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Abra village asks for ceasefire

MALIBCONG, Abra — The barangay council of Buanao village in Malibcong town of Abra province expressed support to the continuation of the peace negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and called for a ceasefire declaration.

Military operations disrupts farming cycle in Abra

MALIBCONG, Abra — Isabel Saboy, 58 is a widow with seven children. She took on the task of providing for five of her children since her husband died in 2016 due to sickness. She said her two older children already have their own families to take care of.

CHRA holds Abra peace mission

MALIBCONG, Abra — The Peace Mission in Malibcong, Abra despite attempts of soldiers of the 24th IB of the Philippine Army to block the team from holding community meetings.

Sinupiat dagiti mangngalap ordinansya a panagiparit iti baybay

BAUANG, La Union — Napasamak ti maudi a public hearing ti panangapruba iti Municipal Ordinance a panangipatakder iti Marine Sanctuary wenno Marine Protected Area (MPA) iti Bauang, La Union. Kontra ditoy nga ordinasa ti Timek ken Namnama dagiti Babassit a Mangngalap ti La Union (Timek-LU).

Tanglag stories of courage: Seeds of hope (1/2)

Abused, tortured, discriminated, divided but never broken. Their collective strength was tempered by the never ending turmoil since Martial Law. Their political resolve grows sharper through time.

A cultural reawakening

BAGUIO CITY — Conservation of Cordilleran culture does not only involve preservation of artifacts. Much must be focused on efforts for raising awareness on the culture and understanding it in-depth. One way of doing such is experiential learning.

Makan a la Pinoy: Bitso-bitso / Karioka

Ti bitso-bitso ket kankanen a kadawyan a tinudok iti ruting a kawayan. Masarangsang ti rabawna ngem nalukneng a nakilnet ti unegna.

Burburtia Krokis

ACROSS 1 bayan sa Pangasinan na lokasyon ng Carmen 6 isla malapit sa Polillo 12 malaking bubuyog (Ilok)

Editorial: Assuring peace

The past few months have been a “whirlwind romance” for the peace panels of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) -- a successful third round of the Peace Talks in Rome in January; followed by the lifting of unilateral ceasefires of both parties which eventually led to the GRP suspending the talks in February, and; a few days ago, the GRP-NDFP successfully concluded the fourth round of the peace talks in The Netherlands.

As The Bamboos Sway: The mythical legend of Bataan Death March

It is often said that when the legend is better than history, the legend is presented and accepted as truth. That is assuming history, as presented, by itself, holds the truth.

Bandillo: Successful Noordwijk Talks

The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have successfully concluded the fourth round of talks on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel in Noordwijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands.

Statements: Support the people’s struggle vs corporate greed, pass the mining ban in Ilocos...

The Ilocos Network for the Environment (Defend Ilocos) welcomes and supports the resolution declaring the Province of Ilocos Sur as a Watershed Area and Mining-Free Zone is pending before the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

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ILOCOS REGION

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.

CORDILLERA REGION

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.

CAGAYAN VALLEY REGION

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.