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Ilocos launch signature campaign vs mine exploration

BAGUIO CITY — The Sons and Daughters of Cervantes, Ilocos Sur initiated a petition signing campaign against exploration or mining activities in their hometown.

Public urged to report extortionist posing as NPA

BAGUIO CITY — Communist rebels in Cordillera and Ilocos regions urged the people to be more discerning and report persons posing as members of the New People’s Army to extort money so they can be punished.

Canadian gov’t urged to suspend military deals with Ph

BAGUIO CITY — An international human rights group in a letter to the Canadian minister of affairs urged the Canadian government to suspend defense related assistance and cooperation with the Philippine government following the recent bombing runs of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

NDFP open to bilateral ceasefire

BAGUIO CITY — “We will be flexible.”

Tobacco farmers’ consultation a good start

DOLORES, Abra — Tobacco farmers appreciated the holding of a consultation meeting with National Tobacco Administration (NTA) officials but said the responses to their long overdue demands were not very satisfactory.

Students file tuition complaints vs SLU, UC

BAGUIO CITY — Students from Saint Louis University (SLU) and University of Cordilleras (UC) trooped to the regional office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to file complaints against the “illegal” increases in tuition and other fees in the said universities last Tuesday, March 28.

Water rights group slam megadam projects in Ph

BAGUIO CITY — Campaign network for water-related issues Water for the People Network (WPN) slammed various large dam projects in the country after news of the impending revival of the New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS) in Rizal and Quezon resurfaced.

Sine Karbengan inilunsad sa Cagayan Valley

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela — Nagtipon ang mga estudyanteng mamamahayag mula sa Isabela at Quirino bilang mga kinatawan sa ika-apat na serye ng Sine Karbengan nitong nakalipas na Sabado, March 25, sa Isabela State University – Cauayan Campus.

Tuition an infraction to right to education

BAGUIO CITY – In a protest action last March 23, students from St. Louis University (SLU) condemned the university’s policies on tuition increase and the existing “carry-over scheme”.

Ilocos farmers picket NTA, trading centers vs low tobacco prices

VIGAN CITY — The opening of trading centers here for the tobacco trade was greeted by protest picket of tobacco farmers from the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur and La Union.

Makan a la Pinoy: Energy bar

No-bake granola bar, nakilnet ngem nasarangsang. Daytoy energy bar, trail mix wenno maaw-awagan a “health food” ket aglaon iti whole grain wenno cereal grain, nuts, dried fruits ken diru wenno pampasam-it. Maaramid a namaga a malaokan iti gatas wenno maiporma a bar.

Burburtia Krokis

ACROSS 1 alaga (Ilok) 6 direksyong timog (Ilok) 11 takip (Ilok)




ACT condemns Tokhang-style killing of teacher in La Union

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers condemned the Tokhang-style killing of a Bacnotan, La Union, high school TLE teacher facing drug charges, calling for an "immediate, impartial" probe on the murder.


Benguet farmers, traders send veggies to Taal folks

Benguet vegetable farmers and traders donated tons of vegetables for the residents affected by the explosion of Taal volcano in Batangas.


Scientists, green group condemn continuing detention of colleague

Scientists and an environmental institution condemned the continuing detention of their colleague arrested by the police in Cagayan in October 2018 for trumped-up criminal charges.