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OFWs bound for Dubait and Kuwait had to totally wrap their luggages with packaging tape for fear of becoming a victim of tanim bala perpetrators at the NAIA Terminal 2 (exclusive for our flag carrier Philippine Airlines). With the incoming Duterte administration, will this pesky menace finally see its end?


Right to self-determination is basis for autonomy – UN rapporteur

BAGUIO CITY – The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples cited that the clamor for autonomy has always been anchored on the right to self-determination of indigenous peoples in different parts of the global village. Speaking before the Cordillera Stakeholders Conference on Autonomy, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the […]


Cayetano to Gov’t agencies: No more excuses, stop inconveniencing the people, cut the red tape

“No more excuses. Cut the red tape bureaucracy. Stop buderning the public with poor public service. Provide the people with swift, courteous and efficient services.” This was the statement issued today by Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano to all government agencies. Cayetano said that all government agencies must become “ambassadors” of the “real change” […]


No legal hindrance to Cordillera autonomy says judge

BAGUIO CITY – A Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge formerly based in the city said that there is no legal impediment in the realization of an autonomous region in the Cordillera considering that the creation of an autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao and the Cordillera is explicitly provided in the 1987 Constitution. Judge Cleto Villacorta […]


CPA welcomes the appointment of progressives in Duterte’s cabinet

The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) welcomes the appointment of Rafael Mariano and Judy Taguiwalo for the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). CPA believes that their appointment is a recognition of their untarnished track record of the Left in serving the people. The acceptance of Mariano and Taguiwalo […]