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All That Fits: Engage

The public consultations on House Bill 5343 (An Act to Establish the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera) have commenced. This, while Charter Change is being campaigned for by its proponents, mainly the PDP-Laban camp with the intention of shifting to a federalist form of government. By itself there is nothing wrong with federalism or even amending the Constitution but we are more concerned of the real score behind the push for Charter Change which is beyond federalism......»»

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Editorial: Mother Tanaw writes 30

Yesterday, we received the message, ”Nay inmey et si mother Petra, she passed away at the Bontoc General Hospital at 10 pm last night. Maifaag is wakas, Sunday (today) then burial on Thursday (May 31), Minainit isunga very early mass at 6:00 in the morning. We celebrate her life, 90 ….....»»

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Makan a la Pinoy: Tsaa a samsamping

Nalabit a pamiliarkayon iti bunga ti samsamping a maidengdeng wenno mailaok iti buridibud. Ngem ti sabong daytoy ket mabalin nga aramiden a tsaa......»»

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Burburtia Krokis

ACROSS 1 balag, pagapangan ng halaman (Ilok) 9 hangad (Eng) 13 magasin (abbrev) 14 habagat (Ilok) 15 bayan sa Bohol gawing timog ng Batuan.....»»

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Diariesfrom the Field: My brother’s wedding in Mayaoyao, Ifugao

From half-half dance to overflowing bayah, the wedding of Reynald and Rizzelle Jane in Tulaed, Mayaoyao, Ifugao was a display of rich culture and fusion of modern world practices. For us coming from Hungduan, the wedding was an eye-opening experience and a deeper understanding of the Ayangan culture......»»

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Eulogy for Mother Petra Macliing

Mother Petra did not allow herself to be limited by the traditional stereotypes circumscribed by society on women. Widowed early, she successfully raised her seven daughters as a single parent. She was a farmer of organic rice and vegetables. To augment her income, she set up a sari-sari store. And although she had not gone to school, she was able to earn enough so that she was able to send all of her seven daughters through school all the way to university. Even when she had already reached an advanced age, she was still interested to enrol in an adult literacy and numeracy class to improve her basic skills......»»

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Sungbat ti CPP-NPA iti gerra ni Duterte

Ni NNORWIN GONZALES www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY–Nasurok maysa a tawenen ti tallo a gera ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte. Dagitoy ket ti gera kontra droga, ti gubat kontra terorismo, ken gubat kontra ti rebolusyunaryo a tignayan. Segun iti Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) ken New Peoples Army (NPA), dagiti nasao a ….....»»

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Duterte to blame if Peace Talks fail — Youth solon

MANILA--Kabataan Partylist condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to have Professor Jose Maria Sison killed if the peace talks between the National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) fail......»»

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Baguio dads ask banks to allow PWDs to open accounts

BAGUIO CITY — Reports that there are banks in Baguio City that do not accommodate visually impaired persons who wish to open bank accounts because they cannot affix their signatures prompted city legislators to pass a resolution urging all banks in Baguio to allow without discrimination the application of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) especially the blind in opening their accounts......»»

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The ‘floored price’ of tobacco

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net CANDON CITY – Every two years, just before the tobacco cropping season starts, stakeholders from the tobacco industry meet to discuss the floor price of tobacco. While the country’s agriculture sector produces a number of industrial crops, tobacco is the only one that enjoys state-regulated ….....»»

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DSWD ensures cash grants for Ifugao

BAGUIO CITY--Director Janet Armas of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cordillera assured that beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) and unconditional cash transfer in Tinoc, Ifugao will get their money as soon as the the police and local government gives the disbursement a go......»»

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SC upholds writ of amparo, habeas data petition

BAGUIO CITY – The Supreme Court (SC) affirmed a Court of Appeals (CA) decision to grant the petition of a human rights lawyer Maria Catherine Dannug-Salucon for the issuance of the writs of amparo and habeas data as it junked the petition of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) seeking the reversal of the 2015 CA ruling in favor of the lawyer......»»

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Women activists plead “not guilty” of charges

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net GALIMUYOD, Ilocos Sur — Four women activists pleaded not guilty for charges of attempted homicide of army troopers Friday, May 25. Raquel Mariano, Sherry Mae Soledad, Sarah Abellon and Joan Villanueva registered their innocence before Judge Richard Domingo, acting presiding judge of the Galimuyod-Salcedo Municipal ….....»»

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Cagayan courts find political prisoner innocent

BAGUIO CITY-- After over a year in jail, David Soriano who was facing trumped up charges was declared not guilty of arson......»»

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Solons call for oil industry regulation

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY – A lone district solon and partylist representative called on their colleagues in Congress to intervene in the unabated oil price hike. Baguio City representative Mark Go and Bayan Muna congressman Carlos Zarate filed separate house bills seeking the regulation of the country’s ….....»»

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Weekly Reflections: Theology in action

Sometime in the early 70’s, the Summer Exposure Program was introduced as a new way of doing theological education as well as a new approach to doing theology. As a matter of fact, this particular approach was then regarded as a theological trend happening worldwide, which was known as Theology in Action......»»

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Letters: Revisiting 1 year of tyranny and social insufficiency in Mindanao

By RENMIN VIZCONDE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PHILIPPINE NETWORK OF FOOD SECURITY PROGRAMS www.nordis.net 2May 24, 2018 WE DEMAND the immediate lifting of Martial Law to end military rule that further oppressed the toiling people of Mindanao. As we observe, said year of military rule in Mindanao brought widespread human rights violations ….....»»

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Letters: Profiling Baguio residents poses threat to human rights, civil liberties

The proposed profiling of Baguio residents to counter radicalism and terrorism poses serious threats to human rights and may cause the further discrimination of the Moro migrants and other people in the city, considering the stereotypes on certain ethnic and religious groups and activists that is worsened by misinformation and attacks under a fascist regime......»»

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Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekonomia? 2/2

Ilaslastog ti administrasyon a Duterte ti dakkel a koleksyon daytoy ti buwis iti bulan ti Enero ken Pebrero. Segun iti Department of Finance, nangatngaton ti 15.5% ti buwis a nakolektada iti umuna a bulan ti 2018 kumpara iti naglabas a tawen. Bayat a nakasingiren daytoy ti P44.49 billion nga excise tax. Amin daytoy gapu ti implementasyon ti Tax Reform Acceleration for Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. MAUDI NG.....»»

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The rice mill project of Alunogan, Mountain Province

Barangay Alunogan is one of the eleven (11) barangays of Natonin in Mountain Province. Barangay Alunogan consist of 203 households and 384 families. The main source of livelihood is still from traditional agriculture just like all other barangays in Natonin......»»

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