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Rival seeks to disqualify Chavit Singson

Edgardo Zaragoza is seeking the disqualification of former Ilocos Sur governor Luis Chavit Singson, his rival for the mayoral race in Narvacan, for not being a resident of the town......»»

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FROM UNDER THIS HAT | Our people in November actions

Through this column the Management Committee of the Baguio City Indigenous Peoples Center (BIPC) would like to say thank you very much to the members of the Igorot community in Baguio who have donated tables, chairs, other furniture and fixtures to the Center......»»

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DARANUDOR TI ILOCANDIA | Taxing tobacco, tricking the people

Taxation is part of the government’s exercise of its authority. However, this authority comes with the responsibility to use the fund to improve the lives of its citizens. But under the current social conditions, proposals to raise taxes only serves those in power. The current state of our taxation and distribution system only sustains bureaucratic corruption, political dynasties and patronage politics......»»

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EDITORIAL CARTOON

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EDITORIAL | Journalists who ‘serve the people’

Your newspaper continues to work for and hope that every journalist would grow and mature with the courage to pursue the Truth, to stand by the people’s individual and collective right to the Freedom of expression and information especially in these very trying times dominated by corruption, militarism and tyranny in government. Be among those Journalists who strive to ‘Serve The People.’.....»»

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MAKAN ALA PINOY | Herbed chicken fillet

Daytoy ti kabiitan ken kasimplean a luto ti manok. Mabalin met nga aramiden daytoy iti naiw-iwa wenno sliced tuna ken dadduma pay a fillet karne, ikan wenno lames......»»

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DIARIES FROM THE FIELD | The Rural Noto Region of Japan: A mosaic of life in harmony with nature

Learning from these experiences in Japan, as a future meister, much has to be done to contribute in providing solutions to the shared problems in the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems. It is a long way to go, but the Noto people are proof of it......»»

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Benguet mayor, residents sue chicken dung traders

The mayor of La Trinidad, the capital town of Benguet province together with some affected residents asked the court to remove chicken dung stores in their town. They also asked the court to issue a permanent environmental protection order against the dung dealers......»»

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Benguet schools need relocation, rehabilitation

Officials of the Department of Education-Benguet said that two public schools in Itogon town need urgent relocation while 36 others need immediate rehabilitation work after Typhoon Ompong ravaged Luzon in September......»»

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DPWH chief tells gov’t engineers to learn from Natonin tragedy

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar appealed to government engineers gathered at the 14th National Conference of district engineers to implement measures that would ensure structural integrity and safety to prevent tragedies like the Natonin incident......»»

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Balaoan mayor, vice mayor ambushed, 2 dead

Unidentified gunmen killed the incumbent vice mayor of Balaoan and escort Michael Ulep, and wounded his daughter, the mayor, in an ambush on November 14 in Barangay Cabua-an......»»

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DPWH engineer suspended for alleged extortion

Secretary Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said, Lorna Ricardo, a district engineer assigned in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) who was caught on camera allegedly asking for "grease money" from a contractor for a 100 million peso road project in Ifugao is now on preventive suspension......»»

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Double standard on Imelda’s arrest slammed

Human rights and famers’ group on Tuesday, November 13, slammed the statement made by National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde and the Sandiganbayan’s deferment of the former first lady’s warrant of arrest over the conviction of Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos......»»

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Ucab folk struggle to survive

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......»»

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Martial Law victims want new reparation law

Victims of Marcos' martial law and their relatives from Cagayan Valley trooped to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, November 14, to register their calls for the reopening of application for the recognition and indemnification of martial law victims......»»

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Rivals seek to disqualify Chavit Singson

Edgardo Zaragoza is seeking the disqualification of former Ilocos Sur governor Luis Chavit Singson, his rival for the mayoral race in Narvacan, for not being a resident of the town......»»

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Ompong’s Wrath

Each time strong typhoon and passes, farmers tilling the lands on the banks of the Abra River lose their crops and land because of flooding. When Typhoon Ompong struck Ilocos Sur, among those hardest hit is the upland town of Quirino. While farmers in the coastal areas lost their harvest, farmers from Brgys. Patungcaleo, Namitpit and a number from Legleg lost both their crops and farms when Abra River overflowed. But “Ompong” is not the sole culprit, man-made conditions like large-scale mining and government neglect are contributory to this problem. Watch and listen to their stories......»»

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EDITORIAL | Justice blind or “blindfolded”?

Concerned citizens also see the Sandigan Bayan’s recent ruling on the case vs. Madam Marcos, as described by Representative Antonio Tinio, “The decision is too little, too late, or that much of the massive ill-gotten wealth remains in the hands of the Marcoses. Nevertheless, a guilty verdict is a guilty verdict. . . . It gives us a taste of justice......»»

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POETRY | Storms and Souls

Suddenly the realization that it’s not The storm surge that weighed heavy, Her howling presence was anticipated With that metal cold blanket of air......»»

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MAKAN ALA PINOY | Potato fingers

Kamayatan ti potato fingers kadagiti espesial nga okasion kas finger food (pulutan). Adu ti mabalin nga ilaok wenno ipalaman ditoy. Mabalin a palamanan ti cheese stick, sausage, carrot sticks, sili ken dadduma pay......»»

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