Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Ang ambag ng UP Baguio sa 2019 Creative City Festival ng Baguio

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Bilang bahagi ng UP Baguio sa selebrasyon sa ikalawang anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng UNESCO sa Syudad ng Baguio bilang Creative City for Arts and Crafts, pinangunahan nito ang ilang aktibidad kapwa sa larangan ng akademiya at sining kasabay ng pagsasaalang-alang nito sa kabuhayan at kultura ng kinabibilangang komunidad.

Night Market closure, a major livelihood loss

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By SHERWYNE SANCHEZ www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY – The lack of Job opportunities and loss of livelihood, these are the reasons why the night market was created....

Ucab folk struggle to survive

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After Typhoon Ompong, news on the tragic landslide, the relief and assistance from government and private institutions and the DENR's closure order field the the airwaves. Two months after the disaster, the people of Itogon continue to face the hardships brought not only by Ompong but by the national government's lack of comprehensive action to resolve the people's safety and economic wellbeing. These are some of their day-to-day struggles to survive that remain unknown to the public.

On Valentine’s Day, Piston calls gov’t heartless for jeepney phase-out

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Members of Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide slam the government over the jeepney modernization act, calling them "heartless" on a Valentine's Day protest in Baguio's Kilometer Zero marker.

Daily struggles of a small-scale vegetable vendor

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By JEMIMAH CRESENCIA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Virginia Dinulong or Manang Virgie as she is fondly called is a 63-year-old vegetable vendor. Her day starts...

Raising wages good for workers, economy

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Zarate also said that the call for a P750 national minimum wage is only meant to cover additional expenses due to overpricing, the TRAIN law and other factors.

KMU says EO 51 useless

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As thousands of workers marched on the streets all over the country demanding for an end to contractualization, wage hike and security of tenure; President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 51 that prohibits illegal contracting and sub-contracting last May 1.

Ocden Warns Crackdown vs Illegal Mining and Logging

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By GWEN GAONGEN www.nordis.net SAGADA, Mountain Province  – Provincial constituents and public officials were warned by Allen Sumeg-ang Ocden, Mountain Province PNP Director on a crackdown...

Farmers say Villar insensitive to the sufferings brought by RTL

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Farmers called Senator Cynthia Villar “insensitive” to the sufferings of farmers caused by the Rice Tariffication Law for the senator’s “fake news” statement regarding the P8-10 palay prices.

The shrinking domain of Ilocos’ “green gold”

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Despite the aggressive campaign of the National Tobacco Administration (NTA), local government units (LGU) and companies, tobacco farmers and production are losing numbers. Roadside farms, used to be the domain of tobacco are now occupied by corn and peanuts. While in some villages, tomatoes are now cultivated on the lands where the region’s “green gold” once flourished. The plant that transformed the Ilocos provinces and some of its towns, that were suffering from scarcity of funds, into first income class LGUs, is now struggling to survive.

Ilocos farmers: loan payment moratorium, forego interest

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A farmers’ group in Ilocos is calling for a payment moratorium and condonation of interest on their loans to cope with their losses from Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut).

MGB-CAR eyes minahang bayan by December

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MGB-CAR director Faye Apil bared the agency have finished hearing applications from small scale mining groups from Itogon, Tuba and Mankayan, and eyeing the declaration of minahang bayan in Benguet by December.

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Kabataang Makabayan: The youth of yesterday and today

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Author and First Quarter Storm activist Rudy Liporada shares his introduction to, and experiences as a member of, Kabataang Makabayan in the Martial Law era, as he parallels their motivations with the current political climate in the Philippines.

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Groups call for justice on NDFP consultant’s 1st death anniversary

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Progressive groups in Cagayan Valley and Baguio City commemorated the first death anniversary of slain National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultant Randy Malayao.

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