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CPDF calls to invigorate national minority movement

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Peoples Democratic Front (CPDF) called for the strengthening of the revolutionary movement of national minorities toward self-determination on the 48th anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

Bayan Muna calls on DENR to be fair to small scale miners

QUEZON CITY — Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate, chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to “give due considerations to alleviate the pitiful situation” of the country’s small-scale miners “instead of threatening them of losing their decades-old source of livelihood.”

BeGH doubles security after baby kidnapping

BAGUIO CITY — The Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) administration has instructed hospital security guards to be more vigilant in response to the recent kidnapping of a newborn at the hospital last week.

Diaries From The Field: Stories of survival and resilience in Conner, Apayao

“We did not harvest a single grain, seed or fruit from our farm. Our kitchen roof was blown away. After December this year, we do not know where to get food. But we must continue living. During these difficult times, we must rely on ourselves and our community to overcome adversities. ” – Maria Galong, one of the survivors of Typhoon Lawin in Conner, Apayao.


As The Bamboos Sway: “Rebellion is built on hope”

Rogue One’s rebellion is actually happening NOT in a galaxy far away. As the most appropriate prequel to the 1977 Star Wars, like all the Star War episodes, it is a metaphor of all liberation armies in the entire Planet Earth against evil imperial empires.


Crossroads: Maligayang Pasko at makabuluhang bagong taon

Maligayang Pasko sa lahat! Ang hangad natin ngayong Pasko ay makalaya ang mahigit 400 bilanggong politikal para makasalo ang mga mahal sa buhay ngayong taon. Hindi paglayang isang araw, kundi paglayang walang pasubali at pangmatagalan sa piling ng mga kasamang gaya nila ay patuloy na nakikibaka at naghahangad ng kapayapaan at pagbabago.


Dakami Ti Umili: Dagiti wish ko para iti pascua ken baro a tawen

Panawen manen ti pascua ken baro a tawen. Saan manen a mabilang dagiti Christmas ken New Year a parties ken dagiti awis para iti kasar, binyag ken dadduma pay. Nu kastoy a panawen ket kasla kurang ti aldaw. Maminsan ket aggigindan ti amin nga okasyon ken narigat atendaran dagiti amin nga awis.


Ilocandia Rumblings: Better and stronger

As the year comes to a close, the people of Ilocos take pride that they braved and overcame the odds and challenges thrown by US-Benigno C. Aquino regime, and the fledgling presidency of Rodrigo Duterte. The period is characterized by three significant campaigns – the demand for Aquino’s accountability as his regime ends, the battle against traditional politics during the election, and the consolidation of people’s demands to challenge the new administration under Rodrigo Duterte.