Nations; Beverly Longid, Global Coordinator of the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation; Atty. Jose Molintas Human Rights Lawyer and a former member of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Windel Bolinget, Joanna Cariño and Jeanette Ribaya-Cawiding, leaders of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance.
As thousands of workers marched on the streets all over the country demanding for an end to contractualization, wage hike and security of tenure; President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 51 that prohibits illegal contracting and sub-contracting last May 1.
Representatives of people’s organization (PO), non-government organization (NGO), local government units and the Office of the Presidential Adviser of the Peace Process (OPAPP) agreed that a continued peace negotiation is key to the resolution of the armed conflict in the country during a peace and development forum last May 2.
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Jomarc Pabunan, a village council member of Barangay Lower Magsaysay here in Baguio City and …
By GWEN GAONGEN www.nordis.net SAGADA, Mountain Province – Provincial constituents and public officials were warned by Allen Sumeg-ang Ocden, Mountain Province PNP …
Pinol said DA is now moving towards financing farmers through a loan program to address procurement irregularities on April 27 at the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC). The secretary was at the BAPTC to talk to farmers regarding the programs of his agency.