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events in the Cordillera

Gumatdang eyes pathway rehab

UMATDANG, Itogon, Benguet — As part of the Child-centered Disaster Risk and Reduction project of the Cordillera Disaster Response and Development services(CorDis RDS), residents of Barangay Gumatdang seek to rehabilitate and complete a broken and irregular pathway in Sitio Kawa.

Statements: Magkasunod na TO sagot ng BHB sa pasismo ng 50th IB

Dalawang magkasunod na taktikal na opensiba (TO) ang isinagawa ng mga pulang madirigma ng Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) – NPA Kalinga nito lamang huling linggo ng Enero. Enero 18, 6:30 ng umaga ay hinaras ng isang yunit ng LCC ang CAA detatsment sa Brgy. Allaguia, Pinukpuk. Enero 24, bandang alas-10 ng umaga, inambush ng LCC ang mga nagpapatrolyang tropa ng 50IB sa Turod Bongod, boundary ng Brgy. Dao-angan, Balbalan at Brgy. Baay, Pinukpuk kung saan tatlo ang kumpirmadong nasawi habang dalawa ang sugatan sa panig ng militar habang walang ano mang kaswalti ang NPA.

NPA launches offensives vs gov’t troops in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — The Lejo Cawilan Command (LCC) of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the mountains of Kalinga claimed to have launched successful offensives against soldiers belonging to the 50th IB of the 5th Division of the Philippine Army.

Grenade blast kills 2 PNP, injures 14 in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — An explosion rocked La Paz town at dawn on Thursday, January 25 killing two police officers and injuring 14 people including Abra Representative Joseph Bernos and his wife La Paz Mayor Menchie Bernos.

Poetry: To be like you

Who never faltered in commitment
To serve the people,
Who had a reservoir of patience
And belief in the correctness of struggle.

Youthspeak: Will Dulao be damned again?

During a Green Youth Ifugao (GYI) outreach to Dulao, one of the far flung barangays in Lagawe, I couldn’t help but notice the beauty and simplicity of not just of the community but of their school. Dulao Elementary School, aside from not having a library, is a typical barangay based school striving to cater to all of its 170 pupils. With so many students you would not think it would be located in a remote and difficult place to access.

Deadlock in FPIC process for new Chico Dam

BAGUIO CITY — The free prior and informed consent (FPIC) process for a proposed Chico river hydrpower project in Kalinga is now in an impasse after the proponent and some affected indigenous people and land owners reached a “deadlock”.

Activist-writer pleads not guilty

BANGUED, Abra — Sherwin De Vera, the activist and writer who was illegally arrested last December 12, pleaded not guilty for the rebellion charge against him on January 3 at the Bangued regional trial court (RTC).

Man drowns in Benguet town roadside canal

BAGUIO CITY — A man was found dead along a road canal in sitio Mansoyosoy, Catlubong village in Buguias town of Benguet province early morning yesterday December 27.

Food security ken nutrition program idiay Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Ti Ag-agama Western Uma ket maysa kadagiti tallo (3) a barangay a mangbukbukel iti Tribu ti Uma iti munisipyo ti Lubuagan, Kalinga. 87 a bubong/pamilya idi panawen a simrek ti Montanyosa Relief and Rehabilitation Services (MRRS) idi ken Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services (CorDis-RDS) itatta ken nagbalin a 99 a bubong/pamilya iti agdama.

Mankayan folk oppose Lepanto pipe installation

BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous residents of Paco village in Mankayan town of Benguet Province are firm on their position that the installation of mine tailings drain pipes of the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company (LCMC) would cause more harm to their community and its environs than good.