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OPAPP is lying — CPA

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) slammed the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) for “lying” and “insulting the Cordillera martyrs and heroes”.

Tinututulan ang malaking pagmimina sa Cagayan

CORDON, Isabela — Inilunsad ang regional caravan upang ipahayag ang mariing pagtutol sa dayuhan, malakihan at mapaminsalang minahan sa Cagayan Valley bilang pagdiriwang ng Earth Day. Naganap ito noong ika-21 ng Abril sa Cordon, Isabela, kung saan naroon ang isang malaking minahan sa rehiyon. Pinangunahan ito ng Danggayan Dagiti Mannalon ti Cagayan Valley (Danggayan – CV), ang rehiyonal na pormasyon ng mga magsasaka sa Lambak Cagayan, lokal na tsapter ng Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP).

Cordi Day delegates push for 503rd IB’s pull out

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net TABUK CITY — Kalinga folk, with other delegates to Cordillera Day 2017 stormed the gates of the head quarters of the 503rd...

Cordillera heroes marker unveiled

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga — Under the scorching midday sun of April 23, hundreds of delegates to the Cordillera Day 2017 from all over the country and abroad met with Kalinga folk along the Bontoc-Tinglayan road to unveil a shrine in honor of Butbut tribe’s martyrs and heroes of the Chico River Mega-Dam struggle.

Solon urges mass participation in Peace Talks

BALBALAN, Kalinga — A progressive law maker urged the Filipino masses to actively participate in the peace negotiations and push the Duterte administration and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to pursue agreements that would address the root causes of the almost five-decade long armed rebellion in the country.

Itultuloy ti dangadang ti umili ti Kordilyera

BALBALAN, Kalinga ― Nadumaduma a simbaan ti nagpanawagan kadagiti umili, nangruna kadagiti agtutubo ken kameng ti simbaan nga ituloy ti dangadang para iti karbengan iti bukod a panggeddeng, panangsalaknib iti biag ken dayaw, ken pudno a kappia.

Arwangan ni Macliing, a commemoration of Cordi Day

BAGUIO CITY — Museo Cordillera, in partnership with Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) and Issue-Based Committees in the University of the Philippines Baguio commemorated Cordillera Day through “Arwangan ni Macliing”, a program last April 28 in UP Baguio composed of different performances, story telling, and video presentations.

International delegates take part in Cordillera Day

BALBALAN, Kalinga — In the spirit of international solidarity, around 90 foreigners from different parts of the world took part in the celebration of the 33rd Cordillera Day here. Participants from Taiwan, Cambodia, Japan and USA.

Awareness raising crucial in struggle vs “anti-Filipino” neoliberal policies

BAGUIO CITY — Representatives from labor and professional groups here provided an analysis of different neoliberal policies affecting the workers’ sector “that express aversive effects on labor” in a forum, April 18, at the Baguio City Hall.

Baguio dads file reso against plastic, styro

BAGUIO CITY — The Committee on Health, Sanitation, Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Sangguniang Panglusod here endorsed recently an ordinance prohibiting the use of plastic bags and styrofoam by business and consumers.

Burburtia Krokis

By JUN VERZOLA www.nordis.net Abril 30, 2017 ACROSS 1 bayan sa Bukidnon na karatig ng Malaybalay 10 klase ng sawa (Eng) 13 maigsi (Ilok) 14 sipag (Ilok) 15 tunog ng pusa (Eng) 16...

Editorial: Who is truly “guwapo”?

“Guwapo”, literal translation in English means Handsome. Attractive, Beautifully built, Proportionate, Articulate, Good dancer, Balladeer, excellent orator, poet, actor, etc.. The decision of who is handsome rests on the beholder, and in this case the decision was made by beholders aplenty.

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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.