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Cagayan lawmaker’s aide shot dead

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A close aide of Cagayan Representative Randolph Ting was shot and killed by a lone gunman while he was driving home on his scooter in Tuguegarao City on Thursday morning, police said.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tuguegarao City mayor, exec ordered removed

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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the removal of Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and the city administrator for grave misconduct over the issue of a flea market for the city’s fiesta celebration last year.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Tuguegarao mayor ordered removed from office over street fair deal

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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the removal of Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and the city administrator for grave misconduct over the conduct of a “baratillo” (street fair and flea market) for the city’s fiesta celebration last year.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tuguegarao mounts fire festival

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DANCERS from Cagayan State University wow the audience with their performance during the Pav-vurulun Festival, depicting the fire’s significance in the culture and history of Tuguegarao City.  PHOTO COURTESY OF TUGUEGARAO CITY INFORMATION OFFICE

TUGUEGARAO CITY—The hottest place in the country has mounted the first-ever fire-themed festival.   Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano said making fire the theme of the weeklong Pav-vurulun (Ybanag for “get-together”) celebration served as a symbol for the people’s “burning desire for change” by turning back to its long history and culture.   “This is […]

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Weaving Isinai culture back to life

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ANTHROPOLOGIST Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores leads the turnover of the oldest ‘uwes,’ the traditional Isinai funeral blanket, to chieftain Bayani Laroza. The blanket was donated by the Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement to the Isinai as a token of appreciation for their efforts to revive their culture.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It was a rainy Friday morning, but the mood inside the Senior Citizens’ hall in Dupax del Sur town in Nueva Vizcaya province was warm with conversations of a group of elderly women who were gathered around a dining table.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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