Cordillera is always at the losing end of the bureaucracy – DILG-CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG-CAR) cited the Cordillera will always be at the losing end of the bureaucracy when national standards are implemented to the fullest because of its small population and land area that deprives the people of substantial development projects and better […]


City dad sends off unity gong with ‘pitik’

BAGUIO CITY – City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan administered a Cordilleran practice called “Pitik” during the kick-off ceremony of the unity gong relay in celebration of the 29th Cordillera Day last Saturday July 9 at City Hall. Pitik which is the same as prayer is a practice observed by many Cordillerans as a sacred procedure […]


Angry China warns against ‘cradle of war’ in sea

China warned its rivals Wednesday against turning the South China Sea into a “cradle of war” and threatened an air defense zone there, after its claims to the strategically vital waters were declared invalid. The surprisingly strong and sweeping ruling by a UN-backed tribunal in The Hague provided powerful diplomatic ammunition to the Philippines, which […]


Obesity among Cordillerans alarming – NNC-CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the National Nutrition Council (NNC-CAR) is alarmed over the increasing obesity and overweight cases among various age brackets amidst the improving advocacy among concerned government agencies, local agencies and private partners on good nutrition and healthy lifestyle. Rita Papey, NNC-CAR Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, said that while the […]


Gov’t agencies, LGUs not compliant to putting up lactating stations

BAGUIO CITY – Most government agencies and local government units were found to be not compliant to the establishment of lactating stations for breastfeeding employees and clients in their respective offices, a top nutrition official said here. Rita Pepey, Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator of the Cordillera office of the National Nutrition Council (NNC-CAR), said the […]


The South China Sea Arbitration (The Republic of the Philippines v. The People’s Republic of China) First part of a series

The Tribunal Renders Its Award A unanimous Award has been issued today by the Tribunal constituted under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (the “Convention”) in the arbitration instituted by the Republic of the Philippines against the People’s Republic of China. This arbitration concerned the role of historic […]


How many states should PH have under federalism?

Advocates of federalism want to divide the country into 11 autonomous states. With no less than President Rodrigo Duterte a champion for federalism, a good number of politicians and advocates have revived their campaign for charter change in the past weeks. At least 6 lawmakers in the 17th Congress have passed bills or resolutions calling […]


Leni’s attack on Duterte gov’t raises eyebrows

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Ezra, the priest… faced the square just inside the Water Gate from early morning until noon and read aloud to everyone who could understand. All the people listened closely to the Book of the Law…” (Nehemiah 8:2-3, the Holy Bible, NLT). -ooo- LENI’S ATTACK ON DUTERTE GOV’T RAISES EYEBROWS: Newspapers and other […]


• UNCLOS – Pinas panalo sa China, eh ano na ngayon??? • Checklist para sa mamamayan!!!

UNCLOS – Pinas panalo sa China, eh ano na ngayon – Isa nga bang tagumpay at victory na ating maituturing ang naging inaasahan na desisyon ng UNCLOS na pumapabor sa ating bansa? Kung sakali at ito ay isang tunay na tagumpay, ano ba talaga ang kahalagahan at implikasyon nito para sa sambayanang Pilipino, kung mayroon […]


Saan nga Agtudo Amin a Disso

Saan nga agtudo amin a disso. Pagsasao daytoy dagiti nataengan.Ania ti kayat a sawen daytoy iti literal?Iti kasasaad ti panagbiag, saan nga agpapada. Adda dagiti babaknang; adda met dagiti marigrigat. Nupay kasano ti kinarigat ti panagbiag, di kayat lattan ti dadduma ti maawagan ti marigrigat.Apay?Ngamin, adda kas-angna ti kasta a kasasaad. No nanumoka unay, ilupitlupitdaka […]