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No more hiking to fetch water for Tabuk folk

TABUK CITY — Roland Van Driessche, the ambassador of Belgium to the Philippines, could not forget the image of an elderly woman carrying a bucket of water on her head whom he saw while on his way to the inauguration of a water works project funded by the Province of East Flanders, Belgium at Calaccad village in Tabuk City on February 13.

KMU says workers need aid, not loans

BAGUIO CITY — Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Cordillera Spokesperson Vicente Dilem criticized the Social Security System (SSS) for being insensitive to the workers who are among the many Filipinos who are devastated by Typhoon Lando.

Farmers recovering from Ineng struck by Lando

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Vegetable farmers here have yet to recover from their losses when Typhoon Ineng struck in August and then now another one, Typhoon Lando ravages the province anew.

Farmers hope dashed

After the environmental investigatory mission organized by the Save the Abra River Movement (STARM) in 2004, the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company attempted to mitigate its pollution of the Abra river by treating its tailings with lime, reinforcing the walls of its tailings dam, and refraining from opening the gates of this dam so that only water, rather than tailings, could exit from this.

MRDC trains Bayyo group on making squash noodles

SAGADA, Mountain Province — Members of the Bayyo, Bontoc Mommi’s Organization (BBMO) completed a training course on squash canton (noodle) processing held at Kiltepan, Sagada, on September 29, 2015 conducted by the Montañosa Research and Development Center at their squash canton processing center here.