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Cordi celebrates World IP Day

BAGUIO CITY — Indigenous folk in the Cordilleras marked the tenth (10th) year of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP), August 9, as a “day of struggle and celebration” in a move to push for the right to self-determination.

Tabuk City dads hold hearing on hydro power project

TABUK CITY — The City Legislative body conducted a probe on the proposed Upper Tabuk Hydro Power Project (UTHP) after their regular session last July 31, 2017 (Monday) at Councilor Alunday’s Farm, Talama hills, Bulanao, Tabuk in audience with the proponent groups and oppositionists.

Cagayan Valley advocates walk for peace

SANTIAGO CITY — Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI), with the United Church of Christ Philippines (UCCP), Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP), Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Cagayan Valley, headed the Walk for Peace cum Peace Summit last July 26 at Reina Mercedes, Isabela. They demanded for the government to continue the negotiations for peace and to end martial law in Mindanao.

RTC dismisses charges vs Ifugao political detainees

BAGUIO CITY — After five years of languishing in jail, Rene Boy Abiva, an employee of the Department of Social Worker and Development (DSWD) and Virgilio Corpuz, a coordinator of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytors Nationwide (Piston) Cagayan, were released today, August 1 after the courts dismissed charges filed against them by state security forces.

Sagot ng Bayan-CV sa SONA ni Pres. Duterte, “Isulong makabayang pagbabago”

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — “Isulong ang Tunay na Makabayang Pagbabago.” Ito ang panawagan ng mahigit 100 na sumama sa kilos protestang pinangunahan ng Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Cagayan Valley sa araw ng State of the Nation Address (SONA) ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa harap ng kapitolyo ng Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.

Ilocos kinondena pandarambong sa pondo ng RA 7171

VIGAN CITY — Nagsagawa ng kilos-protesta ang mga magsasaka ng Ilocos Region sa Batasang Pambansa upang isigaw ang kanilang mga panawagan, partikular na sa usapin ng pondo ng RA7171 at presyo ng tabako.

Kalinga farmers reaffirm opposition to hydro power project

TABUK CITY — The Timpuyog ti Mannalon ti Kalinga (TMK) a federation of farmers submitted their position paper and petition to the Sangguniang Panlungsod last July 17, 2017 against the revival of the Upper Tabuk Hydro Power Project (UTHP) along the Tanudan River within the ancestral domain of the Minanga Tribe in Barangay Dupag, here.

People’s woes worse under Duterte — NPA Kalinga

KALINGA — The local command of the New People’s Army (NPA) here denounced the ‘continuing crisis of the masses’ as President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year with his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 24.

Lider magsasaka sa Cagayan, iligal na inaresto

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Kinukondena ng Kagimungan, organisasyon ng mga magsasaka sa Cagayan, ang illigal na pag-aresto at pangangapkap kay Sofronio Pascua noong ika-17 ng Hulyo sa Tuguegarao City.