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74-year old Kalinga political prisoner now in ICU

BAGUIO CITY — Barely a year after the military arrested and detained, Marcos Aggalao, an elderly who is now 74, is now confined at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Kalinga Provincial Hospital after suffering from a stroke.

Camp 7 residents redeem public land

BAGUIO CITY — After a series of petitions, the residents of Purok West, Camp 7 succeeded in redeeming a parcel of land from the “Talaveras”.

Makan a la Pinoy: Biko

Ti biko wenno inkiwar/linatikan ket kankanen a diket a kadawyan a maisagsagana kadagiti panagkasangay. Nalaokan ti getta ti niog ket ladek.

Burburtia Krokis

1 bayan sa silangang Masbate
9 taga-Denmark (Eng)
13 akala (Pang)
14 kanyon laban sa eroplano (Eng abbrev)

Editorial: Foundation day of Cordillera region

It is a misnomer for the government to declare July 15 as Cordillera Day even as its foundation day because the recognition of the Cordillera region was already provided for by the 1987 Constitution. The late President Corazon Aquino’s Executive Order 220 is a concession given to the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) of the late Conrado Balweg,; it created the Cordillera Regional Assembly (CRA) and the Cordillera Executive Board (CEB), and the integration of the CPLA into the Philippine military and the police forces.

Crossroads: What if

Ang Hulyo ay Disaster Prevention Month. Sa mga nakaranas ng magnitude 7 lindol noong Hulyo 1990, isa itong trahedyang nagpapaala sa atin na dapat lagi tayong handa. Kung may ganito ulit na pangyayari, handa na kaya tayo?

Ilocandia Rumblings: Failure of RA 7171 and RA 8240 (2/3)

A glance on the Cost of Production (COP) form of the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) tells a lot about the state of the tobacco industry. From start to finish, the field activities, equipment and the number of man-days employed shows a backward if not primitive production process compared to other tobacco producing countries.

Statements: Oppose Duterte’s machination for a nationwide Martial Law

Ilocos Human Rights Alliance (IHRA-KARAPATAN), an alliance of human rights advocates in the Ilocos Region condemns the threat and harassment perpetrated by members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) detailed at the Municipality of Sudipen in La Union against students of the University of the Philippines Manila