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Kalinga tribe rejects UTHPP, questions irregularities

The Taloctoc tribe in the municipality of Tanudan rejected the Upper Tabuk Hydroelectric Power Project. They also questioned the impartiality and adherence to the guidelines of NCIP provincial officials on the conduct of the FPIC process.

PNP, NPA exchange “fake news” accusations

The propaganda war between the Regional Police Office Cordillera (PROCor) and the New People’s Army (NPA) command operating in the region intensify following their exchange of claims and denials on surrendering rebels.

CORDILLERAN PRIDE | Igorot lass at SEA Games

Cordillerans have one more reason to watch this year’s Southeast Asian Games, with the entry of Realis Lorena Dawiguey Tabiando of Baguio City, the first Igorot female to compete for the Taekwondo Gyeorugi (sparring) events.

Activists hold tribute for slain Ilocos judge

Activists from development institutions and people’s organizations gave a tribute to Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez, who was assassinated last week, for his “impartiality and justness” in handling the case filed against their colleague.

Two Northern Luzon provinces in state of calamity

The provinces of Apayao and Cagayan in Northern Luzon were put under the state of calamity following the extreme flooding and landslides brought by Typhoon Quiel (international name ‘Nakri’) over the week.

Nurses National Day of Unity and Protest

Nurses across the country demonstrated their united demand for the government to implement the Supreme Court ruling for them to receive basic pays equivalent to Salary Grade 15 (about P30,000) which the government denied from their sector for 17 years. They also called for the regularization of all nurses and their benefits, and better working conditions.