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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.

Baguio people’s initiative brews vs e-gambling

BAGUIO CITY — In a bid to uphold Baguio City as a “character city”, people from various sectors in Baguio who attended, a public hearing at the Baguio City Hall on a resolution rescinding an earlier council approval of an operation of electronic bingo (E-bingo) in the city expressed their willingness to gather many signatures as possible to push for a “people’s initiative” to create a resolution or ordinance against E-Bingo including other forms of gambling.

Burburtia Krokis

1 kilalang tatak ng CPU microprocessor (abbrev)
4 bayan sa Eastern Samar, hilaga ng Llorente
15 butil sa mga katutubong kwintas (Eng)

Editorial: E-Bingo is gambling

Again, the moral fiber of Baguio City is tested in the halls of its August body, and this time it again almost failed. It is said that private individuals in the business of this gambling game raise a lobby budget to grease needy politicians palms to make an endorsement to allow for this and several other forms of illegal numbers game move up its business in the City.

As The Bamboos Sway: D rhymes with B (Digong is a bully)

With his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Duterte, while he read most part of his teleprompted speech and veered away from it with his usual ‘F’ loaded tirade, revealed further that he is nothing but a butangero, a bully, bellicose, and buang.

Statements: Women for welfare, not warfare!

When President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office, women’s hopes for change was high. However, he immediately showed his misogynist face when he cat called a media professional. We criticized him but our hope remains when he bravely challenged the imperialist United States (US), which was never done by any president before. But as he unfolded, his assiduous tongue against the US seemed forgotten while more and more atrocities are now faced by Cordillera women.

Statements: Col. Osias is the one hallucinating as 81st IB violated human rights and laws of war

Lt. Col. Eugenio Osias claimed during an interview in a local radio station last July 27 that people’s organizations are hallucinating about human rights and international humanitarian law violations being committed by troops from the 81st Infantry Battalion. On the contrary, it is the colonel that is far detached from reality, intensely hallucinating to be exact, when he claimed that his troops have not breached established local and international standards on human rights.