The Provincial Board of Ilocos Sur compelled the DPWH and PENRO to stop the tree-cutting operation along the Manila North Road after discovering some procedural lapses. PENRO issued a special tree-cutting permit to DPWH to cut at least 1,165 trees, some of which are century-old acacia to implement the directive of Secretary Mark Villar to remove all obstructions along the 20-meter highway road right-of-way before the end of 2019.
Inaprubaran ni Pres. Duterte ti joint resolution ti Kongreso maipapan iti extension iti kinabalido ti pondo para kadagiti biktima ti panaglabsing iti karbengan tao idi panawen ti Martial Law. Pinirmaanna ti Joint Resolution 04 idi Pebrero 22.
Groups say the Rice Competitiveness and Enhancement Fund mandated under the newly signed Rice Tariffication Law will only serve as another “milking cow” for authorities.
Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (Stop Exploitation) said the Rice Tariffication Law, like other policies that deregulated trade and industry, will lead to higher prices and ruin local production.
Makabayan Ilocos said the passage of Rice Tariffication Law puts our farmers in a disadvantageous position and discourages them to plant the crop.
The reduction of the minimum age for criminal liability may curb the use of children by criminal groups in their activities according to the top official of Ilocos Sur
As the House of Representatives Committee on Justice approved the draft of the proposed legislation to lower the age for criminal liability Monday, Jan. 21, more groups advocating children and youth welfare in Northern Luzon expressed condemnation and calls on the government to pursue cases and jail corrupt officials and violators of human rights instead.
The Cordillera Youth Center (CYC) added its voice against the move of the House of Representatives’ Justice Committee to fast-track the proceedings for the bills seeking to repeal the Republic Act 9344, or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006, that exempts children 15 years old and below from criminal liability.
Agarup 7,500 a biktima ti Martial Law manipud iti Hawaii class suit ti makaawat iti kuarta a reparasion. Ti reparasion ket manipud iti naglakuan iti dua a paintings a tinakaw dagiti Marcos idi panawen ti Martial Law.
Residents from the hotspring village of Tuba are asking the local town officials to take action on the renewed tension between the City of Baguio and the former occupants of the Asin Hotspring Complex.
Provincial legislators passed a resolution calling on the Department of Justice to remove one of its constituents named in the proscription petition to declare the communist-led rebels as terrorist.
A fact-checking network said the government “is not visible enough” in the fight against the spread of false information in the Internet.