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Magsasaka nanawagang itaas ang presyo ng tabako

MANILA — Naglunsad ng kilos protesta ang halos 100 magsasaka ng tabako mula sa rehiyon ng Ilocos sa pangunguna ng Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation) noong Setyembre 6 sa National Tobacco Administration central office sa Quezon City kung saan nagaganap ang National Tobacco Tripartite Consultative Conference (NTTCC).

Ilocos farmers rebuke NTA’s achievements

BAGUIO CITY — In a statement posted on the National Tobacco Administration’s Facebook account on May 23, NTA Administrator Dr. Robert Seares wrote that in his first 100 days he went straight to do what he needed to deliver. In the said post, the agency chief drew attention to his effort to make the crop “sustainable, lucrative and mutually beneficial” especially for the farmers.

Ilocandia Rumblings: Democracy in practice

Democracy is not something that popped out of thin air. The concept and practice of democracy evolved and continues to progress through social processes. While the development of the concept comes naturally with the advancement of human society, the contents and benefits of democracy are not readily available. The people can only claim the space for participation, criticism, and dissent it provides through organized assertion and ardent struggle.

Abra governor worried over power prices

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL BAGUIO CITY — Abra Governor Eustacquio Bersamin is more concerned with the unstable price of electricity in his …