The former President Diosdado Macapagal on May 12, 1962, declared June 12 a Philippine public holiday, to commemorate the “people’s declaration of their inherent and inalienable right to freedom and independence,” and in 1964 he proclaimed June 12 as the Philippine Independence Day.
President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte’s martial law and Peace Talk cancellation divert attention from his failure to fulfill his promise to win his war against the drug lords, graft and corruption, and criminality in the Philippines.
BAGUIO CITY — Green Groups in North Luzon presented their researches to DENR Assistant secretary Juan Miguel Cuna in the 1st Cordillera Environment Summit of the Environment Management Bureau at the Crown Legacy Hotel in Baguio City last Wednesday, July 27.
This week, I attended a forum on the state of the Philippine Environment sponsored by Amianan Salakniban, Katinnulong Dagiti Umili iti Amianan Inc., and the Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights. Aside from being informative, the forum also encourages urgency for the protection and conservation of the environment for the people.
BAGUIO CITY — A soil-borne disease that infests camote (sweet potato) plants in Ifugao villages has resulted to a food crisis, according to Alyansa dagiti Pesante iti Taeng Kordilyera (Apit-Tako), a regional alliance of peasants in the Cordillera.
BAGUIO CITY — The increasing number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) has diagnosed maybe shocking news but it also is a good indicator that more and more people are now aware enough to seek medical assistance.
“Niloko kami ng kumpanya” has been the chorus lament of people all over the country suffering the effects of large-scale mining in their communities. Fool’s day, it seems, is not only on April for these people, but in every day of their lives.
Northern Luzon is the home of 10 watersheds in the Cordillera Mountains, Sierra Madre and Caraballo mountains. Significant portions of Regions 1, 2 and 3 derive their water supply from these sources to use for agricultural, domestic, power generation and industrial needs.
Sa gitna ng panawagan ng mamamayan para sa pagbibitiw ni BS Aquino sa pwesto , ang mga biktima ng Martial Law ay nananawagan para sa mas mabilis na pagbibigay ng bayad-pinsala (reparation) at pagkilala (recognition) sa paglabag ng kanilang karapatang pantao. Masyadong abala ang pangulo sa pagtatakip at paglilinis ng kanyang pangalan sa mga kapalpakan ng kanyang pamumuno kung kaya’t noon lamang Pebrero 17 niya pinirmahan ang ekstensyon.
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Amianan Salakniban, the Northern Luzon Mine Watch and Human Rights Network, will join the protest …
By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will be holding the Luzon leg …
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — North Luzon will be experiencing two to three hours rotational power outages due to damage …