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UCCP bishop, human rights defender laid to rest

BAGUIO CITY — Bishop Emeritus Juan Marigza of the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP), a vocal critic of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and staunch human rights defender, was laid to rest on September 12 in his hometown Aringay, in La Union province.

Gov’t troops, NPA clash in Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY — Government troops figured in a 30-minute clash with New People’s Army guerrillas just before noon of September 8 in the town of Gregorio Del Pilar in Ilocos Sur.

Marcos bust in Ilocos Norte defaced

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The Kabataang Makabayan (KM) in Ilocos proved that dismay and defiance against the historical …

Rights defenders raise alarm on PNP dossier vs activists

BAGUIO CITY — Human rights defenders raised alarm over a ‘confidential memorandum’ of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to its intelligence group to submit a dossier of individuals the police labeled as New People’s Army (NPA) leaders.

Ilocos provinces declare “State of Calamity”

Non-stop and heavy rains brought by the Southwest monsoon last week compelled two Ilocos provinces to declare a ‘state of calamity’. The declaration provides utilization of the local government’s calamity fund to respond to the needs of the affected communities.

Heavy rainfall triggers land slips in Amguid

Experts from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau said the continuous precipitation from heavy rainfall is the culprit for the massive land movement in a village in Candon City and recommended immediate forced evacuation within a 75 hectares danger zone.

Tsuper, operators sa Ilocos dumalo sa konsultasyon kontra jeepney phaseout

VIGAN CITY — Halos isang daang mga tsuper at jeepney operators mula sa tatlong probinsiya ng rehiyon ng Ilocos ang dumalo sa magkakahiwalay na pulong-konsultasyon kaugnay ng programang jeepney phase-out. Ginanap ito sa La Union, Ilocos Sur at Ilocos Norte noong Agosto 20,21 at 23 sa pangunguna ng Anakbayan Ilocos at Kilusang Mayo Uno-Cordillera.

Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Apay a “rehimen US-Duterte” ti ipukpukawda? (2/3)

Immununan a natalantan iti daytoy a kolum ti kasilpo ti saan a mailibak nga impluwensia ti US iti ekonomia ti pagilian. Napateg nga ununaen daytoy gaputa iti benneg ti panaggobierno, ti konsiderasion kasilpo dagiti ramen ti ekonomia ti kangrunaan a mangikedkeddeng ti dadduma pay a banag kas ti linteg ken programa. Addaan daytoy ti dakkel a kaipapanan iti tay-ak ti politika, partikular iti benneg ti depensa ken militar.

Ilocos students hit SUCs’ implem of Free Education Law

LAOAG CITY — Students from State Universities and Colleges across the Ilocos Region still paid various school and department fees ranging from Php50 – P1150 upon enrollment for the school year 2018-2019. This, despite the implementation of the Free Education Law.

NPA attacks 81st IB HQ

VIGAN CITY — Guerrillas of the New People’s Army operating in Ilocos Sur attacked the headquarters of the 81st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army in Barangay Bugbuga, Sta. Cruz town on the evening of August 9.