SALCEDO, Ilocos Sur — For the third time, officials from the National Irrigation Administration swallowed a resounding ´no to dam´ response from the affected communities and their officials. This transpired during the public hearing on the proposed Gen. Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project held on June 27 at the gymnasium in the Poblacion of this upland town.
Iti kasasaad a ti “independent foreign policy” nga inkari ni Duterte ket nagturong laeng iti wayawaya a panagpili no siasinno nga imperialista ti makaipaay ti benepisio kenkuana. Kasapulan a ti naruay nga umili ti mangital-o ti soberania ti pagilian iti amin a tay-ak kontra iti dua nga imperialista. Kiddawentayo iti gobierno ti panangirupir daytoy iti integridad iti teritorio ti Pilipinas iti Spratly’s, ti panangipublikoda kadagiti linaon a kondisiones ti pautang ti China, ken kasta met, dagiti operasion nga isaysayangkat ken impasdek a pasilidad ti US iti pagilian.
SAN FERNANDO CITY — Two Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) priests based in Ilocos Norte have been under a series of threats, harassment and intimidation.
By JEMIMAH CRESENCIA and PAOLA ESPIRITU www.nordis.net SALCEDO, Ilocos Sur — For the third time, officials from the National Irrigation Administration swallowed …
Kuna dagiti opisial ti National Irrigation Administration (NIA) a nakipagpaset iti naangay a public hearing kasilpo ti Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project (GDPIP) idiay Salcedo, Ilocos Sur idi Hunio 27 a ti proyekto ket paset ti serbisio publiko ti gobierno. Inyarigna daytoy iti konstruksion ti kalsada nga uray awan kano ti nalawag a pagganaranna ket ipaayna iti umili ken iti panagdur-as ti gimong. Ngem saan pay a nalnalpas ti aktibidad ket naglikudanen ti ahensia ti kunkunana a “serbisio publiko”.
Revd. Fr. Randy Manicap, lead convener of the People’s Solidarity Against Large-Scale Mining in Ilocos Norte (PSALM-IN) and member of the Council of Leaders of Ilocos Network for the Environment (Defend Ilocos) received death threat last June 24, after delivering the Sunday mass. He is assigned at the Santa Anna Parish in Piddig, Ilocos Norte under the Diocese of Laoag of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente.
VIGAN CITY — Police forces in Ilocos Sur wasted no time responding to the directive of President Duterte to round up loiterers (istambay), coming up with “Oplan Rody” or Rid the streets Of Drunkards and Youth. Officers from the different municipal police office took to the streets and social media to show their support and implementation of the order.
VIGAN CITY — Officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) admitted that the government cannot get rid of chemical inputs during a press conference here on June 21.
(On this issue we launch this column, Four Walls And Beyond, to carry a voice from the organized section of teachers in the regions of Northern Luzon with the Ilocos teachers submitting the first content and taking the initiative to give its name. – Ed.)
Ginisa a karne ti baboy (liempo), ginettaan ken nalaokan ti adu a sili, daytoy ti Bicol express.
We welcome the recent announcement of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on the resumption of the formal peace negotiations before the end of June. Both panels also deserve recognition for their fortitude to iron-out issues stalling the negotiations during the back-channel talks.
Officials of Labrador town expressed their opposition to the construction of the P47-Billion, 1000 MW plant in Barangay Baquioen, Sual. On April 23, the sangguniang bayan unanimously adopted Resolution No. 025-2018 and was immediately approved by Mayor Dominador Arenas the following day.