SNAP’s Ifugao project undergoes public hearings for ECC

SN Aboitiz Power’s proposed Alimit Hydroelectric Power Plant (HEPP) in Ifugao underwent public hearings recently, as part of the requirements to secure an Environmental Compliance Certificate from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The hearings were held for the four municipalities to be affected by the project: Lagawe (September 27), Lamut (September 28), Mayoyao (October 10) and Aguinaldo […]

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VP Leni visits Natonin

NATONIN, Mtn. Province – Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo was warmly welcomed by the officialdom and people as she visited this eastern town last October 13, 2016 though delayed due to bad weather. Locals patiently waited as clouds steadily enveloped the town for more than an hour after the scheduled program at 9 o’clock in the morning. But when […]

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‘Brilliance is forever’

BAGUIO CITY – “Brilliance is forever”. Mayor Mauricio Domogan said this is the most appropriate phrase that can best describe the late former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago during a simple tribute held in last Monday’s flag-raising ceremonies at city hall. The local chief executive made a word-play on the title of Santiago’s best-selling book of humor, “Stupid is forever”, that is […]

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Moratorium on processing of CALTs lifted by NCIP

BAGUIO CITY October 06 – The Cordillera office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-CAR) announced the moratorium for the processing of pending applications for the issuance of Certificates of Ancestral Land Titles (CALTs) was lifted that will pave the way for the agency to evaluate existing CALT applications and for the eventual issuance of CALTs to qualified applicants. […]

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Outstanding SCs, centenarians honored

BAGUIO CITY- Four centenarians and eight outstanding senior citizens were honored during the elderly month opening program at the Baguio Convention Center last Tuesday. Ceferino Montero Cabasa, Maria “Ina Oyang” Amingay Insigne, and Fruto Palpalay Dalmas are 100 years old, with Rosalina Pagaddut Ognayon, 101, being born on June 10, 2015. Cabasa, from Narvacan, Ilocos Sur is a former government […]

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Activities for indigenous peoples month celebration

BAGUIO CITY October 06 – The Cordillera office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) lined up various activities to celebrate Indigenous Peoples (IP) month this October. Lawyer Ronald Calde, NCIP-CAR regional director, extended the invitation to the public to patronize the activities the agency prepared for the month-long celebration for them to be able to appreciate the importance […]

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Mayor urges public to support scrap-for-x’mas tree project

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan urged the public to support the city’s giant Christmas tree project by continuing to donate household scrap materials to be used in mounting the city’s holiday centerpiece this year. He said the city has allotted some P1.6 million for this year’s Christmas decorations to adorn roads, parks and establishments including the giant Christmas tree […]

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