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Statements: Conserve and protect the environment by pursuing just peace

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.

Pangasinan town opposes coal-fired plant

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.

Panagsugal, maipariten iti ili ti Cervantes

Obobligaren ti paggalagadan ti siasinoman, aglalo ti Punong Barangay a mangidanun iti pulisya no adda dagiti aglabsing iti masakupanda. Kastamet nga alallukuyen daytoy dagiti relihiyoso a tumulong a mangipakaamo ti nasao a linteg.

The ‘floored price’ of tobacco

By SHERWIN DE VERA CANDON CITY — Every two years, just before the tobacco cropping season starts, stakeholders from the tobacco …

Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekonomia? 2/2

Ilaslastog ti administrasyon a Duterte ti dakkel a koleksyon daytoy ti buwis iti bulan ti Enero ken Pebrero. Segun iti Department of Finance, nangatngaton ti 15.5% ti buwis a nakolektada iti umuna a bulan ti 2018 kumpara iti naglabas a tawen. Bayat a nakasingiren daytoy ti P44.49 billion nga excise tax. Amin daytoy gapu ti implementasyon ti Tax Reform Acceleration for Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.

“Fortunes and unfortunates” in tobacco contract growing

CANDON CITY — Ilocandia and the Ilocano farmers have carved a niche in the country’s economy with its billion-peso crop – the tobacco. The plant and industry, once believed to be on its twilight, has withstood time, stricter regulations and controversies. It has proved its worth and role in the country’s economy.

Mandatory training for elected SK in Ilocos Sur starts

BAGUIO CITY – Elected Sangguniang Kabataan officers in Ilocos Sur will undertake the mandated training from May 16 to May 26 in separate venues in the province. The one-day mandatory training includes the discussions on Decentralization and Local Governance, SK History and Salient Features, Meetings and Resolutions, Planning and Budgeting, and Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards.

Former La Union Solon, three others killed

BAGUIO CITY – Former Representative Eufranio “Franny” Eriguel of the Second Congressional District of La Union, was shot and killed. Spot report filed by Agoo Police head Chief Inspector Alfredo Padilla, Jr. said the incident happened at 7:13 pm on Saturday, May 12 in Barangay Capas, Agoo town.

Daranudor ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekomiya?

Kanayon nga ibagbaga ti gobierno, iti lokal man wenno iti tukad nasional nga agtultuloy a dumurdur-as ti ekonomia. Tapno suportaran daytoy, ipatpatangatang ken ipabpablaakda ti adu a numero kasilpo ti makunkuna a macro-economics, ti panangipresentar ti kabuklan nga ekonomia basar kadagiti ramen daytoy iti tukad nasional, rehion wenno internasional. Karaman kadagiti numero mainaig ti Gross Domestic Product (GDP) wenno Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) iti tukad rehiyon, employment rate, inflation rate ken dadduma pay.

Ilocos workers join Labor Day protest

The president needs not look far. Contractualization is rampant in his backyard.
One of the protesters Desiree Pangayan has been serving in the Region 1 Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for three years now. She remains a cost of service worker (COSW), one of the various flexible employment schemes in government alongside job order (JO) and memorandum of agreement (MOA). For these schemes, there is no employer-employee relationship.

Naguilian dam, saan kayat ti umili

“Anannoenmi ti trabaho ken dagiti ibagbagana a libre no awan metten ti pagbalayanmi, no mapukawen ti kangrunaan a pagtataudan ti pagbiagmi, no ti proyekto met ket ipapataymi,” kuna ni Erlinda de Leña, residente ti Brgy. Bimmotobot, Naguilian mainaig ti maipasdek a hydropower dam.