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Neglected, Huk vets seek recognition

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TAPANG: Old Huks need help. TONETTE T. OREJAS

In what must have been a true spirit of comradeship, Simeona Punsalan-Tapang turned the attention of the public to the condition of former guerrillas of the Hukbo ng Bayan Laban sa Hapon (Hukbalahap) rather than to her war exploits as “Commander Guerrero.”

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Redeveloping Camp John Hay

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CAMP JOHN HAY’S forest represents 50 percent of Baguio’s tree cover, and has served as an outdoor recreation site for various Baguio groups, like the Inquirer’s Read-Along session. EV ESPIRITU

The staggering amount of P1,588,855,553 was the winning bid tendered by the Manuela Lands and Housing Consortium on July 22, 1996 when the former American reservation Camp John Hay was leased out by the government—with Baguio City’s blessings.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ibaloy family honored for Benguet university’s growth

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CLEMENTE and Albin Maltini Laoyan. PHOTO REPRODUCTION COURTESTY OF LAOYAN FAMILY

To this generation of Filipinos, Clemente Laoyan I and his wife, Esposa Albin Maltini, would be perceived as an obscure Ibaloy couple.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DAP’s beneficiaries ready to testify as gov’t defends program in SC

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DSWD Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman.  FILE PHOTO

Beneficiaries of projects financed through the Disbursement Acceleration Program are ready to testify on behalf of Malacañang, to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that declared portions of the DAP unconstitutional, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said here on Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

It’s red and black for court workers

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Employees of the judiciary wear red shirts and black pants in protest against the Aquino administration's “bullying” of the Supreme Court.  PHOTO BY TETCH TORRES-TUPAS/INQUIRER.net

Red and black were the colors displayed by judiciary workers nationwide to protest President Aquino’s attacks on the Supreme Court and plans by his congressional allies to impound the Judicial Development Fund (JDF).

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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